Silicon Vikings Startup World Cup Finland
April 26 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Silicon Vikings Startup World Cup is coming to Tampere to find the most exciting startups from Finland for $1,000,000 competition in San Francisco in May.
One winner from each Nordic country will be invited to compete in the Startup World Cup 2018 Grand Finale Global Startup Competition in San Francisco on May 11, 2018. The global competition winner will receive a $1,000,000 investment prize. Flight tickets and 2 nights accommodation in SF will be covered by Startup World Cup.
Thousands of startups from all around the world applied to the 2017 competition and the Startup World Cup 2017 Grand Finale featured prominent figures from the entrepreneurship community, including Steve Wozniak (Co-Founder of Apple), Daymond John (Star of ABC’s Shark Tank & Founder of FUBU), Alexis Ohanian (Co-Founder of Reddit) and Guy Kawasaki (former Chief Evangelist of Apple). Winners from 15 regional events pitched their startups at the Grand Finale, and UniFa from Japan took home the trophy with the $1,000,000 investment prize, and other regional champions received $10,000 value in legal services from Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and Portfolio Package from Salesforce for Startups. Second place went to Open Bionics from the United Kingdom, and third place went to Ahlijasa from Indonesia.
The deadline to apply to the competition is the 13th of April 2018. To apply, complete the online application at http://siliconvikings.com/worldcupapplication.