Startup AddVenture 2015

From Silicon Valley
to the World.

Middle East (February 22nd - 28th)
Eastern Europe (April 15th - 21st)

February 22 - 28, 2015

April 15-21, 2015
Cairo, Baku, Antalya

Gdynia, Budapest, Zagreb

The largest startup garage in Middle East and Central & Eastern Europe

What is Startup AddVenture?

Startup AddVentures brings some of the world’s top startup experts to tomorrow’s high-potential startup hubs. A startup cultural exchange bringing knowledge and inspiration from the industry’s best and showcasing local startup stars of tomorrow. A gathering of entrepreneurs, investors, and ecosystem leaders in an exclusive setting to help build the future.

Previous speakers include leaders from:

World's startup and technology leaders

International startup rockstar speakers

We've got all the rockstars from our industry in one place just for you! with talks ranging from starting to work in the industry to expanding your skill set as an experienced user we have sessions for everyone!

And more to be announced!

Tickets are on sale now

Grab your ticket

Startup AddVenture events are intimate and exclusive events bringing world’s startup leaders to up-and-coming ecosystems. Each event WILL sell out, don’t wait and miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity. VIP tickets are by-application and include access to the post-conference investor and speaker dinner.

Middle East

Cairo FEB(22nd)

Also available via Eventtus (without a credit card)

Baku FEB(24th)

Tickets can also be purchased for AZN 44:
High Tech Park - Nizami street 203B AF Business House, 3rd floor
Business Hours: 9:00 - 18:00 +994557817361

Antalya FEB(26-28)

Co-located with Startup Turkey

Eastern Europe

Gdynia APR(14-16th)

Co-located with Wolves Summit
Budapest APR(17th)

Details TBA
Zagreb APR(21st)

Details TBA

Program and speakers may wary by city.


Europe’s top startup competition

We believe that, given the right type of support, the next startup success story can come out of the developing ecosystem in Central Europe, Eastern Europe, and Middle East. The 1st Startup AddVenture highlighted 10 startups from 9 countries, and 9 leading European accelerators. The winner and runner up secured invstments from 500 Startups and Cross Border Angels.

Competition 2015 Belt

This year, Startup AddVenture is searching Europe and Middle East for the next set of stars. Apply in each city for a chance to pitch at the regional semi-finals. Winners of each city will come to the main event to pitch on the big stage in Kyiv for the cash investment prize and worldwide media coverage.

Apply by Jan 31st for the Middle East dates:

Startup competition rules:

  • Choose the city closest to your main physical office.
  • Must have raised no more than $2M USD (or equivalent) total.
  • Must apply through Angel List by 23:59 GMT on January 31st, 2015.
  • 10 semi-finalists in each city will be chosen and notified by February 8th.
  • Each city semi-finalist team will receive 2 free attendee tickets to their event.
  • City semi-finalists must be able to make their own travel arrangements and be on location for rehearsal at least 24 hours before the event.
  • City semi-finalists will present live on-stage to a panel of investor judges. A finalist and runner-up will be chosen at each event.
  • Finalists will present on-stage at Startup AddVenture Global in Kyiv, Ukraine in mid-April (dates TBA) for the cash investment prize.
  • Finalists must be able to make their own travel arrangements to Kyiv, and be present for rehearsals at least 48 hours before the event opening. If finalists cannot fulfill the requirements, the runner-up will take their place.
  • Winner will be chosen by a panel of investor judges and announced at the finale event. Winner is responsible for any applicable taxes for the prize.

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