Nesta Challenges Prize
Nesta is run on behalf usually of the government and Innovate Uk and provide a wide range of innovation prizes. We highly recommend applying for this when your specialist areas emerge. Nesta are hosting an info session with Innovate UK / Which? Amongst others .
Nesta Challenges exists to design challenge prizes that help solve pressing problems that lack solutions. We shine a spotlight where it matters and incentivise people to solve these issues. Apply HERE
Early-stage startups are encouraged to apply to compete for the main prize of EUR 10 000 as well as an opportunity to get fast-tracked to the Startup World Cup 2020 in San Francisco, the largest startup competition in the world. Feb 20-21, 2020
The competition showcases 50 of the most promising startups and offers them stage time to pitch their story on the first day of the conference to an audience of international venture capitalists, business angels, accelerators, media, and the official jury.
Investors in the audience will include IBM Blockchain Accelerator, 500 Startups, Startup Wise Guys, Flashpoint Venture Capital, Pegasus Ventures, SuperSeed, Inventure, Karma Ventures, Change Ventures, Superhero Capital, Practica, Contrarian Ventures and more, looking for their next investment.
All fifty startups will also receive a ticket to TechChill 2020 and will participate in a coaching session during Fifty Founders Bootcamp, organized in cooperation with Startup Wise Guys. Previous Fifty Founder Battle winners at TechChill include well known and successful Baltic startups such as Infogr.am, TrackDuck, Edurio, Nordigen, Sprayprinter and last year’s winner Precision Navigation Systems.
All seed and early stage-startups are welcome to apply, with no country restrictions. The application deadline is January 13, 2020, apply HERE