Start-up pitch competition

win €250,000



Be among the 10 start-ups who will get to pitch their company in front of a recognized jury, a panel of the top investors worth over €200 million, an investment hungry tech community, an audience of C-level executives from leading global brands and European policy-makers.


One start-up will win €250,000 in a competition of pre-selected start-ups who will get to pitch live and face a Q&A session from the investors and the audience.

Why to apply?

Win €250,000 of investment

One-to-one business coaching

Who is eligible to apply?

Scale-ups are startups that are in growth phase and:

  • have validated their products or services within the market
  • face the next step of business development and are growing in revenues

Projects based on:

  • blockchain technologies
  • preferably in supply chain, healthcare, education


30 September, 2018

Deadline for applications

15 October, 2018

Announcement of runners up

The top 10 finalists will be invited to join the finals week.

26 October, 2018

Final pitch and winner announcement


How the projects will be evaluated?

    • Innovation
    • Social impact
    • Team capacity
    • Business model
    • Market fit and potential


How the decision will be taken?

  • 70% vote of the jury and
  • 30% vote of the audience


Upon completion of the application form in order to be considered an Application fee of €300 excluding VAT is required. It gives you 2 regular tickets free (with full access to the whole CEE Block conference, including catering and activities).

Is your company up and running? Apply now!

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