The startup ecosystem will meet to reflect on the future of the sector at the Startup Congress Galicia 2023


The next April 20 and 21, Vigo will host the Startup Congress Galicia 2023. An event that calls for entrepreneurship and innovation, in addition to serving as a major focus of investment in the northwest of the peninsula. Although the actual duration of the event will be 4 days, April 19 and 22 will be exclusive days for accredited investors. They will be able to participate in the Innovation Tour, the Investor Dinner and Laconfunny.

To attend in person the presentations, workshops and other activities that will take place on the 20th and 21st you can accredit yourself on the Laconnetwork website. In case you cannot go in person, you can register and follow the event through its streaming channels.

Startup Congress Galicia Program

The event will have three simultaneous rooms in which a extensive program of presentations, round tables, keynotes and workshops. The previous edition welcomed 2,000 attendees and 150 investors and funds. So this year the figures are expected to exceed these records.

Both the morning of Thursday 20 and Friday 21 will be held a DemoDay, where the accelerators Abanca Innova, BFAero, BFAuto, BFComida, Startup Accelerator Connector, MOBAE, Turislab, Unirisco and Viagalicia will present their best accelerated companies to an extensive group of investors. In addition, there will be several fund presentationsas well as investor tables and presentations by of projects seeking investment.

Thursday the 21st

On the first day, the future will be the protagonist. Specifically, the future of mobility, logistics, health, sports, retail, food or insurance. These topics will be addressed by speakers of the stature of Eduardo Aldaoinnovation director of Abanca, Ruben Martinez NietoManaging Director of Howden Iberia, Iago Dominguez AlvarezManager at the Cluster of the Logistics Foundation of Galicia, Luis BaenaSenior Innovation Consultant at Munich Re, or Luca CarluccicoFounder & CEO of BizAway, among others.

Friday the 22nd

On Friday, the keynotes. A format where real cases will be known and in which experts will discuss topics such as high-impact entrepreneurship, woman in tech or the role of VCs in the ecosystem, contributing fundamental aspects.


They will be two intense days in which training will also besince there will be more than 20 very varied workshops, from companies such as Grant Thornton, APDTIC, Gradiant or FundinBOX…, which will delve into basic issues for startups, such as preparing the entry of capital from investor partners, learning how to present a project , such as protecting an innovation, communication and public relations for these projects or internationalization.

We will also dedicate a space to networking, where an environment conducive to creating relationships between the fabric that forms the ecosystem will be generated. As a climax, the congress will host the laconnetworka meeting of ICT-related entrepreneurs for more than a decade and which has evolved to this day.

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