The Washington Expertise Business Affiliation will host the Seattle regional occasion at CoMotion Labs Startup Corridor on the College of Washington. Finalists may have an opportunity to compete within the grand finale Sept. 28-30 in San Francisco for the funding prize from Pegasus, WTIA mentioned in a information launch.
Purposes for the Seattle occasion are open.
Startup World Cup is a worldwide sequence of conferences and competitions that deliver collectively high startups, buyers, entrepreneurs, and tech CEOs from all over the world. Chosen startups may have 4 minutes to pitch their thought, adopted by a two-minute question-answer interval from the judging panel, WTIA mentioned.
“The WTIA is internet hosting this occasion to assist early-stage corporations enhance their capacity to lift capital and refine their go-to-market plans,” Michael Schutzler, CEO of WTIA, mentioned within the launch. “Competing head-to-head in entrance of this tailor-made viewers will sharpen abilities and generate publicity and investor pleasure round new corporations and product concepts.”
Startup World Cup, based in 2016, is without doubt one of the largest startup competitions worldwide, with greater than 50,000 international attendees, greater than 2,500 buyers, and greater than 70 regional competitions that happen in North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa, and Australia.
“This occasion generally is a startup’s large break to realize momentum of their enterprise,” Schutzler mentioned. “Six minutes on stage can result in extra attain than months of paid promoting.”