Future Travel Summit, 2022: 5 reasons why your start-up needs to participate 

By on August 19, 2022 | Events

Europe’s leading online start-ups magazine EU-Startups is organizing the second edition of The Future Travel Summit in collaboration with Future Travel. EU-Startups has previously organized 8 successful summits that involved attractive prize packages and saw a generous footfall of keen investors. 

This is the second summit of 2022, the first one was organized in May where over 1500 founders of the hottest start-ups in Europe gathered together. The second summit will be organized in the coming November 2022 at Hyatt Regency Tower Barcelona. The applications for pitches have already begun!

During the EU-Startups Summit, this pitch competition will be held with 15 of Europe’s most exciting early-stage travel startups. The pre-selected startups are going to pitch their business idea with a 3-minute-presentation in front of a large audience. This audience will comprise attendees and an expert jury of well-known investors. The last date to apply is August 19th, 2022!

Website Credit: FutureTravel.com

Website Credit: FutureTravel.com

Here is why you should not miss this chance to pitch your start-up idea at this Summit –

  • An opportunity to increase networking for your start-up

 The EU-Startups Summit 2022 will gather over 1,500 founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across Europe. This two-day event is a great opportunity for networking (with a dedicated networking app). This event, undoubtedly, is also a meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors. 

  • A large audience for your brainchild 

The in-person event will bring together 350 attendees from different parts of the world. This will include travel innovators & startups, investors, and travel industry leaders. It’s an unparalleled chance to hear from the very people that are shaping and impacting the travel industry and its future.

  • A chance to increase your knowledge pool

The event will be a gathering of travel professionals. Here, they meet face to face and discuss business strategies, provide insights into the world of the travel business, and identify global trends that are moving the travel industry forward. All in all, an awesome platform for you to learn and increase your pool of knowledge. This will help you carve out better forward paths for your own brainchild. 

The selected teams will get live feedback from a jury of well-known venture capital investors: Christoph Schuh (Lakestar), Michele Luperini (Plug & Play), and more exciting names to be revealed soon.

  • An attractive prize package awaits!

The winning startup team of the FutureTravel Pitch Competition will receive a prize package with a value of around €56,000 in credits. This includes :

#1. A seat in the Scaleway Growth Program for your travel start-up worth €36,00

 Scaleway Growth Program is a time-limited cloud computing partnership program designed for start-ups. It lets you effortlessly power up your business offerings thanks to its public cloud infrastructure combined with technical assistance, resources, and advisory. The Growth Stage Startup Program by Scaleway is a one-year limited collaboration. During this period, the startups benefit from up to €36,000 in cloud credits. They will also have technical support at all times, to fully enjoy their infrastructure and use their time for other matters.

#2. Freshworks product suite worth $10,000

Freshworks makes it fast and easy for businesses to delight their customers and employees. They take a fresh approach to how businesses discover, engage with, and realize value from software throughout their journey. Freshworks product suite is used by 50,000 companies across the globe to exceed customer and employee expectations.

#3. An explainer video maker premium account of Simpleshow worth €9,900

If you aim to promote your product or service, train your employees, or need to motivate your team, a simpleshow explainer video will help you shine. You can use it for training, change management, or any form of corporate communication. 

  • Grab the spotlight for your travel start-up

The winner will also be proudly mentioned in the FutureTravel Newsletter, and prominently featured by EU-Startups and other publications. 


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  • Veetraag Saikia

    Unfortunate I came to know about it today and missed the application date!! But thank you for keeping us updated about possible networking and showing new pathways to budding entrepreneurs. Good read !! Looking forward to know about the next summit probable May 2023.