The Europas, the European Tech Startup Awards & Invitation-Only Conference will be held on June 16, 2015, in London.
It will be accompanied by a parallel track called PathFounders, the exclusive event for startup Founders, in particular those at an early stage. Also invitation-only, PathFounders will bring together Founders and Investors in a series of exclusive networking experiences, on the days either side of The Europas.
You can apply for these invitation-only events
by filling out this form here. All tickets are paid-for. The entire event is hand-curated to create the right mix of awesome founders, investors, media and eco-system players.
The Europas Awards & The Gathering Conference (Invitation Only)
Founded in 2009 and still run today by Mike Butcher, The Europas are the premier awards for Europe’s hottest tech startups. While it concentrates on the newest companies on the scene, it also brings together the mid and late stage technology startups, as well as leading investors and media in the EMEA region. It’s a genuine, editorially driven, independent awards, judged by the community itself.
The Awards celebrates the most forward thinking, progressive and innovative tech companies across over some 20+ categories. Startups can apply for an award or be nominated by someone else. It is free to enter or be nominated. Nominations will open in 2015.
For the last five years The Europas has grown into a fun and fantastic awards ceremony, followed by an awesome after-party and networking. The Europas is a chance for you and your team to celebrate a year of hard of work in one incredible night in London.
It consists of a daytime casual conference, The Gathering, as well as an evening awards ceremony, party and after-party.
PathFounders is a new invitation-only event about the future moonshot entrepreneurs networking with their future backers and partners. On the days either side of The Europas Awards, PathFounders will featuring fireside interviews with key players, in a fantastically executed event, with amazing hospitality. Think of the most welcoming bar you’ve ever been to, with great drinks and good company. Add an incredible and talented crowd of (maximum) 150 of Europe’s hottest early-stage Founders, together with Europe’s best VCs and Angel Investors. We’ll bring together the hottest new entrepreneurs in one place, where they can network, talk and engage.
From 2015 in the lead-up to The Europas Awards, we are launching TechBites, a series of intimate dinners in London (10 guests max) with notables from the UK and European tech scene. Events are “invitation only” and held under the Chatham House Rule. For sponsorship information please contact Aléna Dundas on email@example.com
JUST SOME OF THE PREVIOUS ATTENDEES OF THE EUROPAS
Niklas Zennström, Founder of Skype
Alexis Bonte, erepublik
Andy McLoughlin, Founder of Huddle
Avid Larizadeh, Google Ventures
Florian Meissner, Founder of EyeEm
Kathryn Parsons, Founder, Decoded
Nick Halstead, Founder of DataSift
Peter Arvai, Co-founder of Prezi
Renaud, Visage, Co-founder, Eventbrite
Russ Shaw, Tech London Advocates
Shakil Khan, Spotify
Tegan MoniqueGaan, Founder, Gigit
Tony Jamous, Founder Nexmo.com
JUST SOME OF THE INVESTORS AT THE EUROPAS
Ben Holmes, Index Ventures
Brent Hoberman, Founders Forum
Christian Hernandez, White Star Capital
Christian Thaler-Wolski, Wellington Partners
Daniel Waterhouse, Balderton Capital
David Rosskamp, Earlybird
Eileen Burbidge, Partner at Passion Capital
Jeremie Berrebi, Angel/co-founder at Kima Ventures
Jon Bradford, Managing Director of Techstars London, Co-founder of f6s
Jos White, Partner at Notion Capital
Max Niederhofer, Partner at Sunstone Capital
Michiel Kotting, Accel Partners
Nic Brisbourne, Forward Partners
Oriol Juncosa, Principal with Nauta Capital
Reshma Sohoni, Seedcamp
Rory Stirling, MMC Ventures
Serguei Beloussov, Runa Capital
Simon Cook, CEO, DFJ Esprit
Sitar Teli, Partner, Connect Ventures
Stephane Gantchev, LAUNCHub Bulgaria
JUST SOME OF THE MEDIA AT THE EUROPAS
Amir Mizroch, EMEA Technology Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Ben Rooney, Co-Editor in Chief, Informilo
Gabriella Griffith, CityAM
Ingrid Lunden, International Editor, TechCrunch
Jemima Kiss, The Guardian
Juergen Stueber, Berliner Morgenpost
Mark Scott, The New York Times
Martin Bryant, Editor in Chief, The Next Web
Monty Munford, The Economist
Olivia Solon, The Daily Mirror
Robin Wauters, Editor, Tech.eu
Tim Bradshaw, The Financial Times
Sponsorship for The Europas Enquiries ONLY
Phone: +44 (0) 20 3239 9325
Sponsorship for PathFounders Enquiries ONLY