GeeksOnAPlane | Organized by 500 Startups, Geeks On A Plane is an invite-only tour for startups, investors & executives to learn about high-growth tech markets worldwide.

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Organized by 500 Startups, Geeks on a Plane (#GOAP) is an invite-only tour for startups, investors, and executives to learn about high-growth technology markets worldwide. We travel by planes, trains, and automobiles to the most exciting international startup scenes with the sole mission of uniting geeks and exploring cross-border opportunities. The result: a lifelong bond with fellow travelers, a wealth of new friends and business contacts in exploding technology markets, and a stronger appreciation for the cultural and economic ties that bind us globally.

  • 16 Trips

  • 33 Countries

  • 46 Cities

  • 15,000+ Alumni

  • 0 Luggage Lost

""By going on GOAP, I checked an item off my bucket list. GOAP is an amazing experience with a perfectly balanced mix of attending events, networking, learning, soaking up the local culture, getting inspired and even touristing. The network of friends and connections that you end up with afterwards is invaluable. I highly recommend GOAP to any entrepreneur, executive, angel, investor and LP that is interested in technology."

Harry van der Veen
NUITEQ

"In only 6 days, I got a real feel for the startup & tech ecosystems in Mexico & Colombia by watching pitches, meeting people & building strong ties that will last a long time."

Joana Picq
Jampp

"I came home from GOAP with a tired body—but with an invigorated mind. As a result, I've signed up customers & learned which markets to attack more forcefully."

Brandon West
SendGrid

Geek-uent Flyers

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Mike Reiner

BDM Venture Capital
Amazon Web Services
2015 MENA Geeks

Mohammed Al Khater

Exec Director of Investment
Qatar Development Bank
2015 MENA Geeks

Charles Hudson

Partner
SoftTech VC
2012 New Zealand Geeks

Rajan Anandan

VP & Managing Dir.
Google India
Geekuent Flyer

Christine Herron

Director
Intel Capital
2015 MENA Geeks

Kamran Elahian

Co-Founder & Chairman
Global Catalyst Partners
Geekuent Flyer

Michael Lints

Venture Partner
Golden Gate Ventures
2014 Southeast Asia Geeks

Perihan Abouzeid

CEO
MoviePigs, Inc.
2015 MENA Geeks

GOAP DESTINATIONS

 
 
 

Cario, Egypt
North Africa

 

Manama, Bahrain
Middle East

 

Santiago, Chile
Latin America

 

Zagreb, Croatia
Europe

 

Paris, France
Europe

 

Prague, Czech Republic
Europe

 

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Europe

 

Bangalore, India
India

 

Hong Kong
Asia

 

Tokyo, Japan
Asia

 

Seoul, South Korea
Asia

 

Beijing, China
Asia

 

Shanghai, China
Asia

 

Manila, Philippines
Asia

 

London, England
Europe

 

Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand

 

Queenstown, New Zealand
New Zealand

 

Christchurch, New Zealand
New Zealand

 

Wellington, New Zealand
New Zealand

 

Jakarta, Indonesia
Asia

 

Singapore
Asia

 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Asia

 

Bangkok, Thailand
Asia

 

New Delhi, India
India

 

Agra, India
India

 

Mumbai, India
India

 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Middle East

 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Middle East

 

Amman, Jordan
Middle East

 

Tel Aviv, Israel
Middle East

 

Istanbul, Turkey
Middle East

 

Moscow, Russia
Europe

 

Tallin, Estonia
Europe

 

Berlin, Germany
Europe

 

Honolulu, Hawaii
Hawaii

 

Mexico City, Mexico
Latin America

 

Bogota, Colombia
Latin America

 

Sao Paulo, Brazil
Latin America

 

Rio de Janiero, Brazil
Latin America

 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
Latin America

 

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