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Apply for our 2024 Startup Programme: The CogX Festival shines the spotlight on Startups with outstanding potential and supports them with their growth. Applications are now open.
What is the CogX Startup Programme?

CogX’s Startup Programme brings together the most innovative startups operating within the ecosystem. Our Startup Village will host the most exciting startups, a pitch stage, talks and entertainment. It’s also the most affordable way to access all the stages - and meet customers, investors, the press and fellow founders.

Expo space and branding opportunities

Eligibility to present on Founders Stage

From small booths to entire pavilions, share your propositions, arrange meetings and network with your target audience

Opportunity to enter the CogX Awards 2024

Run your own event within the festival drawing on specific delegates. Host content, drinks, dinners & receptions

Investor Matchmaking

Demonstrate your thought-leadership to an audience of up to 15,000 company leaders

Masterclasses & Mentoring

Whether it’s the façade of the venue or the festival app, your branding could be placed in prominent areas and experiences

Branding onsite & online

Influence the most senior and hardest to access delegates with specific GLS Exec Programme engagements

CogX's Venture Capital Affiliate Partners

Join an elite cadre of global leaders at CogX Summit, where CEOs from Fortune 500 companies, visionary startups, and world-renowned institutions converge. Don't miss your chance to be among the luminaries shaping the future.

Explore Startup Programme Opportunities. Learn more about the many opportunities and benefits of partnering with CogX Summit.


Stand out from the crowd and get noticed with dedicated branding opportunities including company profile & logo on the CogX website & Festival app and the opportunity to enter the CogX Awards 2024.


Meet potential investors, mentors, partners, customers and collaborators across the Festival. Hear from leading Founders and CEOs on our Startup to IPO programme or learn about new markets and trends from our global thought leaders.


Hear the latest insights at one of our sessions, keynotes or masterclasses, gain competitor insights from the pitch stage or engage with one of our partner organisations for incredible diversity and expertise.


Search and book meetings as well as keep track of who visited you via our Festival app. Get intelligent recommendations based on your Startup or take advantage of our networking spaces including our lounges and restaurants.

RRP $23,621

Features of the CogX Startup Programme

Limited Early Bird offer until 31 March

Option for founder to attend Global Leadership Summit

Startup bench within the CogX Expo & access to Startup focused Masterclasses

Access to Investor to Startup meetings

Eligibility to present on Founders Stage (additional fee)

Access to Startup focused Masterclasses & Mentoring sessions

Opportunity to enter the CogX Awards 2024

What do our partners say?

Discover why leading CEOs make CogX Summit a priority. Up next, read firsthand testimonials from industry pioneers who've experienced the transformative power of attending. Join the conversation that shapes the future.


“techUK is proud and thrilled to once again partner with the CogX Festival and join the global conversation on the transformative power of AI and emerging technologies. The size and scale of this year’s event makes it a truly exciting and unmissable event that should be in every tech leader, inventor, innovator and student’s diary."

Sue Daley

Director Tech and Innovation at techUK

“I’m delighted that Tech London Advocates is partnering with CogX for the 2023 Festival, the event is set to be bigger and better than ever. CogX is one of the first dates in my 2023 diary, and the theme of “How do we get the next ten year’s right?” coinciding with Tech London Advocates' tenth anniversary feels particularly fitting."

Russ Shaw CBE

Founder of Tech London Advocates

"There is no doubt in my mind that the CogX Festival is one of the high points in the European Tech Event calendar. This year was no exception."

Parul Kaul-Green

CFA / Board Member UK Insurtech Board, HM Treasury at Tech Nation

“CogX shares attributes many of us value in our work at HBS – the importance of thoughtful and informed conversations, an intense curiosity about the world, and a desire to help address and resolve the world’s greatest problems."

Jeffrey Rayport

Harvard Business School

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