Startup & IT Competition

Beat the most prospective startups/companies in TECH GEM SF 2015 Startup & IT Competition!

For startups: get noticed by the key angel investors and VC funds of Silicon Valley!

For companies: get a worldwide promotion, new partners and clients!

Apply before September 24, 2015 (23:59 PDT). The application form is here.

We will shortlist 10 most impressive startups/companies (5 from Ukraine and 5 from other countries) for the Startup & IT Competition before October 8, 2015 (23:59 PDT). Stay tuned!

10 finalists will receive free access passes to the conference and expo-zone and the opportunity to present their company on the stage in front of the panel of investors. The winners will get valuable prizes.

Here is your opportunity to pitch a panel of activate venture capitalists and receive free promotion around the world.

Eligibility & Competition rules for companies/startups:

  1. Must be incorporated and/or have a physical presence in Europe.
  2. Must have raised not more than USD 2M in total.
  3. Must apply through Angel List by 23:59 PDT on Thursday, September 24, 2015.
  4. 10 finalists and 2 (runners-up) alternates will be chosen by 23:59 PDT on Thursday, October 1, 2015.
  5. All finalist teams will receive 2 free access passes to conference and expo-zone of TECH GEM 2015.
  6. For Ukrainian startups: Finalists must be able to make their own travel arrangements and be in San Francisco on Tuesday, October 13, 2015.
  7. Finalists must attend one or more mentoring sessions and pitch rehearsals which will take place on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 10:00 AM.
  8. Finalists will present live on-stage to a panel of investor judges on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 where the winner will be chosen.
  9. The winner ought to pay for any applicable taxes for the prize.