Our rundown of the Top 60 Venture Capital Conferences in 2021.
Based on the overwhelming response to our Top 75 Startup Events & Conferences in 2021, we received quite a few messages from our Venture Capital friends asking for a VC-specific rundown.
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Top VC events in January
January 11-14, Virtual Event
#exhibition #technology #consumer #healthcare #mobility #creative #entertainment #blockchain
CES is the world’s gathering place for all who thrive on the business of consumer technologies. It has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50+ years – the global stage where next-generation innovations are introduced to the marketplace.
The all-digital CES 2021 will continue to be a platform to launch products, engage with global brands and define the future of the tech industry.
January 11-15, Virtual Event
#conference #healthcare #healthtech #biotech #pharmaceutical #innovation
Biotech showcase is an investor and networking conference devoted to providing privasmall- and mid-cap biotechnology companies an opportunity to present to and meet with investors and biopharmaceutical executives during the course of one of the largest annual healthcare conferences that attracts investors and biopharmaceutical executives from around the world.
January 26-28, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
#conference #investment #innovation #humanity #impact
The Future Investment Initiative (FII) is an international platform for expert-led debate between global leaders, investors and innovators with the power to shape the future of global investment. It is focused on utilizing investment to drive growth opportunities, enable innovation and disruptive technologies, and address global challenges.
The third edition of FII will continue building active, global networks of influential decision makers to explore the emerging industries that will shape the global economy and investment landscape over the coming decades.
January 28, Virtual Event
#conference #asia #market #industry #outlook
The event is organized by AVCJ and will bring together regional private markets leaders to discuss the key questions front of mind for industry. Hear how firms successfully dealt with the challenges and what opportunities they anticipate in the future.
AVCJ, an Acuris company, is the leading provider of Asian private equity and venture capital information and intelligence.
Top VC events in February
February 1-5, Virtual Event
#exhibition #healthtech #biotech #medtech #startup #showcase
LSX World Congress gathers the founders and CEOs of innovative start-ups through to publicly listed life sciences giants, and everyone in between.
It represents the breadth and depth of the cutting-edge research and technology driving the advances in the industry right now and in the near future.
February 2-3, Virtual Event
#conference #technology #equity #america
SuperTechnology North America’s inaugural event brings together senior executives from buyout, growth equity and venture capital firms, along with institutional investors to interact and explore the latest trends, best practices and market challenges in technology investments in North America.
February 22-25, Virtual Event
#conference #startup #technology #innovation #ecosystem
Presented by Startup Grind, the 2021 Global Conference will bring together startups from around the world. The new virtual and choose-what-you-pay model makes this year’s event more accessible for startups globally than ever before.
Join 15,000 others for conversation and collaboration around tech, startups, and the future of innovation.
Top VC events in March
March 3-4, Sun City, South Africa (Hybrid)
#conference #africa #ecosystem #privateequity #VC
This event is organized by the Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA).
SAVCA has presented an annual private equity industry conference since 2008. The conference is a highlight of the industry calendar and a key deliverable by SAVCA to the private equity ecosystem in Southern Africa.
You will meet representatives from private equity and venture capital fund managers active in South Africa, Southern Africa and other parts of Africa.
March 9-10, Virtual Event
#conference #spacetech #aerospace #mobility
Paris Space Week gathers the World's Space Tech Ecosystem under one roof for 2 Days. The event brings together the brightest space agencies, large groups, SMEs, and start-ups and investors. And naturally, the international press and thousands of enthusiastic space executives.
March 9, Jerusalem, Israel
#conference #technologies #startup #innovation #corporate
The Summit provides unprecedented insight into the world of startup venture capital, with exclusive exposure to cutting-edge technologies, the entrepreneurs behind them, and the corporate leaders deploying them.
March 24-26, Warsaw, Poland (Hybrid)
#conference #cee #startup #VC #angel #investor
The event connects angel investors, VC funds, tech talent, and corporations with the most promising startups in the CEE region to help ambitious founders scale and foster international economic growth.
