Attendee profile

sTARTUp Day 2020 was a record-breaking festival, bringing together over 4400 startup-minded people in Tartu to celebrate entrepreneurship! 

The three-day festival has grown steadily every year with an increase in numbers as well as quality on all fronts. In 2021 we will be celebrating our 5th anniversary as a business festival. This year will undoubtedly be different, but until then, have a look at the sTARTUp Day attendee profile. 

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INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS

STARTUP REPRESENTATIVES

INVESTORS

Startup statistics

352 startups participated at sTARTUp Day 2020 – that’s quite the number. Here are some key statistics:


In total, startups from 32 countries attended sTARTUp Day 2020. 70.6% of them were from Estonia, 5.7% came from Finland, 4.7% from Latvia, 2.5% from Lithuania, 1.9% from Germany and the remaining 14.6% from 20 various countries.

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CAPITAL SEEKING

PRE-MONEY VALUATION

SHARE OF STARTUPS SEEKING CAPITAL

BROAD CATEGORY

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CUSTOMER FOCUS

REPRESENTED INDUSTRIES

sTARTUp PITCHING 

sTARTUp Pitching is the official pitching competition of sTARTUp Day. Out of 271 applications, 32 startups were chosen to pitch at the event. The TOP 7 pitched on the main stage at the finals. Take a look at the TOP winners: 

Jeff App – Jeff is a loan broker, utilizing alternative data to boost financial inclusion.

DriveX – DriveX automates vehicle inspection utilizing cameras with AI and connected car data.

Solfeg.io – Solfeg.io simplifies music teaching in schools and inspires practicing at home with the use of top hit songs and AI chatbots. 

Aligner – Aligner enables to translate and update content across 140+ languages 7x faster than any alternative on the market. 

PayQin – PayPal for the unbanked.

Autom8 – Autom8 provides an automated service for securing web, mobile and third-party applications enabled by machine learning. 

Pulse & Fidelity
– We are creating a streaming amplifier with superior audio quality, with user experience optimized for streaming services.