side events 2023


Dive into the full How to Web experience with a series of events organized by our community. Learn, network, and have fun all around the region.
Do you want to organize your own? Apply now.


How to Web Side Events is a community-driven movement that empowers startup, innovation, product, and other tech communities across the region to create events for the ecosystem — all in the How to Web #builder mindset.

With over 3,000 people eager to connect, learn, and discover the startup & innovation community in the region, How to Web Side Events represents a great opportunity for all parties to get together.

For organizers

● How to Web Side Events are organized by communities, organizations, and companies (by you).

● All the side events are in the How to Web Conference feeling, meaning around: learning, networking, connecting, and having fun.

● Events are for 50 – 300 people.

● Organizers have the full freedom to organize something authentic, that matches their values and activity. We are here for support and guidance.

For participants

We don’t call it an innovation festival for nothing — during the How to Web week, you will have a bunch of possibilities to discover new people, new ways of doing things, and have fun. The Eastern European region will be busy talking everything in startup & innovation and connecting the dots in the industry.

All the How to Web Side Events are centralized on this page. Stay tuned to discover them all!

Upcoming Events

Venture in Eastern Europe

The Investor Experience at How to Web Conference

October 1

Over 200 seasoned investors are joining our invite-only event — Venture in Eastern Europe, to discover the best practices in investing and collaboration, and join forces and ideas for better investing in Eastern European startups.

All the event details are constantly updated here:

*In order to attend Venture in Eastern Europe, you must uphold an Investor or Angel Investor Ticket for How to Web Conference 2024. These type of tickets grant you access at both events.

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Invest in Moonicorns

The Art of Angel Investing

October 1,2

The second edition of Invest in Moonicorns will take place around How to Web Conference, to take the angel investors’ experience to another level. All How to Web Conference attendees with an Angel Investor Ticket, receive a 10% special discount for this event.

🗓 Save the Dates: 1-2 October 2024
This special edition will retain everything that our participants loved about last year’s edition, including top-notch content and a unique foray into art.
Event Highlights:

📅 1 October: Conference Day
Dive into valuable presentations, conversations, and networking at the Invest in Moonicorns conference.

🎨 2 October: Art-and-Investment Experience

Join us at a special location in Bucharest for an exquisite experience blending investment with art.

🔗 For more details and to secure your ticket, visit the event website.

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How to Web

Bucharest Gathering

Bucharest TBA
August 29th

Hey Builders, it’s time to press relaunch ▶️🎲

We hope you’re enjoying your sunny days as much as possible, and we’re here to say that as the summer will wind down, we’ll be here to celebrate the last rays of sun.

Therefore, at the end of summer, How to Web awaits you to:
► Reconnect with fellow tech minds
► Recharge your creative spark
► Reinvent your vision for the future at the How to Web Bucharest Gathering.

This is more than just a gathering – it’s a relaunch.

Join us and reignite the energy of Bucharest’s tech scene as we gear up for an unforgettable next season.

🎟️Book your calendars for the evening of August 29th, and don’t forget to register here, because we have limited spots available 👉🏻

*Location TBA (spoiler alert: it will have a great view 🤭)

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Past Events

Venture in cee 2024

by How to Web, EIF, Catalyst Romania, 500 Emerging Europe, Endeavor


In its 8th edition, the event will highlight the best practices for investing and collaboration with some of the leading players in the wider European and CEE industry, LPs, investors, emerging fund managers and business professionals interested in VC. The event focuses on both the dynamics of the CEE investment landscape and insights from global funds that have an active interest in the region.