March 24-26, Virtual Event
#conference #VC #government #investment
Emergence 24 Hours Conference is the congregation of venture and angel investors, investment groups, government bodies, and large corporate entities from around the world for one whole day of discovery of over 100 investment opportunities.
March 29-31, Virtual Event
#conference #technology #emerging #markets #startups
Step Anywhere brings together a global audience of startups, investors, digital enthusiasts, brands, and more over 3 days online. Step Anywhere’s first edition in 2020 featured 6 tracks of live talks and panels, workshops, various startup programming, exhibition and showcasing opportunities, and live entertainment.
Top VC events in April
April 19-23, Virtual Event
#conference #healthcare #biotech #medtech #startups
MedCity INVEST unites active investors with corporate business development executives to facilitate investment opportunities with the most promising healthcare startups.
For more than a decade, biopharma, diagnostics, health IT, medical devices and beyond have presented here to investors.
April 13-14, Dublin, Ireland
#conference #biotech #pharma #technology
Bio€quity Europe is the industry’s international showcase for financial dealmakers and pharmaceutical executives to assess and network with rising biotechs.
For the 21st anniversary meeting, more than 80 hand-picked companies will present their stories and participate in the thought-leading program. The agenda will allow for maximum financial networking through both ample breaks, receptions, and 1x1 meetings using EBD Group’s partneringONE® conference networking solution.
April 20-22, Toronto, Canada
#conference #technology #academic #entertainment
The Collision Conference is Canada’s biggest technology conference to date. Run by Web Summit, a company from Ireland that holds events across the globe, Collision hosts huge names in the business, academic, and entertainment spaces to talk about the role of technology in today’s world.
“Collision is one of the world’s biggest tech conferences.” – Bloomberg
"Collision buzzes with startup electricity." – HuffPost
April 29-30, Barcelona, Spain
#exhibition #startup #innovation #technology #showcase
The Summit showcases a selection of Europe’s hottest startups and come together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time.
The two-day event is a great opportunity for networking, and a meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors who are aiming to build international tech companies.
Top VC events in May
May 4-6, Oregon, Portland
#summit #VC #angel #investor #entrepreneurship #inovation
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 people attending.
May 25-27, Columbia, Missouri
#festival #VC #startups #networking
Capital Camp offers a unique event experience with serious investing conversations in shorts and sandals, interactive programming and a variety of outdoor activities.
This event is for curious, kind and thoughtful investors, capital providers, entrepreneurs, and executives pushing the frontiers and breaking new ground.
March 26-27, Bern, Switzerland
#conference #DeepTech #innovation
Discover the best Deep Technology available from the most promising startups from Switzerland and abroad.
New things are created when people come together and get involved with drive. This is what the startup days promote and thus make an active contribution to the evolvement of the Swiss startup ecosystem as well as to the innovative and competitiveness of Switzerland.
May 27-28, Moscow, 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.
Top VC events in June
June 8-9, Canada
Every year, the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA) brings together the Canadian and international private capital community to its signature event, the Invest Canada conference. Invest Canada is Canada's venture capital and private equity conference. Each year, Invest Canada brings together the brightest minds and biggest names in the industry to make connections,
June 17-19, Paris, France (Hybrid)
#exhibition #technology #startups #innovation #showcase #impact #change
VivaTechnology brings together people, from startups, corporates and VCs, to ignite growth, business transformation and positive change.
The 3-day annual conference has become, in only 4 years, one of the biggest gateway in Europe for innovation actors worldwide.
June 14-16, Cork, Ireland
#conference #entrepreneurship #private #investment
The EBAN Annual Congress is widely recognised as one of Europe’s largest international private investment & entrepreneurship events.
The event will take place over a three-days, including Investor Led Workshops, Keynotes, pitching sessions, round table workshops etc.
June 17-18, Estonia
#conference #startup #technology
Latitude59 is the flagship startup and tech event of the world’s first digital society. Latitude59 is THE place to be for various networking opportunities, in-depth discussions with top international players, several pitching rounds for both startups as well as investors, and an overall chance to get together and reflect on the crazy strenuous months behind us and forge new plans for the future.
