CEE Startup Challenge

Join The Biggest Online Startup Challenge in Central & Eastern Europe!

Meet The Winners

Meet The CEE Startup Challenge III Winners


We are looking for startups and scaleups with innovative solutions in sectors:

Business & ICT

AI & Analytics & Big Data

Fintech & Insurtech


Martech & Adtech

Marketplaces & E-commerce


Media & Entertainment


March 10, 2019

Application closes

March 18-26, 2019

Jury work

March 26, 2019

10 Finalists announced

March 28, 2019

Winners announced


1M EUR Investment

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

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Fast Track to 500 Startups

Interview spots for 3 selected 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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Media Coverage

For the Winning Team

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3 Tickets

For 3 Winning teams and 25% discount for all applicants!

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Pitching On Stage

For 3 Teams from Top 10

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8 Startup Passess

For selected Teams

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10 BUILDER Tickets

For TOP 10 Teams

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

Ewa Chronowska

President, CEE Business Angels Network

Paweł Maj

Investment Director, bValue

Marcin Laczynski

Partner, Next Road Ventures

Marvin Liao

Partner, 500 Startups

Bartosz Lipnicki

Managing Partner, Alfabeat

Tomas Martunas

Partner, Iron Wolf Capital

Rokas Tamosiunas

Partner, Open Circle Capital

Maxim Artyomenko

CEO, X100lab

Marcin Wozniak

Managing Partner, AgriTech Hub

Maciej Plichta

Manager, Innogy Innovation Hub CEE

Anna Magiera

COO, X100lab

Wojciech Majewski

Managing Director, Simpact Fund

Martin Mossler

Managing Director, Science Park Graz

Julien Coustaury

Partner, Fil Rouge Capital

Jennifer Austin

Partner, Risky Business Ventures

Diana Koziarska

CEO, Reaktor

Aurel Pasztor

Partner, Day One Capital

Zoltan Sz. Kis

Investment Manager, Day One Capital

Janos Toth

Investment Associate, Sustainable Ventures

Michael Sonenshine

Founding Partner, Symfonie Capital

Magdalena Balcerzak

Manager, CEE Business Angels Network

Filip Costal

Director, Keiretsu Forum CEE

Monika Rostarova

CEO, Flemio Startup Accelerator

Gytenis Galkis

President, LITBAN

Adam de sola Pool

Business Angel

Ivana Stankovic

Manager, South Central Ventures

Igor Madzov

Associate, South Central Ventures

Natasa Lazaroska

Co-founder, Startup Macedonia

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