Road to START Summit (RtSS) is an annual pitching competition between 10 pre-selected Startups. The Startups pitch against each other and will be rated by the Jury. The qualifier will move forward to the START Summit, where the winner receives a five figure prize money and a mentoring program by one of europe's best and most experienced mentors.
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About this event
🌟 About the Event:
Prepare for an exhilarating entrepreneurial journey as Violet Ventures, in collaboration with Startup Grind - Abu Dhabi, presents the Road to START Summit Abu Dhabi edition. This exclusive pitch event is your gateway to the prestigious START Summit. Ten pre-selected startups will showcase their groundbreaking ideas to a panel of three judges, competing to qualify for a chance to win a five-figure cash reward and to be mentored by one of Europe's top mentors.
The Road to START Summit is a series of events organized by START chapters. These events serve as warm-up gatherings leading up to the START Summit, which will be held in St. Gallen on March 21 and 22, 2024. The goal of these events is to identify a promising startup that will represent START Abu Dhabi at the START Summit and pitch their startup in St. Gallen.
🔥 What to Expect:
At RtSS Abu Dhabi, immerse yourself in the vibrant startup ecosystem. Pitch your groundbreaking ideas to a distinguished panel of judges, and seize the opportunity to connect with VCs, investors, and potential team members. This event is not just a competition; it's a networking and collaboration hub for the region's brightest minds in entrepreneurship.
🌐 Participating Startup Criteria:
Raised less than $500,000 to date
Founded in 2021 or later
Be an independent legal entity
🤝 Networking Opportunities:
Meet the Judges: Pitch your startup to a panel of three experienced judges.
Connect with Investors: Engage with VCs and investors eager to discover the next big idea.
Recruitment Hub: Explore potential partnerships and recruit talented individuals to join your startup journey.
Experience the innovation hub at StartAD, NYU Abu Dhabi, located on the dynamic Saadiyat Island.
Don't miss this chance to showcase your innovation, connect with key players in the startup ecosystem, and pave the way to success. Join us at Road to START Summit Abu Dhabi - where every pitch is a step towards greatness. 🚀