Spotlight is the flagship competition & matchmaking program part of the How to Web Conference 2022. It's an opportunity for early-stage tech CEE startups, with up to €1M in funding to date, seeking to raise pre-seed / seed stage investment.

We’re reviving the scene with startup electricity as 40 startups will join the matchmaking experience, and 20 will enter the final run for the investment prize. Are you one of them?

Be part of the Spotlight experience:
• meet top European early-stage investors
• gain knowledge from experienced high-growth founders
• validate your business in front of top experts & operators
• get visible in the Expo Area of the How to Web conference

The most competitive startup experience deserves the most competitive prize — the winner was crowned with EUR 350K at our previous edition!

The selected teams will get the chance to share the stage with renowed speakers such as Matt Lerner, Founder of Startup Core Strengths, Bruce McCarthy, Founder of...
Spotlight is the flagship competition & matchmaking program part of the How to Web Conference 2022. It's an opportunity for early-stage tech CEE startups, with up to €1M in funding to date, seeking to raise pre-seed / seed stage investment.

We’re reviving the scene with startup electricity as 40 startups will join the matchmaking experience, and 20 will enter the final run for the investment prize. Are you one of them?

Be part of the Spotlight experience:
• meet top European early-stage investors
• gain knowledge from experienced high-growth founders
• validate your business in front of top experts & operators
• get visible in the Expo Area of the How to Web conference

The most competitive startup experience deserves the most competitive prize — the winner was crowned with EUR 350K at our previous edition!

The selected teams will get the chance to share the stage with renowed speakers such as Matt Lerner, Founder of Startup Core Strengths, Bruce McCarthy, Founder of Product Culture, Erin Staples, Senior Community Advocate at Orbit, Cathy White, Founder of CEW Communications, Christoph Auer-Welsbach, Co-Founder at Kaizo, Carlos Espinal, Partner at Seedcamp or Andrew Michael, CEO Avrion & Churn. fm host.

Make sure you apply by September 1.
Good luck!
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How to Web Spotlight 2022 Staff

Alexandru Agatinei | F6S - Images
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Alexandru Agatinei In focus: early-stage tech startups
Andreea Oproiu | F6S - Images
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Andreea Oproiu Communications Manager @How to Web
Ioana Craescu | F6S - Images
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Ioana Craescu Startup Programs @HowtoWeb. Ex-Events & Ops Manager @seedcamp, ex Program Manager @seraphimcapital, Comms Lead @moment_us_
Monica Zara | F6S - Images
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Monica Zara Enthusiastic community builder with a proven history in fundraising, team leadership and events management. Passionate of the complexity lev