Ecosystem discoveries are multi-day learning journeys that offer a unique opportunity to explore the startup and tech scene of different cities, such as Barcelona, Stockholm, Dublin or Cluj. These programs are designed for executives, managers, and curious professionals who are interested in discovering new and exciting technology companies, as well as connecting with key stakeholders who are shaping the local innovation agenda.
During the journey, participants will have the chance to visit a variety of startup hubs, meet with local entrepreneurs, and gain insight into the specific challenges and opportunities of the local ecosystem. Participants will also have the opportunity to attend workshops, talks, and networking events, where they can learn from and connect with some of the most innovative minds in the region.
Ecosystem discoveries provide an immersive and engaging experience that allows participants to gain a deep understanding of the local startup scene, build meaningful relationships with key stakeholders, and potentially identify new opportunities for collaboration and co-creation.
EUROPE'S HIDDEN TECH GEM
Barcelona is perceived as one of the most vibrant tech and digital ecosystems in Europe.
The city offers a unique playground that is strongly focused on corporate and start-up collaboration.
Its international flair and mediterranean lifestyle, create an inspiring and culturally diverse ecosystem that attracts talent from all around the world.
THE TESTBED FOR TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY
Dubai is strategically located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa making it a diverse talent hub
The city features business-friendly policies, incentives, and support services making it an attractive choice for many tech companies
Dubai offers abundant networking opportunities with international business leaders and hosts leading conferences
THE NORDIC UNICORN FARM
Stockholm is constantly contributing to making the city more attractive to businesses in general and the tech sector in particular.
35 unicorn firms call the city their home, several of which have disrupted much about the way we live.
The city hosts one of Europe’s most important tech communities and some of its fastest growing startups.
THE STARTUP HOTSPOT
Tel Aviv is a thriving tech ecosystem with a high concentration of startups and talent
The city has strong government support for entrepreneurship and innovation
Tel Aviv is home to a vibrant culture, nightlife, and beach scene that attracts a diverse and international community of entrepreneurs and investors
THE MOST FAMOUS TECH HUB
The Silicon Valley is a world-renowned hub of technological innovation and entrepreneurship
It features a high concentration of venture capital and is home to many of the most successful tech companies
The ecosystem is famous for knowledge sharing and collaboration
THE EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF BIG TECH
Dublin is the main centre of business for many global tech businesses.
Home of tech giants (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Google) and over 2.000 startups.
Its ability to obtain staff from leading tech companies provides an excellent ecosystem for growing startups.
EUROPE'S GREEN CAPITAL
Ljubljana has a strong focus on innovation and technology, with several startup accelerators, innovation centres, and research institutes in the city.
The city's universities are renowned for their research and development activities, which provides businesses with access to cutting-edge technology and expertise.
Through its strategic location, Ljubljana features a unique experience that unites Mediterranean spirit with Alpine culture and Eastern European lifestyle.
THE INSPIRING MANUFACTURING HUB
Shenzhen is a rapidly growing tech hub with a focus on hardware and manufacturing
It has strong government support for innovation and entrepreneurship, with tax incentives and subsidies available for startups
Shenzhen offers access to a large and skilled workforce, as well as a vast supply chain of manufacturers and suppliers