Germany's leading B2B Startup Expo & Conference

Explore our Stages

FTF brings together inspiring people, founders and experts on 6 stages. Find out more about the stages here:

Main Stage

Top acts. Expert knowledge. Impulses.

Experience exciting stars, thought leaders, CEOs and entrepreneurs on our Main Stage. Through inspiring presentations by outstanding personalities, you will not only gain insights into the tech world, but also hear personal stories.

Startup Stage

Latest innovations. Exciting pitches.

Our Startup Stage is the stage for innovative entrepreneurs. All startups exhibiting in our expo can compete for one of the coveted spots in the Startup Pitch Battle.

In a live pitch, they present their digital innovation to the audience. Who will win and secure the prize? Be curious!

3 Vertical Stages

Emerging trends. Thematic focus.

Get to know our new stages with focus topics: HealthTech, AI, HR-Tech, EnergyTech & H2-Tech. There will also be an SME arena.

Here you have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge on specific topics and learn first-hand from experts.

Workshop Corner

Learn from industry experts.

Experts from the industry, startup founders and visionaries report on their experiences and share their knowledge.

In the various workshops we deal with topics such as IoT, AI, innovation platforms, female entrepreneurship or digitalization & sustainability.

Expo Area

Meet 300+ tech startups from NRW, Germany and the world. Network with them on site and arrange meetings in our Networking Lounge via our matchmaking app.


Startups you need to know.

At our expo, you'll get up close and personal with the digital innovations of over 300 national and international tech startups.

Are you interested in startups from the HealthTech or GreenTech sector? Then plan your individual tour through the exhibition.

You want to become an exhibitor? This way.

Networking Lounge

Our lounge for networking.

In our Networking Lounge, you will meet exciting contacts in 1:1 conversations: All participants, investors, company representatives and start-ups can make appointments via our matchmaking app.

There will also be speed dating and table captain rounds. You can apply for these 2 weeks before the event.

Matchmaking App

Plan your individual experience.

With our matchmaking app Talque you have the chance to plan your individual event day. There will be a digital job exchange as well as direct digital networking. In addition, matchmaking tables in the Networking Lounge can be booked via Talque.

With the purchase of the tickets you will receive your access to the matchmaking app.

Party & Specials

This is the most fun part of FTF, and we promise there will be tons of networking and parties.

SheInnovates Tech

Empowering females in tech.

Together we celebrate and promote the creative strength of women in the tech industry. SheInnovates Tech is a unique platform that brings together women, knowledge and innovation to shape our common future.

Aftershow Party

Let's celebrate FTF together.

What is an event without an Aftershow Party? We also think: Such a great day has to be celebrated. We have music acts in store for you to let the evening end in a cool atmosphere.


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