Deadline: 31 August 2014
Open to: residents of EU under 35 years of age
Prize: paid trip to the Unconvention 2014, chance to present start-up to the innovation industry
Do you think you have an amazing start-up idea you can pitch in front of top European investors and policy makers? You could be European Innovator of the Year!
From the InnoPitch participants, 12 teams will be short-listed as ‘Finalists’ who will be put through an intense mentoring workshop with the Europe’s top mentor and seed investor Carlos Eduardo Espinal from Seedcamp, nominated by the European Commission as a pan-European Startup leader. Only 6 pitches (i.e. the teams making the 6 best pitches) will be selected to compete live at the Unconvention for the European Young Innovator of the Year 2014 award.
- Early-stage Entrepreneur, those who have set-up their own company/organisation within the period of the last 18 months; or an intrapreneur, or student (current or recently graduated) with a demonstrable real idea;
- A resident of the European Union;
- Under 35 years of age prior to 24th of September 2014.
European Young Innovator of the Year 2014 allows the winners to:
- Present their ideas to Europe’s political and business leaders, live in the European Parliament;
- Showcase their ideas