June 28 - July 1, Barcelona, Spain
#exhibition #conference #startup #innovation
4YFN is the startup event of the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, GSMA MWC. The goal of the event is to support startups, investors and companies to connect and launch new business ventures together.
At the core of 4YFN 2021 will be keynotes by influencers and pioneers, discussions among top experts of the industry, exhibition area – as well as insightful startup pitches.
Top VC events in July
July 13-14, Virtual Event
#summit #sustainability #business #finance
The Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summits bring together business leaders and investors globally to drive innovation and scale best practices in sustainable business and finance.
This global event will span key markets and time zones, leveraging Bloomberg's unrivaled markets expertise to convene conversations uniquely focused on the risks and opportunities for corporate executives and forward-thinking investors in a 21st-century economy.
July 21-25, Virtual Event
#conference #global #innovation
Industry leaders will use the GCV Digital Forum 4.0 to share their thought-leadership, portfolio companies and startups will debate with investors, and all delegates will be able to network via the intuitive online platform, which will also feature the GCV Connect platform powered by Proseeder and the GCV Analytics tools. All of the content will remain available for delegates to access for a period after the event has taken place.
Top VC events in August
August 25-27, Tartu, Estonia (Hybrid)
#festival #technology #innovation #networking #collaboration #matchmaking
sTARTUp Day is bringing together startup-minded people to celebrate entrepreneurship, to discuss business, innovation and new technologies, share startup success stories and lessons learned.
The two-day program is complemented with several pitching competitions, hands-on seminars with professionals and a large expo area where companies showcase their latest innovations.
In addition you can expect organized matchmaking to connect startups with investors, find future business partners and startup-corporate collaboration.
August 25-26, Turku, Finland (Hybrid)
#festival #intelligent #business #innovation #technology
SHIFT unites innovators and decision makers to develop intelligent businesses that will save the world.
Their aim is to make every business intelligent. That means being more sustainable while making a good profit, using the powers new technologies offer. SHIFT offers you the inspiration, network and tools to actualize the change.
Top VC events in September
September 1, Hong Kong (TBC)
#summit #asia #network
Hong Kong Venture Capital World Summit, World Series Season of Investment Conferences is here to help businesses get more capital and expertise as they need to scale up, and grow internationally with the support if required from our trusted network of investors
September 8-9, Paris, France
#conference #privateequity #business #network #ecosystem
IPEM has become the benchmark of Private Capital events. Its unique and surprising “PE meets tradeshow” format has won its fame for being a dynamic, easy and effective business congress.
IPEM has grown to an international event of 3,200 participants, while keeping the heart and soul of an intimate and relaxed gathering of all private markets.
September 13-15, New York, United States (Hybrid)
#conference #finance #technology #innovation
The world needs fintech now more than ever. Whether you're a fintech or financial institution, it's time to step up. See cutting-edge fintech demos, hear expert advice, and connect with people who can help you take it to the next level.
Finovate is known for spotlighting new fintech innovations from seed-stage startups to established leaders.
September 16-17, Copenhagen, Denmark (Hybrid)
#conference #startups #innovation #technology #showcase
TechBBQ brings together talent, capital, and knowledge to reach their common goals: support the Nordic startup ecosystem, celebrate successes, and learn from failures.
This year's edition will be held in a new online format.
September 20-23, London, UK
#conference #market #insights #europe
SuperInvestor is a conference dedicated to Private Equity, Fundraising and Venture Capital with a focus on general partners (GPs) / limited partners (LPs) relations.
The 3-day event offers valuable interactions and market-leading insights.
September 21-23, Virtual Event
#conference #entrepreneurship #investment #innovation #technology
TechCrunch Disrupt is three days of non-stop online programming with two big focuses: founders and investors shaping the future of disruptive technology and ideas and startup experts providing insights to entrepreneurs.
The event is the ultimate Silicon Valley experience where the leaders of the startup world gather to ask questions, make connections and be inspired.
