The Startup Europe Project MyGateway is looking for 25 companies that have already raised seed or series A funding to join Startup Europe at the Startup Europe Summit (Romania, 21-22 March). Travel and accommodation expenses are fully covered.

green ball representing the city of Cluij in Romania

What is offered to applicants with seed funding

  • Exhibition possibility

  • Travel (economy) and accomodation (2-3 nights) costs will be covered for one representative from your country to Cluj-Napoca.

What is offered for the Series A companies

  • Possibility to pitch in front of an expert jury. The selected entries will have about 10 minutes to pitch, followed by a Q&A session. All pitching participants will be rewarded with access to top investors – something that can really mark a milestone in your entrepreneurial life! The companies the jury members represent are: AXON, Early Game Ventures, Index and Atomico. More details will follow.
  • Travel (economy) and accomodation (2-3 nights) costs will be covered for one representative from your country to Cluj-Napoca.

How to apply?

We welcome applications from Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia and Croatia.
All verticals are accepted/

Send your pitch deck to
in the body of the email, tell us, why you’d like us to attend, what your expectations are, your vertical, contact details of the person who would be attending the event (name, surname, position, email, telephone);
Subject: SES19
Apply by 4 March.

What is Startup Europe Summit? 

Startup Europe Summit is an event that brings together the leading players in technology entrepreneurship and innovation. This year, the summit will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania in light of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. At the Summit you will be able to join thematic workshops, network with venture capitalists, engage with policy makers and learn how to grow your business abroad.
Startup Europe Summit draft agenda.


MY-GATEWAY is an initiative of Startup Europe that aims to strengthen the capacities of high-tech start-ups and innovative SMEs in the Central and Eastern European region to become better connected, gain higher market exposure, and have improved, streamlined access to funding opportunities and talents.