The Scale-UP! World Summit

10-12 JUNE 2025 | MÁLAGA - FYCMA

Attention Digital and Tech Innovators!

Get ready for a game-changing opportunity in 2024 – introducing the The Scale-UP! World Summit Picture this: your chance to showcase your cutting-edge solutions in front of over 17,000 C-level executives actively seeking innovation.

This year, selected Startups will participate in The Scale-UP! World Summit, a new format where startups will share their innovations directly in front of the Industry representatives, Investors and other stakeholders in the main stages of Digital Business World Congress. We are looking for these new companies with high impact in sectors such as Banking & Insurance, Retail & eCommerce, Manufacturing & Industry 5.0, eMobility, Smart Cities, Digital Health, Entertainment, Tourism & Hospitality or Sustainability – we are looking for you!

Selected startups not only get the spotlight at the The Scale-UP! World Summit but also earn the exclusive opportunity to showcase their groundbreaking innovations at the prestigious Digital Business World Congress. This unparalleled platform will unite influential investors, industry leaders, and companies deeply involved in open innovation. Winning startups will not only gain unparalleled visibility but also forge meaningful connections with key stakeholders, creating an environment ripe for collaboration and growth.

If you’re an entrepreneur or represent a startup or Technology Centre and believe you’re the best digital pioneer out there, don’t miss out! Apply now for a chance to be among the best of the best, performing live from June 11-13, 2024, at the Digital Business World Congress. Your innovation journey begins here!”


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What's there for you?

Finalists will be invited to the European Digital Mindset Awards Gala & Dinner on June 12th, and will automatically be nominated in the category Best Digital Disruptor Start-Up Award*:
_Impactful Innovation
_Disruptive Business Model
_High Projection

Selected Startups will be able to participate in the Digital Business World Congress 2024.
_International Audience
_High-Profile Executives
_Unique Presentation Formats in main stages (The presentations will not be in a traditional pitch but in different formats: panels, fireside chats, dialogues, etc.). Formats will be discussed with selected startups.

You will have the possibility to Connect with Global Innovation Ecosystem:
_Integration with DES2024 Ecosystem
_And high-level Networking Activities with Stakeholders

You will be able to arrange Private Meetings with Partners and Investors:
_Exclusive Scheduled Meetings only for selected participants
_Project Growth Opportunities

You will have a Premium VIP Pass to attend Digital Enterprise Show:
_Exclusive Access to the Digital Business World Congress and the VIP Lounge
_Valued at 675€

Own Stand at DES2024:
_Optimize Participation
_Special rate for participating Startup booths

Key dates for the The Scale-UP! World Summit:

_The deadline for the project registration is May 19th 2024 (23:59 CET)

_The evaluation process will take place between May 19th to May 24th 2024

_Selected projects will be notified as from May 29th, 2024