for seed and early stage projects ready to show their game-changing products to investors and businesses looking for innovations.
Boost your startup
Startup Contest takes place every year (from 2014) during Infoshare Conference, allowing authors of innovative business ideas and startup companies to appear before the Infoshare conference audience and investors invited by the organizer.
Present your project to the international investors, establish business contacts, and compete for the main prize of 20 000 euro in cash. Discover the numerous opportunities in just one startup pitching contest.
Show your product and name need(s) it addresses, estimate TAM and declare your SOM, present your target client(s).
Introduce your company's founders and key team members. Tell us who's missing.
Product level of innovation
Prove you are working on a real disruption, identify your competitors and mark all your strong points and their weaknesses.
Performance (semifinals, final)
Make sure your presentation is the best ever and the jury have no questions as everything is perfectly clear.
How to win 20,000, 7000, 3000 euro in cash funded by the City of Gdańsk?
no later than
Startup Contest application process
Register for Startup Contest Pass or Startup Pass and send us your application form with a detailed pitch deck attached. Based on that, we choose up to 20 projects to compete in the semifinals.
no later than 12.08.2022
Check our website to see which projects are going to the Infoshare Startup Contest semifinals held on the 6th of October 2022.
Get ready to pitch in front of international investors and experts. Make the most of your 5 minutes. From the 20 startups that have entered semifinals become one of the 5 projects going to the Final.
Do your best! You have only a 3-minute pitch and a 2-minute Q&A session with the jury board to win the grand prize of 20k euro in cash. Being one of the 5 best projects is something, but there can only be one winner.
Why you should book October 6th & 7th, 2022 for Infoshare?
First Check Ventures
"I came to Infoshare to meet very great early startups. I definitely found several (startups) which I will be following up on and learning more about."
Dr Jules Hammond
Startup Contest Winner, CEO & Co-founder of BeFC
"I am really impressed with this exhibition. I've been to many exhibitions in my life, and this is really diverse mix of people, different technologies, innovations, and backgrounds. This event (Infoshare) really is a hub for technology and innovation."
Startup Contest 2nd place Winner, Animal Alternative Technologies
"It was an amazing event. We've met some investors, some potential partners. The startups were amazing, there was a very tough competition (...) really a great place to be!"
"What I love about Infoshare is that I always come here to listen to others, get inspired by their stories and I always leave with a new dose of energy. [...] I definitely recommend it! This is my favorite conference in Poland."
Aisling & Mark Kirwan
Startup Contest 3rd place Winners, Positive Carbon
"It was a great opportunity, we've met a lot of people who we're gonna get in touch with, that will help us grow our business even more, and... it's fantastic! (...) there's a lot of cool speeches about e. g. AI, tech ethics..."
"One of the best events I ever visited, VC events especially. The networking opportunities here are great. I've done many new contacts myself, I've also seen quite a lot of investment/startups opportunities."
STARTUP COMMUNITY PARTNERS
REGISTER FOR INFOSHARE 2022
Grab an Investor Pass if you're looking for new projects, or a Startup Pass if you're looking for business partners.