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After a resounding first edition, PBW Investors and Founders Day is back!

Promising Startups, renowned investors, and even LPs all in one place. This is where the future unicorns are discovered and historic deals are made.


Start-ups & founders


Dedicated stage


Make History at the Investors & Founders Day!

More than an event - The Investors & Founders day is a marketplace, a networking hub, and a visibility platform. Founders, Investors, and Startups connect, secure deals, fundraise, and build tomorrow’s Web3 tech, infra, and companies here.

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OUR 2023


Judge Start in Block, the start-up competition, and grade the 10 selected finalists 

Speak on our dedicated Investors & Founders programme. Premium or Gold sponsors have the opportunity to brand the entire stage

Sponsor the exclusive Investors Lounge, the vibrant networking hub of the day

Showcase your brand and/or start-up portfolio by securing a booth in our dedicated Investors & Founders Exhibition Hall

Your Investor Experience

Investors &
Founders day

Access the VIP Lounge during the 3 days of the Paris Blockchain Week to meet our VIPs, hold meetings and invite guests

  • Access to our Investors Only Lounge
  • Vote for the 10 Finalists out of the top 100 curated decks
  • Meet with the TOP 12 finalists during on exclusive breakfast
  • Conferences & Tracks during the Investors & Founders Day


An unparalleled exclusive experience. Dine under the pyramid of the Louvre Museum and access private viewing of the masterpieces wing.

  • Meet with 500+ VIPs during our exclusive VIP Dinner
  • Under the Louvre Pyramid
  • Private visit of the Louvre Masterpieces wing

Blockchain week

PBW Max Ticket Holders will have exclusive access to Investors Lounge, special investors and startups breakfast and lunch, and voting of start-up finalist pitches.

  • Access to our VIP Lounge during the 3 days
  • All Conferences & Stages of the Paris BLockchain Week
  • Official Party
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Start-up competition

Start In Block 2024 takes place on 11th April 2024

As a key component of Investors & Founders Day, the first START IN BLOCK was a crucial platform for early-stage startups, offering them a chance to showcase their tech and ambitions to investors.

With 900+ global early-stage founders, the event featured intense competition for over $2M in grants, funding, and more. Investors, including VCs, Angels, and DAOs, accessed a curated Top 100 deal flow and selected finalists for the pitch.

The distinguished jury, including Tim Draper and industry leaders, played a pivotal role in selecting winning startups on stage.


For candidates, this event is a gateway to unparalleled learning experiences. Immerse yourself in enlightening workshops and engaging panel discussions led by experts in the field. Seamlessly connect with our esteemed recruiters, paving the way to your dream career in this dynamic industry.

2024 Program Tracks


Founders & investors perspectives on how to raise funds in Web3 (format, process, etc...)

Token sales

Fundraising in a bear market

Founders' Insights

Strategies for growth in Web3

Build & leverage your community

Optimizing PR & marketing

Finding your business model

Building your right team

How to prepare a successful exit?

Corporates & Start-ups

How to pitch your project to corporates

Industry - specific insights: gaming, luxury...

Building a B2B solution in Web3

Time line between Web2 and Web3 (Startups/Corporates)

VIP Keynotes

Keynotes by star investors & top founders

Investing in the future of Web3

The state of Web3 CV in 2024

Where to stand on the decentralization spectrum?

2023 Speakers

Founder and Managing Partner of Draper Associates, DFJ and the Draper Venture Network
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Co-Founder and General Partner, Blockwall
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Senior Manager of Global Management Center Lead, Global IR Team of Cocone Corp.
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General Partner & Head of Venture, BlockTower Capital
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Lab Director at BlackPool
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Partner Relations at BitDAO
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Principal Investment Funds, BPI
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Founder and Managing Partner, Pretiosum Ventures
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Company Intelligence Research Director, The Blox Pro
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OUR 2023

2023 Winners

Xverse- Jan Smejkal

The Key to Unlash $400B of Bitcoin on Web3

Bubblemaps- Bicolkas Vaiman & Don

Innovative Visuals for Blockchain Data ( They recently raised 3M € for their start-up)

Staex- Dr. Alexandra K. Mikityuk

The Web3-ready Machine Data Insfrastructure

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