Networking Activities

The Networking Programme offers great networking opportunities onsite to help you connect with startups, investors, corporates and potential partners during 4YFN Barcelona and Mobile World Congress.

The Networking Programme is held in the Founders & Investors Area, a specific area to meet people, discover, show, participate and create business relationships

Come to Founders & Investors Area and discover how the startup ecosystem will be in four years from now!

Founders & Investors Partner

Networking Programme

The Networking Programme offers several and exciting activities to discover new projects and meet potential investors.

Every day, in the Founders and Investors Area you will find:

Startup Pitching Session

This is a unique opportunity for startups that take to the stage and present their project to a global audience. Startup Pitching Sessions are organised and divided by industry and the maturity level. 

After every Startups Pitching Session, a networking area will be available for all investors, startups, corporations and visitors to help break the ice and boost business between everyone!

* Startups will be selected to pitch by an Independent body of mentors, experts and curators.

Industry Networking Sessions

The Industry Networking Sessions are divided by industry and will follow straight after the same category of the Startup Pitching Sessions. 

Every day, startups, entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and potential clients or partners related to specific industries will meet in this specially designed area to build their business networks.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to expose yourself and your business to the people you should meet!


Networking Drinks

The Networking drinks will take place in the Plaça Major in the venue at the end of every day, as an informal afterworks meeting to connect all attendees, exhibitors, investors and corporations in a more relaxed setting.

Join us and enjoy a free drink whilst you meet people that you have already met from your daily networking opportunities, or use the time to meet new ones.

Don’t miss the chance to expand your connections!

Networking Programme Agenda

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How to participate

Anyone can attend the Startup Pitching Sessions and listen to the pitches of the startups.
The Industry Networking Sessions are only available for 4YFN Exhibitors, 4YFN VIP, 4YFN Investors Only and MWC badge holders. 4YFN Visitor don’t have access to this activity.
The Networking Drinks at Plaça Major are open to all 4YFN and MWC attendees.

Feel free to drop by the Founders & Investors area whilst you are in the innovation market and be part of the audience.

Become a 4YFN visitor

To participate in the Startup Pitching Sessions, you will need to be registered as a 4YFN 2017 exhibitor.

Become a 4YFN exhibitor here

As a holder of an Investor pass at 4YFN 2017, you will gain instant exclusive access to a database of startups that are exhibiting with us, plus you can enjoy all the benefits onsite at 4YFN. In addition, 4YFN Investor Club members are entitled to various other benefits throughout the year.

Apply to become a member now!


Networking App

Get the 4YFN Networking App! You can connect with everyone before, during, and after the event. This is the perfect tool to get introduced and pre-arrange meetings leading up to an event.

The app has a built-in match making system, so you are able to swipe through individuals that are better suited to your profile.


Meetings is a new feature on the 4YFNetworking APP that allows users to directly request meetings to profiles of their interest, and arrange a date and time to meet during the event, building an in-app calendar to keep track of all your appointments.

What are you waiting for? Get the 4YFN Networking App here