The IdeaLab! - WHU Founders' Conference is one of the leading conferences for startups and entrepreneurship in Europe and is organized entirely by 12 students of WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management. It will take place for the 22nd time this year from October 7th to 8th and impresses with exciting workshops, inspiring speakers, motivated participants, industry-leading sponsors and unique networking opportunities.
Friday to SaturdayOct 06 to 07, 2022
At IdeaLab! you can get inspired by keynote speeches from outstanding entrepreneurs and experienced investors and gain deep insights into their personal success stories (and failures). Moreover, industry experts evaluate the latest tech and startup trends in our various panel discussions.
As a participant, you will have the chance to attend exclusive workshops with some of Europe's best venture capital funds and unicorn startups to learn more about their industry. If you have always wanted to know how to raise successful rounds or prepare for an IPO, this is the place to be!
At our speeddating events, students and young professionals can get in personal contact with top employees and secure their next internship or job. Furthermore, we connect founders with investors who are actively looking for new investment opportunities at our conference.
This year we will bring together over 650 students, founders, start-up enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, and media from across the globe.All Speakers
„It is one of the most authentic conferences I have ever been to“
„My brother and I found our first investors at IdeaLab! 2009 – it was a game changer for us.“
„If you are interested in meeting really exciting startups doing awesome things inside of Germany and all across Europe I highly recommend coming to this conference!“
“IdeaLab! is the best conference for young founders. The most important people are coming together at IdeaLab! every year.“