September 30, 2021 – 6 to 8 pm, CEST

north & south america Contest

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:

argentina, braZil, chile, uruguay & USA

6.00 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
6.15 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: (to be continued)

LESS industries from Chile

KSI Vision from Uruguay

The Carbon Sink from Argentina

Pix Force from Brazil

Eusoh from USA
7.10 PM
Hints from international startup (Clinkky)
Get hints from an international startup Clinkky that decided to establish its business to Germany. Get useful tips  to broaden your knowledge about going to the German market. 
7.30 PM
Announcement of the winners
7.45 pm
Time to Network
Members of the Jury
Dr. Kathrin Bischoff, Policy Advisor for Innovation Markets at Ministry of Economice Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia

Thorsten Hülsmann, CEO at Digital Hub Dortmund

Christoph Sommer, Responsible for Innovation partnerships and scouting at NEW AG

Timur Kurt, Projectcoordinator - Turkey, Russland & Startups at NRW.Global Business