General Questions

Ϟ When and where is sTARTUp Day?

sTARTUp Day will take place on 15-17 March 2023 in Tartu, Estonia, and online, worldwide. Event exact location: University of Tartu Sports Centre, Ujula 4, 51008, Tartu, Estonia.

The program for sTARTUp Day 2022 is:
Ϟ Side Events on March 15;

Ϟ Conference Day 1 on March 16;

Ϟ Conference Day 2 on March 17.

Ϟ Who can attend sTARTUp Day?

The event is open to all startup-minded people who are interested in entrepreneurship and business: entrepreneurs, investors, executives, students, scientists, innovators, programmers, marketers - you name it.

Ϟ How can I arrive at sTARTUp Day?

You can arrive in Estonia by plane (Tartu airportTallinn airport). Then take the train or bus to Tartu. The journey lasts around 2 and a half hours. 

On the day of the event, we encourage you to arrive on foot, scooter, taxi, or using public transport. In Tartu, we use a taxi platform called Bolt, which is the easiest way of catching a taxi. There’s also a public free parking lot if you arrive by car. 

Find more information about transportation here

Ϟ What should I wear at the event?

There is no dress code for sTARTUp Day. Wear what makes you feel comfortable. 

Ϟ Is there food and drinks at the event?

Yes, we will have several cafes and dining places open for the participants. Please notice that the food is not included in the ticket price. At the venue, you can find free coffee as well as not-so-free coffee made by our marvelous coffee baristas. You can pay by cash or card at every vendor.

PS! Please, for the sake of our environment, take your own water bottle and straw (if you use one) with you which you can refill at the venue. If you drink a lot of coffee, we encourage you to take your own mug with you.

Ϟ Can I use the photos taken at the event by the photographers?

Yes, you may use the photos taken by photographers at the event if you credit the photographers and mention the name of the event (sTARTUp Day 2023). You may use the photos for media, publications, personal use, etc. If possible, please use our festival hashtag #startupdayfest and #startupday2023.


Ϟ Where can I get sTARTUp Day tickets?

Tickets for sTARTUp Day 2023 are available via www.startupday.ee/tickets 

Ϟ What does a sTARTUp Day ticket include?

A Visitor ticket grants you full access to the whole festival, including the stage program, workshops, demo area, matchmaking, side events, and official afterparties. You will also get access to all the online ticket features.

With a Startup ticket, you gain physical access to the whole festival, early access to matchmaking, inclusion in the startup report, and the opportunity to apply to the sTARTUp Pitching competition. In addition, you will get access to all of the online ticket features.

An Investor ticket gives you access to the whole festival including Investor Day for investors only, access to the VIP reception, a list of participating startups, 3-5 personalized startup matches, and early access to the matchmaking platform. In addition, you will be able to access all of the online ticket features.

Executive ticket owners will gain physical access to the whole program including Executive Day for C-level attendees only, side events, and the VIP reception. Of course, you will also be able to access the matchmaking tool and enjoy all of the online ticket perks.
Online tickets are also available for all ticket types. With an online ticket, you will be able to enjoy a live stream of the whole festival as well as use the matchmaking app.

Ϟ When is the latest I can purchase tickets?

You can buy the tickets until the event if physical tickets are not sold out. Once the limit of physical tickets is reached, you will be able to buy online tickets and enjoy the whole program from the comfort of your own home, office, beach, bath, or wherever you'd like to join us.

Ϟ Can I purchase the ticket at the venue?

Yes, you can. We accept cash and card, however, if you pay by cash, please bring the exact change.

Ϟ Can I buy a ticket now and tell the name of the attendee later?

You can buy a ticket beforehand and add the name of the attendee later. To verify access to the festival, the ticket has to be assigned to an attendee.

Ϟ Can I transfer my ticket to another person?

Yes, you can! On your ticket, there is a link that enables you to change the attendee profile. Enter the new attendee data and click save & send. Please contact tickets@startupday.ee if you have any questions.

Ϟ Can I change my ticket type?

Yes! Please contact tickets@startupday.ee

Ϟ Is there a possibility to get a refund if I am not able to come?

Unfortunately, the tickets are not refundable. If you're unable to join us in person, you will still have the opportunity to make the most of the festival's online platform.


Ϟ Who are the sTARTUp Day 2023 speakers?

Ϟ Can I participate as a speaker?

Please contact info@startupday.ee