Selected for Venture Capital: May 2021

Tara Johnson
Tara Johnson
Selected for Venture Capital: May 2021

The best tech events for VCs to attend in May 2021, handpicked by our Selected by Sesamers event experts.

Sesamers on Tour - Africa

May 4 (Virtual) :: Our 4th stop on the tour, hosted by Afrobytes, will spotlight the booming African tech ecosystem; showcasing emerging talents and fresh ideas.

2021 ACA Summit

May 4-6 (Virtual) :: This is the “don’t-miss” event for angel investors. The annual Angel Capital Association Summit is the world’s premier professional development event for angel investors. ACA members, other accredited investors and professionals in the startup ecosystem are invited to attend this industry leading event, which includes essential new information and top networking opportunities for the 700+ people attending.

Sesamers on Tour - Russia, Ukraine & Belarus

May 11 (Virtual) :: Our 5th stop on the tour, hosted by EMERGE, will spotlight the Russian, Ukrainian & Belarusian tech ecosystems.

SuperReturn China

May 11-13 (Virtual) :: The 11th edition of the essential event for the Chinese private equity and venture capital market; bringing together international and domestic LPs and leading Chinese GPs driving the Chinese PE/VC industry.


May 12-13 (Hybrid) :: Impact brings leaders at the forefront of innovation from many sectors - industry 4.0, 5G, IoE, fintech, biotechnology & digital health, transportation, energy & environment, science, business, investments and entrepreneurship - together to explore the opportunities for creating global digital future.

Podim DX

May 17-19 (Hybrid) :: Podim is creating real value by bringing together and connecting renowned international investors, established corporations, and startups & scaleups from the Alps-Adriatic and Western Balkans regions.

Sesamers on Tour - Australia

May 18 (Virtual) :: Our 6th stop on the tour, hosted by Pause Fest, will spotlight the Australian tech ecosystem.

Autonomy Digital 2.0

May 19-20 (Virtual) :: More than an event, Autonomy is a Business2Business / Business2Government platform that brings together all the players involved in sustainable and intelligent mobility. Innovators, startups and large groups trust us every year to promote their solutions to transport operators, elected officials, cities, investors and the media.

Startup Village 2021

May 24-25 (Russia) :: Startup Village is the most large-scale startup conference in Russia and the CIS countries for technology entrepreneurs, organised by the Skolkovo Foundation in collaboration with the Foundation’s partners.

Afrobytes 2021

May 25 (Virtual) :: Afrobytes brings together entrepreneurs, business executives, CEOs, academics, innovators, investors, venture capitalists, tech enthusiasts and media to explore business opportunities between the African tech ecosystem and players in the global tech world.

Sesamers on Tour - Poland

May 25 (Virtual) :: Our 7th stop on the tour, hosted by Infoshare, will spotlight the Polish tech ecosystem.

FoodX - Step

May 25 (Virtual) :: FoodX will cover the latest trends and innovation in the food technology space, including farming, supply chain, logistics, research, investment, and legislation, with participation from relevant stakeholders from the ecosystem.


May 25-27 (Virtual) :: INNOVATE4CLIMATE (I4C), hosted by the World Bank Group, is an annual global conference on climate finance, climate investment and climate markets. It attracts leaders focused on transformative and innovative action on climate change. Launched in 2017, I4C is designed to bring together thought leaders interested in linking climate innovation with investment opportunities – transforming dialogue into action.

Digital|K 2021

May 27-28 (Hybrid) :: Among the top 10 digital innovation events in Europe, DigitalK is a must gathering for executives, entrepreneurs, investors, curious minds and business innovators in the CEE region and beyond.

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