10 Years of 4YFN: A Journey of Innovation and Entrepreneurship

In 2014, the tech world witnessed the birth of a phenomenon – 4 Years From Now (4YFN) by Mobile World Capital Barcelona. Next February 4YFN will celebrate its 10th Anniversary, and we reflect on a decade of unparalleled innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Birth and Evolution of a Tech Giant

Conceived as more than just an event, 4YFN rapidly established itself as a hub for groundbreaking ideas and collaborations in the tech sphere. This vision quickly materialized, with the first edition setting a precedent for the future. What started as a modest gathering soon blossomed into an international phenomenon, capturing the essence of technological advancements and entrepreneurial spirit.

As 4YFN expanded, it became a global platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and showcasing new technologies. With each passing year, the event grew in size and influence, drawing in a diverse crowd from across the globe. This growth wasn’t just in numbers but in the variety of industries represented, from the early days of mobile tech to the latest innovations in AI, VR, and IoT.


4YFN - Stage

A Decade of Impactful Achievements

Empowering Startups and Investors

4YFN has consistently facilitated meaningful connections between startups, investors, and corporations. Its platform has been instrumental in catapulting emerging businesses into the global tech scene, providing them with invaluable exposure and opportunities​​.

Global Reach and Diversity

The event’s scale is impressive, with half of MWC’s attendees, including 1000 investors and representatives from 39 countries, converging at 4YFN. This diversity underscores its role as a global nexus for tech innovation​​.

Creating Opportunities Across the Board

From offering startups a vast audience of 85,500 to fostering collaborations between corporations and entrepreneurs, 4YFN has been a crucible for co-creation and innovation

4YFN - Stage(2)

Beyond the Annual Event: A Sustained Support Ecosystem

4YFN’s impact extends beyond its annual event. Through its vibrant online community, it continues to fuel startups with year-round support, networking, and investment opportunities​​. Barcelona’s status as a startup-friendly city further amplifies the event’s influence, offering a fertile ground for entrepreneurial ventures​​. The community also witnessed and adapted to significant shifts in the startup-investor relationship. The focus has moved from just innovative ideas to sustainable business models and strong team dynamics. Additionally, there’s an increasing emphasis on startups with a social impact, resonating with broader market trends

As part of our ongoing commitment to nurturing the entrepreneurial spirit, we encourage our network to join the 4YFN Mentorship Program. The deadline for mentor applications is rapidly approaching, with a cut-off date set for December 14th. Your expertise and insights could be invaluable in helping aspiring entrepreneurs navigate the complexities of the business world. By becoming a mentor, you not only contribute to the growth of budding entrepreneurs but also gain a fresh perspective and the satisfaction of giving back to the community. You can apply here.

Looking Ahead: The Future of 4YFN

The next February 2024 will mark a new chapter on 4YFN as it celebrates its 10th anniversary, the focus is not just on commemorating the past but also on shaping the future. The platform is continuously evolving, adapting to the latest trends and challenges in the tech world. With a renewed emphasis on sustainability and inclusivity, adapting to global trends focusing on sectors like smart cities and VR, 4YFN is poised to lead the way in fostering a more diverse and environmentally conscious tech ecosystem.

The annual 4YFN event is a highlight of the tech calendar. It encapsulates the spirit of innovation and collaboration where the future of technology is not only discussed but also brought to life.

At Club GLOBALS, our connection with 4YFN’s values and objectives runs deep. Our commitment to creating a thriving community of tech leaders and entrepreneurs resonates strongly with 4YFN’s mission. As we embark on this new decade, our enthusiasm for engaging with and contributing to this influential platform only grows. We are excited to be part of this journey, shaping the future of technology and entrepreneurship alongside 4YFN. Together, we look ahead to a future that is rich with potential and possibilities.

Secure your spot at the 4YFN event, you can get your tickets here.

Are you a Club GLOBALS Member?

🎟️ We have Tickets Available! If you’re a Club GLOBALS member, you can apply here for your spot.

We have a limited number of free tickets reserved exclusively for our members* on a first-come, first-served basis.

Act fast to be part of this remarkable event!

*PRO members have priority.  

#4YFN2023 #TechInnovation #StartupGrowth #NetworkingSuccess #ClubGLOBALS 🚀🌍

Log in with your credentials


Forgot your details?

Create Account