A tech startup conference, in a castle.


Uppstart is an fun conference where over 1000 people from across the world meet around the common interest of technology startups, in an incredible castle! Attendees can listen to world class speakers, meet startups, investors, press, and of course attend our well known Uppstart after party! Tickets are FREE but go quickly so register ahead to avoid disappointment.

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The schedule, from 9am until late.

The schedule for this years after events including official after party will be announced soon!

Our Speakers.


Every year Uppstart hosts a selection of world class speakers who hold short but punchy 20 minute talks and fireside discussions on various topics within the technology startup ecosystem. See below for a full list (more speaker and topics will be updated here often before the event).

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Uppsala Castle
Humanistiska Teatern

The Venues


This year two venues are used during the main event at Uppstart. The Central Stage, Early Stage and ScaleUP Stage will be at Uppsala Castle. The Industry Stage will be a 3 minute walk away at Humanistiska Teatern.

The After Party


This years after party (which yes will include our well known Startup Karaoke pitching competition again!) will take place at Elite Hotel Academia, where you can book a discounted room here.

Uppstart Partner Hotel Discount


For those coming from overseas we recommend flying to Stockholm Arlanda airport which is a short 18 minute train ride to Uppsala. We recommend staying overnight for all guests who don’t live in Uppsala to get the most from our after events that go on until late. Uppstarts hotel partner is the Elite Hotel Academia, click below to access our special discounted prices.

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Our Sponsors and Partners

A big thank you to all these organisations for supporting Uppstart for 2018.