The European Commission is organising the Tech All Stars competition. The winners will have exclusive access to prestigious european startup events and will pitch to the likes of Sir Richard Branson and Chad Hurley.
The competition is open to EU registered startups younger than 3 years, which have raised less than €1mn in external funding. Applications are open until May 22nd 2014
– 10th-11th June 2014: Over two days, 12 finalists get to know London’s vibrant startup scene, connect, learn and get inspired by successful entrepreneurs. Finalists will be trained and challenged in an eliminatory pitch battle and a distinguished selection panel will chose the top three.
– June 12th Founders Forum London: Top three finalists pitch their startup to a world-class audience of tech leaders and investors. The best European startup will be elected, and the winner will be announced by Digital Agenda Commissioner Neelie Kroes
– Summer 2014. The Grand Tech All Stars Winner will be panellist at the European Commission’s Digital Agenda Assembly.
Previous Tech All Star Winners include Irish company Trustev which offers real time, online verification using social fingerprinting technology and Cognicor a Spanish start-up offering an automated complaint resolution service.