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#HTVD20 | BUBBLES, WITH A TWIST

AN INFORMATION SOCIETY MEANDERING BETWEEN PRETENSE AND REALITY

abstract

The past year was characterized by strong contradistinctions: a record dry powder in European funds, mega deals, skyscraping valuations, and unicorn exits, contrasting with an all-time low of first-time financings, a lack of profits, and a narrowing of the VC funnel. Yet, we see that Europe has the potential for global tech leadership: It has robust tech fundamentals and is leading in research and niche technologies. As a consequence, Europe‘s tech ventures attract a record number of global investments, particularly in the later stages. To this day, Europe‘s ecosystem has birthed 200 unicorns. Investors with a good scent for opportunities are orienting towards Europe when looking for „real deals“. These mean capital-efficient, purposeful, resilient companies with well-performing operations in addition to a relevant market share.

Within the coming months we will learn how Covid-19 affects European ventures and the behaviour of Venture Capitalists; how the entire economy will manage the paradigm shift that has already begun. One thing is certain: Future high-tech businesses will have to demonstrate resilience and the ability to adapt quickly with a focus on sustainability, materiality and purpose. A forward-looking Europe well on the way to technological stewardship must relentlessly strengthen the emergence and growth of those new ventures and ensure support from well-equipped and competent venture ecosystems. 

hightech venture days
in a nutshell

40+

Hightech Startups

Europe

from all over Europe

Pitches

ON-SITE + ON-DEMAND

180

International
Investors & Corporates

Matchmaking

Speeddating on-site & networking tool

Stagetime

Investors & Corpoartes
Pitches & Panels

Focus on high-tech

Batteries | Circular Economy | Energy Efficiency | Renewables | Ressource Efficiency | Water & Gas Treatment
5 G | IoT | Organic Electronics | Photonics | Semiconductors | Sensors
3D Printing | Smart Logistics | Automation | Robotics | Smart Manufacturing
Advanced Materials | Coating | Composites | Membranes | Polymers
Devices | Diagnostics | Digital Health | Non-invasive Monitoring | Wearables
AGV | Autonomous Driving | Aviation | eMobility | Space Tech

#htvd20 partners

Focus:

Carbon neutral buildings and industries

Green gases including biomethane and Hydrogen

Carbon utilisation technologies

Distributed energy, storage and demand response

Focus:

Hardware driven nouvelle RF and mmW implementation (regardless of communication standard) for Automotive, IoT, IoE, Industry 4.0,
Power conscious edge computing solutions,

Hardware solutions for image and associated image signal processing using AI / neural networks,
Silicon photonics solutions including heterogeneous integration (CMOS+SiPh),
LIDAR / RADAR solutions,
IoT Sensor hubs with integrated calculation / data acquisition units and embedded memory and hardware and design approaches to enable tamper proof /hardware and design approaches to enable tamper proof /tamper resistant devices for security critical application

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