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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.

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Held alongside MWC, 4YFN is one of the world’s most influential startup platforms enabling startups, investors and corporations to create, discover and launch new ventures together. Together, we are building the startup ecosystem for a better future.

Barcelona 2021

4YFN Barcelona

4YFN Barcelona

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.

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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 4YFNSónar and GSMA MWC, taking place within the 4YFN venue.


4YFN Shanghai

4YFN Shanghai offers unique connecting initiatives including insightful onstage talks, technical workshops, custom networking activities, community outreach and open innovation programmes.

Los Angeles

4YFN Los Angeles

MWC Los Angeles is North America’s leading event for the tech industry!

This year, 4YFN will focus on content and exhibition related to Connectivity (IoT, 5G, Big Data), Media & Entertainment, AI and Tech4Good (initiatives with social impact).

“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 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 Riegelsberger Google 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 Adeo Ressi, Founder Institute
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Community Club

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.

Investors Club

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.


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