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Road to START SUMMIT - 2024

Welcome to our startup pitch event on the 15th of February!

START Lisbon invites your startup to apply to be among the selected startups pitching before an entrepreneurial audience in Lisbon, including investors, accelerators, founders, industry experts and students.
Why should you apply? At the Road to START Summit, you can present your vision, network, enjoy keynotes, food, drinks, and an exciting after-party!
- 🏆 Grand Prize: The winner of the Road to START Summit Lisbon wins tickets to the START Summit in St. Gallen in 2024 and competes for a CHF 10,000 prize (~€10,600).
- 🌍 Global Exposure: Present in front of a entrepreneurial audience, including investors, accelerators, founders, industry experts and students.
- 🚀 Growth Opportunity: Gain access to START Lisbon’s ecosystem and beyond during the START Summit in St. Gallen.
Is my startup eligible to apply? - Your startup was founded in 2021 or later.
- You have received less than 500K CHF (~530K €) in funding.
- You must be structured as an independent legal entity.
What is START Lisbon? START Lisbon is a chapter of START Global, Europe’s leading student-run initiative for entrepreneurship. START Lisbon's mission is to connect entrepreneurial students, start-ups and VCs across Portugal to drive innovation forward.
What is the START Summit? If you convince us with your application and inspire the jurors with your idea, you get the chance to attend and present your startup at the largest student-led entrepreneurship conference in Europe, the "START Summit" in St. Gallen (Switzerland).
This summit boasts an audience of over 6000 individuals, consisting of interested investors, leading companies from your industry as well as potential customers or employees.
Seize this opportunity and share your unique vision for a better world with us!