Welcome to START Global

We strive for a society driven by entrepreneurship!

START Global is the international student association for entrepreneurship and technology, founded in 1996. Organising the yearly START Summit and START Hack, there are also several chapters which build the START Network and foster entrepreneurial thinking and technological awareness in universities all over the start-up hubs in Europe. Headquarter of START Global is in St. Gallen, Switzerland.

START Summit

START Summit is Europe's leading student-run conference for entrepreneur-ship and technology. More than 1500 innovative minds yearly find their way to St. Gallen and attend inspiration keynotes, workshops and various network opportunities.

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START Hack is Europe's most entrepreneurial hackathon, a coding competition where more than 200 pro-grammers yearly find their way to St. Gallen to work on challenges provided by corporates and start-ups.

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START Entrepreneurs

START Entrepreneurs is the chapter at University of St. Gallen fostering entre-preneurship at the campus. The START Incubator, a Coding Community, Campus Events and Field Trips are a few projects.

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Currently the team for the START year 2016/17 is getting organized.