Participate in Europe’s craziest tech conference

Pirate Summit strives to connect early-stage founders and investors. All attendees are handpicked from applications or personally invited to retain a networking format on the highest possible level of quality and influence.


Quality over quantity. The one thing we think we’re good at is selecting the right people. The best clubs in the world have the best bouncers. We have very good bouncers. Pirate Summit is mainly designed for early-stage founders and investors – no exceptions made. Prices for the tickets increase as Pirate Summit gets closer. You can apply to attend Pirate Summit 2017 here:

Currently selling 50 Early Bird tickets at 45%+ discount off the regular ticket price.
Prices increase on March 1st 

  • 175 €

    Pirate Summit Ticket

    650 €

    Pirate Summit kiosk bundle (2x tickets + exhibition kiosk on day 1)

    Want to attend with more than 3 people from your startup? Get in touch with Till to learn about group discounts:

  • 350 €

    Pirate Summit ticket 

    Want to attend with more than 3 people from your investment firm? Get in touch with Till to learn about group discounts:

  • 600 €

    Pirate Summit ticket 

    Want to attend with more than 5 people from your company? Get in touch with Meike to learn about group discounts:

All prices excl. VAT and possible fees. By purchasing a ticket, you agree to our Terms & Conditions.



You can exhibit your startup on the first day of the Pirate Summit. The exhibition booth will have a standing table, wifi and a power chord. You can bring a roll-up if you like. The price is 550 EUR (excl. tickets) & limited to five booths. First come, first serve. We have a few booths reserved for accelerators/investors and corporates as well.

You can book your startup booth while registering.

Walk the Plank


Pitching your startup is your way for a direct entry. We select the pitches on our Pirate Summit Global Tour but also have a few wildcards for which you can apply. Selected startups will receive 2 free tickets for the founding team members and a pitching slot at the semi-finals of the “Walk the Plank” pitch competition. Selection of startups will be done on a rolling basis. If selected, you’ll receive two free tickets for your founders to join Pirate Summit. If you’ve already purchased tickets, you can choose between additional tickets or a full refund.

Meet Europe’s leading VC funds

VC Attendance

Europe’s top VC funds join us for Pirate Summit, six years and counting. Don’t miss the chance to pitch to them – in the “Walk the Plank” competition, at dinner or our during our legendary after party. Curious what to expect? Here’s 2016’s guest list:


Expose your brand to the core of the startup scene


Become a Partner

Organizing conferences to build an ecosystem is only possible with the generous support of our partners. We’re as selective with our partners as we are with our attendees but once you’re in the game we can offer you a variety of ways to expose your brand and get access to the entrepreneurs that are building the future.
Interested? Get in touch with Meike.