FutureX Startup Summit | Diplomacy Opportunities

FutureX Startup Summit

FutureX Startup Summit

Each year, FutureX accepts a cohort of rising tech leaders on their Silicon Valley Accelerate Programme, where they are given the opportunity to connect with some of the global players in the tech industry and pitch to potential investors. The Startup Summit Competition offers startups the opportunity to win a funded place on the programme (worth £3k) and £200k+ worth of business support from IBM, STV, Adopt an Intern and Johnston Carmichael.

Prizes
Overall winner:

  • Funded Place on FutureX Silicon Valley Accelerate Programme Adopt An Intern Recruitment Package $120,000 worth of IBM
  • Cloud Credits £100,000 worth of advertising with STV (only available to Scottish registered companies)
  • Pitch mentorship and consultation from Johnston Carmichael

All finalists will receive:

  • Adopt An Intern Recruitment Package
  • Pitch mentorship and consultation from Johnston Carmichael
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To apply

  • Step 1: Create a 1-minute elevator pitch video that includes your business model and why you think the Silicon Valley Accelerate Programme would benefit you.
  • Step 2 Fill out the application form here.

This competition is open to UK-based entrepreneurs working with a technology product or service. We welcome applicants from all sectors; past entrants have come from law, care, lifestyle, environment, retail, energy, food and more. Entrants must be a Founder or Cofounder of the company, and only one entrant per company is eligible to apply.

All entrants must have a valid passport and be available to travel in April 2019. The entrant is also responsible for organising any necessary Visa and ESTA applications. Entrants must be available to attend (in person) the semi-final on the 19th of October in Edinburgh and final on the 31st of October in Edinburgh to have a
chance of winning.

The final of the Startup Summit Competition is a live pitch at Startup Summit on October 31st 2018. All applicants must be able to attend to be in with a chance of winning the place.

To get more, join Diplomacy Opportunities Facebook Group, and follow us on Twitter and Instagram

Read more on FutureX Startup Summit website

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