Welcome to Connect2Scale

Igniting Growth, Fuelling Success!

About the Programme

Embark on a transformative journey with Connect2Scale, a groundbreaking project designed to supercharge EU startups into thriving scaleups! Our goal is clear: fortify and broaden collaboration between Investment Ecosystems and visionary investors.

Imagine a dynamic convergence of stakeholders from 6 countries engaging in cutting-edge training programmes, immersive study visits, vibrant community-building activities, and collaborative knowledge creation.

Our Mission

Closing the investment gap and creating a thriving environment for European startups through dynamic cross-border collaboration.


Connect2Scale project consists of 7 partners from 5 EU countries.

Open Ecosystem

Arm investors with the knowledge they need to explore new frontiers and embark on cross-border ventures within the EU.

Boost Growth

Empower startups through specialized training, propelling them to new heights.

Access to Capital

Bridge the gap between emerging ecosystems and seasoned investors, opening doors to much-needed funding.

Bridge Investment Gap

Forge connections between Business Angels and Venture Capitalists, cultivating a vibrant investment landscape.

Propelling Startups Across the Growth Threshold:

Connect2Scale isn’t just about closing gaps; it’s about propelling startups across the growth threshold. We’re on a mission to raise eyebrows, capture attention, and draw cross-border investors into the beating heart of moderate and modest Innovation Ecosystems. It’s not just about startups; it’s about unleashing the scalability potential inherent in every European startup.

Investment Lighthouses:

Picture Investment Lighthouses beaming with essential investment information, guiding investors to unparalleled opportunities.

Explore online one-stop shops offering insights into specific countries’ investment ecosystems. These lighthouses serve as windows for investors, offering comprehensive information for informed decision-making when exploring local investment opportunities. The go-to resource for investors seeking information on regulatory frameworks, networks, and opportunities in foreign countries.

Connect2Scale Highlights

  • Enhancing Support: Dedicated to enhancing support for EU startups on their journey to becoming scaleups
  • Bolstering Collaboration: Aiming to bolster and broaden collaboration between Investment Ecosystems and investors
  • Global Engagement: Through training programs, study visits, community-building activities, and collaborative knowledge creation, the project brings together stakeholders from six countries.

Join Us in Shaping the Future:

Connect2Scale is your invitation to be part of an exhilarating journey toward a future where European startups shine on the global stage. Let’s scale together and make waves in the world of innovation! Ready to be part of the excitement? Join us now!