Deadline: May 1, 2016 | Apply here
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Date: May 19-20, 2016
Eligibility: startups from Europe and particularly South Eastern Europe
Prizes: up to € 200 000
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
Over the last 3 years LAUNCHub is partnering with Digital|K as a co-organizer, and they have successfully transformed this conference into the largest technology and startup event in South Eastern Europe! The two-day event brings founders of world-leading tech companies, unicorns, startups, investors and digital gurus together to inspire, give valuable insights, share great stories.
Digital|K conference will host again this year its Startup Competition in cooperation with LAUNCHub and Microsoft Ventures. The 15 best semi-finalist startups will present to world’s top Accelerators, leading European Venture Capital funds and tech journalists. The finalists will pitch on the main conference stage and compete for a 10,000 Euro cash prize.
The DigitalK Startup Competition 2016
2 DAYS / 2000 ATTENDEES / 50+ SPEAKERS / 30+ INVESTORS
The DigitalK conference has had five successful editions and expanded its audience across the world. They now are the most important digital technology event in Southeast Europe, in terms of diversity and speaker profiles. They host a premier speaker lineup of global business leaders, entrepreneurs, founders, investors and digital marketing professionals.
Among jury members are:
- Qasar Younis | Y Combinator
- Max Kelly | Techstars London
- Diana Moldavsky | 500 Startups
- Nicolas Debock | Balderton Capital
- Guzman Diaz | Index Ventures
- Hussein Kanji | Hoxton Ventures
- Stefan Glaenzer | Passion Capital
- Oliver Holle | Speedinvest
- Paul Bragiel | I/O Ventures
- Jean de La Rochebrochard | Kima Ventures
- Andrej Kiska | Credo Ventures
- Min-Sung Sean Kim | XLHEALTH
Full list of investors and jury as well as journalists is available here.
The competition is open for startups from Europe and particularly South Eastern Europe. They encourage bootstrap companies also to apply. Shortlisted semi-finalists will be notified and receive free conference passes till May 9th.