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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