CEE Scaleup Challenge

Join The Biggest 100% ONLINE Competition For Growing Companies in Central & Eastern Europe!

Winners

Meet the CEE Scaleup Challenge Winners

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Scaleups

  • Join 100% ONLINE to get wide exposure to global investors, corporates and media
  • Apply for funding in one place and focus on growing your business
  • Gain access to the biggest matching platform in CEE and tools to automate and manage fundraising
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Investors & Corporates

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  • Minimize workload with pre-screened deals aligned with your strategy
  • Get access to the biggest matching platform in CEE and arising investment opportunities
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Sectors

CEE Scaleup Challenge is an online competition for companies from Central & Eastern Europe and DACH region raising Pre-Series A, Series A and beyond in following verticals:

Business & ICT

AI & Analytics & Big Data

Fintech & Insurtech

Smart Cities & Home

Industry 4.0 & Proptech

Transport & Logistics

Planet & Sustainability

Healthcare & Wellbeing

Timeline

29th March, 2020

Application closes

6th-15th April, 2020

Jury work

15th April, 2020

10 Finalists announced

16th April, 2020

Winners announced

Prizes

1M EUR Investment

Up to 1M EUR investment for selected scaleup after positive due diligence

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Fast Track To InnoEnergy

Nomination to InnoEnergy Investment program dedicated for energy, cleantech and mobility scaleups

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Fast Track To weXelerate

Nomination to corporate program finals for selected scaleup from TOP 10

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$25,000 For TOP 10

AWS Credits: $25,000 for TOP10 & $10,000 for all participants!

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Up To 90% Off For TOP 3

HubSpot For Startups for TOP 3 and 30% discount for all shortlisted teams!

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$3,000 Credits

3,000 infrastructure credits for TOP 10 Teams

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3 Months Free

3 Months Business Account For all applicants!

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Annual Premium Access

Annual Premium Access for the Winning Team and 3 free months for all applicants!

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Q&A Legal Online Session

Free Q&A legal online session on "Investment Process For Scaleups" for TOP 10 Teams

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Media Coverage

For The Winner & 35% discount for all applicants!

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Media Coverage

For The TOP 3

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Free Tickets For Top 10

10 PRO tickets for Finalists and 10 % discount for all participants

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Free Startup Passess

For selected Finalists and 20 % discount for all participants

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Free Tickets For TOP 3

And 25 % discount for all participants

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10 BUILDER Tickets

For TOP 10 Teams

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Judges

Meet CEE Startup Challenge Judges who will be bringing their industry knowledge to assess the Winners

Ewa Chronowska

Partner, Next Road Ventures


Marcin Laczynski

Partner, Next Road Ventures


Jan Habermann

Partner, Credo Ventures


Michał Bajda

Business Creation Manager, InnoEnergy Central Europe


Szymon Kwiatkowski

Business Creation Manager, InnoEnergy Central Europe


Bartosz Lipnicki

Managing Partner, Alfabeat


Zygimantas Susnys

Managing Partner, Iron Wolf Capital


Joe Bond

Principal, PROfounders Capital


Piotr Czak

CEO, PGE Ventures


Sławomir Borkowski

Investment Director, EVC Fidiasz


Jean-Michel Reynaud

Head Of Startups Relations, Engie


Paweł Maj

Investment Director, bValue


Rokas Tamosiunas

Partner, Open Circle Capital


Ivan Aleksandrov

Partner, Enviros Ventures


Wojciech Majewski

Managing Director, Simpact Fund


Laszlo Hradszki

CEO Advisor, Hiventures


Dmitry Smirnov

Investment Director, Flashpoint


Tomas Vyšný

Investment Advisor, 365.fintech


Magdalena Łukaszewicz

Investment Associate, Balderton Capital


Erik Anderson

Venture Partner, Tera Ventures


Joao Duarte

Venture Partner, Lighthouse Ventures


Adam de sola Pool

Business Angel, MIT Angels


Pedja Predin

Investment Manager, South Central Ventures


Martin Mossler

Managing Director, Science Park Graz


Julien Coustaury

Partner, Fil Rouge Capital


Jennifer Austin

Partner, Risky Business Ventures


Gytenis Galkis

Partner, 70Ventures


Stefan Sommeregger

Investment Manager, Constantia New Business


Diana Koziarska

Partner, SMOK Ventures


Zoltan Sz. Kis

Investment Manager, Day One Capital


Magdalena Balcerzak

Manager, CEE Business Angels Network


Branko Drobnak

President, Business Angels Of Slovenia


Daniel Senkyr

CEO, Keiretsu Forum CEE


Jan Myszkowski, PhD

Head of Best Practice Labs, Talanx


Ranjan Dash

Manager Best Practice Labs, Talanx


Wojciech Przybylski

President, Krakow Technology Park


Jasmina Popovska

ARISE Country Lead, EIT Digital


Carlos Rubal

Business Development Expert, EIT Digital


Peter Parragh

Business Analyst, Oktogon Ventures


Dorottya Szarka

Manager, Design Terminal


Adam Piwakowski

Partner at Zieba & Partners


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