By applying to the VDS2022 Competition, supported by Plug and Play, your startup will be eligible to pitch on stage during the celebration of the event in front of the 10,000 expected attendees and a top-level jury of high-profile investors and leading corporations.

Ten selected startups will have:

  • Two Summit Pro Passes for free, granting access to our exclusive B2B forum for industry professionals with unique content and activities to foster valuable relations in exclusive encounters.
  • Dedicated exhibition space at the Expo Village during VDS2022.
  • Invitation to the Guest Reception on the 24th of October.
  • Access to the VIP Lounge.
  • Media coverage: startups will have the opportunity to be interviewed by our media partners who will enhance their visibility before, during and after the event.
  • Networking opportunities through the Valencia Digital Summit App.
  • Winners will have their own stand at VDS2023.

*VDS2022 Competition deadline expired on 31st of July


Are you looking for investment or strategic alliances with top corporations to boost your project to the next level?

VDS brings together investors and corporations with disruptive startups in 1:1 private meetings that will take place during VDS2022 to foster potential investment, commercial or strategic agreements.

*VDS2022 Competition deadline expired on 31st of July


Do you offer products or services that are useful for other startups or corporations? Are you seeking to grow your connections quickly and efficiently? Meet the Startups is the place to be!

During VDS2022, startups will connect with potential investors and clients through an efficient speed dating and networking format called Meet the Startups: a fast-paced gathering where all parties are actively looking to build professional relationships and you can meet a large number of people in a short amount of time, building your network more efficiently.

*VDS2022 Competition deadline expired on 31st of July


Are you interested in showcasing your disruptive product? We’re looking for the most promising projects and cutting-edge innovations that will provide unique experiences for our attendees. The Expo Village will gather demonstrations of the most exciting projects including robots, wearables, drones, etc. with innovative technologies such as AI, AR/VR, IoT, etc.

Apply now and don’t miss the opportunity to be selected for our Expo Village and showcase your product for two days in front of over 10,000 attendees.

*Important notice: VDS meets simple infrastructural needs such as electricity, space, tables, chairs and seating area. Please make sure that you provide all the necessary technical and display tools to showcase your project.

*VDS2022 Competition deadline expired on 31st of July

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