Pitching contest at Startup Europe Summit

It was only a few days ago that MY-GATEWAY project selected which startups would come with them to Startup Olé in Spain, and now here we are again with yet another open call!

We’re looking for 15 startups to pitch in front of a top-notch jury at the Startup Europe Summit, 21st-22nd March. . The companies the jury members represent are: AXON, Early Game Ventures, Index and Atomico. More details will follow.

Each startup will have about 10 minutes to pitch, followed by a Q&A session. All pitching startups will be rewarded with access to top investors – something that can really mark a milestone in a startupper’s life!

Who can apply for the pitching contest:

  • all verticals are accepted
  • early stage companies that have received seed-series A investment from Poland, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia and Croatia.

How to apply?


And it’s not over yet! The Startup Europe initiative wants 10 more startups to join us at SES19!

If you haven’t received a seed-series A investment, do not panic! You can still join us at the Summit.

The European Commission is looking for 10 more startups that can join us in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Those startups will have travel and accomodation costs reimbursed by the European Commission and the possibility to network and showcase their startup.

Who can apply to join Startup Europe in Cluj-Napoca:

  • all verticals are accepted
  • any startup from PolandBulgariaHungaryRomaniaCzech RepublicSloveniaSlovakia and Croatia.

How to apply?



What is Startup Europe Summit? 

Startup Europe Summit is an event that brings together the leading players in technology entrepreneurship and innovation. This year, the summit will take place in Cluj-Napoca, Romania in light of the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. At the Summit you will be able to join thematic workshops, network with venture capitalists, engage with policy makers and learn how to grow your business abroad.

Startup Europe Summit draft agenda.