How to Web announces the Accelerator Assembly Conference

How to Web announces the Accelerator Assembly Conference

Startup Europe’s Accelerator Assembly will be holding its first European conference in Madrid this March. The event will bring together accelerator directors and managers, with policy makers, corporate representatives, investors and entrepreneurs, to share best practices and strengthen their support for European startups.

Main topics & Key speakers

The Accelerator Assembly conference will bring together the community fostered through the Accelerator Assembly network, with inspiring speakers to generate valuable networking opportunities and reflect on existing and future models for supporting entrepreneurs.

The conference will host an array of debates around global accelerator trends, existing research and ways of measuring impact, financing models for accelerators, creating partnerships with corporations, complementary programmes and many more.

With the European Commission in attendance, it will also be an opportunity to discuss policy recommendations for supporting the ecosystem for web entrepreneurs.

Speakers joining the conference include: David Cohen (TechStars) – live video Q&A, Carlos Espinal (Seedcamp), Jon Bradford (TechStars London), Jose de Hoyos Maroto (Wayra), Andy Shannon (Startupbootcamp), Bindi Karia (Silicon Valley Bank), Matthias Ummenhofer (European Investment Fund), Isidro Laso (European Commission), Deborah Rippol (Up Global and Startup Weekend), Robin Wauters ( and many more.

The Conference will take place in Madrid, on March 14th, at the BBVA Innovation Center.

For the full list of speakers and further details on the agenda, please visit the Accelerator Assembly website.

If you are interested in participating, please apply for an invitation by 4th March 2014 here.

About the Accelerator Assembly network and Startup Europe

Born out of the European Commission’s and Vice President Neelie Kroes’ leadership towards supporting web entrepreneurs, the Accelerator Assembly network is a key part of the EU initiative called Startup Europe.

Launched in July 2013, the Accelerator Assembly is an industry-led network, delivered by Bethnal Green Ventures, Seedcamp, Seed-DB and Startup Weekend, with the support of Nesta, How to Web and TechStars London.

For more information about the Accelerator Assembly network, organisers and supporters please visit our website.