Pitch Competition

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Latitude59 pitch competition for Early Stage startups


More information soon in January 2018!

    When: Fri, May 25, 2018 at 16:00
    Where: Kultuurikatel Blue Stage
    Who: Up to 10 early stage startups from Estonia and abroad
    Application process: Opens in March 2018.
    Prizes: Syndicated Investment from EstBAN up to €250 000 & more!

    Why pitch in Estonia?

    Newsweek:

    “Millions invested in Estonian startups after boom in the tech industry”

    Forbes:

    “Estonia is the place with big ideas and a big footprint in the world of technology. Entrepreneurs who plan to expand globally can take note from Estonia’s rapid success. In Estonia, thinking globally has become a national mindset.”

    The Econimist:

    “Estonian geeks developed the code behind Skype and Kazaa (an early file-sharing network). In 2007 it became the first country to allow online voting in a general election. It has among the world’s zippiest broadband speeds and holds the record for start-ups per person.”

    TransferWise Pitch Competition 2017 finalists:


    • 3DC.io is the easiest 3D design app on mobile platforms and webs

    • Festivality Platform SaaS bringing festivals and events to mobile. Simultaneously building the most robust behavioral database of live events´ fans for promoters, artists and brands.

    • WINNER! Funderful is fundraising software for universities ($40B industry) that turns nostalgia into donations without the annoyance of cold calls or guilt trips.

    • Nowescape Provide easy booking experience to those, who want to book reality games.

    • Tebo is a marketplace for education content. Teachers can find resources, such as slides, quizzes, worksheets for their classes or make money when sharing their own.

    • TriggMine builds a new layer of email automation, one that drives the effectiveness of email marketing and growing alongside the company’s revenue.

    • Welltrado provides benchmark for peer-to-peer lending industry.

    • WiDE is software which generates digital model of assistive device combining pre-defined digital design of the device and a 3D scan of patient.

    Prizes 2017

    • Equity free €10 000 by TransferWise for the winning team
    • € 2000 credit for legal services from Nordic law firm Hedman Partners for the winning team
    • 14 days free stay in Silicon Valley at StartupEmbassy + meeting arrangements supported by Enterprise Estonia Silicon Valley for the winning team
    • Exclusive invitation to CEE All Stars Demo Day* for the winning team from Startup Wise Guys
    • Growth Stage TOP10 teams:  € 3000 credit for Pro300k Plan + starter package with Loader.io from Sendgrid

    * The most prominent startups hubs, accelerators and VCs from the Central and Eastern Europe come together to showcase portfolio companies that are fundraising. Event will take place on May 29-30 in Google Campus in Warsaw, Poland.

    Special prize from Fukuoka Startup City for Asian market discovery:

    • Flight tickets to Japan
    • Financial aid for renting residential and office spaces for one year.