September 27-30, Virtual Event
#conference #sustainability #innovation #technology
Oslo Innovation Week invites you to the heart of Nordic innovation - an arena for facilitating actions and thought provoking ideas for bold and new innovation. Connect and experience with pioneering entrepreneurs, founders, investors and business leaders.
September 27-29, San Mateo, United States (Hybrid)
#conference #SaaS #cloud #deeptech
Join 10,000+ Cloud and SaaS Founders, VC and Execs. In-person, in the SF Bay Area, in the San Mateo County Fairgrounds. The 7th SaaStr Annual will offer 3 full days, 100’s of workshops, and 1000s of Mentoring sessions.
September 28 - October 1, Virtual Event
#conference #asia #market #startup #investment
Organized by DealStreetAsia (a Nikkei Group company), the Asia PE-VC promises deep dive into the current landscape and a functional roadmap for the year ahead, with LP/GP perspectives on Southeast Asia, India and Greater China; the challenge and opportunities for PE & VC firms, frontier market plays and strategies, and deep dives into the potential of the spotlight countries in region, like India, Indonesia and Vietnam.
September 30 - October 1, Amsterdam, Netherlands (Hybrid)
#conference #DeepTech #AI #sustainability #cybersecurity #retail #consumer
TNW Conference is a technology festival that brings together international technology executives, top-tier investors, and promising startups for two days of business and knowledge sharing – surrounded by some of the highest production values at any tech event on the planet.
Top VC events in October
October 5-7, Madrid, Spain (Hybrid)
#conference #technology #innovation #health #work
SOUTH SUMMIT is one one the leading startup conference in southern Europe, with a growing number of attendees coming from Latin America as well.
A platform created with the aim to bring together startups, international investors and leading corporations in the search for innovation.
October 11-14, Tel Aviv, Jerusalem
#conference #startup #business #innovation #technology
DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival is an event dedicated to business opportunities for investments in startups, technology and innovations. It includes conferences on various technologies and a festival part which celebrates Israeli innovation and its contribution to the global ecosystem.
October 12-13, Paris France
#conference #ecosystem #europe
The Venture Capital Forum 2021 is organized by Invest Europe - one of the world’s largest association of private capital providers.
Each year the event brings together the best and brightest minds of the private equity sector to learn from one another, exchange and test ideas, and network with their peers.
October 12-14, Virtual Event
#conference #deeptech #software #technology
SaaStock EMEA brings together the best B2B SaaS founders, executives, and investors across EMEA for intensive knowledge and networking. This years online edition is dedicated to intensive knowledge and networking, all in the name of traction, growth, and scale.
October 12-14, Virtual Event
#conference #technology #people #finance #marketing #sales #product
Tech in Asia is a media, events, and jobs platform on a mission to build and serve Asia’s tech and startup community.
The annual tech and startup conference connects top minds, catalyzes opportunities and creates a high-value business community. It is specially created to catalyze business opportunities between Asia's top startups, CEOs, VCs, and conglomerates in public and private markets.
October 14-15, Gdańsk, Poland (Hybrid)
#conference #CEE #technology #innovation #startup
Infoshare is the conference where you can share your story and make your ideas happen. It's one of the biggest tech conferences in CEE (Central & Eastern Europe). Continously Infoshare is creating an ecosystem that combines new technologies with business.
October 17-21, Dubai, UAE
#exhibition #technology #innovation #startup #business
At GITEX the world’s technology leaders, up enterprises and startups come together to show you the future of every business and every industry, as it happens.
October 27-29, London, UK
#conference #sustainability #philanthropy
CC Forum will feature institutional and private wealth aimed at impact investment, philanthropy and sustainable development. Be part of one of the world’s largest investors’ gatherings boasting a stellar line-up and a host of networking opportunities.
Top VC events in November
November 1-4, Lisbon, Portugal
#conference #DeepTech #consumer #finance #health #mobility #sustainability
Web Summit is an internet technology conference held annually since 2009 and its visitors range from Fortune 500 companies to tech startups.
The content spans more than 30 topics, covering all industries touched by tech. Considered by Forbes Magazine to be “The best tech conference on the planet”.
