Open call: Startup Garden 2018


The Call for Startup Garden is an international initiative for startups specialised in the creative industries (music, video, art, design, hardware, VR, fashion, etc) with an on-going project that has been billing for at least 12 months, and currently looking for a Series A round.


The Startup Garden is a space for the promotion and exhibition of companies that gathers national and international key players of the creative industries ecosystem: investors, creators, developers and entrepreneurs. 30 startup companies will be selected from all the applications received and will enjoy many opportunities and exclusive advantages in the creative framework of Sónar+D, such as:

  • Mentoring and networking activities with national and international investors and specialised media.
  • Investment opportunities at Meet The Investor, a networking activity for entrepreneurs and potential investors.
  • Dissemination through Sónar+D communication channels
  • Joining the Startup Competition.
  • A special area for project presentations.
  • A series of talks on challenges and key issues for the sector.
  • Access to all shows at Sónar By Day and Sónar By Night, and to the whole programme of activities of Sónar+D.

The Startup Garden call opens on November 29th and will close on March 30th.


A 950€ registration to Startup Garden fee will apply for the selected startups. It includes three delegate passes and a special exhibition area for each company on 13, 14 and 15 June.

The complete list of investor attendees and prizes of the Startup Competition will be announced in a few months via Sónar+D website and social media channels.