CEE Startup Challenge

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

Winners

Meet CEE Startup Challenge Winners

Find The Best Match Online!

Startups & Scaleups

  • Get wide exposure to leading 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

  • Don’t miss the best startups and scaleups from Central & Eastern Europe
  • 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

We are looking for regional startups and scaleups raising seed, 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

December 1, 2019

Application closes

December 9-17, 2019

Jury work

December 16, 2019

10 Finalists announced

December 18, 2019

Winners announced

Prizes

1M EUR Investment

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

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Fast Track

Fast Track to InnoEnergy’s Investment Program for startups for selected Team

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Fast Track To weXelerate

Nomination to corporate program finals for selected startup from TOP 10

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Free Spark Package

Free Spark Package for all finalists!

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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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Free Training For TOP 10

Free training on "How to negotiate with a VC fund" for TOP 10 teams!

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Financial Due Diligence

Free financial due diligence for the Winning Team and 20% discount for accounting services for all applicants!

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Media Coverage

For The Winner & 35% discount for all applicants!

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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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Judges

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

Ewa Chronowska

Partner, Next Road Ventures


Marcin Laczynski

Partner, Next Road Ventures


Alexander Pak

Investment Director, TMT Investments


Sebastian Siuchta

Business Creation Officer, InnoEnergy Central Europe


Łukasz Skarka

Business Creation Manager, InnoEnergy Central Europe


Michał Bajda

Business Creation Manager, InnoEnergy Central Europe


Kasparas Jurgelionis

Managing Partner, Iron Wolf Capital


Marvin Liao

Partner, 500 Startups


Bartosz Lipnicki

Managing Partner, Alfabeat


Carlo Biggio

Associate, Accel Partners


Guillaume Fournier

Investment Team, Credo Ventures


Kamil Mieczakowski

Associate, Notion Capital


Magdalena Łukaszewicz

Investment Associate, Balderton Capital


Rokas Tamosiunas

Partner, Open Circle Capital


Laszlo Hradszki

CEO Advisor, Hiventures


Joe Bond

Principal, PROfounders Capital


Stefan Sommeregger

Investment Manager, Constantia New Business


Paweł Maj

Investment Director, bValue


Jan Myszkowski, PhD

Head of Best Practice Labs, Talanx


Ranjan Dash

Manager Best Practice Labs, Talanx


Marcin Wozniak

Managing Partner, AgriTech Hub


Wojciech Majewski

Managing Director, Simpact Fund


Kimmo Irpola

Partner, Trind VC


Joao Duarte

Venture Partner, Lighthouse Ventures


Adam de sola Pool

Business Angel, MIT Angels


Kasparas Jurgelionis

Managing Partner, Iron Wolf Capital


Jean-Michel Reynaud

Head Of Startups Relations, Engie


Marcin Szczecinski

Investment Manager, Adamed


Martin Mossler

Managing Director, Science Park Graz


Julien Coustaury

Partner, Fil Rouge Capital


Jennifer Austin

Partner, Risky Business Ventures


Pedja Predin

Investment Manager, South Central Ventures


Aurel Pasztor

Partner, Day One Capital


Zoltan Sz. Kis

Investment Manager, Day One Capital


Branko Drobnak

President, Business Angels Of Slovenia


Magdalena Balcerzak

Manager, CEE Business Angels Network


Daniel Senkyr

CEO, Keiretsu Forum CEE


Janos Toth

Investment Associate, Sustainable Ventures


Diana Koziarska

Partner, SMOK Ventures


Monika Rostarova

CEO, Flemio


Gytenis Galkis

Partner, 70Ventures


Wiktor Rybicki

Senior Analyst, Innovation Nest


Jagoda Zychlewicz

Senior Analyst, SpeedUp


Rafal Olesinski

Managing Partner, Olesinski & Wspolnicy


Dariusz Landsberg

Director, Genprox


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