Let’s make trade

AREA42 wants to improve trade with you and make solutions for a fluid and risk-savvy trade environment. We're a venture builder specializing in B2B trade and run the most inclusive TradeTech community globally.

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The way we trade products and services is changing rapidly. That’s why AREA42 is looking for pioneers who want to explore the potential of TradeTech. We help disrupt B2B commerce by founding ventures, connecting people, and helping entrepreneurs.


Entrepreneurs are the driving forces of change. That’s why we empower TradeTech enthusiasts to launch or grow their business.

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Looking for fellow TradeTech fanatics to connect with and learn from? AREA42 brings together a community of like-minded people.

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Whether you’re new to the industry or an old-timer: we’ve got you covered with our whitepapers, blog posts and other TradeTech content.

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Boost your trade idea with our Venture Program

Together we’re turning ideas into scaleups that will disrupt the trade industry.

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For founders

Pitch your idea to world-renowned TradeTech experts and find investors who truly understand what you’re doing.

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For investors

AREA42 helps TradeTech entrepreneurs to grow their business. Discover opportunities in the industry you care about.

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Meet our Alumni

AREA42 has a proven track record in the TradeTech industry.

A rich catalogue of workflows for marketplaces
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A payment terms solutions for payment providers
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Belgian FinTech that aims to make invoicing and payments smoother
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Join AREA42 at an event near you or online. We love to share knowledge and meet like-minded people!

Where we’ll be next
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Prague TradeTech Innovation Community Launch

After the successful launch of AREA42 in Brussels and Paris, we're delighted to celebrate our Prague team with the Prague TradeTech Innovation Community Launch!

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Thursday, April 21, 2022

#TradeTech Meetup Paris

Join fellow trade innovation (#TradeTech) entrepreneurs for a get together in Paris! To ignite conversations, AREA42 will kick-off this meetup with some insights from our latest quarterly report "TradeTech Trends". Let's make trade future-proof!

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