4YFN & xside

4YFN (Four Years From Now) is set to hold its biggest event ever during MWC Barcelona, supporting startups, investors and companies to connect and launch new business ventures together.

Held at Fira Montjuïc, MWC pass holders can enjoy 3 days of industry discussion and interactive showcases across 10 stages and visit over 800 startups displaying the latest advances in technology with an emphasis on Fintech, Health Tech, Intelligent Connectivity and 4Impact.




Startups & Exhibitors







New Experiences

Introducing the new vertical hubs and activities taking place at 4YFN including the Health & Wellness Hub, Fintech Hub, Intelligent Connectivity Hub, Talent Arena, 4Impact and other featured programmes such as Women4Tech.

The Discovery Area also returns to highlight the most promising startups presented by founders to a sea of investors and corporations.

Conference Agenda

During the 3 days of 4YFN there will keynotes, panels, fireside chats and startup competitions taking place across the many stages and workshops.

Catch all of the action with your MWC pass.

Startup Awards

15 semi-finalists will be selected to pitch their business on stage with the opportunity to win a €25,000 cash prize plus benefits from international partners but first they must impress the panel of judges. Be sure not to miss this highlight on Wednesday, 26 February from 17:00.

xside powered by 4YFN, Sónar, and GSMA MWC Barcelona

Enjoy xside, a groundbreaking gathering where converging communities unite.

Attend talks and debates around our role in the future of creativity, content creation and technology. When MWC and 4YFN close their doors, xside Night takes over as the place to be for music, talks, and screenings from a host of renowned innovators and global artists curated by Sónar. 

4YFN Sponsors

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Academic Sponsor

Institutional Partners

Supporting Sponsors

For more information visit the website