Do you have what it takes?
Are you a start-up or scale-up operating in the b2b software sector? Do you have a disruptive software technology, software service or software product to offer that needs funding to conquer new markets? Do you have a great business proposal for investors?
These 10 startups and scale ups were invited to pitch in front of an international audience as well as a professional jury in their 3min battle for the first place:
- Clio Muse Tours/GR
- Hedy Production/AT
- Mada Analytics/IS
- Pekat Vision/CZ
Each finalist received a "Pitch Booster" (value 149,00 EUR) by "Pitch Doctor" Florian Kandler to help prepare for a lifechanging final 3min pitch on 11 May 2021.
And the WINNERS are:
Clio Muse Tours from Greece (selected by participating audience) and EcoSteer from Italy (winner from the jury vote). CONGRATS!
We also thank our dedicated members of the jury for their time and expertise:
- Christian Czernich, CEO at Round2 Capital Partners
- Elisabeth Fullerton, Angel Investor, Advisor and Philanthropist
- Thoman Gaiswinkler, LinkedIN Austria
- Bernhard Lehner, startup300
- Carina Margreiter, I2b
- Angelo Nuzzo, European Innovation Council Accelerator
As promotion is one of the top priorities of start-ups and scale ups Thoman Gaiswinkler agreed to sponsor the winning prize: Free personal consulting hours for both winner's LinkedIn presence.
The pitchin battle was moderated by Rafael Rasinger, Head of Innovation/ScaleUps at the University of Applied Sciences in Vienna.
Do you have questions or are you interested in a follow-up? Please contact Ms Iris Marlovits under Iris.Marlovits@wko.at. We are looking forward to hearing from you. #pitchingbattle #swdays21
Are you wondering what happened to our previous winners? Have a look at the interview with Andreas Rath, CEO from ONDEWO, sharing his insights and how he could profit by winning the pitching battle in 2019.