Finally! It’s here! We’re happy to announce what you all have been waiting for… the go-to competition for startups in Portugal!
This year we’re teaming up with the great team at Startup Pirates to bring together the best startups in Portugal and give them the international projection and momentum they need and deserve. If you think your just-born or about-to-be-born company is up for the challenge then read further.
How does it work?
- You submit your startup through our online form. (Deadline: 3rd of June)
- Out of all submitted startups our team will select 8 startups that will have the chance to attend SWITCH.
- During the first day of SWITCH Conference (15th of June) you’ll present your company for 8-minutes without questions from the jury.
- The jury will then select 3 startups that will have a chance to present again for 10 minutes and then answer questions during up to 10 minutes.
- The winner will be selected and announced.
- 6 month incubation at Startup Lisboa to the winner
- InvoiceXpress Pro Plan for 1 Year to the winner
- 2 free ticket to all selected startups. (non-selected startups get 30% discount);
- Ability to present your project at SWITCH main stage with livestream to thousands of people around the globe.
- Recording and nice pos-production of your talk so you can use in your website and in future competitions / fundraising.
- 5 minutes of Q&A with the audience.
More reasons to be there
- Presence of top entrepreneurs, investors and mentors from Portugal, rest of Europe and the US.
- Influencers and bloggers on sight (trust us, our speaker lineup is great!)
- A huge promotion platform.
- A huge tech-savvy audience ready to give feedback on your product.
- Press coverage (national and international).
- Incredible offers by our partners and sponsors!
- Everything will be in English. Your pitch, evaluation, etc. We’re looking for national and international startups that are ready to take the international market by storm.
- The 2nd and 3rd top startups will have a small Q&A on stage with our curator.
- The startups must have a technological-base or be somehow related with the tech space.
- Deadline: 3rd of June
- Thomas Madsen-Mygdal [Podio]
- João Vasconcelos [Startup Lisboa]
- Celso Martinho [Sapo]
- João Lopes Martins [MuchBeta]
- [DNA Cascais]
- Register your startup in this form. (Deadline: 3rd of June)
- Wait for feedback from our team.
- Keep an eye on this page for juri, prizes, and other details.