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Startup Booster Program

All-access event pass, unlimited meetings + exclusive content to give your startup a boost

What's Startup Booster?

Insights and connections to give your startup a boost. 

Qualifying startups access all content, attendees, and networking opportunities at FinovateEurope. Plus, dedicated programming for early-stage organizations to help build your business with a firm foundation. 

On top of that, there's year-round content and connections. Startup sessions from all 2022 events shared throughout the year, plus special digital content. And startups can engage with their 2022 class of entrepreneurs, share experiences, and create contacts for referrals and advice. 

Startup Booster tickets are for fintech and tech startups who are less than 5 years old and have raised less than $5M USD. Please note: meeting this criteria does not guarantee your acceptance. Limited availability.

What's in the package?

For Startup Booster tickets for your organization, apply here and our team will be in touch.

If your company meets the requirements, you'll receive a startup ticket to FinovateEurope 2022 at a discounted price, plus the following access:

  • Event content + special programming designed for early-stage startups
  • Event attendees with unlimited meetings and chat
  • Startup profile on the event website and event platform
  • Startup Booster content for all events in 2022, including FinovateSpring and FinovateFall 2022
  • Special year-round digital content in 2022

What's the special content?

Startup Booster programming is built for early-stage startups. We know that startup founders and employees often hold many professional roles and need to have comprehensive skill sets. Because of that, this program provides guidance on areas outside of just fintech and financial services -- PR, sales, leadership, law, marketing and more. 

The FinovateEurope 2021 agenda covered the following: 


Ready to Raise Money? Here's a Checklist
Ready to Raise Money? Here's a Checklist

Obviously you need a pitch. But you also need a strategy for finding the right partner at the right price and avoiding common pitfalls when meeting with investors.

Speaker: Samarth Shekhar, Regional Manager EMEA at SixThirty Ventures
Accelerating Growth
Accelerating Growth

Accelerators from across Europe give insights into how working with an accelerator can kick start your growth. Moderated by Julie Muhn, Senior Research Analyst at Finovate. 

Panelists: 

Agenda Session
Brand Origin Story Time
Brand Origin Story Time

One way to stand out from the crowd is with your startup story and brand. This session will help you establish a unique brand by creating your narrative, establishing your company’s voice and tone, and learning what resonates with your audience.

Speaker: Vidya Peters, CMO at Marqeta

Know Your Customer
Know Your Customer

Knowing who you're selling to seems easy enough, but many startups get it wrong. Not only are the conversations crucial to product innovation, they may save you a pivot down the road. So how do you get to know your customer as you're just starting out?

Speaker: Joël Winteregg, CEO at NetGuardians
Tips & Tricks from a Sales Expert
Tips & Tricks from a Sales Expert

Sales are critical to your startup. You get it. But what you may not realize is that everyone in your startup should have basic sales skills. If everyone is equipped to sell, your chances of success and opportunities for growth expand exponentially. Overcome your fears, learn the basics, and leave with some tips for your next call. 

Speaker: Lauren Passey, Sales Director, Fintech at Currencycloud

Connecting with startups ensures more established companies keep their fingers on the pulse of innovation

We have a limited number of opportunities to participate as a speaker in the special sessions, mentor, or sponsor as part of Startup Booster. Let us know if you're interested!