Empowering the mavericks

Upskill and fly through founder challenges, with advice and insights from the joint forces of serial entrepreneurs, international investors and industry leaders. Know how to recruit the right team, raise funds, reach product market fit and much more.

Supporting Sponsor

“This is a transformative time for the communications industry and the modern enterprise needs access to developer tools that can help them to deliver value to their customers and the technology to connect in new ways. The Vonage Communications Platform, in combination with Ericsson’s powerful 5G network, uniquely positions us to spearhead the creation of a global network platform for open innovation, driving revenue benefits to the full ecosystem - CSPs, enterprises and developers - through new, advanced use cases.”

Savinay Berry
Executive Vice President of Product and Engineering, Vonage

Founders Zone

Location: Hall 8.0

Where startup exhibitors meet and network with experts, mentors and corporates.

Activities held in this space:

  • Meetups and networking cocktails
  • Mentoring sessions and expert office hours
  • Meeting space for exhibitors
  • Developers Garage by Vonage

Access is restricted to exhibitors only, unless otherwise indicated.

Vonage for Startups

Have you heard about Vonage for Startups? Startups receive access to €2,500 worth of Vonage Communication API credits, pre-release products, extra co-promotion and more (once they are accepted onto the programme). Sign up for the developer portal and register your interest in the startup programme before 4YFN, and you will be entered into a draw for a Sony PlayStation 5*!

*Terms and Conditions apply.

Sign up here

Founders agenda

Join us on Wednesday 28th February (Earth stage, Hall 8.0) for a full day Founders Summit where serial entrepreneurs, forward-thinking investors and top experts offer hands-on advice and inspiration to help your startup thrive in a competitive market environment. The Founders Summit takes you on a journey from the early stages of launching a startup (“launch”), through fine-tuning and initial traction (“evolve”) and onto scaling up and achieving sustainable growth (“lift”).

Attendees are also invited to enjoy the "Founders Series" sessions and additional conference content recommended for startup founders, as listed below.


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