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What we do

We believe entrepreneurs can change the world if they attend the right event, at the right time.

Startup Sesame was created in June 2015 when six of the most coveted Tech events in Europe became founding partners of what is now the first european event acceleration program for startups. We select the most promising companies and match them with conferences and mentors. Our community of event lovers help them expand their network and break national barriers through connections and collaboration.

There is no science of Tech events yet. But we’re working on it.


Startups with existing revenues and appropriately staffed, looking for international growth or fundraising.


Free passes, free or discounted booth, direct access to startup competitions & speaking opportunities.


Access to a pool of international mentors, valuable feedback on your product & event coaching.


Exposure on social media and press coverage with our partner events.

Our Programs

Startup Sesame Europe

The largest alliance of Tech events in Europe with 13 partners in 9 countries. Helping European startups grow internationally and raise funds.

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Startup Sesame Mobility

The first event acceleration program dedicated to the future of transportation and mobility. Connecting startups with industry leaders.

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Startup sesame has a special place in our hearts for embracing us and our campaign by providing unparalleled access to top events across Europe. What stands out most however, and makes Startup Sesame truly special, is the passion of the incredible team behind it.

Soumyadip Rakshit

Co-founder, Mystery Vibe

It’s all very simple, but also extremely valuable in my opinion, as (especially first-time) entrepreneurs don’t always know which event will provide the best bangs for their (limited) bucks. Robin Wauters


Startup Sesame has given us the amazing ability to unlock some of the best networking opportunities in Europe to help Zettabox grow. Without it, we wouldn’t have been able to attend these amazing conferences and meet such influential people. Alexander Guy

Head of Growth, Zettabox

Startup Sesame is one of the best startup programs out there and simply boosts up your visibility. Great mentors, network, free participation at Europe’s greatest events, discounted booths… I definitely recommend to any startup aiming to go internationally. Burak Adali

CEO, Ingenious

I’m an event and I want to join

I’m an expert and I want to be a mentor

I want to partner with Startup Sesame

Our Partners

They share our vision of entrepreneurship.

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