Tech5, annually hosted by TNW and Adyen, is back for the seventh time.

Tech5 is the arch advertise for Europe’s fastest-growing scale-ups, giving them the befalling to join a arrangement of the best companies, investors, and experts from across the continent. This year we’re absorption on the ways technology can help create change and have a absolute impact on society.

A association for the founders who dare

In 2020, Tech5 2020 is going to be an even greater podium, with the likes of Lithuania aggressive for the first time. Adyen CCO, Roelant Prins adds: 

“Since starting Tech5 back in 2012, we’ve seen Europe’s tech ecosystem grow at an absurd rate. We’re aflame to abide acknowledging the development of this amazing community.” 

By accretion the antagonism to 20 countries, we’re proving that technology cannot and should not be held back by bounded constraints. TNW co-founder Patrick de Laive explains why the antagonism is adorning its horizons:

“This is a unique group of people and companies and by putting them in the spotlight and bringing them calm we help drive new business, spark new ideas, new collaborations and new innovations to added advance and grow the European tech scene.”

So, what’s next?

Signups for Tech5 start on November 18, 2019, and end on December 18, 2019. To apply, you’ll be appropriate to share your three better achievements in the last two years. These could be awards, advance rounds, ablution new articles or services, and annihilation else you accede as an achievement.

Our jury also wants to see your growth range which can be easily affected using the blueprint provided in the appliance form. Finally, you will need to affirm your availability to join the Tech5 events – we want to bless your successes with you!

Once the submissions are in, competitors will go through three steps on the road to ambitious royalty.

Step 1: Country finalists are announced

TNW and Adyen, along with the help of local tech experts including influencers, journalists, and CEOs, will select five winners from each country and advertise them in January 2020. 

All finalists will accept advantage on thenextweb.com and/or TNW’s social channels, advocacy their local and all-embracing exposure.

Step 2: Tech5 winners appear at Founders Day

The 100 founders from the 100 hottest European companies will come calm on June 17, 2020 in Amsterdam for Founders Day, a day accommodation with startup stories, acumen sharing, and activities. 

During the event, we’ll reveal the winners from each of the 20 accommodating countries and the all-embracing Tech5 winner of 2020.

Step 3: Time to shine at TNW Conference 2020

The scale-up that wins Tech5 2020, like the other finalists, will accept an allurement to TNW Conference, Europe’s arch tech festival, where we’re assured 20,000 attendees in 2020.

Still not signed up?

Whether you make it to the final Tech5 or become a country finalist, entering the antagonism will allow your scale-up to:

  • Join an absolute arrangement of fast-growing companies in Europe
  • Get local and all-embracing acknowledgment with investors, journalists, clients, and talent
  • Gain insights and tips from experts to abide ascent your success
  • Measure your advance adjoin peers and abeyant competitors
  • Recognize and reward your team’s hard work

This post is brought to you by Adyen.