2015 has promised, and so far delivered, to be a big year for tech entrepreneurs and starups, with tons of innovation, new ideas and initiatives revolving around the international tech ecosystem. Wondering where to see, meet and network with the leaders in that industry as well as the most exciting newcomers? Here is our selection of the most insightful Tech conferences in Europe for 2015.
TNW Conference Amsterdam :: May 2015
In May 2015, the city of Amsterdam played host to the 10th annual TNW Conference, bringing together 20,000 of the world’s top technology leaders, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. Over 500 exhibitor pavilions along with 145 events and 10 stage presentations tie in one of the most insightful conferences for the future of technology, innovation, marketing, communication and creativity.
The annual TNW Conference offers invaluable networking opportunities with over 4000 small and growing tech companies and the key figures from 200 VC funds. You can benefit from provoking talks and discussions lead by established international speakers along with 500 journalists seeking for the next big innovation in tech. Masterclasses, inspiring workshops and innovative product demonstrations will leave attendees full of impressions and new knowledge.
The Europas London :: June 2015-08-19
The European Tech Startup Conference and Awards gathers the cream of Europe’s tech startup industry. This year’s event brought together over 600 participants at the innovation-only daytime conference and over 800 at the Award ceremony looking for the most innovative tech startup in Europe. This annual celebration of the brightest tech companies offers invaluable platform to showcase your talent and product as well as network with leading figures from the
This year the panel of 19 judges, made out of prominent entrepreneurs, journalists and investor, along with over 10,000 public votes awarded The Best Tech Startup in Europe to the Citymapper, who also snatched the Best Transport Startup and Best Mobile Startup prize.
For the first time this year, A new category was launched at The Europas, recognizing the efforts of startups that support children in the world’s toughest environments. Sponsored by UNICEF UK, the winner in that category was Simprints – a mobile biometric scanner to support the mobile tools used by researchers and NGO’s around the world.
NOAH Internet Conference Berlin ::June 2015 / London :: Nov 2015
With over 2000 attendees, 150 speakers and numerous workshops, the NOAH Internet Conference is one of the leading industry events for the European Internet startup ecosystem. The mission of the event is to connect Internet companies from all stages of their growth to investors, providing them a platform to interact and network. Attracting entrepreneurs, investors, journalists and key figures within the Internet sector, NOAH has grown into the preeminent European event for professionals to get an insight into the latest concepts, innovations and trends within that industry.
The NOAH conference was launched in 2009, and has been growing in popularity with Internet CEO’s and executives ever since. Always seeking for new speakers and new ways to engage with the audience, the event offers great format for interaction, inspiration and having fun.
Web Summit Dublin:: Nov 2015
Described by Forbes as the “the best technology conference on the planet”, the annual Tech Summit gathers the world’s most exciting tech startups along with Fortune 500 companies. Held for 4 years in a roll, the Tech Summit grew from the initial 400 attendees to over 22,000 from more than 100 countries. The speaker’s list for this year will include Ed Catmull, President, Pixar Animation Studio, Mike Schroepfer, CTO, Facebook, Mike Krieger, Co-Founder Instagram, Sean Rad, Co-founder & President Tinder and many more world-class tech leaders.
Currently the largest technology conference in the world, the Tech Summit was branded by CNN as the “hottest events in tech”. With an unprecedented growth year on year, the event offers invaluable networking opportunities and insights into who and what is the next big thing in tech.
Slush Helsinki:: Nov 15
Join Slush 2015 and be part of one of one of the most insightful tech events – attracting over 14,000 attendees, from top-tier international investors, executives and media. This non-profit event started as a collective idea between a community of entrepreneurs, investors, students and music festival organizers, who combined their skills and connections and grew Slush from a 300-person event to one of the leading events of its kind.
Last year, the two-day event in Helsinki, brought together more than 3500 companies with 750 investors, resulting in tons of mutually beneficial business opportunities.
For Slush 2015 the organizes have prepared an impressive list of elite speakers such as Niklas Zennstrom, Co-founder Skype, Kristo Kaaemann, Co-founder & CEO TransferWise and Morten Primdahl, Co-founder Zendesk to name a few.