Eventbrite - The Europas Startup Awards and Conference 2015

Quick links:

• Daytime conference and evening awards (all day, June 16th): CLICK HERE

Awards evening only (from 18.00 onwards, June 16th) – You can also host a table! : CLICK HERE

• PathFounders (for startups in fund-raising mode) (June 15th-17th): eligible daytime conference ticket holders will receive an invite to upgrade their ticket to include this. Email for details


Tickets to the evening awards are on general sale.

Once you are invited to attend in the day, all tickets must be purchased by the invitee. The entire event is hand-curated to create the right mix of awesome founders, investors, media and eco-system players. If you have already received an invite to purchase a ticket and have not yet done so, then you can get yours here:

• Daytime conference and evening awards (all day, June 16th): click here

• Awards only (from 18.00 onwards, June 16th): click here

• PathFounders (June 15th-17th): eligible daytime conference ticket holders will receive an invite to upgrade their ticket to include this.

Check who is going on the Facebook event page.

PathFounders is a new invitation-only event for start-ups in fund-raising mode. This is for the future ‘moonshot entrepreneurs’ networking with their future investors and partners. On the days either side of The Europas Awards, we will bring together 150 of Europe’s hottest early-stage Founders, together with Europe’s best VCs and Angel Investors in a relaxed environment, with amazing hospitality. We will open up tickets to PathFounders at a later stage, which will be an “upgrade” ticket for existing Europas attendees.


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 startups 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.

The Europas Awards & 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, 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.


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
Shakil Khan, Spotify
Tegan MoniqueGaan, Founder, Gigit
Tony Jamous, Founder


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


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,
Tim Bradshaw, The Financial Times


General Enquiries
Please email:

Sponsorship for PathFounders Enquiries ONLY

Roberta Lifonso

Sponsorship for The Europas Enquiries ONLY

Petra Johansson
Phone: +44 (0) 20 3239 9325

VENUE: Old Billingsate

Old Billingsgate
1 Old billingsgate Walk
16 Lower Thames Street
London EC3R 6DX

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Grab tickets to The Europas here.

And see our exclusive PathFounders event for startups in fund-raising mode. For the latest information, follow The Europas on Twitter or Facebook or the Facebook event page for 2015. Go on our mailing list here to be alerted for next year’s awards. Judges & entry criteria is listed here.