Picture a junk yard – scrap metal, beat-up old cars and abandoned heaps of unwanted machinery. Now, light it on fire and make entrepreneurs walk the plank after pitching their startup in front of Europe’s most successful investors. This Burning Man-esque startup events goes down every summer in Cologne and it’s called the Pirate Summit.
For the last four years, the Pirate Summit has gained international notoriety for it’s scrapyard venue, top notch talent and true to form pirate startup culture. This year, they’re pulling the anchors and setting sail across Europe on the lookout for the continent’s best startups and the investors crazy enough to fund them.
On June 19th, Pirates on Shore arrives in Barcelona and is bringing high-caliber international VCs along for the ride. Wayra Barcelona will be our host at the MediaTIC Cibernarium for this intimate startup event and the call is out for Barcelona’s best to test their merit and pitch their venture in front of Balderton Capital, Wellington Partners, Nauta Capital and Active Venture Partners.
First, the investors offer their professional opinion on the state of the European startup ecosystem in a VC-led panel. Then, Barcelona startups will have their shot to pitch and receive feedback from four of Europe’s most active venture capital firms.
If you want to attend: BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE (€10)
If you want to pitch: APPLY HERE
Space is limited and startups should apply if they are currently or will soon be raising a Series A round.