Startup World Cup Boston Regional

Aug 28, 9:00 PM – Aug 29, 12:00 AM

Boston

Microsoft New England Research and Development Center, 1 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, 02142

Join us for the Boston Regional of the Startup World Cup 2024, a global startup pitch competition with a $1,000,000 investment prize. The event will bring together top startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts for a day of innovation, networking, and competition. The winners will move on to the Finals in Silicon Valley.

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About this event

Join us for the Boston Regional of the Startup World Cup 2024, a global startup pitch competition with a $1,000,000 investment prize. The event will bring together top startups, entrepreneurs, investors, and industry experts for a day of innovation, networking, and competition. The winners will move on to the Finals in Silicon Valley.

Participants

Top startups from the Boston region competing for a chance to win the regional title and advance to the global finals in Silicon Valley.

Application available at https://www.startupworldcup.io/usa-regional-boston 

Phases:

Application submission

Online review by select judges

Finalists announced 1 month prior to the event

Live pitches and presentations at our Boston Regional Finals August 28- 3 min pitch with slides, 2 min Q&A per pitch to all of our attendees and judges.

Winner selected by judges at the event with an additional Audience Choice winner selected for a regional prize.

The Boston Winner will advance to the Startup World Cup Finals in Silicon Valley, competing for $1M prize

Hosts:

Boston New Technology (BNT) is a leading community organization dedicated to fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in the Greater Boston area. Founded with the mission to support and accelerate local startups, BNT has become an essential hub for entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, and investors. Through a series of high-impact events, including pitch nights, demo showcases, and educational workshops, BNT provides startups with critical resources, exposure, and networking opportunities.

Startup World Cup is a global series of conferences and competitions that bring together the top startups, investors, entrepreneurs and tech CEOs around the world. Starting with regional competitions in nearly 50+ countries across six continents, hundreds of selected top technology startups compete for the chance to move onto the Grand Finale event in San Francisco to win a $1 million investment grand prize. Startup World Cup is organized by Pegasus Tech Ventures in partnership with investors and local sponsors. For more information on the Startup World Cup, please visit https://www.startupworldcup.io. (www.pegasustechventures.com)

Microsoft NERD (New England Research & Development Center)

Microsoft NERD Center is a hub for research, development, and innovation located in Cambridge, MA. As part of Microsoft’s global network of research labs, NERD collaborates with academia, industry, and the startup community to drive advancements in technology and empower the next generation of innovators.

Agenda

Networking over food and drinks
Introductions from speakers and partners
Pitch competition
Judge review and finalist announcement

Hosts

  • Jason Kraus

    Prepare 4 VC

    Founder

  • Shweta Agrawal

    Boston New Technology

    Co-Organizer

  • Steve Vilkas

    Prepare 4 VC

    Chief Dot Connector

Organizers

  • Jason Kraus

    Startup Grind

    Chapter Director

  • Yevgeny Ioffe

    Mi-Si Electronics Design, Inc.

    Co-Director

  • Steve Vilkas

    Prepare 4 VC

    Community Builder

  • Christopher Dube

    Prepare 4 VC

    Community Builder

Global sponsor

Dell Technologies logo

Dell Technologies

Partners

Boston New Technology logo

Boston New Technology

Prepare 4 VC logo

Prepare 4 VC

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