4YFN Los Angeles

October 22-24 2019

The 4YFN startup event is back at MWC19 Los Angeles with a renewed focus on the technology industry’s biggest growth areas

4YFN Barcelona

24-26 February 2020

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.

xside 4YFN

xside at 4YFN Barcelona

24-26 February 2020

4YFN, Sónar and GSMA MWC launch xside, an experience at 4YFN where skills and talents inspire each other at the cross roads of technology


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.


Global Events


Attendees Impacted


startups engaged


Investors connecting

Barcelona 24-26 February 2020

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.

Shanghai 30 June -2 July 2020

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 22-24October 2019

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
Community Club 4YFN

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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