August 31, 2022 – 3 to 5 pm, CEST

Europe Contest 1

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/regions may participate:

AUSTRIA, Belarus, Croatia, Georgia, THE Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Sweden

3.00 PM
Welcoming and Introduction of the Jury members
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 is time for three minutes Q&A.

Enjoy pitches from:

s2 data & algorithms GmbH from Austria

BudRobot from Belarus

Robotic Process Automation d.o.o. from Croatia

costy from Georgia

BBBLS Energy Saving Greenhouses from the Netherlands

Celsia from Norway

MIM Solutions from Poland

Enline from Portugal

ELONROAD from Sweden
4.15 pM
How to fuck up your international expansion 
Cassandra Many, International Program Manager at weGrow International 
4.45 pM
Announcement of the winners
Be excited which startups from Europe are going to get the ticket to the final of the Start.up! Germany Tour to enjoy it on site!
Moderated by
Dominik Stute, Chamber of Industry and Commerce Dortmund
Members of the Jury
Nina Rieger, Policy Advisor for Innovation Markets at Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Hendrik Maatz, NRW.BANK

Katharina Wieland, Head of Business Unit Western Europe at NRW.Global Business

Jan Herzogenrath, Innovation Manager at startport GmbH