Beyond the Deep Dive Weeks

We offer multiple perks to the Deep Dive Week stars and to Ecosystem Builders.

Deep Dive Week stars – the best startups participating in the programme have access to:

  • A Europass
  • Scouting Missions beyond the EU
  • The Top-10 Lighthouse Awards

Ecosystem Builders – representatives looking to boost their innovation and to support their ecosystem get the following opportunities:

  • Among Investors events
  • Eastern Europe Market Discovery 
  • Startup Lighthouse community access

What is a Europass and why do I want one?

The Europass is a ticket to join us to top tech events – we’ll be making sure you maximise your ROI by getting you in the door to invite-only sessions, exclusive content and the right 1-on-1s.

To get access to the Europass, participants in the Deep Dive Weeks will have to prove they have the right fit and ambition for these events. 

Join us at top European tech startup conferences and events throughout 2018 and 2019: 

Bits & PretzelsWeb SummitViva TechSouth SummitSlush

Attend top tech conferences around Europe

Meet potential clients and investors

Showcase your product and innovation

What are Scouting Missions beyond the EU?

Scouting Missions are 1 week visits to Silicon Valley, New York and Tel Aviv. The best startups participating in the Deep Dive Weeks will be taken on scouting missions to accelerate their positioning as global players.

Up to 10 startups will join each ecosystem, with sponsored accommodation, flights, group meals and relevant conference / event passes. News and learned lessons of the Scouting Missions will be shared in the Startup Lighthouse channels. In a typical scouting mission you will:

Visit famous companies

Attend relevant events and meetups

Meet the local community & investors

TOP 10 Lighthouse Awards

The Startup Lighthouse stars will reach our Hall of Fame. Success stories featuring our top startups will be disclosed after the Deep Dive Weeks. 

All Lighthouse startups will be eligible to participate in the Top 10 Lighthouse Awards – these will be invite-only opportunities. Two events will be held: one at the end of 2018 and one at the end of 2019.

Earn your place at the Top 10 Lighthouse Awards

Pitch your business in front of investors

Get visibility in the Lighthouse Hall of Fame

What is the Eastern Europe Market Discovery?

The Eastern Europe Market Discovery is a 1-week mission to Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltics being organised for investors and startup ecosystems leaders. If you are interested in joining, get in contact with us on and will will get back to you. 

Discoveries to be made by investors and startup ecosystem leaders will focus on the following areas:

Access to new markets

Talent, dealflow and partnerships

Expand your network to under indexed regions

What are Among Investors events?

By investors for investors – to share best practices, introduce newcomers to the world of startup investment, understanding how to valuate, do due diligence on tech companies, how to fit exits into your portfolio, etc.

Among Investors events are invite-only and will have a healthy mix of experienced investors, PE investors, family offices, corporate investors and serial entrepreneurs turned angel investors.

The events are run by FastTrack, empowering disruptive startups and outstanding entrepreneurs through seed investment, execution expertise and market experience.

Interested in participating? Contact Tim Brown at

By investors, for investors

Diversify your portfolio

Meet only outstanding startups