Scaling your startup in Europe

The official Startup Lighthouse Awards, at TechChill

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How do I know where to expand in Europe? Which country is better for me? Can I be pan-european from the start?

We’ve scouted all over Europe to find the best scale-ups in their fields, with have a wealth of lessons to share with you about the legal administrative, cultural and market complexities of new ecosystems.

These companies are the top startups taking part in Startup Lighthouse 2018, and they’ve experienced what it’s really like to scale up in Berlin, Lisbon, Dublin and The Baltics.

At this event, you’ll get:

  • Insights on the complexities of scaling up in Berlin, Lisbon, Dublin, and the Baltics
  • First-hand knowledge from the top Startup Lighthouse startups, who are already scaling up abroad
  • Advice on how to take advantage of European markets 

Scaling in Europe is hard work – but don’t worry – you can talk with our startups and experts over some finger food and see if you’re going to be the next one touring Europe with Startup Lighthouse!


09:30 Registration

10:00 Lighting the way for European scaleups – Ricardo Silva, Vilabs

10:10 Keynote 1: From startup to scaleup – Tanya Suarez, IoT Tribe

10:25 Keynote 2: How to hook an investor – Ana Barjasic, Connectology

10:40 Journey to Berlin, Dublin, Lisbon and the Baltics – Wego Europe, Booklyng, Precision Navigation Systems, NeoSound

11:00 Insider tips from Startup Europe + Q&A – Bogdan Ceobanu, European Commission

11:15 Startup Lighthouse startups – Top 10 Awards

11:30 Networking and Light Lunch

  • Friday, 22 February, 2019
  • 10:00AM – 12:00PM
  • Teikums, Gustava Zemgala Gatve 78, Riga, Latvia.
  • Networking time
  • Top 20 startups

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The startups

Meet the top startups with experience of scaling up in Berlin, Lisbon, Dublin and the Baltics!

Wego Europe
Wego Europe From Italy, scaling up in the Baltics

A web app, based on the most advanced technologies such as Blockchain,for solving issues related to transports and mobility

Booklyng From Spain, scaling up in Dublin

The most sophisticated tools to build personalized customer journeys on travel websites, integrating seamlessly on top of their booking engine, to boost their sales by over 37%.

Precision Navigation Systems
Precision Navigation Systems From Estonia, scaling up in Berlin

Providing solutions for super-accurate GPS-navigation and positioning in real time for drones, robots and unmanned systems.

NeoSound From Germany, scaling up in Lisbon

A sound analytics solution for call center supervisors, that reduces time manually listening to random calls, improves agents work and ultimately retains more customers.

‘Scaling your startup in Europe’ is an

An official TechChill side-event

The “hottest” winter startup event for 2000+ founders

Riga, Latvia, 21-22 February 2019

20+ side events, including ‘Scaling your startup in Europe’

2 after parties & lots of networking opportunities

Our startups in the 50 Founders battle

The Fifty Founders battle is a startup pitch competition at TechChill showcasing 50 of the most promising and inspiring startups.

Two of our startups have won a spot to pitch for  the chance to compete for the main prize of 10,000 EUR but also for the opportunity to get fast-tracked to Startup World Cup Finals in San Francisco in May 2019.

Let’s cheer them on!

The world’s first EDLT (Enterprise Distributed Ledger Technology) platform to empower the fortunate 8 billion
An intelligent platform enabling brands to find target audiences for physical campaigns, book a space and measure results of the activation

Domain: EDLT – Enterprise DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology)

Founder/s: Giovanni Di Noto, Lou Schillaci

Countries operating in: Global

What’s your top tip for scaling up in the Baltics? Implement a distributed cluster business model

What’s your current objective?
To accelerate market engagement via top line sales and funding activities

What was your Key Achievement of 2018? 
Growing the number of engineers/implementation partners onboard (x10), faster than turnover and end-clients (3x), and confirming our cluster business model.

What makes you different from your competition? We do not have any competition… yet

Twitter: @cloudyboss


Domain: Proptech, Martech, Retail tech

Founder/s: Lucinda Kelly

Countries operating in: UK and Ireland 

What’s your top tip for scaling up in Lisbon? Be ruthless about the team you are bringing on the journey. You have one shot to get it right so hire slow, fire quick.

What’s your current objective? To convert free pilots to paid and raise further funding.

What was your Key Achievement of 2018? 
Exclusive access to GSM location data from Telefonica and pilot launch of our product.

What makes you different from your competition? Proprietary location data that recommends physical spaces to brands.

Twitter: @popertee