Join the European Investment Forum 2013

22 JULY 2013

To build on the success of the first Investment Forum held on the occasion of the 2012 NEM Summit, and in order to further support interaction between entrepreneurs and investors, a second edition of the European Investment Forum will be organised in the framework of the 2013 NEM Summit (Networked and Electronic Media Summit) in Nantes, 28-30 October 2013.

Nem SummitThe European Commission (DG CONNECT), as part of the policy to encourage the growth of ICT-innovative creative industries, is co-organising an investment forum that will take place during the 2013 NEM Summit.

During the NEM Summit a specific pitching session for highly innovative start-ups and SMEs will be organised, which aims to support at least 10-12 entrepreneurs who are active in the field of ICT-based creative industry sectors. The selected companies will have the opportunity to interact with investors from across Europe, which are chosen for their interest in the field.

Before the event, these companies will be coached by professional consultants. The companies that have been selected for pitching will have all their travel and accommodation expenses fully covered.

Moreover, all other entrepreneurs and companies that would like to attend the European Investment Forum will be able to:

  • participate to sessions on investment readiness;
  • assist and learn from the pitching sessions in the 2013 NEM Summit;
  • have their profile considered for further coaching and participation in other investment events.

How To Apply
DG CONNECT is currently building up a list of potential candidates, from which the successful companies will be selected. Interested entrepreneurs can still apply to gain one of the coveted coaching spots.

You are encouraged to send names of SME companies and start-ups (including contact data), whom DG CONNECT could put on the candidate list directly to: Ms. Mikolt Csap (DG Connect – G2 Creativity).

For questions, please email Mikolt Csap or info(at)

More information
For more information, please see the European Investment Forum 2013 webpage.
Also visit the webpage of the 2013 NEM Summit.