Search for Outstanding Start-Ups from Around the World


Application deadline is Sunday, 7th September 2014

Europe has a wide range of interesting start-ups and we want to find the most outstanding ones.

We, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, hub:raum, EIT ICT Labs Germany and SRH Berlin International Management University, want to give them a voice and help to make ideas public.

We want you!

Are you still in the early-stages? Did you found your start-up less than 18 months ago? Is your start-up active in one of the following fields

  • Internet of Things,
  • Health,
  • Big Data or
  • Cloud Based Business Solutions

If yes, participate in our outstanding CONTEST and win a trip to one of the hottest startup cities in Europe and the change to pitch your idea to investors and business angles!

A jury of important investors, business angels, experts and foundations (Founder and Head of hub:raum Peter Borchers, Dr. Udo Bub Managing Director EIT ICT Labs Germany, Founder and CEO of Sky & Sand Dr. Fabian Heilemann, Executive Director of IISM SRH Berlin Prof. Dr. Anabel Ternès and Head of Team Economic Policy of KAS Matthias Schäfer ) will review all applications and will select the best
from each country, and then three overall winners.

„What’s in it for you?“
If you are one of the three, you win a trip to Berlin to our international event at hub:raum, November 3rd, where you will be able to make an elevator pitch in front of the audience, an expert interview, which will be recorded and published, accommodation in one of the latest design hotels and a certificate. On top of that, you may win the public award.

All top ten start-ups will receive a certificate and an invitation to participate in the conference. Moreover, all interested startups are invited to become part of a book about successful start-ups from around the world. They can present the story about how they started, talk about their company and provide contact details. It is a great offer to market your company. The book will be published in spring 2015, at first in German, then as well in English. Yossi Vardi will write the introduction to the book. To apply please fill in the form and send it via email at
The deadline for your application is Sunday, 7th September 2014.

Find the application form here.

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