Pitch Your Startup (PYSU) is an international pitch-based competition aiming to attract the best and brightest startups from around the world to Luxembourg next May 21st, 2019. This year, PYSU will take place in conjunction with the ICT Spring Event. This is an annual tech summit dedicated to expanding networks for decision makers in IT, finance, banking, and the web, as well as marketers, investors, entrepreneurs, innovation managers, startups, researchers and venture capitalists across Europe.
Are you eligible?
Applicant(s) must have:
- an average turnover of less than 500.000 Euros
- a headcount of maximum 15 persons.
There are four verticals to which you can submit your application (each startup is allowed to submit its application in 1 up to 2 verticals among the 4 available):
- Fin- and RegTech
- Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data
- Smart Living
The deadline for submission is March 29th, 2019 and the pitch date is May 21st, 2019
Are you a public research organisation looking for support for your IP strategy?
February 19, 2019
IP Booster is a new specialised professional IP service for public research organisations looking to realise value out of their research results, to help H2020 beneficiaries protect and transfer their technology. EU experts will examine your case and guide you towards the best intellectual property strategy for your public research organisation, at no cost to you. Who is eligible for support?
The application must come from a European University or Public Research Organisation
Your organisation must have benefited from EU funds for research at some time
National funds must not be available that could support you to secure similar IP services
Requested services should not duplicate other services you are already receiving
For any additional questions please check this link or email directly to IPBooster@metagroup.com
The event is open to innovative approaches to:
• Artificial Intelligence
• Robotics and Robotic Process Automation
• Specific Tech Developments
• Internet of Things (IoT)
• Sustainable Tech
• Blue/Circular Economy & Packaging
• Food Tech
• AR/VR for Industry 4.0
InvestEU Matchmaking event in Brussels on 19 March 2019
February 6, 2019
Calling out the best Seal of Excellence holders to pitch their ideas in Brussels! - The first InvestEU Matchmaking event powered by the European Investment Project Portal and Seal of Excellence is for you. With high-level speakers, thematic panels and one-to-one meetings and exchanges with private investors, this event will get you one step further to securing the investment you need.
Don’t miss this opportunity and submit your project proposal awarded with the Seal of Excellence by February 15, 2019. Find the instructions below and register here.
Complete the 3 parts of the application form. You can submit more than one project proposal for each organisation
Upload documents establishing the company's legal entity, other relevant documents detailing the activity of the company, and a Project Appointed Representative letter. A template can be found in the "Support & information" tab of your dashboard, under "Templates library"
GovTech.Pioneers is looking for the best startups in Cyber Security, EdTech and citizen collaboration
February 4, 2019
Does your startup have what it takes to revamp the cyber security, education and citizen collaboration? Then you've still got time to apply for the GovTech.Pioneers which will kick off on April 1st in Vienna, Austria. 16 startups will have the opportunity to pitch in front of a pre-selected jury of international VCs. The deadline is next Sunday 10th of February, do not forget to apply by clicking on this link!
European Healthtech Investment Forum 2019 in Helsinki
January 29, 2019
Calling out the best European Healthtech companies! - The third edition of the European Healthtech Investment Forum 2019 will take place on 12-13 March 2019 in Helsinki, bringing together leading investors from Europe and some of the most promising Healthtech entrepreneurs of Europe and Finland. 40 of the best European early stage Healthtech companies will be selected to showcase their organizations at the event.
Don't miss out on this opportunity to take part of the 40 early stage Healthtech companies.
LIVESTREAM - Africarena, the best Start-ups Africa has to offer
November 15, 2018
Are you an investor looking for opportunities in Africa? A company interested in entering a new market? Or just curious to learn more on the startup ecosystem in Africa? Then, you can’t miss out on AfricArena , the African tech ecosystem accelerator!
If you can’t attend AfricArena, it's not an issue, EuroQuity will be live-streaming the main stage events:
"Best of African Ecosystem Selection" start-ups - 15/11 from 11h25 to 12h00
"VC4A Selection" start-ups - 15/11 from 14h55 to 15h40
"Partners and Sponsors Selection" start-ups - 16/11 from 10h10 to 12h00
Time: Paris UTC +1
So tune it through this link at the correct time and expect the best of Africa!
PROBLEM: Diesel buses and vehicles are a big source of air pollution in European Cities; according to European statistics most EU cities have air pollution problems. Due to the revelations of true diesel emissions from vehicles, the backlash also fueled sales of "alternative" vehicles which rose by 35% in the first half of 2017. Europe is further ahead in the expansion of H2 refueling stations. H2 use in energy storage is the key that unlocks large-scale energy storage projects, as well as “decarbonizing” transport.
SOLUTION: To promote a fast development and commercial take-up and deployment of the new waste to transport fuel (PHEW2H2)-Ultra Heat Temperature (UHT) distributed gasification technology power plant to produce 99.9 % pure hydrogen (H2) at community level from municipal/commercial waste to produce a zero emission non-polluting transport fuel for urban and rural transport adhering to the EU Clean Hydrogen In European Cities (CHIC) project,
Pitch 4 SMEs - A unique opportunity to pitch to top European investors at Vienna Enterprise on November 22nd
August 23, 2018
For the 2018 Austrian Presidency of the European Union, the Austrian government is organising on the 21st and 22nd of November the Innovative Enterprise in Vienna. To highlight Seal of Excellence companies in the framework of Access4SMEs, EuroQuity is organising a pitching event on November 22nd that top-tier Business Angels, Family Offices, VCs, Corporate VCs and other investors will attend.
20 early stage start-ups will have the opportunity to pitch 3 minutes their fundraising (from 200k€ to 2M€)
The EuroQuity team will review profiles of companies with the Seal of Excellence e-certification.
If you wish to participate please upload your pitchdeck in the Investor section of your Dataroom and complete your profile (this article will help you to do so)
Additionnaly, we are working with current investors of SoE companies to allow 8 more mature companies to present their series B funding.
The European Investment Bank released podcasts to help you understand european finance and economics.
Focus today on the notion of quasi-equity.
Why a company would use quasi-equity, which he also calls “venture debt.” Quasi-equity is an innovative debt instrument. It bears the same risk as equity without diluting the founders, and therefore pays off more like equity than traditional debt.
AGREEN STARTUP À TECH'ELEVAGE 2017 - Agriculture et secteurs connexes
November 14, 2017
Au salon de tous les élevages qui veulent innover, faites (re)connaître vos plus folles idées ! Du 21 au 23 novembre 2017 - La Roche-sur-Yon (85)
Le salon de l'élevage innovant accueille le 1er concours de startups en agriculture: AGREEN STARTUP. En 48h, l'occasion est donnée aux porteurs de projets et à ceux qui veulent les accompagner, de présenter, aidés par des coachs, leur idée à un jury et d'obtenir des aides pour concrétiser leur idée et monter leur startup.
The Seal of Excellence is a quality label awarded to project proposals submitted to Horizon 2020 which succeeded a highly competitive evaluation process by independent experts, but did not received funding due to budget limits.
This quality label is a guarantee for investors to find high standard project proposals from European SMEs with growth potential.