STARTUP SANTA

Apply now and get opportunity to win FREE Startup Pass to EMERGE 2019!
Startup Santa will choose only 10 startups from the New East*.
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STARTUP SANTA

Apply now and get opportunity to win FREE Startup Pass to EMERGE 2019!
Startup Santa will choose only 10 startups from the New East*.
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
Note! Startup Santa accepts applications till 16 December (23:59, GMT+3)

APPLY
*New East: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania.
DREAM BIG, GO GLOBAL, STAY LOCAL
This is your chance to get attention of 2500+ audience, meet potential customers, partners, investors, media and
new team members.
€10,000
Chance to win cash prize in EMERGE CHALLENGE pitching competition
100+ investors
Meet 1-on-1 with investors, media and speakers using our mathcmaking tool
2500+ audience
Showcase your product to international audience for 2 days at Startup Alley
STARTUP PASS
Startup Pass provides you with 3 tickets for your team members, exhibition stand at Startup Alley and a chance to win €10,000 in EMERGE CHALLENGE pitching competition.

WHO CAN APPLY?
Startup Pass is open to any startup that has received from 0 to €1 million in funding to date, develops a global product, has a working prototype and early traction.

HOW IT WORKS?
1
SUBMIT APPLICATION
till 16 December
Apply and fill in the application form that you will receive in confirmation email.
2
GET RESULTS
on 21 December
Startup Santa will send free Startup Passes to 10 winners on 21 December.
3
SHOW MUST GO ON
Don't worry if you didn't win. Applications for Startup Pass will continue until late May. Learn more about full startup experience at EMERGE here.
4
EMERGE
Attend invite-only Founders Day with mentorship sessions on 30 May, and then hustle at EMERGE on 31 May -
1 June, 2019.
REGISTER TO APPLY FOR STARTUP SANTA
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Contact Information
Your Full Name
Title
Mobile number
Company name
Company website
Country of your company HQ
Full Name of Additional contact person
Email of Additional contact person
Mobile number of Additional contact person
Social accounts
Crunchbase, AngelList, Any Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin or other social media account of your company you would like to share with us?
Company
Describe your product or service in 10 words or fewer
Which problem are you solving?
Which year was your startup founded?
Startup stage* (choose one)
Industry* (multiple)
Market*
What is your target market? How large is the market and what is your potential share of it?
Customer profile*
Describe your current and future ideal customer. Provide examples of companies if relevant.
Competition*
List names and websites of 2-5 of your competitors
Team
Explain why your team is uniquely qualified to solve this problem?*
Number of founders*
+
Number of employees*
Funding
Funding raised until now*
Type of fundraising*
Describe fundraising method used (angels, VC, crowdfunding, token sale, etc), size and timing of the funding rounds?
Fundraising in the next 12 months (EUR)*
Raising round*
Business type* (Please select all that apply)
Product type* (Please select all that apply)
Current geographic market focus* (Please select all that apply)
If needed, please specify (optional)
Future geographic market focus* (Please select all that apply)
If needed, please specify (optional)
Business model*
Describe how you make money
Growth*
Provide your revenue/customer/user growth over the past 12 months
Pitch deck (optional)
Your pitch deck URL link.. Please upload the file to a cloud service provider and make it publicly available for viewing.
Logo in vector
Are you hiring now or planning to hire in the next 12 months?*
More info
What are your expectations from EMERGE?
With this information we will help you reach your goals.
If you have chosen «Other», please specify (optional)
How did you hear about this startup competition?* (Please pick all that apply)
If you have chosen «Other», please specify (optional)
The data you have submitted in the form will be processed by EMERGE Team. In case you successfully pass the selection stage the submitted data might be available for investors and partners who invest in startups (those affiliated with EMERGE). Prior to that you will be notified about being selected for the next stage of the competition.

If you need to clarify something at this stage, please, save your application and contact EMERGE Team at startups@emergeconf.io

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FAQs
1. Who can apply for Startup Santa contest?
Any startup from the New East* that has received under €1 million in funding to date, develops a global product, has a working prototype and early traction.

*New East countries include: Ukraine, Belarus, Russia, Kazakhstan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania, Poland, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania.
    2. What does the winner get?
    The winner receives free Startup Pass to EMERGE 2019. Here is what's included in the Startup Pass:

    • Entry to 2 days of EMERGE full programme
    • Access to all talks on the program
    • Access to all attendee database via networking app
    • Access to matchmaking tool: book 1-on-1 meetings with investors/media/speakers
    • Attend Founders Day
    • Chance to apply for CHALLENGE pitching competition and win €10,000
    • Exhibit at Startup Alley for 2 days
    • Access to side events (pre-registration may be needed)
    • Entry to preparty & afterparty
    • Email support

    3. What is the application process?
    You need to register first and then fill in the application form before 16 December. Our team will review applications and announce the winners on 21 December.
    4. My startup didn't win. What's next?
    Don't worry! If you qualify for the Startup Pass, you will receive an email from us to purchase the startup ticket (€120 Early Bird price). For the detailed description of the Startup Pass, check the FAQ question "What does the winner get?" or on EMERGE Startups page.
    5. More questions about startup experience at EMERGE?
    For the detailed description about all benefits startups get, check on EMERGE Startups page.
    SOME OF EMERGE JUDGES IN 2018
    EMERGE formed an international committee of industrial specialists, successful tech entrepreneurs and renowned VCs to select the best startups.
    Andrew Gershfeld
    Moscow, Russia
    Partner at
    Flint Capital
    Bay McLaughlin
    Hong Kong
    IoT & Hardware investor, co-founder at Brinc IoT Accelerator
    Yury Melnichek
    Minsk, Belarus
    Founder at Bulba Ventures, AIMATTER, Maps.me
    Oscar Kneppers
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Founder
    at Rockstart Accelerator
    Zane Bojare
    Riga, Latvia
    Marketing Director
    at Startup Wise Guys
    Alexander Chekan
    Minsk, Belarus
    Partner at Haxus
    Elena Krauzova
    Moscow, Russia
    Associate at Speedinvest VC Fund
    Almas Abulchairov
    Moscow, Russia
    Head of Analytics at Funcubator
    HOW IT WAS IN 2018
    Has your startup behaved well this year?
    Apply before 16 December (23.59 GMT+3) and get a chance to win FREE Startup Pass to EMERGE 2019!

    Startup Santa will announce the winners on 21 December.