Prize $300k
Takes 1-6% equity
Funds 16 startups per year
Markets Agriculture Banking & Accounting Bitcoin Data & Analytics Education 13 more
Invests in North America South America Asia Middle East Brazil 9 more
G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find high-potential, early stage startups, invest in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world. The G-Startup Worldwide program invests over $1,000,000 in startups annually.

G-Startup Worldwide is hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2017 including Beijing, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, Mexico City, Tokyo, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Hong Kong and Silicon Valley. The local winners of G-Startup Worldwide at selected competitions receive investment. The winner also receives a free trip to Silicon Valley to compete to become the G-Startup Worldwide Global Winner and receive an additional $250,000 investment! All regional winners have the opportunity to go through Facebook's FbStart program and receive $5,000 ad credits from FbStart. Also, the winners can receive boot camp with Google Launchpad Accelerator.

Since 2010, G-Startup alumni have raised $11.6 Billi...
G-Startup Worldwide is a global startup competition held around the world to find high-potential, early stage startups, invest in them, support them with a global network and enable them to change the world. The G-Startup Worldwide program invests over $1,000,000 in startups annually.

G-Startup Worldwide is hosted at each Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in 2017 including Beijing, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, Mexico City, Tokyo, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Hong Kong and Silicon Valley. The local winners of G-Startup Worldwide at selected competitions receive investment. The winner also receives a free trip to Silicon Valley to compete to become the G-Startup Worldwide Global Winner and receive an additional $250,000 investment! All regional winners have the opportunity to go through Facebook's FbStart program and receive $5,000 ad credits from FbStart. Also, the winners can receive boot camp with Google Launchpad Accelerator.

Since 2010, G-Startup alumni have raised $11.6 Billion. We have also had startups get acquired by companies like Google, Amazon, Alibaba, Apple and Pinterest.

G-Startup judges are world famous venture capitalists and tech leaders. Some of our judges include:
-Hans Tung, Managing Partner of GGV Capital
-Tim Draper, Managing Director of Draper Associates
-Aydin Senkut, Founder of Felicis Ventures
-Neil Shen, Founder of Sequoia China
-Dave McClure, Founder of 500 Startups
-Lei Jun, Founder and CEO of Xiaomi
-James Shen, Managing Director of Qualcomm Ventures

Nothing shows what is possible like our amazing alumni:
-Didi Chuxing - Beijing 2013 “Most Innovative App” Winner - $35B Valuation
-App Annie - Beijing 2010 Finalist- Raised $157M from Sequoia, IDG, IVP
-Wandoujia- Beijing 2012 Finalist – Raised $128M & acquired by Alibaba
-Apportable – Silicon Valley 2013 – Raised $11.4M & acquired by Google
-Unisound - Beijing 2013 Finalist - Raised $107M from Qualcomm Ventures

Eligibility:
⇸ Funding: Raised less than $2 million in total
⇸Traction: Minimum viable product built and showing initial signs of traction in the local market in terms of users, engagement, ARPU etc.
⇸Industry: AI, Mobile, IoT, Wearables, FinTech, Cyber Security, Smart Cars, AR/VR, Space, Robotics/Drones, Education, Enterprise, Health, AggTech, Social and eCommerce
⇸Region: Startups from all around the globe can apply
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Barrett Parkman Enabling Innovative Startups to Change the World
Admin
Megan Liu Marketing Lead, G-Startup Worldwide
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Ryan Baird Entrepreneur

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