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Unveiling the Future 

IFA is the world's leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, a platform for showcasing the technologies of tomorrow, and where you go to see the future and be inspired.

At the forefront of innovation in consumer tech for nearly a century, IFA today is also shining the spotlight on the latest solutions from B2C verticals such as AI, XR, IoT, robotics and many more. Introducing core themes such as sustainability and diversity, equality and inclusion through our “Women in Tech Programme” to the global conversation.

IFA Next 2024 will be dedicated to the startup ecosystem, bringing to the stage cutting-edge innovations poised to shape the future of the industry:

  • Join thousands of professionals, entrepreneurs, retailers, media experts, investors, and tech enthusiasts from around the globe.
  • IFA Next in 2024 will bring to the spotlight exciting founders and innovations carefully curated and sourced from across the globe.











Curated global startups

Investors stepped into the future of tech at IFA Next: where carefully curated and ground-breaking startups presented from exciting B2C verticals such as smart devices, connected homes, internet of things, AI, XR, sustainability, robotics, and more.


Expertly crafted sessions

Our investors immersed themselves into selected speeches, product showcases, key sector spotlights into the tech solutions poised for disruption, and startup pitch battles with expert panels of judges that showcased the winners of tomorrow at IFA Next.

Dedicated lounge

Our dedicated investor area was a hit among attendees with first-look access to exciting founders in both structured and rapid-fire networking sessions. Attendees met with fellow investors to share ideas and explore opportunities at their own discretion.

Targeted networking

Our matchmaking services were popular with attendees: investors identified and chose the startups they wanted to meet, delved into relevant information and scheduled meetings at the investor lounge though the IFA App and our partners Funded House.



Meetings, generating €4B


Press and influencers


Industry speakers


Hours of content

IFA 2023 Highlights

Over six hundred investors attended IFA this year and joined a diverse community of professionals, entrepreneurs, retailers, media specialists, and tech enthusiasts worldwide.

In partnership with TNW, Berlin Startupnight, Pitchbook, Crowdfoods, Tech Open Air and Merantix, IFA shone a spotlight on over three hundred of the world's most captivating new startups. Hosting the best minds for insights on the latest tech developments in emerging sectors, including AI, IoT, e-sports, robotics and many more at IFA Next.

We were delighted to have Anthony Lacavera from Globalive onsite, who was a special guest host and lead expert judge for our Pitch Battle Finale. Anthony also held interviews with carefully selected startup founders, and remarked that "the quality of startups here has been amazing".

Our IFA Next investor lounge was a major hit with investors and startups. Together with our partners Funded House, we connected hundreds of startups to investors leading up to, during and after the event. 


Join us

Secure your place at IFA and take advantage of our limited complimentary tickets for investors. Get access to all exhibitors, IFA Next and our exclusive Leaders Summit. 

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Showcase your commitment to innovation and elevate your brand as an industry leader in front of a global audience by becoming a sponsor at IFA. 

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Speaker opportunities

Enquire about the availability of slots on our esteemed speaker panels; share your expertise in front of a global audience and shape industry conversations.  


VIP experience

Enquire about access to exclusive networking sessions, private transport service, and a dedicated team to support you before you arrive and onsite.



IFA has partnered with Funded House 


Funded House connects vetted startups with interested investors. 

IFA is the first conference in the world to bring Funded House to Europe. First launched at SXSW in 2019, Funded House returned in 2023 to connect startups from over 30 countries with US-based investors. Their team facilitated live introductions in our dedicated investor lounge at IFA Next for the duration of the conference.

Funded House ranks startups using a growth viability assessment (minimum 3-point score on a 5-point scale) and matches investors to vetted startups that meet an investor’s funding criteria. 

Over a hundred investors registered with Funded House to connect with selected startups from a pool of hundreds from IFA Next 2023 and to track their progress. 

If you wish to participate, please contact:


Stay Connected

If you have any queries or would like to find out more, please contact our Investor Relations Manager, Violi Sahaj

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We look forward to welcoming you in Berlin!