Get in the Ring and Claim Investments of up to €1 Million

Get in the Ring, a global pitch competition for start-ups, is searching for promising start-ups. The pitch competition provides the opportunity for high potential start-ups to pitch their new innovative ideas. The global winners will claim an investment of up to €1 million.

Start-ups are changing the world. Innovations are being developed at high speed and solutions for world challenges are being found. However, start-ups have low chances of success as they need access to capital, -talent and -knowledge to survive in today’s environment. In line with HSD’s activities, Get in the Ring brings this missing link between talented entrepreneurs and opportunities together.

Based on their pitch, start-ups will be scored on their team, achievements, business model & market and their financials. Through local, national and regional rounds they can proceed to the international final where the winners will be announced.

If  your start-ups is no older than 8 years, you can pitch fluently in English and have an innovative  business idea/model, you can apply for Get in the Ring before 1 November. 

On the same day and at the same location the Getting Smart to Get There event will take place. Participate in discusisions about Smart Industry, Smart Cities, Smart Education, Smart Economy, Smart Innovations, Smart building etc. HSD will be present and lead a break-out sessions about Smart Security.