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START Summit 2016

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Start Summit

Event Details

Europe´s leading talent conference for entrepreneurship and innovation with more than 1500 international participants aims to connect founders, students, investors and business partners at St. Gallen to enable innovative and visionary technologies and businesses by offering a comprehensive program tailored for our stakeholders. The next START Summit will take place at the OLMA Congress Center St. Gallen from 17th to 19th March 2016.

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Start Summit Focus Topics


Developments in customer behaviour and technologies such as blockchain are calling for financial innovations.


The Internet of Things is bound to revolutionize how we interact with our environment.


Autonomous cars, peer-to-peer services and the overall digitalization are solving the inherent lack of efficiency.


Israel is one of the hottest startup hubs worldwide, with many successful startups founded every year. Beside entrepreneurial talented students, some of the most successful incubators and VCs are located in the middle eastern country. We will gather all of these groups to the START Summit for a phenomenal cultural and knowledge transfer.

Startup Competition

Amazing startups competing against each other for all the awards the Summit has to offer.


Talented tech students work for 40h, aided by business students as a part of the Hackathon.


Industry leaders and inspirational startups share their story and offer qualitative workshops.

Networking & Background Sessions

Background and networking events aim to bring our participants and partners together to create valuable collaborations.



march 17 (Thursday) - 19 (Saturday) MESZ


OLMA Congress Center St. Gallen

Splügenstrasse 12, 9008 St. Gallen