Startinsland – Businessplan-Wettbewerb Südwest

A competition for entrepreneurs and inventors

The competition is looking for the best entrepreneurial ideas in the Southwest. Startinsland is open to all participants – whether from industry, academia or gadgeteers. Cash and goods prizes amounting to over € 25000 will be awarded in the categories „Innovationen aus Firmen und Gesellschaft“ and „Innovationen aus Wissenschaft und Hochschulen“. In addition there are the special awards „Green Economy“ for sustainable business ideas and „Digitale Zukunft“ for business ideas concerning digital networking, internet/media and automation. The People’s Choice will go to the best pitch in front of the audience and jury. The competition is divided into 2 stages:

  • Stage 1: three-page concept, prize: up to € 500
  • Stage 2: a business plan not exceeding 20 pages, prize: up to € 5000

Submissions will be assessed by a high-profile jury. Accompanying events and trainings offer linking-up with industry, universities and the startup scene.

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