Primarily for startups from the European Adriatic and Western Balkan regions that toevluchthaven&rsquo,t yet received a thicker series A investment round and spil a rule aren&rsquo,t older than Five years.
The best startups at the PODIM Challenge pitching competition will be awarded with all-inclusive tailor-made programmes ter global startup hubs such spil Silicon Valley or London.
The application process
Meet the PODIM team and the main PODIM Conference vrouwen (accelerators, investors, corporate representatives …) at one of the roadshow events happening all overheen the European Adriatic &, Western Balkans countries.
Apply for PODIM Challenge until 23 March 2018 at the latest and make sure that you select the adequate industry on the application form!
A special PODIM Challenge jury will select 200 most promising startups from the region and inform them on how to obtain the PODIM Startup Toegangsbewijs and get the chance to challenge at the PODIM Challenge pitching competition.
All selected startups will be introduced ter a special PODIM Startup Catalogue that will be distributed to all PODIM investors, corporate representatives and speakers two weeks before the conference and will also be used spil a contraption for organizing 1:1 meetings.
After you voorkeur your PODIM Startup Toegangsbewijs, the PODIM team will inform you about all the pitching and networking opportunities te the PODIM 1:1 Strijdperk, where wij project to organize 500+ one-on-one meetings inbetween startups, investors and corporate representatives.
An significant part of the PODIM Challenge is the on-stage pitching competition. The winning team will be awarded with an all-inclusive one-week business excursion to the one of the global startup hubs with a networking programme te the total value of Ten,000+EUR.
PODIM Challenge Industries
All startups that apply for PODIM Challenge voorwaarde categorize their business and select up to three industries that their products or services are involved te. All PODIM Challenge Industries will be listed te the application form and here is a quick preview of them:
- Business and Productivity (communication, collaboration, IT equipment and infrastructure, education and skill management, business and productivity apps, gegevens aggregation and services, gegevens security and privacy, marketplaces and exchanges platforms, marketing and advertising apps, implements and platforms . )
- Energy and Utilities (energy efficiency, exploration and production, waste management and recycling, infrastructure and distribution, commodity trading . )
- Financial Services (banking, accounting, insurance, currency, blockchain, cryptocurrency, investing and wealth management, lending, payment solutions, money transfers . )
- Life Science and Agriculture (drugs and pharmaceutical industry, food, agriculture and farming, health tech, medtech, health care, health care devices and platforms . )
- Lifestyle and Entertainment (media and content, social networks, leisure, travel and tourism, sport, wellness, fitness, gaming, fucktoys and gadgets, private devices and apps, style, clothing, private care and growth, real estate and interior vormgeving . )
- Materials and Manufacturing (production processes, materials research and science, sensing and automation, vormgeving and engineering, supply chain management, maintenance and services, construction and building . )
- Mobility and Transportation (automotive, rail, ship, aerospace, maintenance, infrastructure and distribution, logistic goods and services, storage . )
PODIM Challenge Playmates 2018
This year, wij are once again joined by strong corporate fucking partners looking for connections with startups: