Who will follow in the footsteps of SESAMm and Wondermags, respective winners of the 2016 and 2015 editions? Docler Holding recently announced the third edition of its Pitch Your Startup event in collaboration with Luxinnovation, the National Agency for Innovation and Research and its ICT Cluster. This pitching session will take place on May 9, during ICT Spring Europe 2017, Luxembourg’s major tech conference. Apply now online.
(Featured Image: Pitch Your Startup 2016 Awards Ceremony)
As with the previous editions, each startup will be granted 3 minutes and 33 seconds to present its project, followed by 2 minutes of questions and answers in front of a jury composed of experts from the Luxembourg startup and entrepreneurial ecosystem. The startup with the best pitch, which is then selected as the winner, will receive a 50,000€ prize, entirely financed by Docler Holding. The event will also be open to external investors and anyone interested in the ICT and startup scenes.
“We are very excited to meet these new and innovative entrepreneurs. The Pitch Your Startup initiative has truly become a strong launching pad in Luxembourg for startups from all over Europe”, explains Marton Fulop, COO of Docler Holding. “We are constantly amazed by how Wondermags and SESAMm are expanding and we feel very proud to be part of their journey.”
“Attracting international startups and talents to Luxembourg can be a challenge. This way in which we are supporting the ICT ecosystem is our contribution towards helping the Grand Duchy become a fully digital country,” says Karoly Papp, Co-Founder & CEO of Docler Holding.
“Luxembourg is truly becoming an attractive springboard for ICT start-ups. This third edition of Pitch Your Startup, powered by Docler Holding and supported by Luxinnovation, contributes to creating a culture of innovation and competitiveness by attracting and challenging high-tech entrepreneurs. Offering local entrepreneurs the chance to compete alongside international players, the initiative boosts Luxembourg’s ICT ecosystem and assists in our transformation into a fully digital society,” concludes Jean-Paul Schuler, CEO of Luxinnovation.
Picture gallery of 2016 edition: