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February 27, 2024 – 3 to 5 pm, CET

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/regions may participate:

Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Slovakia, Serbia

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: (to be continued)

Kelvin Health from Bulgaria

Stykka from Denmark

EOD Europe from Finland

districtlab from France

HEATVENTORS from Hungary

Dedalo from Italy

Dotlumen SRL from Romania

Glycanostics from Slovakia

Beehold from Serbia
4.15 pM
How to fuck up your international expansion
Gernot Schwendtner, International Expansion Expert - Founder, Upvisor - Shaping Global Success
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 Digital Business Models and Digital Economy at Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industry, Climate Action and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Justus Schünemann, Financial & funding adviser at NRW.BANK

Florian Schnitzler, Head of Start-up/Scale-up unit at NRW.Global Business

Christoph Niemann, Director Global Compliance and Reporting at Ernst & Young

Dr. Markus Gick, Managing Partner at xDeck