Some of the most significant and valuable startups operate in highly regulated industries. These include FinTech, HealthTech, and mobility companies. Founding, financing, and scaling a company whose business model is heavily regulated involves unique challenges. These concern the acting stakeholders, such as founders, team, customers, and investors, as well as the conception of the respective product and the company’s financing. Following the conference’s overarching theme, we will discuss these often hidden but commercially crucial challenges.