sTARTUp Pitching

sTARTUp Pitching is a chance to present your idea on the main stage of sTARTUp Day 2019 to 4000 festival visitors: potential investors, partners, and customers; get lots of attention from the media and be listed among top early-stage startups of the region. In addition to visibility, the best teams will be awarded with several prizes:

  • Networking trip to Paris and VivaTech

Tickets to the world-class technology conference Vivatech on May 16-18 2019 in Paris, the world's rendezvous for startups and leaders. In 2018, VivaTech brought together 100,000 visitors and over 300 speakers including Mark Zuckerberg, Satya Nadella and Emmanuel Macron.

The prize will also include flight tickets to Paris and a chance to visit the local startup ecosystem centers like Station F, Le French Tech and TheFamily.


  • Legal counseling worth 5000€ by Sorainen 

30 hours of legal advice worth 5000€ from an award-winning international law firm Soranein whose previous customers include Google, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Swedbank and many others. In 2016, Soranein was chosen to be the European Law Firm of the Year. Learn more about Soranein here.

  • Special food tech prize of 2000€ by United Angels

For the best food tech company, United Angels gives the special prize of 2000€.


  • Investment up to 250 000€ by Nordic Angel Program by EstBAN [APPLICATION ENDED]   

Please note that only teams submitted before 31st October 2018 apply for that prize. 


Nordic Angel Program by Estonian Business Angels Network EstBAN is a business angel training and investment program led by experienced startup investors. Read more about the Nordic Angel Program here. 


...and more prizes to be announced!

Apply here


The official deadline for sTARTUp Pitching is 15th December.

Please note that participating in the competition does not guarantee you festival tickets. However, we will give one free ticket per team to each of the finalists.