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Accelerate Pitch Contest

Elevator Pitch Contest at Accelerate@HHL

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Our Elevator Pitch Contest will take place again at Accelerate 2021!
This year in an online format. Three Startups are going to pitch their business idea/ start-up for 90 seconds in front of a renowned jury and have the chance to win 1,000 EUR prize.
Use this opportunity to get in touch with some of the most successful Venture Capitalists of Germany!

Pitch Contest HHL Leipzig

Submission Deadline - 24th April

Premium Pitch Jury

Dirk Frohnert

Co-Founder & General Partner at Smart Infrastructure Ventures

Tina Dreimann

Founder @ better venture

Márton Sarkady Nagy

VC at Visionaries Club & Growth at TIER

Pitch Contest:

    • Everyone with a startup idea or an already young startup can participate
    • The prize money is 1000 EUR
    • Either provide a five-page slide deck or a 90sec elevator pitch video. (We must say that we love videos!)
    • Accelerate@HHL selects 3 Contestants for the Final
    • During the Final, contestants have to pitch and defend their idea/startup in front of a VC jury and a live audience

Your Pitch:

    1. The attention-grabbing line to draw us in
    2. A description of your idea/startup
    3. For who is it? Who is your target market?
    4. Why are you/ the team the right to realise it?

Time Table - Pitch Contest