Discover innovative ideas in search of funding at our annual Investment Forum

ACCIÓ’s Investment Forum is the place where entrepreneurs and investors are going to meet on June 20th in Barcelona, being one of the Catalonia’s most important event on the field.

Start-ups looking for funding

21 start-ups, out of more than 100 candidates, will be on the stage for a 1-minute pitch. Attendees will choose the nine finalists, three for each category: life sciences, ICT and other technologies. The companies that pitched from 2009-2017 editions have raised more than €182M from business angels, venture capital funds and public institutions. Those nine finalists will have five more minutes to expand on their solution, business model, technology, team and financials while answering the questions from the investors’ panel.


The perfect opportunity to find and to be found

The Investment Forum 2018 is also the best place to be engaged in a dynamic networking based on having previously booked 10-minutes meetings with other attendants. More than 450 10-minutes meetings where booked last edition.

Do not miss this opportunity! When you fill in the registration form, select you want to participate in the networking, fill in your cooperation profile and start looking for interesting profiles to meet.



Investment Forum 2018 will have France as the guest country. Three venture capital funds from France will be part of the investor’s panel, and the keynote speaker will be Jean de La Rochebrochard, partner at Kima Ventures, who will talk about What does it take to build European tech giants?

The 2018 Start-ups Catalogue

Each year, 50 start-ups, from more than the 100 candidates, are chosen to be included in the Start-ups Catalogue. This edition’s catalogue will be sent the same day of the Forum.


The Investment Forum focuses on sharing succes stories, making entrepreneurs more visible, fostering networking activities and emphasizing their international presence.

The Business Catalogue

Each year, the top 50 projects are selected to join the Business Catalogue. This publication is aimed at private investors interested to discover new projects. The catalogue will be presented on the same day of the Forum.

Download the Investment Forum Catalogue

The last eight editions of the Investment Forum have seen pitches from 156 companies, that have raised 182 M€ funding.

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