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START Demo Day is your epic opportunity to meet more than 250 investors at once and raise your next funding round. In one place. Not even leaving home! Where else can you network with investment gatekeepers in your pyjamas?

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Raise your next billion

Share your idea and get access to all Europe’s most prominent Venture Capital investors at the same time. Scaling at its best.

Get famous

Stress-test your idea during pitch competition, 1-1 sessions with VC-s and networking with other founders! The more feedback you get, the faster you will become that next unicorn.

Learn new things

We are preparing a lot of educational sessions on raising funds and early-stage company development, led by our partners.

Let's hear others

Datarade Team

I am looking forward to every START event because of the professional organization and high quality of the start-ups. In 2019 we invested in Datarade, a team I am glad to have met through START’s Berlin Demo Day 2019

Simon Math - High Tech Gründerfonds

Simon Math

Investment Manager - High-Tech Gründerfonds
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The Demo Day is a great format for startups to chat with top-tier investors in the most efficient way and still build lasting connections.

Nikolaus Hilgenfelt -Co-Founder & CEO Myos

Nikolaus Hilgenfeldt

Co-Founder & CEO - Myos
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We at Ventech are big fans of the START Demo Day - the intimate atmosphere, emphasis on founder quality, and startup-friendly ratio of Investors to Entrepreneurs keeps our team coming back every year. Looking forward to meeting you soon!

Stephan Wirries

Partner - Ventech




  • Fill out the application form and attach your pitch deck
  • Fill out the application form and attach your pitch deck


  • We will review your application and get back to you within 5 days.
  • We will review your application and get back to you within 72 hours.

Purchase ticket

  • If you are accepted you only have to finalize the payment to officially participate.
  • If you are accepted you only have to finalize the payment to officially participate.


Application deadline: 2nd of August 2020
Submitted information can be updated until the event day.


25 EUR

Apply for 1-on-1s with Accelerators, Angels and Pre-Seed VCs.

For example: 500 Startups, Antler, Samsung Next, APX


35 EUR

Apply for 1-on-1s up to Seed-Stage VCs.

For example: Earlybird, Upfront, HV Holtzbrinck, Creandum

Series Stage Ticket

45 EUR

Apply for 1-on-1s up to Growth VCs.

For example: Accel, Google Ventures, Founders Fund, Atomico, Balderton

General Admission

15 EUR

Take part in all scheduled activites apart from the 1-on-1 sessions.

What happens next?

We share your information and pitch video to VC partners. If they are interested in your idea they will let us know and we will take care of the schedulling a 1-1 session! We will send you a handy timetable prior to the event.

Out of all participating startups we will select 21, whose pitch video will be broadcasted in the life-steaming session during the event. In case you are one of them, we will let you know in advance.

Join with the event link and participate in all scheduled activities. Remember that we organise random speed dating for ALL participants. You can be randomly matched with any atendee. So there are many chances to present your idea.

Are Closed

The final approvals will be sent out until Tuesday the 4th of August.
Due to the high number of applications we have to decline a significant
amount of startups. Please do not contact us if you are unhappy about the declination as this can have a multitude of reasons.
We thank anyone who applied for the interest in our event.
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