In 2021, a new chapter will begin for ISE. The Next Web (TNW) and ISE are excited to collaborate at ISE 2021 and to bring the global tech community to ISE in Barcelona and engaging them in four exciting tracks designed to supercharge innovation.

As TNW is our strategic partner, ISE would like to invite you to TNW’s and the Financial Times’ Transform Couch Conference on 2 July 2020, a new format with hands-on workshops, live interviews, and audience Q&As.

Top thinkers include:

For ISE’s network, TNW is offering 50% off Standard Couch tickets. Just follow these instructions:

1. Go to the TNW website and click on Standard Couch – REQUEST ACCESS

2. Fill in the form and answer the question “How did you hear about the event?” with ‘other’ and enter the following code: ISE50

Join ISE and TNW at Transform Couch Conference and discover how today’s companies can innovate to ensure long term success and positive social impact.

We are looking forward to virtually meeting you on 2 July!


Approaching scale is a crucial inflection point in every startup. It’s the phase that determines who will stand out in a crowded landscape of eye-catching products and bold ideas. At Growth Quarters, learn firsthand from the leaders of the world’s most successful companies how to tackle growth challenges and come out on top.

Join TNW and a host of experts at ISE in Barcelona for a deep dive into the world of startups and scaleups. Growth Quarters will cover four unique tracks:

The Growth Quarters stage at ISE 2021 will host an unmissable programme, with a four-day schedule of keynote speakers and experts sharing their knowledge on how to rapidly grow and scale a business.

We are gathering 150 mayors, deputy-mayors, and policy makers from key tech cities, such as Barcelona, Amsterdam, and New York to discuss what it takes to build a flourishing tech ecosystem.

In our Innovation Track, we will help define your key innovation challenges and find the most progressive and disruptive startups in the industry to partner on solving these challenges with their startup solution.

The Assembly (in collaboration with FT) is a one-day event that brings together 150 of the world’s most influential CEO’s and policy makers to discuss the biggest global challenges that tech can solve or disrupt in the coming five to ten years.