“We have never been more reliant on technology and innovation. Humankind’s greatest quality is the ability to adapt to adversity. We would love to share the innovation that we are seeing in our community, to give you a platform to help others. We are in this together.”
Join the most influential startup programme in the world
4YFN (4 Years From Now) is the startup platform of MWC, enabling startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together.
4YFN Los Angeles
28-30 October 2020
MWC Los Angeles is North America’s leading event for the tech industry!
This year, the 4YFN Stage will be hosting summits consisting of high level, topic specific content and pitching sessions related to our main themes: Intelligent Connectivity (AI, 5G, IoT and Wireless), Health-Tech, 4Impact (initiatives with social impact) and Media and Entertainment.
1-3 March 2021
4YFN brings together the movers and shakers of the startup ecosystem from around the world for 3 days in Barcelona. Connect with investors, corporations, leading experts, visionaries, press, accelerators, governments, MWC attendees, students, entrepreneurs and, of course, startups.
xside at 4YFN Barcelona
xside is a co-curated event experience featuring cutting-edge music, talks, interactive digital art installations, industry discussions and gastronomic delights powered by 4YFN, Sónar and GSMA MWC, taking place within the 4YFN venue.
30 June – 2 July 2020
5G IN, powered by 4YFN provides a unique innovation platform that unites the most talented and solid tech start-ups and investors within Asia at MWC Shanghai.
“We love 4YFN. We went to 4YFN Barcelona 3 years ago and met clients such as Pfizer and T-Mobile. Since then we have gone to 4YFN Shanghai and LA because the benefits are great.”Stefan Methner, Openasapp
“It’s a pretty global gathering and it’s great to see Barcelona and 4YFN being such a magnet for people from all over the world.”Jens Riegelberger, Google
“I think 4YFN is one of the best tech conferences in the world today, and I am extra inspired to be part of it, because of its renewed mission to focus on impact related businesses.”Adeo Ressi, Founder Institute
4YFN Community Club is for all projects, institutions and companies with the mission of empowering entrepreneurship and innovation. This club is specifically conceived for tech hubs, accelerators, incubators, tech events, institutions, co-working spaces and universities.
Join our investors-only club to access quality deal flow and co-investment opportunities.
We bring together 950+ international investors for an exclusive programme to help funds, business angels and CVCs connect to their peers and identify the next big thing.
GSMA Statement on MWC Shanghai 2020
17th April 2020
GSMA and Host City Parties Extend MWC Barcelona Agreement
15th April 2020
GSMA Statement on Financial Package for MWC and 4YFN Barcelona 2020
25th March 2020
Tech Initiatives in Barcelona
17th February 2020
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