About

Connecting Startups

4 Years from Now [4YFN] is the innovation platform for MWC, enabling startups, investors, corporations and public institutions to discover, create and launch new ventures together.

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

A critical element of MWC, 4YFN underscores Barcelona’s position as a leading hub for digital entrepreneurship and connects the startup ecosystem globally.

We Connect

We build, empower and boost connections between Barcelona’s tech ecosystem and international tech hubs

We Inspire

We believe knowledge is the key to development, so we aim to broaden your mind

We Ignite

We discover and highlight innovation and technology leaders, in order to give birth to disruptive and innovative ways to understand and do business

Startups

We support startups by providing founders and teams with educational and financial resources, whilst highlighting talent and boosting their network. 4YFN’s programmes and events give startups in its community access to top-notch content, an international network of contacts, and infinite business opportunities.

Investors

4YFN helps investors to connect with other investors from different international markets, while discovering together the most promising startups from each ecosystem. We build an exclusive platform for investors to share co-investment projects and increase their deal flow.

Corporations

4YFN helps corporations to innovate in collaboration with a global ecosystem of tech entrepreneurs. We bridge the gap between corporations and startups and help them to approach innovation with a shared vision in order to co-create products and services. We organise competitions, hackathons, conferences and meet-ups…