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Following the previous year’s success, Fifty Founders battle – the startup pitch competition showcasing 50 most promising and inspiring startups from the Baltics, Nordics and beyond – is back and this year we’ve partnered up with Silicon Vikings to give you more opportunities to make your mark on the startup world. At this year’s pitch battle, startups will not only get a chance to compete for the main prize of 10 000 EUR but also for the opportunity to get fast-tracked to Startup World Cup Finals in San Francisco in May 2019.

Each startup will go through a rigorous selection process where dedicated juries will review their applications and make selections based on the industry verticals: Fintech, SaaS, IoT & Hardware, Deeptech & Impact. Ten startups per vertical will be chosen to compete at the semifinals, making a grand total of fifty startups.

Semifinals and Finals will be held at TechChill 2019, where on day one- February 21, selected startups will deliver a 3 min pitch on the...
Following the previous year’s success, Fifty Founders battle – the startup pitch competition showcasing 50 most promising and inspiring startups from the Baltics, Nordics and beyond – is back and this year we’ve partnered up with Silicon Vikings to give you more opportunities to make your mark on the startup world. At this year’s pitch battle, startups will not only get a chance to compete for the main prize of 10 000 EUR but also for the opportunity to get fast-tracked to Startup World Cup Finals in San Francisco in May 2019.

Each startup will go through a rigorous selection process where dedicated juries will review their applications and make selections based on the industry verticals: Fintech, SaaS, IoT & Hardware, Deeptech & Impact. Ten startups per vertical will be chosen to compete at the semifinals, making a grand total of fifty startups.

Semifinals and Finals will be held at TechChill 2019, where on day one- February 21, selected startups will deliver a 3 min pitch on the Founders stage followed by a Q&A from the jury. Five startups will be then chosen to pitch on Superhero stage on day two, one of which will be announced as the winner of the 10 000 EUR prize.

This is your chance to get in front of an audience of 2000+ attendees to compete for 10 000 EUR while also gaining direct access to an audience of international VC’s, business angels, accelerators, media and of course, the official jury.

WHO CAN APPLY?
All early-stage startups (up to 100k funding) with a valid TechChill 2019 Startup pass. No country restrictions. At least one startup pass per team is required. Get yours for the early bird price of 79 EUR!

HOW ARE YOU CHOOSING THE STARTUPS?
To ensure that the most qualified judges are choosing the startups, we’ll divide the applications into five verticals: Fintech, SaaS, IoT & Hardware, Deeptech, and Impact.
The jury members for each vertical will be announced in the following weeks.
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Hereby I am writing to ask for help and support in order to build device from innovative ideas.
I believe my team fulfill all the necessary criteria and very much hope that you will consider my application.
My name is Mehdi(CEO at NIFBL co)and currently living in Iran, Tehran. My co-worker, Amin and I, recently have been working on a CAMPING HEATER which is unique in some ways.
✓ It uses any waste as fuel even with a candle it produces enough heat for hours
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I believe it can be used widely not only by individuals do camping but also by organizations trying to rescue the cataclysms sufferers. Till now we have accomplished making an MVP and need more supports to go for optimized final product.
I do hope you will consider us as a potential, talented and hardworking who are committed to achieve goals in a fast track manner, so we are ready for any online video interview.
I am looking forward to hearing from you.