Get in the ring - Impact competition

Competitions

Creative Ideas Tech & IT

Location (s):

  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Online
  • Portugal
  • Worldwide
Oslo, The Hague, Lisbon...

Overview

Could your impact startup solution hold the key to meeting the growing needs of our population within the planets’ limited means? Apply for an online selection or to one of six city events of the Impact Competition and grab the global spotlight, scale your solution internationally and compete for a convertible loan of up to €500,000!

Details

The Impact Competition is focused on innovations that contribute to a better world. Solving global challenges in food, health, water and energy, dedicated towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s).

BATTLE YOUR WAY TO A €500K CONVERTIBLE LOAN

Compete against the boldest European impact startups at various events and online selections. At the Impact Finals in 2021, winners compete for a €500K convertible loan. Applicants to events also get access to local and international investors. Sometimes, one meeting is all it takes to foster a game-changing collaboration!

SCALE YOUR IMPACT GLOBALLY

Test, prove and scale your solution with our network of partners and SuperConnectors, and be recognized as a leading impact startup on an international stage. Moreover, courtesy Innofest, the overall winner of the Impact Competition earns an opportunity to prove their solution at a test site in the Netherlands, getting an dedicated innovation expert and online training sessions, all totalling €7K.

GLOBAL EXPOSURE FOR YOUR STARTUP

Winners of events and online selections qualify for the Get in the Ring Global Meetup 2022 - where they join the Global Network - our curation of elite changemakers and investors from around the globe. Winning solutions will be displayed on our and partner websites and communicated across our marketing channels to our Global Network of investors, corporates and governments.

SOME OF THE IMPACT COMPETITION EVENTS ARE:

HOW IT WORKS

  • Open Application 
    Apply for the competition and motivate why you should be selected
  • Selection Round 
    Participate in one of the selection rounds in leading impact cities in Europe.
  • Impact Finals 
    Selected startups receive a ticket to the Impact Finals in The Hague in fall 2021.
  • Competition winner
    Through an epic Get in the Ring startup battle, the final winner of the Impact Competition will be chosen

ImpactCity is the startup and scale-up community of The Hague. We help innovative entrepreneurs to start successfully and to grow their business. We open doors to investors and offer access to a comprehensive business network, inspiring company locations, international trade missions and competitions.

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Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

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Dates:

Deadline: As soon as possible


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Achieve global exposure 

  • Compete for a convertible loan of up to €500K
  • Test and prove your solutions with partners
  • Be recognized as a leading impact startup in Europe.
  • Become part of an international network.
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