The 2nd edition of the DEEP Startup Ecosystem Conference that took place in Essen, Germany on 18th October 2021 convened ecosystem leaders, entrepreneurs, policy makers and investors from across Europe and beyond. Their common goal is to foster discussion on the most pressing challenges that startup ecosystems face today. The event hosted a virtual think
2021 has seen the highest number of venture exits since 2017 in Europe. The total exit transaction value surpassed 421bn € at the time of the DEEP Ecosystems Conference in October. During the conference we came together with experts from startup hubs all around Europe and even beyond to discuss what the effects of exits on the ecosystem could be and how we can ensure the positive re-percussions we hope for are actually achieved.
The 2nd DEEP Startup Ecosystem Conference took place in Essen, Germany, on 18th October 2021. The event was held at the Impact Hub Ruhr and convened ecosystem leaders, entrepreneurs, policy makers and investors from across Europe and beyond. The common goal was to foster discussion and strengthen connections between startup ecosystem counterparts and create a virtual think tank for a deep analysis on the most pressing challenges that startup ecosystems face today.
Although a lot of progress has been made in female entrepreneurship in recent years, a lot remains to be done. Our White Paper on female entrepreneurship provides some insight on the discrepancies between female and male founders and what can be done to support female entrepreneurship.
Our alumni are spread all across the globe making impacts on their startup ecosystems. To acknowledge all of our wonderful alumni and the accomplishments in their career, we spotlight and host them here. Flip through our incredible alumni and learn more about how DEEPSEA has impacted their career journeys.