Startup The Fusion

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Startup The Fusion is a startup event that consists of uniting 350 remarkable thinkers & doers of the Spanish and European startup ecosystems during two days of presentations, debates, fireside chats, interviews, talent recruitment and of course, two outstanding open air parties which includes the World famous: Santiago Bernabeu football stadium (tbc)!

We are bringing the most interesting startups from the European ecosystems to Madrid.

Be part of it.

The main part of the event will consist of presentations from 40 startups in Pre-launch, Early, Mid and Late stages, spread in 10 Categories, which are:

  • Architecture
  • Business
  • Entertainment
  • Fashion
  • Hardware
  • Mobile
  • Shared Economy
  • Gaming
  • Transport/Automotive
  • UnCategorised

There will be no competitions, and no cash prizes. This event will be all about new experiences such as: learning about new tech, witnessing the launch of new startups, forging partnerships and mingling amongst the founders of amazing startups from 12 countries.

Investment ready startups that impress on stage, will be invited to attend business negotiations (hand picked by investors during the event) in private meeting rooms with investors who will be prepared to invest in a right startup, at the event.

Startup The Fusion

Thursday, June 26th, 10am to Friday, June 27th, 9pm

63 Calle de Hortaleza

Madrid, Community of Madrid

Held in the breath taking penthouse setting of COAM (The Madrid Institute of Architecture) in the heart of Madrid during 2 days of presentations, networking, workshops, interviews and of course, two spectacular after parties.

  • 2 Days during June 26th and 27th
  • 350 remarkable people
  • 50% Startups from 12 nations
  • 15% International Investors ready to invest
  • On Stage interviews, fireside chats, debates and presentations with leaders of regional and international organizations
  • Fireside chats with editors of respected media publications and founders of successful companies
  • Hear the success and failure stories of respected leaders & investors
  • Workshops: How to get your startup exposure in media, how to talk with journalists, how to recruit programmers, How to Scale your startup, How to raise investment and from where
  • Speed Networking - series of mini meetings (3min each)
  • Invitation only Founders Dinner for 50 movers & shakers of the regional ecosystems
  • Thursday open air After Party in Hipodromo with horse races
  • Friday After Party in the World famous, Santiago Bernabeu football stadium!

Thursday 26th

10:00 - 10:45 Registration

10:45 - 11:00 Opening Speech, Introduction & Game rules

11:00 - 12:00 Architecture Startups on stage

12:10 - 12:45 Fireside chat

12:50 - 14:00 Mobile Startups on stage

14:15 - 15:00 Lunch with La Nevera Roja

15:15 - 16:00 On stage debate

16:15 - 17:15 Entertainment Startups on stage

17:30 - 18:30 Services Startups on stage

18:45 - 20:00 Speed networking, Negotiations, Mingeling & Drinks

20:00 - 02:00 After Party in Hipodromo (intro video below)

La Terraza del Hipódromo - Carreras Nocturnas - Las Noches de Madrid

Friday 27th

10:30 - 10:45 Opening

10:45 - 11:45 Hardware Startups on Stage

12:00 - 13:00 ON stage Interview

13:15 - 14:15 Shared Economy startups on Stage

14:30 - 15:30 Lunch with La Nevera Roja

15:40 - 16:00 On stage panel debate

16:00 - 17:00 Transport Startups on stage

17:10 - 18:10 Fashion Startups on Stage

18:20 - 18:45 Presentation/Speech

18:45 - 19:15 Fireside Chat

19:15 - 20:15 Business Startups on Stage

20:15 - 20:20 Closing

20:20 - 21:20 Speed Networking, Negotiations, Mingeling, Drinks

22:30 - Closing AfterParty in Santiago Bernabeu stadium (tbc)

Santiago Bernabeu Aerial Night

Startup The Fusion

Startup The Fusion is presented by SiliconKarne - the Spanish startup blog, and Slush (, the most important startup event in Scandinavia.

Big thanks to COAM (The Madrid Institute of Architecture) for allowing us to hold the event in their spectacular building. Check out their video below!