Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 – Apply by Jan 29.

The 2021 Challenge will award up to 20 emerging startups using technology for social good a total of One Million Dollars in prizes.

The deadline for submitting a solution is January 29, 2021.

You can find more information here.

The First (E-) Governance Focused Conference on Dec 8, 2020

This virtual event will be hosted via Zoom on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 featuring some of the most amazing investors and innovators in blockchain and governance.

Speakers Include:

Silvio Schembri, Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses, Malta Government
Miko Matsumura, General Partner, Gumi Ventures; Venture Partner, BitBull Capital; Advisor, Arrington XRP Capital
Kenzi Wang, General Partner, AU21 Capital
Alex Norta, Associate Professor at the Department of Software Science of the Tallinn University
Ben Bartlett, Berkeley City Councilmember
Eylon Aviv, Head of Partnerships, DAOstack
Maximilian Kuck, Co-founder, (quadratic voting)

Pitch & Plant Competition – Apply by Nov 8, 2020

The Pitch & Plant 2020 is a virtual global investment competition for plant-based and animal-free startups. This global competition is for startups that are looking to raise investment from some of the world’s leading plant-based investors.

Investors for this competition have committed to a minimum investment of £20,000 / US$25,000 to each finalist with the minimum aggregate total of £160,000 / US$200,000. Keep in mind, they may invest higher sums if the right startup captures their attention.

Startup Competition: VivaTech 2020 Intel Challenge

Working with Intel and ESL Gaming, Viva Technology will have a Grand Festival for startups in gaming and esports this November.

If your startup has a product or solution that could be implemented in the gaming industry, you may want to apply (deadline October 16) to be considered. Winning startups will receive:

• Chance to pitch during the festival in front of VCs, medias, gamers, etc.
• Intel gaming hardware (NUC Extreme or equivalent).
• Coaching and mentoring sessions with experts at Intel, ESL gaming, Level256 and the Paris&Co incubation network.
• Booth, passes & visibility at VivaTech 2021 in Paris or digitally.

North American Investment Forum 2020 New World Order in the Post-epidemic Era

ECI Awards 2020 is Calling for Entries

The New Normal of Digital Economy After COVID-19

About ECI Awards:

Honoring the innovation that defines future!

ECI Awards, founded by IECIA (International Entrepreneurs, Creatives & Innovators Association) in the United States in 2014, is the first global award in the digital economy that uses “effectiveness of innovation” as its evaluation criteria.
It recognizes the most innovative achievements in the categories of business model, product, service, technology, marketing and management, as well as individuals and organizations, to encourage and inspire innovation applied in commercial and creative industries around the world.

Female Founders in InsurTech 2020 Competition

Quesnay enables Fortune 500 companies to partner with startups through innovation competitions and mentorship programs. Quesnay’s Female Founders in InsurTech 2020 is open to all startups with a female founder, co-founder, CEO, or C-Suite leader with solutions relevant to the insurance industry.

Eligible startups must apply before the Submission Deadline on July 26.
Applicants can find more information about the program timeline, requirements, and our prize offerings by visiting the competition site.

K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020: Apply by June 25

The South Korean government is working to transform the country’s economy for another century of success, ultimately raising employment, the GDP and Korea’s place in the world. In order to do this, the government is supporting talented entrepreneurs and promising startups, to turn South Korea and Pangyo Creative Economy Valley into a global startup hub in Asia.

Do you have a startup company? Live and work with living expenses paid? Apply to the global startup competition: The K-Startup Grand Challenge!

Prepare to Persevere – The Future of Technology & Business (July 21)

Register for Prepare to Persevere – The Future of Technology & Business

Join Steve Hoffman, investor, author, and CEO of Founders Space, as he discusses the latest trends in technology and how they will affect businesses. He’ll discuss new opportunities and where venture capitalists are focusing their attention and investments.

