Startup Week Tallinn beat its own record when the 2019 edition brought together 76 events with 3500+ participants. This year, the community-driven festival was not only held in the capital, but in 6 cities all over Estonia.

“We wanted to play it safe and stick to 50 quality events like last year,” said Triin Ilves, head organiser of Startup Week Tallinn 2019. “But just like in 2018, we had to admit that the Estonian startup community is becoming progressively more vibrant and it’s not only the surplus energy from Tallinn — regional community leaders raised their voice and requested for…


Our Startup Week Tallinn 2019 Family

It’s finally here and bigger than ever! This year we have spread all over and you can take part in Startup Week Tallinn even in Pärnu, Tartu, Narva, and more! Our four different tracks (Community Connections, Generation Green, Future Founders, and Tech Almighty) combined together give us 75 individual events throughout the week! So really, you do need this guide to survive and get maximum out of these free events!

  1. Request vacation! Sick leave, unannounced absence, etc. All creative forms of skipping obligations are accepted. Or take Startup Week as a part of your job — gather all the knowledge…


The future is built on sustainability! In 2019, we bring together the green revolution in the Estonian startup world and beyond. We expect not only green tech startups to gather but feature everyone with a sustainable goal in mind. Whether you are working in the field of a circular economy, clean tech, green or blue tech or other similar fields, join our ranks of generation green.

Tallinn City in cooperation with Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol is providing the unique opportunity to pitch your products or services to the city itself. You have the opportunity to have the city goverment as…


If you want to learn some new tricks about how to boost up your startup from its very roots — you know, from the tech end of it then at Startup Week Tallinn 2019 we have a series of tech events at TECH ALMIGHTY track to give you a great opportunity to get insights from many successful startups, and share your own struggles and pursuits with them. That’s right, most of this year’s hosts love to hear your ideas as well. Some real quality information is going to be shared from techies to techies.

Tech Almighty is the track for…


Sometimes, it’s not about what you know, but who you know. At Startup Week Tallinn 2019, we are keen to showcase our network, thus events at one of the four tracks — Community Connections — could possibly change your life.

Meet the missing link of your team at a networking night, get inspired by the shared ideas at a fireside chat or talk about any topic you’re passionate about on stage for 3 minutes.

What community, you may ask? Estonian startup ecosystem is blooming and we see more variety than ever. There are lots of familiar names that you will…


With Startup Week Tallinn 2019 a bit more than a month away, we are glad to announce the first batch of this year’s events. On its fourth year, Startup Week Tallinn continues to celebrate our lively startup ecosystem by joining together for a weeklong startup festival.

It’s time to publish the first events for this year's festival!

Future Founders track is focusing on events aimed to educate, empower our next generation and discuss innovation, trends in the education sector. This year, there are plenty of practical workshops from data mining, video editing, design and social media to programming, money laundering…


Let’s establish one thing — 🔮 is 4ever!

Estonians are often called a tech nation but truth to be told, our startup ecosystem is built by every kind of talent available. Some of our most successful founders grew up in the countryside and for the next generation of future founders, coding is just another subject in primary school.

Startup Week Tallinn 2019 is your one-stop shop to the most vibrant startup ecosystem. On 11–15 November, we celebrate the ever-growing talent pool with #SWT2019 — a community-driven festival that brings together startups and individuals, entrepreneurs and investors, community organisations and others doing amazing things in the world of startups and innovation.

Application round to host your event during Startup Week Tallinn 2019 starts today so submit your idea already now! If not today, then we keep the registration link open until 15 August.


The team behind Techstars Startup Week Tallinn 2018 (from the left): Sander, Matt (Global Direcotr of Startup Week for Techstars), Kristiina, Marika, Triin, Merit, Liisi, Ede, Margus. Magnus is missing.

5 days of celebrating our startup community is now behind us. With 62 events throughout the week and around 3000 attendees, we really pushed the limits. Together with the core team, we gathered some thoughts and reflections of the overall experience on how to organise a community festival.

Startup Week Tallinn

Startup Week Tallinn 2019 is a week-long startup community festival and will be held on 11–15.11.

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