Global Pitch: The Final Round of the Largest Online Pitch Challenge Live on Facebook on May 22, 2018

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Global Pitch, initiated by the Vienna-based startup DealMatrix, is the world’s largest online pitch challenge for startups. With only a single application, the startups reach a global network of investors, incubators, corporate representatives & venture capital funds.

Last week, the top 100 startups out of a total of 1,200 applications for the online pitch challenge Global Pitch were announced on Facebook. The Top 100 come from more than 40 countries and were selected by a jury of 70 international members and partners from the regions Europe, Latin and North America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. On May 16, the Top 15 were published on the social media pages of Global Pitch: http://www.facebook.com/globalpitch/.

Here’s the complete list (random sequence):

  • Hydrao (France)
  • Sensefinity - Everything Connects (Portugal)
  • Pad-Up Creations (Nigeria)
  • Organique Pharma SpA (Chile)
  • Goreha GmbH (Germany)
  • Vital Metrix; Inc. (US)
  • Online Venues & Events SRL (Romania)
  • Doctrina d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • TruckPad Tecnologia e Logística S/A (Brasil)
  • Biowatch (Swiss)
  • ZAPIENS technologies (Spain)
  • Symvaro GmbH (Austria)
  • Cleverciti Systems GmbH (Germany)
  • Topolytics Ltd (Great Britain)
  • WideBot (Egypt)

Follow the online finals live – via Facebook Stream

On May 22 at 10:00 a.m. (GMT+2) the world’s largest online startup event will start: the major Global Pitch Finale. Until 6:00 p.m. (GMT+2), the best 15 startups will pitch their business models live to an online audience which anyone can join. To do so, simply like the Facebook page of Global Pitch and follow the live stream. The agenda for the event will be published shortly before that on the page.

The jury for the finale is composed of a total of 70 jury members: investors, accelerators, incubators and corporate representatives, including UNIDO, Startup Chile, Chinaaccelerator, European Super Angels Club, Startup Live, Kyvo//GSVLabs, 91sprinboard, ZNation, 50k Ventures, Syndreams, niHUB, Brinc and many others. (More info at: https://globalpitch.com/#jury)

Tech partners make a unique final round experience possible

“With the support of Samba Live and BSEEN, we’re bringing the final round of the largest online pitching competition live to an international audience,” says DealMatrix CEO Christoph Drescher. “An unlimited number of interested people can follow the finale on Facebook from anywhere in the world at the place where it’s happening: on the web.”

The innovative event will be held on the Samba Live webinar platform. Robert Strobl, co-founder and CMO of Digital Samba, emphasises: “We feel honoured to be the technological partner of such an exciting new event format and to be able to host it on our brand-new WebRTC (Real-Time Communications) webinar solution Samba Live. Global Pitch is a perfect example of how our technologies can be used to connect people from across the world.”

BSEEN Live, the Vienna-based company of Juan Guerra, specialises in the production of live streaming events for startups, organisations and companies and is responsible for production as well as the Facebook stream. “We specialise in supporting companies with innovative online marketing solutions. Whether they want to reach out to new talent, or find new sources of revenue or produce a new product or service—we develop social media campaigns which use the power of video content to build direct contacts with the target group.”

Be there live and cast your vote for crowdvote

Right in the thick of things rather than simply watching from sidelines—and not just thanks to the live stream. On http://vote.globalpitch.com, anyone can vote before or during the event for their crowd favourites and in this way help decide which startup will emerge as the victor of the crowdvote.

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