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10 Upcoming Venture Capital Conferences In 2023 Q4

Don’t miss your chance to catch the year’s most anticipated venture capital conferences in Q4 of 2023.

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2023’s venture capital conferences have been a whirlwind for startups and investors alike, jam-packed with opportunities to secure funding, make lasting connections, and gain valuable insight into innovations shaping both global and private markets.

And the year’s not over yet!

We’ve covered 2023’s best investment opportunities — from September’s worldwide extravaganzas and October’s thrilling digital conferences to November’s hottest upcoming events and December’s gatherings for ambitious entrepreneurs.

Don’t let any opportunity slip through your fingers. Seize the moment while you still can with Q4’s top 10 gatherings!

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The Top VC Conferences in September ‘23

September looks to be a promising month, with four spectacular upcoming events in all corners of the globe.

1. Bits & Pretzels 2023


Expected to host over 5000 attendees this year, the Bits & Pretzels Festival is an established three-day VC conference where founders, policymakers, entrepreneurs, employees, and investors can build lasting connections.

Besides investment opportunities, the Bits & Presztesl festival is well known for its celebratory and vibrant energy. Many of its attendees often stick around for the world-renowned Oktoberfest.

And that’s not all — this year’s prime guest speaker is Michelle Obama!

You can expect: 

  • Presentations from 500+ speakers
  • 1000+ investors 
  • Over 300 exhibitors
  • Venture capital investment
  • Discussion panels
  • Networking sessions
  • Meetings throughout the day. 

Date: 24 – 26 September ’23
Location: ICM, in Munich, Germany
Times: 8 am – 6 pm
Ticket Prices: 

  • Attendee ticket: €899 
  • Investor ticket: €879
  • Startup ticket: €499 
  • Corporate ticket: €2,499 
  • Academia ticket: €549 
  • Scaleup ticket: €849 

Registration link:
https://www.bitsandpretzels.com/festival/tickets

2. Venture Capital World Summit London 2023


Seeking a meaningful connection with a venture capital firm?
Venture Capital World Summit hosts worldwide VC conferences at major economic hubs, including Paris, Boston, and Hong Kong.

But with London recently earning the title of the world’s tech capital, we expect their 2023 venture capital conference in the United Kingdom to be the highlight of them all!

The summit aims to unite local and international partners and foster lasting connections. However, for those looking to experience the World Capital Summit closer to the West, see their upcoming events in the United States, such as in Miami and New York.

You can expect: 

  • Presentations
  • Discussion panels
  • Pitches
  • Meetings throughout the day

Date: 3 November ‘23
Location: 22 Park Lane, London W1K 1BE, United Kingdom 
Times: 9 am – 2 pm
Ticket Prices: From £299+ per person

Registration link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/london-2023-venture-capital-world-summit-tickets-599205187847

3. Venture Atlanta


Being one of the largest VC conferences in the Southeastern region of the United States, Venture Atlanta is renowned for connecting funders and partners in Georgia’s startup ecosystem.

It offers funds, pitches, and business insight from industry leaders.

With 1300+ attendees, $7.5B in raised capital, and over $17B in exits, Venture Atlanta is a world-class opportunity for any ambitious founder or innovator.

You can expect: 

  • Pitches
  • Exposure to 250+ funds
  • Funding opportunities
  • Networking sessions
  • The opportunity to sponsor the event
  • Meetings and discussion panels 

Date: 27 – 28 September ‘23
Location: The Woodruff Arts Center and Atlanta Symphony Hall, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Times: 9 am – 6 pm daily
Ticket Prices:

  • Student ticket: $175
  • General attendee ticket: $850
  • Entrepreneur ticket: $300
  • Investor ticket: $850

Registration Link: https://web.cvent.com/event/ca951a1b-44cf-4737-a036-239f07f4a417/regProcessStep1:1a616ea5-c38e-4eae-864f-81706fac4fcd

4. AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum


Hosted by ION Analytics, the 6th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum is East Asia’s leading conference, and for good reason.

The 6th Annual AVCJ Private Equity & Venture Forum presents unmatched investment opportunities for any aspiring founder or venture capital firm.

Meet senior business leaders and policymakers and glean valuable insight into how current trends within the startup ecosystem (i.e., AI, sustainable innovation, healthcare, and blockchain tech) influence international and private markets.

You can expect: 

  • Six conferences
  • 4000+ attendees
  • An awards ceremony
  • Presentations from 168 speakers 
  • Meetings and discussion panels
  • Networking opportunities
  • 58 geographies

Date: 13 – 16 November ‘23
Location: 

  • Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong 
  • Online (virtual)

Times: 8 am – 6:15 pm daily
Ticket Prices:

  • Virtual (online): Free
  • Platinum ticket: $3706 (discounted), regular price – $5295
  • Diamond ticket: $4196 (discounted), regular price – $5995
  • LP Pass: Invite only

Registration Link: https://community.ionanalytics.com/avcj-forum-2023/registration

Want to continue building a strong connection with venture capitalists worldwide?
Let’s explore October’s catalysts for growth, innovation, and transformation.

The Top VC Conferences in October ‘23

In 2023, October is the month of all things digital, providing valuable insights into AI and blockchain tech.

5. World Summit AI 2023


The World Summit AI Amsterdam 2023 conference is an exclusive gathering for selected companies and headline players in the AI industry across business, tech, and sciences spaces.

Expect venture capital investment, funds, general partners, policymakers, and influential business leaders within the tech startup founder realm.

World Summit AI covers everything from heated panels on emerging AI policies, innovation, regulations, and ethics to in-depth discussions about practical applications for enterprises and strategic roadmaps.

