3 MIN READ, MAR 19, 2020
EMERGE has a mission to introduce the rising tech startups to the globe. Our pitching contest EMERGE CHALLENGE offers startups from the New East* region an exclusive opportunity to pitch their tech product in front of investors, find new customers, meet new team members, and win €10,000 cash prize and other valuable prizes from venture funds and accelerators.

This year we launched Startups Fast Track with an opportunity for early-stage startups who are developing a global product to win FREE Startup Pass (3 tickets for all team members, exhibit at Startup Alley and a chance to win €10,000 in EMERGE CHALLENGE pitching competition at our flagship event of the year), and also be featured in our coming EMERGE Investors Update - biweekly newsletter for investors.

After weeks of reviewing over 130 applications from 16 countries, hours of interviews with shortlisted startups, by random allocation we are happy to announce 10 lucky winners who will join EMERGE totally for FREE on 1-2 June 2020 .
VR Inn
AR, VR, Entertainment, Gaming
Kyiv, Ukraine
VR Inn makes a revolution in the VR location-based entertainment. The believable multiplayer VR experience will transport you beyond the imaginable.
AI, ML, Medtech, Health, Beauty, Wellbeing
Kyiv, Ukraine
UniExo exoskeleton device reduces recovery period caused by injuries by assisting and supporting patients outside the healthcare facilities.
My Paramedic
AI, Health and Wellbeing
Minsk, Belarus
My Paramedic is the first mobile application which takes care of you. It automatically detects a threat to life and calls for help.
Wastermann Smart
Waste Management
Minsk, Belarus
Startup in the field of waste life management.
Mobility and Travel
Moscow, Russia
Go4Spin is a on-demand peer-to-peer car rental marketplace.
Big Data and Analytics
Vilnius, Lithuania
Codigy is a visual code analytics tool that CTOs and their teams use to move faster.
Property and Construction, Travel and Hospitality
Tech-savvy short-term rental and revenue management platform.
Health and Wellbeing
Yerevan, Armenia
Pharmacy service application platform which allows find needed medicine in nearest pharmacies with prices and location. It also offers consultation with pharmacist and shows prescriptions translation.
Lucky Carrot
Yerevan, Armenia
Lucky Carrot boosts employee engagement with peer-to-peer recognition and appreciation.
Clean Pics
Social Media and Networking
Yerevan, Armenia
Clean Pics breaks a photo into small parts and shuffles them like a puzzle using a passcode you choose.
If you are startup from the New East, we encourage you to apply for a STARTUP Pass. Early Bird tickets will go on sale on 26 March.

* The New East region includes countries: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania.
Contributing Author, EMERGE
Researcher in travel tech and travel enthusiast. Ilona is an advocate of women in science and tech. Addicted to coffee.