CEE Startup Challenge

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

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We Take Pitching To The E-level

Tired of catching up with all startup competitions and events? Save time and find the best match without leaving your office!

Startups & Scaleups

  • Get wide exposure to leading global investors, corporates and media
  • Gain priority access to the biggest matching platform in CEE and tools to automate and manage fundraising
  • Apply for funding in one place and focus on growing your business

Investors & Corporates

  • Don’t miss the best startups and scaleups from Central & Eastern Europe
  • Get priority access to the biggest matching platform in CEE and arising investment opportunities
  • Minimize workload with pre-screened deals aligned with your strategy
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We are looking for startups and scaleups with innovative solutions in sectors:

Industry 4.0

Smart Cities & Home

Energy & Cleantech

Life Science


Big Data & Analytics

Business & ICT



21st May, 2018

Application close

5th June, 2018

Top 100

12th June, 2018

Finalists announced

14th June, 2018

Winners announced


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

Ewa Chronowska

President, CEE Business Angels Network

Paweł Maj

Investment Director, bValue

Jennifer Austin

Partner, Risky Business Ventures

Julien Coustaury

Partner, Fil Rouge Capital

Janos Toth

Investment Manager, DayOne Capital

Diana Koziarska

CEO, Reaktor

Michael Sonenshine

Founding Partner, Symfonie Capital

Magdalena Balcerzak

Manager, CEE Business Angels Network

Filip Costal

Director, Keiretsu Forum CEE

Julia Szopa

CEO, Startup Poland

Ivo Hristov

CEO, Startup Bulgaria

Natasa Lazaroska

Co-founder, Startup Macedonia

Igor Madzov

Associate, South Central Ventures

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