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U.S. Embassy Berlin Startup Pitch Competition 2024
April 18, 2024

Germany Startup Pitch Competition

German startups and early-stage tech companies interested in expanding their operations into the United States are invited to apply to participate in the U.S. Embassy Berlin StartUp Pitch Competition 2024. The competition will take place on April 18, 2024.

The winner of the competition will receive a free ticket to the 10th Annual SelectUSA Investment Summit (June 23-26, 2024) and the opportunity to apply to pitch in the final competition in front of venture capital firms, corporate investors, representatives from startup ecosystems, and industry experts at the SelectUSA Tech program at the Investment Summit. All participants will be highlighted on U.S. Embassy Berlin social media.

All interested applicants must apply by April 8, 2024. Priority will be given to German early-stage and startup tech companies. 10 companies will be selected to participate.

The SelectUSA Pitch Competition Germany will be held virtually on WebEx, in English, and all pitches are limited to 4 minutes, followed by 3 minutes of Q&A from the panel. The panel will consist of five judges. Last year judges  represented Intel Capital, APX (backed by Porsche and Axel Springer), DueDash, Werk1 and #SheTransformsIT.

This year’s pitch contest will also feature a testimonial from the 2023 Germany Startup Pitch Contest Winner EcoG, who recently opened their first U.S. location in Michigan.

Companies selected to participate will be notified in the evening of April 12. Contact Christin.Mechler@trade.gov with any questions.

More information on the SelectUSA Tech program at the 10th Annual Investment Summit in June:
https://www.selectusasummit.us/Programming/SelectUSA-Tech

Apply here (Microsoft Forms) by COB April 8:
4th Annual U.S. Embassy Germany Startup Pitch Competition 2024 - Registration Form