Pitch Contest

by WEPA Ventures

The yearly Pitch Contest is one of the Conference’s highlights and this year is branded by WEPA Ventures (Family VC) to support impactful and new ideas from new founders.

The WEPA Ventures Pitch Contest gives you the chance to present your business plan to a jury of top professionals and receive valuable feedback on it. And, if you are the big winner, we have some special prizes for you.


Get some high-value feedback from our jury about your business idea

Expand your network and get access to investors and business angels

Increase your brand awareness and attract talents

Receive coaching sessions with the SpinLab Accelerator, if you’re the winner

The winner will also get the great chance to pitch at HHL SpinLab Investors Day on June 28, 2023

participant of the pitch contest
Winner team of the pitch contest


Send your pitch deck and a one pager (brief summary of your idea) to accelerate@hhl.de until April 10th and answer the question “How do you challenge existing structures?

The one pagers of all applicants will be merged to create an investor booklet.

We will decide on 5 finalists based on their impact on society and the overall creativity of the idea.

Prepare to pitch your business to a jury on April 21st in Leipzig. You will have 5 mins for your pitch + 5 mins of Q&A.

Meet our Jury!

Natalia Ahmadian

Investment Manager


Ole Peters

Founder of Business Angel Network KFLT

Associate at Monkfish Equity

Julius Göllner

Sales expert

Early Stage Investor

eNugget Ventures

Till Rösnick

Investment Manager

WEPA Ventures

Have any further questions? Contact us!