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Sifted Summit 2024

Where startups make headlines

Thanks for joining us at Sifted Summit!

Thank you to all the founders, operators, investors and partners who attended Sifted Summit 2023. We cut through the noise with challenge-focused discussions, lively debates and next-level networking sessions.

We'll be back for 2024 on October 2-3. Make sure you join the list and be the first to know when tickets are available. 



Startups - Scale at Sifted

  • Hear from over 200 speakers and take in sessions across four sector specific stages. We’ll be spotlighting AI and deeptech, healthtech, climate tech, fintech, venture and host candid interviews on the main stage

  • Meet with key ecosystem players to share ideas and catch up with founders and operators from across Europe

  • Reach investors who are looking for their next big opportunity. Discuss fundraising strategies and build connections for your future rounds

Investors - Discover your next opportunity

  • Expand your network and diversify your portfolio. With hundreds of startups in the room, find founders to match your strategic interests and personal values 

  • Join other investors in the investor lounge and meet with founders from Sifted’s ones to watch and rising stars lists

  • Lead discussions for founders and investors, covering funding trends, solving problems and highlighting the VCs making waves in the startup community 

General Attendees - Meet industry leaders all in one place

  • Understand the European startup ecosystem and meet the founders, operators and investors who are making change

  • Meet the industry leaders and secure new partnerships and business opportunities

  • Listen to the challenges of those in the room — bring your skills and expertise to help answer the biggest questions

sifted SUMMIT 2023

What else can you expect along with Hours of Networking Opportunities?






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Sifted Summit 2023


Four stages hosted by Sifted journalists with hard-hitting interviews and fresh perspectives.


The best in the business showcasing ways to supercharge startups.


Deep dive into what makes successful startups tick.


Intimate Chatham House Rule conversations.

Sifted newsroom

The full Sifted editorial team were in the newsroom (when they weren't on the stage). They looked for the inside scoop on the hottest startups.

Startup Life Live

One of our most popular newsletters took to the stage. This is the ‘how-to’ stage with a twist, it delivered actionable business building tips.

Investor breakfast

Flanders Investment Trade is hosted an exclusive breakfast for investors. Our attendees were able to meet innovative Flemish startups looking to scale.

Female founders office hours

Meet investors looking to invest in women — come along for advice, build connections and make a step towards securing funding.


Startup communities from all corners of the ecosystem will have the chance to connect at dedicated meetup sessions.


Utilise the event app’s networking function to fill your diary with a month’s worth of meetings in just two days.

Street food

There are no sad sandwiches or boxed salads at Sifted Summit. Head outside for some street food from specially selected vendors.


Chill out after the excitement of day one with street food, drinks and entertainment back on the main stage!

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