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Europe’s Leading Startups Event in the Publishing Industry

Startup Awards 

 

Find out what will be the two startups that will win in innovation and monetization categories among 80 early startups. 


All DiG participants will vote using our DiG app once they watch the pitch videos. 


Dig up the most innovative solutions according to key digital publishing players.

Investors Breakfast

 

 

Welcome to Investors Breakfast, an exclusive event to investors coming to DiG Publishing 2018. You will have gained a better understanding of digital media trends with concrete insights, new solutions and business models. 

You will have opportunities to find out which type of investments will offer the best potential returns over the next years. 

Investors and startups can pre-book meetings that will take place at the venue before the event.

Open Mic Pitching 

During the Open Mic sessions, startups will pitch to investors in a dedicated corner inside the Startup Village. 

Every startup will have the chance to practice their pitch for 5 minutes on a dedicated stage. 


You will have time to get to know every startup at the Startup Village, how they present publicly and meet 
co-investors at our delightful venue.

Invest in startups that matter to you

Participate in 3 evening events planned for startups, publishers and European investors.

  • Welcome Dinner Event
  • Lisbon Evening Event
  • Closing Event

Dine and party in one of the liveliest districts of the capital. Discover the Portuguese cuisine and local wines with charming notes of live music concerts in the background. 

On the last day, relax alongside the ocean and choose one of the following activities: : sightseeing in Sintra or Lisbon, golf, surfing, sailing or spa.


 

Leisure

 

Reach out to the most promising AdTech startups 

 

3-day focus to meet startups founders and find new investment opportunities.

Startup Awards

Invest in the most promising startups

 

 

Investors Breakfast

Meet startups founders

 

 

 

Open Mic Pitching

Discover new trends

Leisure

Relaxation time around Lisbon

 

 

DiG Publishing takes place in one of the hottest startup cities in Europe, Lisbon, from 3 to 6 October 2018.

DiG Publishing gathers leading European publishers and top startups with solutions for publishers in the most exciting startup scene in Europe that is also a home to the Web Summit. During two days DiG Publishing creates opportunities for startups looking to meet new investors and vice versa.

Who will participate?

  • 110+ selected startups with scalable solutions for digital publishers 
  • 150+ senior executives of leading European publishers (medias & vertical sites with large audiences) 
  • 30 leading technology suppliers with solutions dedicated to AdTech and MarTech

Startup Village

 

Startups will exhibit their solutions in the Startup Village. There will be plenty of time to know the latest trends in publishing innovation and talk in details about what will come next. 

 

Startup Village

Dsicover new solutions

 

 

Welcome evening

18:30

Wednesday 3 October

With technology suppliers & startups

Roundtables

The Schedule

 

23:30

Breakfast

08:00

09:00

Day 1 : Thursday 4 October

Pause

10:30

10:50

Buffet

13:00

Expert workshops 
One-to-One meetings
& Startup village

14:00

With industry experts

With technology suppliers & startups

Hello Diggers !

Lisbon Experience

Cocktail
 & Lisbon evening

Breakfast

Day 2 : Friday 5 October

08:00

09:00

With industry experts

Pause

10:50

Expert workshops

Startups will be presenting their technological innovations

10:30

Buffet

13:00

14:00

Expert workshops

Startups will be presenting their technological innovations

Cocktail
& Closing dinner

Breakfast

Day 3 : Saturday 6 October

08:00

Relax alongside the ocean 

Lunch

13:00

14:00

Bye Bye Diggers !

Roundtables

Roundtables
& startup pitching

Vote for the innovation Award 2018

    

Leisure activities

Leisure activities

Relax alongside the ocean 

16:30

19:00

23:30

09:30

19:30

01:00

See you next year

Discuss current trends with others investors

These publishers participated in DiG Publishing 2017

 

All attendees  "dig up" new solutions and revenue streams.

Early startups

Technology suppliers

In 2017, 40 startups created as of 2014 came from 15 countriesIn 2018, we expect 80 early startups.  
They have innovative technologies for publishers concerning Engagement, Analytics, Streaming/live streaming, Video editing, (Micro) payment, Visual search, Email Monetization, Mobile advertising, Ad Recovery, Native advertising, Blockchain content, Retargeting, Gamification, VR advertising... 

Some startups have been hosted by media incubators/accelerators such as Axel Springer Plug&play Accelerator, BBC Worldwide Labs, ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator, Next Media Accelerator, TF1, Ouest France, Dutch journalism fund and Media Lab Bavaria.

One-to-One meetings
& Startup village

Vote for the monetization Award 2018

Connecting publishers, 
startups & investors

 

 

Investors dig up promising Adtech and MediaTech startups

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