November 8-12, Singapore
#conference #asia #startup #technology #innovation
SWITCH brings together leaders, entrepreneurs, creators, accelerators and investors from the Global-Asia innovation ecosystem.
Through the open exchange of new ideas, vibrant networks and line-up of innovation-centric activities, SWITCH provides a global platform to catalyse collaboration that bring a meaningful exchange across different fields and markets. The focus industries include healthcare & biomedical sciences, smart cities & urban solutions, trade & connectivity, and emerging sustainable technologies.
November 9-12, Berlin, Germany
#conference #privateequity #future #europe
SuperReturn International 2021 will bring together senior decision makers, LPs, GPs, representing private equity, venture capital, private debt and real assets to examine the latest opportunities, challenges and projections for 2021.
SuperReturn International is part of the SuperReturn Series.
November 16-18, Hong Kong, China (Hybrid)
#conference #asia #privateequity #community
The 34rd annual AVCJ Asian Private Equity & Venture Forum will connect the private equity and venture capital community for three days of insightful presentations, thought-provoking discussions and online interaction.
November 16-18, Malta
#conference #blockchain #AI #quantum #IoT #bigdata #crypto
The AIBC Summit brings together key brands and individuals from the converging sectors of AI, blockchain, IoT, Quantum Tech, and other emerging technologies to discuss and shape the future. Combining an expo floor for world-class exhibitors, a start-up village for new businesses, and a popular conferences and workshops agenda, the AIBC Summit shines a light on the world of the future.
November 30 - December 1, London, UK (Hybrid)
#festival #healthcare #healthtech #innovation #wearables
Giant Health brings together all the most passionate, innovative people and successful companies defining the global healthtech industry.
The GIANT (Global Innovation and New Technology) Health Event is an unmissable innovation festival with over 25 conferences, 450 speakers, immersive workshops, and Beanstalks (a global startup competition for prizes).
November 30 - December 2, Ghent, Belgium
#conference #business #corporate #startup
The Big Score is an international venture capital & corporate innovation sourcing B2B event.
Corporates presenting their tech challenges to impactful, B2B startups & scale-ups. Nominated startups & scale-ups pitching their solutions to growth stage investors & corporate sourcing profiles.
Whether it’s funding or business development; The Big Score guarantees a qualitative group of impactful startups and scale-ups, deep pocket investors & corporate innovators.
Top VC events in December
December 1-2, Helsinki, Finland
#festival #DeepTech #innovation #ecosystem #sustainability #impact
Slush is a student-driven, not-for-profit movement originally founded to change attitudes toward entrepreneurship.
Slush has grown from a single gathering in Helsinki to a series of events organized all around the world.
The Main Event in Helsinki is the focal point for European and Asian startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international influencers, investors and media.
December 2-3, Paris, France
#conference #DeepTech #health #mobility #digital
The Hello Tomorrow Global Summit is a B2B event designed to connect key members of the deep tech global ecosystem: entrepreneurs, investors, large companies, researchers, accelerators & incubators, and media.
The Summit welcomes participants from 60+ countries to explore cutting-edge technologies across multiple sectors – from healthcare to aerospace.
The Global Summit differentiates itself from other major tech events by remaining a smaller sized event of 3,500 attendees in order to encourage real connection and collaboration between participants whilst still bringing together high-level attendees.
December 8, New York, United States
#conference #america #asia #investment #outlook
For 15 years, the AVCJ USA Forum has provided a platform for North American LPs and GPs to receive a timely update on Asia in New York, this year’s Forum’s perspective is never more important as it's deal with the impact of COVID-19.
The Forum provides a comprehensive update on private market investment opportunities from brand name Asian GPs and longstanding institutional investors in Asian Private Equity and Venture Capital.
December 9, Hong Kong, China
#conference #funding #women #network
AVCJ’s Women in Asian Private Equity Forum returns for the fourth year, connecting like-minded private equity professionals and senior advisors in Asia with their global counterparts for a deep dive into the key learnings and top issues surrounding gender equality and D&I in the industry, and to help spark honest discussion and meaningful change.