On January 12 Pioneers opens the gates to their Pioneers Challenge, 90 Pitch and Showroom, which are all mediums for up and coming startups around the globe to get their foot inside the industry and gain possible investors, generate a lasting buzz and approach potential customers. Application deadline will be April 3, 2015.
Pioneers Challenge – The Premium Startup Program
In the Pioneers Challenge a jury of renowned judges and experts will select 50 startups out of over 1000 applications (2013 + 2014) from all over the world. The startups will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to important investors, media and leading tech corporates and one startup will be the winner of this year’s Pioneers Challenge – receiving the grand price.
Invited startups will have access to the Investors Day & Startup Dinner including special 1-on-1 meetings. Furthermore the 50 selected applications will receive a one-month free mentorship and pitch training package. The Pioneers Challenge is available to early stage startups that are not older than 3 years and have raised less then $1 million in funding.
The Startup Stage Time
The Pioneers 90Pitch gives startups the chance to pitch their idea on-stage in front of a wide-range of renowned judges, potential customers, investors, and media. They will get featured on the festival website, generate the buzz that their brand needs and receive valuable feedback.
The Pioneers 90â€ Pitch is looking for all-around tech startups in their early or late stages with an amazing pitch to blow the audience away.
Once selected, attendees will only have purchase the Pioneers 90 – Pitch Pass that includes Festival access for two team members.
Pioneers Showroom – The Startup Exhibition Space
The Pioneers Showroom offers startups the chance to generate buzz, leads, and receive direct feedback. They will get the chance to showcase to potential customers, investors, and media by having their own booth for a full Festival Day for free!
For the Pioneers Showroom all all-around tech startups can apply â€“ no matter if Web & Mobile, AI, IoE, Robotics, Space, MedTech, and Fintech, Data, 3D etc. The startup can be in the early or late stages.
Once selected, the attendees will only have to purchase the Pioneers Showroom Pass that includes Festival access for two team members and a free exhibition booth. You will also be featured on the Festival website.