Barcelona to host EU-Startups Summit 2018, Pitch Competition applications open

- February 1, 2018

The EU-Startups Summit 2018, taking place April 24 at the Auditori AXA in Barcelona, is calling on startups to participate in the Pitch Competition on the same day.

The deadline to apply to the Pitch Competition is March 2, and startups looking to compete should be in pre-seed or seed stage, not older than 2 years, should have raised no VC funding yet (or less than €500K) and has to be based in Europe.

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Thomas Ohr

According to organizer and Founder and editor in chief Thomas Ohr, “During the EU-Startups Summit, we’re going to have an electrifying pitch competition with 15 pre-selected startup teams from all across Europe. Our goal is to showcase some of Europe’s best early-stage startups out there. The participating teams will get a lot of valuable feedback from an expert jury of well known investors. The winning startup will receive a prize package worth €50,000+ and will be prominently featured on”

Those wishing to apply for the Pitch Competition to give a three-minute presentation in front of an excited audience of 750 people (investors, startup enthusiasts, and the media), can apply here.

The annual flagship event showcases a selection of Europe’s hottest startups and come together to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs of our time.

The EU-Startups Summit 2018 will bring together about 750 founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs, as well as media people from all across Europe. The one-day event is an opportunity for networking, and a meeting point for aspiring entrepreneurs and investors who are aiming to build international tech companies.

This year key speakers include:

In addition to the Pitch Competition, EU-Startups will bring 15+ investors on stage who will briefly introduce their investment firm and focus in front of the audience.

Tim Hinchliffe

Tim Hinchliffe the editor in chief at Novobrief. Previously, he was a reporter for The Ghanaian Chronicle in West Africa, and Colombia Reports in South America. Principal at Espacio.