On UT IdeaLab stage two pitching competitions are held: finals of regional business ideas competition Kaleidoskoop and the pitching competition for the best STARTER program teams from all over Estonia


Kaleidoskoop Finals


Kaleidoskoop is the biggest student business and project ideas competition in South-Estonia where TOP 10 student start-up teams will pitch their ideas. 

Many former Kaleidoskoop participants have become entrepreneurs or contributed to entrepreneurial projects execution - Pürg, Gleather and Konku are only some of last year’s finalists!


Read more about Kaleidoskoop here and register your team here!

Kaleidoskoop Finals take place from 12 PM to 2 PM, winners are announced 3 PM.


Mentor Thank You Event


Mentor Thank You Event is a festive event which aim is to give recognition to all the business mentors who have put their time and effort into consulting and supporting STARTER program teams.

Mentor Thank You Event take place from 2 PM to 3 PM


STARTER Pitching Competition




STARTER Pitching Competiton is the final event of STARTER program. In sTARTUp Day six best teams from eight Estonian universities pitch their business ideas and the winners are selected.

STARTER is a pre-incubation program that is designed and held by eight Estonian universites. The aim of the program is to help students to turn their ideas into validated business models. It is a semester long program consisting of interactive workshops and individual teamwork. Teams also receive individual mentoring from experienced entrepreneurs and regular performance evaluation from instructors.

STARTER program is funded by European Social Fund.


Starter Pitching Competition is held from 4 PM to 5 PM, winners are announced 5.15 PM. 


For more information, please visit IdeaLab website or contact:


Maret Ahonen - Head of IdeaLab
maret.ahonen@ut.ee
+372 522 5910