October 5, 2021 – 3 to 5 pm, CEST

Europe Contest 2

The Inter.national! Startup Contest is a pitch competition that consists of five regional contests all around the world. The contests are organized by the Chambers of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and the German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK). The following countries may participate:

Romania, sweden, belarus, The netherlands, portugal, croatia, switzerland, ukraine, poland & Georgia

3.00 PM
Welcoming and Introduction
by representatives of the Chambers of Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, NRW.Global Business and Germany Trade & Invest
3.15 PM
Startup Pitches
Each startup has got only three minutes to pitch their business idea in front the audience and a professional jury consisting of industry experts and institutions. After every pitch there three minutes Q&A.

Enjoy pitches from:

re.flex from Romania

Deversify from Sweden

Tap2Pay from Belarus

Brenger from The Netherlands

EVIO from Portugal

Amodo from Croatia

MedApp from Poland

Wareteka from Ukraine

CARU from Georgia
4.20 PM
Hints from international startup (Picnic)
Get hints from an international startup that decided to establish its business to Germany. Get useful tips  to broaden your knowledge about going to the German market. 
4.35 PM
Insights from the company (wegrow) - How to f*ck up your expansion
Get to know  the do's and don'ts of over 200 expansion projects.
4.50 PM
Announcement of the winners
4.55 pm
Time to Network
Moderated by
Members of the Jury
Nina Rieger, Policy Advisor for Innovative Startups at Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Dr. Markus Gick, Co-Managing Director at xdeck // Co-Founder and Managing Partner NRWalley startup association

Falk Trietsch, Analyst at Smart Infrastructure Ventures & de:hub Leipzig

Philip Velmer, Head of Business Unit Central Eastern Europe & Israel at NRW.Global Business