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IFA NEXT is a global innovation hub bringing together researchers, industry professionals, startups and retailers for a dynamic transfer of knowledge, information and business ideas.

IFA NEXT Startup Days

The German Startups Association connects Startups with IFA´s massiv crowd of customers, industry leaders & experts. Each day, 20 startups from the same industry exhibit and present themselves on stage in a 5 min. pitch during the startup program in front of IFA visitors, journalists, experts, VC's and decision makers from industry and trade. 

Apply now for IFA Next Startup Days

You have the opportunity to exhibit your products and solutions for one day at IFA NEXT and present them in a 5 minute pitch to IFA visitors (consumers, representatives from industry and politics, trade visitors, press, investors) as part of the startup program on stage.

What's in for your startup at the Startup Days @ IFA NEXT?

  • This is your chance to meet high level representatives from industry and politics, investors, VC’s and journalists
  • Pitch your startup live on stage at the IFA NEXT Innovation Engine and reach out to a whole new crowd of potential customers and partners
  • Gain great visibility and media coverage for your startup
  • Make new business contacts and boost your network
  • And most importantly, get direct feedback and attention from end consumers!


IFA is the biggest Consumer Electronics Fair with:

  • 253.000 Visitors 

  • 5.800 Journalists from 70 Countries 

  • 1.800 Exhibitors form 51 Countries 

  • 4.700.000.000 € Order Volume 

  • 160 Countries Media reported from IFA


Christian Bogatu

„IFA Next Startup Days are always a highlight in our event calendar. A unique platform, to showcase our product and our company  - at our booth and on stage."
Christian Bogatu
, Founder of Fresh Energy & kiwiki

Sascha Schubert

"IFA Next Startup Days are the best way to connect your company with relevant consumers, distributors and resellers."

Sascha Schubert, Founder of spendino, Vice-Chairman German Startups Association