Scaling up in Europe – Masterclass




Join us on Tuesday 1 October in Madrid!

Get to know other founders and key players from multiple startup hubs and the Startup Europe community in this special masterclass.
Powered by two highly successful Startup Europe projects.

Places are limited, save your spot now!


Warm up for ‘South Summit’
with this interactive masterclass

Hosted at Google for Startups in Madrid, Spain.

10:00 - 12:30

Startup Europe Alumni Chilling
scaleup challenges and founder confessions.


Are you one of the lucky startups that joined EU funded acceleration programmes? Are you a Startup Europe Ambassador mentoring scaleups, running an accelerator, startup conference or tech blog? Get to know other founders and key players from multiple startup hubs in this informal Startup Europe community gathering. We want to hear how you get it done in your company/ecosystem! Queso y jamón on us.

14:00 - 18:00

Open Masterclass
Scaling up in Europe

Join this energetic afternoon designed around the learnings, failures and successes of 400+ startups and ecosystem leaders that explored the hottest startup ecosystems and learned how to scale up abroad. Get access to key notes on scaling up, inspiring startup flash talks, a supercharging panel, Lighthouse awards, and networking over a copa de vino with founders and ecosystem builders, the day before ‘South Summit’.

Sebastian Esser

Venture Partner at etventure

Elaine Spain

Co-founder and Co-inventor at Septec

Ina Samovich

Co-founder and CEO at Coppay

Julien Coulon

Co-founder & General Manager at Cedexis

Jeroen Bontje

Managing Director at Symbid

Matthias Schranner

CEO at the Schranner Negotiation Institute

Jeff Burton

Founding Team Member of EA Games & Startup Europe Advisor

Krisztina Toth

Managing Director of Europa Media and Co-founder of Startup Europe E CEE & Western Balkan Network

Meet your next big contact

You’ll meet these top startups and ecosystem builders (investors, accelerators, incubators, journalists, founders and more), who took part in the Soft-Landing and Startup Lighthouse programmes. Our activities will give you the chance to get talking and find out about their experiences of scaling up in Berlin, Paris, Vilnius, Dublin, Lisbon, the Netherlands, India, New York, Silicon Valley and Boston.

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Are you ready to become a scaling up master? 🏆
Join me at this free masterclass at Google for Startups, before South Summit!

⚡ Startup flashtalks, rise&fall stories
🧠 Expert keynotes, hands-on discussions
👫 Networking with the Startup Europe community