You can expect: 

  • Discussion panels
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Presentations 
  • Meetings and networking sessions
  • A United Nations address

Date: 11 – 12 October ‘23
Location: Taets Art & Event Park, Amsterdam

Times: 

  • 11th: 7:30 am – 6 pm
  • 12th 7:30 am – 5:40 pm

Ticket Prices:

  • Expo only: €1199
  • Expo + content: €1299+ Local Taxes
  • VIP package:  €1799 + Local Taxes
  • Startup/student/academic/charity ticket: 50% off “expo only” and “expo + content” tickets

Registration link: https://worldsummit.ai/tickets/

6. European Blockchain Convention 2023


The European Blockchain Convention is a massive conference, bringing together almost every thought leader and innovator in the blockchain industry! 

It enables early stage businesses and angel investors alike to network and gain insight into Barcelona’s startup ecosystem.

With over 5000 attendees and 300 speakers, this three-day event will surely be a high energy experience!

You can expect:

  • A 4000 square meter exhibition area
  • Networking opportunities
  • A startup competition 
  • Side events
  • Three stages (blockchain, crypto, web3)
  • Meetings
  • An investor meetup
  • A media house

Date: 24 – 26 October ‘23
Location: Available after ticket purchase.
Times: Available after ticket purchase. 
Ticket Prices:

  • General pass: €499
  • Tiger pass: €1900
  • VIP pass: €899

Registration Link: https://eblockchainconvention.com/

As the months get colder, these events only get hotter!

Expect more panel discussions, innovative pitches, and investment and networking opportunities. Let’s look at November’s lineup.

The Top VC Conferences in November ‘23

Bringing out the big guns, November gives us two pillar events of the VC world, each with remarkable track records in propelling successful entrepreneurs.

7. Web Summit 2023 Lisbon


Hosting over 71,000+ attendees with some of the tech world’s most influential industry leaders, Web Summit is a massive gathering of like-minded individuals.

Apply to their startup founder program, seek investment, or gain insight from a thought leader in the tech industry — anything is possible.

You can expect: 

  • Panels
  • Presentations
  • 1000+ speakers and 2000+ media members
  • Meetings and networking sessions
  • Press conferences 
  • Pitches
  • 26 tracks

Date: 13 – 16 November ‘23
Location: Altice Arena, Lisbon, Portugal.
Times: Available after ticket purchase. 
Ticket Prices:

  • General pass: €499
  • Tiger pass: €1900
  • VIP pass: €899

Registration link: https://websummit.com/tickets/attendees

8. Slush 2023


Dubbed “the most founder-focused event on earth,” Slush 2023 wholeheartedly lives up to this claim. Over 5,000 startup founders will seek funding from a venture capital firm in Finland’s capital, Helsinki.

And with around 3,000 angel investors managing a collective $1 trillion, there are plenty of chances to secure a solid venture capital investment.

Can you feel the energy?
We sure can!

You can expect:

  • Four stages
  • Investment opportunities
  • 20,000+ meetings
  • Over 300 side events lasting a whole week

Date: 30 November – 1 December ‘23
Location: Helsinki Expo and Convention Center, Messuaukio 1, 00520 Helsinki, Finland
Times: Available after ticket purchase. 

Ticket Prices:

  • Attendee pass: €1,095
  • Startup pass: €395
  • Investor pass: €1095
  • Volunteer pass: Free – enquire here
  • Angel investors pass: €895
  • Friday pass: €595

Registration link: https://slush23.com/#tickets

Clearly, this year holds many opportunities for any innovator or promising early stage company.

And guess what?
The ride’s not over yet.

Let’s head west to America’s founder scene!

The Top VC Conferences in December ‘23

Just in time for the festive season, there are two familiar faces in this VC conference lineup.

9. Venture Capital World Summit 2023 New York


Turning our attention to North America, the New York 2023 Venture Capital event is poised to provide companies and attendees exclusive exposure to cutting-edge technologies and investment opportunities!

Boasting representatives from Harvard University and JP Morgan, The New York VC Summit brings together some of the most influential venture capitalists and angel investors to discover the most promising early stage startups in North America. 

You can expect:

  • Presentations
  • International media coverage 
  • Discussion panels
  • Networking sessions
  • Pitches
  • In-person meetings throughout the day 

Date: 15 December ‘23
Location: TBA.
Times: 9 am – 1:25 pm
Ticket Prices:

  • Partner: €5,499
  • VIP: €599
  • Sponsor: €58,999
  • Delegate: €399
  • Group: €1000

Registration link: https://vcworldsummit.com/tickets/new-york-2023-q4/

10. Miami 2023 Venture Capital World Summit



A hub for trade, tourism, and finance, Miami’s startup ecosystem seems like an obvious place to form a strong connection with eager venture capitalists.

The Miami 2023 venture capital summit aims to connect local and national founders with the best possible VC matches, reaching beyond private markets into the global business world.

With venture capitalists investing in all industries — from robotics and autonomous vehicles to blockchain and augmented reality — this event holds great promise for your company and any Eastcoast startup founder!

You can expect: 

  • Presentations
  • Discussion panels
  • Networking opportunities
  • Pitches
  • Meetings throughout the day

Date: 18 December ‘23
Location: TBA.
Times: 9 am – 1:25 pm
Ticket Prices:

  • Partner: €5,299
  • VIP: €599
  • Sponsor: €54,999
  • Delegate: €399
  • Group: €1000

Registration link: https://vcworldsummit.com/tickets/miami-2023-q4/

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