Latitude59 – the Place for Startups to Rise and Shine!

Latitude59 is the flagship startup and tech event of the world’s first digital society. But behind the long and flashy tagline, participants will be glad to find an intimate event with quality at its core. It’s the beloved highlight of the year for the whole Estonian tight-knit startup community – and anybody interested in its rising stars! 

At Latitude59, startups land in fundraising heaven as each year almost as many investors as startups gather for the main event and its satellite gatherings. From the Pitch Competition and Demo Area to the Karma Matchmaking and colorful program of Side Events – Latitude59 offers valuable opportunities to a startup at any stage of growth. Not to mention the possible publicity and media spotlights if you’re brave enough to stand out.

Have you got what it takes?

Pitch Competition

Latitude59’s Pitch Competition welcomes applications from all promising startups. The selected teams will pass to the semifinals for professional pitch training, followed by a chance to wow investors and the general audience on the main stage on the closing day of L59.

The prize fund for 2022 was juicy – over 400K EUR syndicated investment led by Estonian Business Angels Network EstBAN, plus bonuses from L59 partners. Read more about it here: L59 Pitching Competition: Do you have the passion and courage to win €300K?

The details for L59 Pitch Competition 2023 will be announced soon.

Demo Area

Demo area is the place to showcase your startup! Demonstrate your product in front of potential investors and customers, gain immediate customer feedback, conduct first-hand market research, receive media coverage, and more.

The application form is available via purchasing a Startup Ticket. Yes, creating a Dealum account is required.

Be quick – only 50 startups will be selected to showcase at the demo area!


They say good things take time? Not necessarily. With our Matchmaking system, you can cut through the fluff of generic networking and jump straight to the point.

The Matchmaking system is a quick way to bring to your radar the exact people who offer what you seek – may it be funds, opportunities, know-how or connections. You can agree to meet online or at the Matchmaking Area at L59.

Matchmaking is powered by Karma.

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including price and agenda changes,
latest speakers and side events.