Final chance to apply for this year’s Pitch Competition – finals to be held at our upcoming EU-Startups Summit (April 28-30)

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This year’s edition of the EU-Startups Summit will be held as an online event on April 28-30. We’ll have inspiring speakers, great networking opportunities, but most importantly: An exciting Pitch Competition with 15 of Europe’s most promising early-stage startups!

Due to popular demand we’ve just re-opened the application phase of our annual pitch competition for the next 24h (until March 19, 4pm CET). Our goal is to showcase Europe’s best seed and pre-seed startups out there! For this year’s pitch competition, we expect over 1,000 applications.

Prize-Package-2021The Prize Package: The winning startup team of this year’s Pitch Competition will receive a prize package with a value of about €78,500 and gets prominently featured by EU-Startups and other publications. The prize package will include up to $30K in AWS Credits and premium support, €9K in credits for an enterprise package of the social media monitoring tool Senti.One, €8.5K in credits for an explainer video maker account of mysimpleshow, €2K in credits for the design platform 99designs by Vistaprint, a Spaces coworking membership for 2 people & 1 year (value: €4.8K), a 1 year Guru Plan for SEMrush worth €2.2K, 1 year of Pipedrive – professional package for 10 team members (value: ~€6K), €2K in credits for the cloud communications platform Vonage, which allows startups to integrate voice, video and messaging into their applications, $10K credits across Freshworks business software products, the annual suite plan for the lead finding platform FindThatLead (valued ~$4K) and a 5 year CLUB membership + an exhibition table at the EU-Startups Summit 2022 and 3 tickets (total value: ~€6K).

The Jury: The selected teams will get a lot of valuable feedback from a jury of well-known venture capital investors. The jury consists of Lucile Cornet (Eight Roads), Beatrice Aliprandi (Talis Capital), Borja Breña (Nauta Capital) and Lina Chong (Target Global).

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In addition, we’ll have many more VC firms, business angels and startup accelerators among our attendees. And: We’ll have good networking functionalities which will help you to find the right contacts.

Apply now: If you’d like to pitch your startup with a 2-minute-presentation in front of a large and interested audience of investors, startup enthusiasts, media people and an expert jury, you can now apply here! The application deadline is on March 19.

Precondition: Your startup should be in pre-seed or seed stage, not older than 2 years, should have raised no VC funding yet (or less than €500K) and has to be based in Europe (incl. UK, Norway, Switzerland, etc.).

Timings & Tickets: The EU-Startups Summit will take place on April 28-30 online. Aside of the pitch competition there will be many more highlights that will be announced soon. Tickets are available here.