1 Stage. 12 Startups. 12 Pitches. 1 Winner.

Startup Pitch Competition 2018

Lisbon, June 6 & 7 2018

What is it?

The Startup Pitch Competition at #LIS brings together innovative early-stage startups for a three minute pitch on stage. Within these three minutes, founders go head to head for recognition, fame, rock & roll and a couple of awards.

The Competition is open to any startup attending the Lisbon Investment Summit. The top 12 startups that apply will get to present in front of experienced investors and hundreds of attendees, battling it out for a chance to be crowned “Winner of The Competition 2018“.

How will it work?

Start by getting your 2×1 Startup Ticket, here.
Then, submit your startup until April 30.
The 12 startups that get to go on stage will be announced on May 7.

If you’re selected, you will have 3 minutes to pitch on stage.
The jury will have 5 minutes to ask you questions on stage.
Winners are announced in the end of day 2 of #LIS.

This year’s winner will get the following perks:

  • The attention of a bunch of startup-hungry investors.
  • A 1000€ award courtesy of Beta-i.
  • 2 tickets to the SingularityU Portugal Summit.
  • Access to Grow, by José de Mello Group, which includes:
    • Access to the entire spectrum of José de Mello Group’ companies.
    • A sandbox for field tests.
    • Office spaces.
    • Access to its Mentors Network.
    • Possible later stage financing.

Great companies, great investors, great speakers. Lisbon is the place to be in June!

Sean Seton-Rogers, partner PROfounders
The Jury
Francois Mazoudier
Founder of TMRW
Jenny Fielding
Managing Director at Techstars
Ana Casaca
Head of Innovation at José de Mello
Zach Coelius
Managing Partner at Coelius Capital
Pedro Falcão
Managing Partner at LC Ventures

[ Coming April 2018 ]

Previously on stage

We first met 500 Startups there and now we have them as investors of Infraspeak. Be there. I mean it.

Felipe Ávila da Costa, Co-Founder Infraspeak