European Startup Events: January 2023

In Insights, News by Startup Network Europe

Coming back from the Winter break, and excited to attend more startup events in the New Year? In the list curated below, we highlighted a number of essential startup events taking place in Europe in January 2023. Whether you are interested in networking with the business community in your region, learning about the latest industry knowledge & trends, or showcasing your startup in front of a relevant audience, January’s events calendar brings relevant opportunities for you.

Read on to learn more about the European Startup Events taking place in January 2023:

1. DLD Conference Munich

When: January 12-14, 2023
Where: Munich, Germany

The DLD (Digital-Life-Design) Conference, founded in 2005, had since became a leading innovation event in Europe, attracting industry leaders and visionaries from across the world. The 2023 edition will take place in Munich’s The House of Communication venue, with over 1,500 guests. The prominent speakers featured will include Oliver Hart (Harvard University, Nobel Prize laureate in economic sciences 2016), Jack Hidary (Sandbox AQ), Mary Lou Jepsen (Openwater), Kara Swisher (Recode), and many more.

2. Founders Games Final (Davos)

When: January 19, 2023
Where: Davos, Switzerland

The Founders Games is a global impact innovation competition & media event. The FG platform sources the collective intelligence of over 200 late stage VC investors, to score over 3,000 applicants from more than 140 countries. The Finals Jury is chaired by the distinguished entrepreneur & business leader Tim Draper. In the 2023 winter edition, the winning scaleup company will be awarded funding of 6 million US Dollars.

In 2023, for the first time ever, the FG Finals will take place in Davos during the World Economic Forum. The live event is invitation only, and will include an audience of 300 curated attendees.

3. International Green Week: Startup Days

When: January 24-25, 2023
Where: Berlin, Germany

The International Green Week (IGW) has a long history in Berlin. With the first edition hosted in 1926, it is one of Germany’s most traditional trade fair. The event features exhibitors from the food, agriculture and horticulture sectors, and also highlights social issues such as climate protection, circular economy, resource conservation, sustainable land use and more.

In 2023, for the fourth time, the IGW is also hosting the Startup Days segment within its program. During the Startup Days, young & innovative companies in the agtech & food sector showcase their businesses, as well as present talks & pitches, highlighting the newest trends and developments in the green industries.

4. The London Product Meetup & The London Startup Meetup

When: January 24 & January 26, 2023
Where: London, UK

This January, Startup Network Europe is hosting The London Product Meetup (Jan 24) and The London Startup Meetup (Jan 26). These events will be great opportunities to network with the local product management & startup communities, get to know your peers, and meet potential business partners.

More details about the events will be announced soon, but you can already register to participate:

5. StartUp Show (London)

When: January 28, 2023
Where: London, UK + Virtual Webinar

The StartUp Show is an annual event organized by Enterprise Nation, a community supporting small businesses in the UK. In 2023, the event makes a big comeback in its first in-person edition since the pandemic. The live gathering will feature an audience of 2000+ people, and will present more than 100 speakers, distributed over 11 stages. The keynote presentations will focus on sharing essential & valuable information for startup companies, including the latest advice & trends on marketing, digital transformation, fundraising, and more.

For those who wish the attend the event virtually, it is also possible to watch the keynote presentations via livestream.