April-August 2019

Finland-Russia

100+ companies

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Startup Connect Contest

Contest for early-stage startups from Finland and Russia, interested in new markets and international expansion. Take part in pitch session during *Ship Startup Festival! Get participation package in Web Summit 2019 and other opportunities.

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What solutions are we looking for?

The contest is looking for the statups presenting solutions from the following field. However, participation is not restricted by these areas.

Logistics

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IoT

Robotics

Smart Mobility

Industry 4.0

Hardware

What are the key dates?

Take a look at the contest flow.

April 2 - June 10 

Application period

June 11-27, 2019

Evaluation process

June 28, 2019

10 finalists are announced

July 15-26, 2019

Training session for finalists to make perfect pitch in English

August 1-2, 2019

Final pitch session during *Ship Startup festival in Kotka

Why take part? Here are the main prizes!

10 finalists will make pitch presentations during *Ship Startup Festival in Kotka (Finland) - bright summer event with great networking, exciting atmosphere, and 5 000 euros as a prize.

The winner takes it all:

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Web Summit

Participation package in Web Summit 2019

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LevelUp

Acceleration program LevelUp CBC batch

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Piloting

Piloting opportunities with local companies

 

Are you interested? Don't miss your chance!

Don't miss you chance to present your start-up at *Ship Startup Festival!

Contest organizers

The contest is organised by GoTech Innovation in the framework of the contract with Cursor Oy.

Gotech Innovation
Cursor Ltd., Kotka-Hamina Regional Development Company

Infopartners

We thankful to the following institutions for supporting the competition.

ITMO University
St. Petersburg Foundation for Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Development