• 500 Startups is a leading global venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator. The company manages $200M in assets and invest in 1300+ technology startups
  • The DFF & 500 Startups Pitch Competition is a chance to win a final stage interview for joining the 500 Startups accelerator program in Silicon Valley. Apply!
  • All the 15 semi-finalists will have a full day of mentorship with 500 Startups
  • DFF 2016 winners - Funderful (Latvia) & SkenarioLabs (Finland)

Meet Investors

Raise funds by meeting investors from all over the world - book your meetings, catch them at the party.

Some of the investors & accelerators that attended the DFF 2016:

  • Marvin Liao, Tristan Pollock, Oskar Kalmaru, Matt Ellsworth (500 Startups)
  • Rune Theill & Adriana Ursache (rockstart)
  • Aija Perta & Andrey Ivashin (Rubylight)
  • Steve Gledden (Seedcamp)
  • Carman Chan (Click Ventures)
  • Mike Reiner (Startup Wise Guys)
  • Kristjan Laanemaa (
  • Ilja Laurs (Nextury Ventures)
  • Mark White (White Summers Caffee & James, LLP)


& more!

Raise Awareness

Showcase your product in the DFF Startup EXPO.

  • get the attention of 1000+ attendees
  • show the features of your product, talk to potential customers & investors face-to-face
  • get valuable feedback about your product


Learn from the industry experts in the DFF Masterclasses or by meeting other tech-heads. The DFF 2016 Masterclasses covered topics like:

  • EU funding for startups
  • attracting your first 100 customers
  • gamification mechanics & using them for yout business
  • reaching your first million & practicing your pitch skills
  • building great product design
  • getting to know your customer persona
  • building a kickass company culture


Startups Attending '16

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