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Start Summit 2024
in numbers

6000+

Event
Participants

170+

Expert
Speakers

30+

Unicorns
on Stage

900+

Investors

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speakers 2024

Bryan johnson

Founder & CEO of Blueprint


Bryan Johnson is the world's most measured human. Johnson sold his company, Braintree Venmo, to PayPal for $800m in 2013. Through his Project Blueprint, Johnson has achieved metabolic health equal to the top 1.5% of 18 year olds, inflammation 66% lower than the average 10 year old, and reduced his speed of aging by the equivalent of 31 years. Johnson freely shares his protocols and data publicly for everyone to use. Project Blueprint, is an endeavor to achieve humanity and earth scale cooperation starting within Self.

TINA MÜLLER

CEO AT weleda


Tina Müller has been the Chairwoman of Weleda AG, a leader in natural cosmetics and anthroposophic medicines, since October 2023. She previously served as CEO of the DOUGLAS Group and later joined its Supervisory Board. Her career started at L'Oréal in 1993, followed by roles at Wella AG and Henkel. A proponent of women's leadership, she co-founded the Merton Circle and supports women-led startups.

Matt clifford

Co-Founder of
Entrepreneur First

Matt Clifford is cofounder of Entrepreneur First, which he started with Alice Bentinck in 2011. With Alice, Matt is also the co-author of ‘How to be a Founder’, the essential guide on how entrepreneurs can identify, fund, and launch their best ideas.Matt is the Chair of the Advanced Research and Invention Agency (ARIA), and sits on the board of Code First Girls, which he cofounded in 2013 to teach young women how to code. Matt was co-lead for the UK’s preparations for, and co-chair of, the first Global Summit on AI Safety, which the UK is hosted in November 2023.

Christian
Miele 


General Partner
at Headline

Christian Miele is General Partner at Headline, a venture capital fund investing globally. Some of his portfolio companies include Sorare, Sparetech, Robco, Mistral AI, PlanRadar, numa, Mine, and Kenbi. A former startup entrepreneur, he was a global venture development director at Rocket Internet and went on to build his own startup. Christian holds a master's degree from INSEAD and is the former Chairman of the German Startup Association, with whom he successfully campaigned for a national reform of employee stock ownership programs. In 2021, Handelsblatt, Germany's main financial newspaper, named him investor of the year.

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swiss sustainable impact award

Are you a Swiss entrepreneur with a impactful vision for the future?! Then pave the way for a greener tomorrow and stand a chance to win CHF 10,000, plus get your START Summit ticket reimbursed.

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SUMMIT 2023

Jump between stage sessions, keynotes, side events and workshops to build valuable connections, access expert advice and learn about the latest developments in the industry.

During the two-day Summit, you’ll be able to leverage our speed-dating and matchmaking service to spark those all-important conversations that could shape your future.

Discover what the entrepreneurial ecosystem is all about at the START Fair, pitch your venture to industry leaders and some of Europe’s most respected VCs at the pitching competition, and open the door to new ways of thinking by networking on START Global’s collaborative platform.

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START Hack

Create, collaborate, code and compete at our annual hackathon.

Run by students, for students, START Hack bridges the gap between the worlds of business and technology to create exciting opportunities for talented young developers, including the chance to win life-changing and project-launching prize money.

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START Fellowship

START Fellowship is a philanthropic incubator and accelerator program empowering young founders from low- and middle-income countries to put their ideas into reality through an interdisciplinary program. We strive for a world of equal opportunities for entrepreneurs.

Together with our network and community, we bring a value-add to entrepreneurial ecosystems by strengthening relations globally as a bridge-maker. Our goal is to support a diverse range of young entrepreneurs to have a positive impact on their communities and to lay the groundwork for a more equitable future for all of the world.

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