Across 2 days, 50 startups will compete at Emerge in a pitching battle to become the winner of Emerge CHALLENGE 2018. Applications will close April 20.
Want to receive media publicity from international media?
Want to get advice from industry experts and executives?
Want to pitch in front of distinguished investors and hundreds of people on the Main Stage?
Want to get a FREE ticket, given your startup is selected to pitch at CHALLENGE semi-finals?
Then you should apply for our startup CHALLENGE!
What is CHALLENGE?
CHALLENGE is the startup competition at EMERGE that brings together the most promising early-stage startups from emerging tech hubs.
CHALLENGE is open to any startup that has received under €1 million in funding to date, develops an emerging & enabling technology, originates from an emerging market or solves a problem of that region. General criteria are a working prototype and an early proof of demand.
The selected startups of each startup track will be invited to compete in CHALLENGE Finals on Main Stage. The winner receives media publicity, great attention from investors and potential partners, as well as the money prize which will be announced later on.
EMERGING & ENABLING
Cutting-edge technologies, with a special focus on the following areas: 5G, Food & Agro, Cleantech, Healthtech & Wellbeing, Blockchain, Financial, Legal & Insurance tech, Industry 4.0 & IoT, Robotics and autonomous systems, Space, Quantum computing, Nanosensors and the Internet of, Nanothings, Computer vision, Smart Materials, Wearables.
powered by RYBAKOV FOUNDATION
Technologies in Philanthropy for social enterprises, organisations with social responsibility focus, volunteers, NGOs, associations, making their operations more efficient.
powered by CREATE IT!
Includes technology solutions in the following industries: Advertising, Marketing, Fashion, Retail, Games, Music, AR&VR, Media.
DATA & AI
powered by Yury Melnichek
Industry agnostic startups that use AI & Machine learning technology, as well as work with data.
for ICO startups
Crypto Roadshow is open to any pre-ICO companies that use blockchain technology, cryptocurrencies and plan to fundraise using ICO.