sTARTUp Day is the hotspot for you and your business. Take part in various events designed to skyrocket your startup. It is THE event for your life-changing connections with investors, partners, and new valuable customers.
What to expect?
Ϟ sTARTUp Pitching
sTARTUp Pitching is the official pitching competition of sTARTUp Day! The best of the best startups get to pitch on the main stage and compete for amazing prizes. In addition to equity-free cash, free legal counseling, and tickets to the top conferences in the world, last year the EstBAN-led syndicate gave out two 200k investments. Find more information about sTARTUp Pitching here.
Ϟ Take part in the Speed Dating with Investors
Ϟ A list of participating investors
Finding the right investor for your startup on the spot might be a challenge. We’ll provide you with a database of all participating investors so you can do some research beforehand and find the right person to approach.
Ϟ Inspirational-educational stage program
We all need a little inspiration from time to time. Founders will be sharing their success & fuck-up stories and experts will share their best tips & tricks of the trade. Check out this year's speakers!
Ϟ sTARTUp Pitching
sTARTUp Pitching is the official pitching competition of sTARTUp Day! The best of the best startups get to pitch on the main stage and compete for amazing prizes. In addition to equity-free cash, free legal counseling, and tickets to the top conferences in the world, the pitchers also have the chance to win investments worth hundreds of thousands of euros. Find more information about sTARTUp Pitching here.
Ϟ Take your startup to the next level with specialized workshops
Need a little help with marketing, legal, finance, strategy, mindfulness or HR? Sharpen your skills with world-class experts and take your business to the next level.
Ϟ Early access to organized matchmaking
sTARTUp Day brings together thousands of startup-minded professionals from all over the world. You’ll have access to our matchmaking app Brella where not only can you meet investors and other startups on site, but also reach out to participants from other tracks and those taking part online. Use the opportunity to get your next investment, potential employees, mentors and prospective clients – 2 weeks before the general public get access.
sTARTUp Day is an event with a positive and casual atmosphere, always at an interesting venue. Perfect for networking – big enough to attract people and small enough to find the relevant ones.
– Martin Vares, Founder & CEO of Fractory
Ϟ Visibility on the sTARTUp Day website
We will feature your startup in our database on our website. This will allow investors, participants and potential participants to easily find information about your startup.
Ϟ Awe-worthy demo area
This is your chance to shine in the Mecca of entrepreneurship! Discover the latest innovations, accelerators, business opportunities, potential employees and prospective new clients. The demo area will be accessible in person or online.
Want to showcase your company at the demo area? Find more information here.
Ϟ Legendary side-events
What’s a business festival without legendary side-events? We will be taking over Tartu by hosting a variety of events all over the city – expect networking parties, empowering meetups, workshops and a great time. This year may be different, but it won’t be any less memorable.
Ϟ Invitation to the legendary sTARTUp Night
Our afterparties are the place to be – quite literally. Just a couple of examples from previous years are the Tartu’s first-ever parking lot party, a performance by prorapsuperstar Tommy Cash surrounded by a 270° video projection, and a true Viking Challenge. We’re stepping up our game this year. You don’t want to miss it.