You’ll discover:

* Where to find new opportunities

* Technological breakthroughs that will shape industries and our economy in the coming years

Experts from Founders Space, Silicon Dragon Ventures to Discuss Globalization and Innovation

Register for the Event — FREE

Women On The Front Line – Apply by June 2, 2020

There has been a historic gap between men and women through the years in business, especially if we talk about tech business. But Start-Up Chile wants to help break this gap, putting women where they belong: in the front line.

Start-Up Chile is a public accelerator of the Chilean Government, is looking for the best female entrepreneurs with the most innovative and tech ideas. Are you one of them? If you have an idea with less than a year of development, with global potential and you’re 100% committed to it, then consider applying today.

The State of Surveillance: AI is Watching You

Join me for a talk on The State of Surveillance: AI is Watching You!

Startup Wheel 2020 – Application due by May 31

Is your startup grappling with the great recession? How to raise funds; find your new business partners and potential customers to secure financial health and growth during this period?

Apply now to participate in Startup Wheel 2020, one of the largest startup competitions in Asia, and seize an opportunity to survive and thrive in the crisis:

• Exploring market insights in Asia, especially, expanding your business to Vietnam market – one of the most fast-growing economic hubs in Southeast Asia.

Startup Basecamp: Fundraising in Uncertain Times, April 21, 2020

Startup Basecamp Innovation Lab is teaming up with a World Renowned Corporate Storyteller and Pitch Alchemist Donna Griffit for a Special Webinar to make sure you have the RIGHT story needed to close your funding round and can deliver it anywhere. Register today with promo code SBCFREE to join this Special webinar for FREE.

This webinar is meant for startup founders looking to raise funding or in the midst of a funding round who are serious about adapting to the new reality we’re faced with. Space is limited.

Enter the 2020 Edge Startup of the Year Competition

Edge Computing World is excited to announce the first-ever Edge Startup of the Year Competition!

Edge Computing World will showcase the best startups in Edge Computing through this new competition to highlight the quality and breadth of emerging companies in the vibrant edge computing space.

10 lucky startups have the opportunity to win a package of enhanced promotion by joining the Shortlist for the final Award.

Silicon Valley AgTech Conference, August 10, 2020

The Silicon Valley AgTech Conference is where technology meets agriculture. It will be held at Internet of Things World that takes place in San Jose Convention Center. There will be unrivaled access to emerging technologies, investment opportunities, informative programming, and world-class networking.

You can find more information and register here.

LTV Conf 2020, May 18-20 in San Francisco

LTV Conf announced that it will host its fifth annual three-day conference, its biggest and most expert-packed event yet in San Francisco. With leading founders, investors, and executives all in one place, LTV Conf brings together the most influential minds, tech leaders, and successful SaaS companies to an inclusive and intimate setting.

All tickets to the conference include full-day access, main-stage talks, invitations to evening networking events; breakfast and lunch; exclusive offers from event partners, and first access to post-event recordings.

Startup World Cup Silicon Valley Regional, Application due by March 4, 2020

Apply to compete in Startup World Cup Silicon Valley Regional to be held on March 18, 2020. Don’t forget, the application is due by March 4, 2020.

Startup World Cup will have 40+ regional events across North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australia. Each regional winner will compete in Silicon Valley at Startupup World Cup Grand Finale in San Francisco on May 22, 2020 at Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, for the investment prize of $1,000,000.

International Fundraising Event on April 2, 2020

Ramp-Up Lab and French Founders are hosting an International Fundraising event in San Francisco on April 2, 2020, 5:30-8:30 PM. They will explore key success factors and best practices for international entrepreneurs who wish to get the attention (and funding) of U.S. VCs.

You can find more information about their panel discussion and networking cocktail event here.

Startup Challenges Update

VivaTech Startup Challenges is where startups and established companies work together to create shared future. Startups are invited to come up with innovative responses to challenges proposed by some of the world’s leading businesses.

This challenge is hosted by VivaTechnology, but the planned event to be held in Paris, France, has been either cancelled or postponed. This international event usually gathers the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products and celebrates today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society.