The sTARTUp Pitching Prizes in 2024
Ϟ Up to €200,000 EstBAN-led syndicate investment
EstBAN is putting together an angel syndicate to invest up to €200k in the most investable startup team from the sTARTUp Day 2024 deal flow. EstBAN syndicates have invested almost €2.7M into awesome startup companies. You can find skyrocketing teams from our portfolio like VSight, Jeff App, Fractory, TranslateWise, ATOM Mobility, Adact, and numerous others.
Ϟ Up to €125,000 deep tech investment from Baltic Sandbox Ventures
Baltic Sandbox Ventures is an early-stage VC dedicated to developing the Deep Tech and Life Science ecosystem in the Baltic region. Their focus is on early-stage individuals and teams that are engaged in research and development and are seeking to address complex technical challenges with significant potential for commercial applications.
Ϟ Up to €100,000 investment from .Contriber Ventures
.Contriber Ventures is assembling a syndicate to invest up to €100k for one team. This investment includes the price of the founder(s) ticket to join the .Contriber School for a year (1:1 mentoring, events, and team assessment) to support startups during rapid growth, investment rounds, and facing different challenges.
Ϟ €10,000 equity-free cash from Swedbank
Our partner Swedbank will give €10k equity-free cash to one of the teams to fund their growth.
Ϟ €10,000 legal support from Sorainen
Legal advice worth €10,000 from an award-winning international law firm Sorainen who has advised numerous startups, including Bolt, Sunly, and Veriff to name a few. Sorainen has been present as a legal adviser on either the startup’s or the funders’ side in 5 out of 13 transactions that have given birth to the Baltic unicorns. Many of them have sustainable missions at the core of their business. Sorainen is shortlisted by the Financial Times as one of the 30 most innovative law firms in Europe.
Ϟ 3x €3000 for cloud migration to GCP or AWS platforms by Mooncascade
Mooncascade, a leading cloud solutions and software development company, is set to recognize its chosen top 3 software startups from the pitching competition. The winners will receive a credit of 3000€ per company for cloud migration to GCP or AWS platforms. We'll establish a secure cloud infrastructure for your startup, and help to fuel your growth, while keeping your data safe and costs optimized.
Ϟ Magnetic Talent Award
Receive up to 3,000 EUR in credits for training, consultancy, and coaching to skyrocket your mission with TalentHub.
Ϟ Sparkup Workspace for three months
Tartu Science Park is giving three months of hot desk membership for three people in their newly opened S2B Work Space in the Delta Business Building. The winning startup will become a part of the sTARTUp Tartu community and have modern and ergonomic working conditions.
Ϟ Pitching training for TOP 40
Teams who have been chosen to pitch in the TOP 40 will get a chance to take part in intense pitching training by Triin Kask.
Valuation of the startups
Announcing publicly the TOP 40 teams who will pitch at sTARTUp Day.
Pitching training for TOP 40
TOP 40 pitching at the sTARTUp Day Pitching Stage
The TOP 5 will pitch at the sTARTUp Day main stage, jury will decide and announce the winners.