Tech Start-Up 2018

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The TECH START-UP 2018 FINALISTS ARE ANNOUNCED – You can find them all here!

All the quality submissions that you sent to us made the evaluation a very tricky job for our judging panel! But now they are here, the 20 TOP TECH START-UPS that will change the future of tech! To see what they got and connect with the techpreneurs face-to-face, join the official Pitch & Award Ceremony at StartupCon on September 18!

StartupCon is an innovation-driven network and business event at C-level (Cologne, Germany on September 18-19) with the aim of connecting early-stage startups with suitable partners, businesses and investors. They are joining forces with the Innovation World Cup® Series to boost your business to the next level!

WHAT: TECH START-UP 2018 Pitch & Award Ceremony

WHEN: September 18 2018, 3 pm

WHERE: Main stage at StartupCon,LANXESS arena at Willy-Brandt-Platz 3, 50679 Cologne, Germany


HINT: For those start-ups that missed the TECH START-UP 2018 deadline, now by registering to the TECH START-UP 2019 before September 1st you will still have a chance to be chosen as a wildcard to pitch on stage and exhibit for free already this year (2018)! Participation is free of charge!

Be part of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® 

The Internet of Things (IoT) related submissions in the TECH START-UP 2018 are automatically part of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup®, since the TECH START-UP 2018 is one of the special prizes of IOT/WT Innovation World Cup®. The IoT submissions will be included in the evaluation process of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® and have the change to become a finalist/winner of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® too. More information about the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® can be found here.