For the first time, the German Economic Union is allowing Georgian startups to participate in the project START.UP! GERMANY TOUR 2021.
The German Economic Union invites all interested startups that meet the program requirements to participate in the first stage of the business competition.
On August 17, 10 startup finalists will have the opportunity to be presented before the jury, they will be able to pitch their projects at a competition event organized by the German Economic Union. The same evening, the winner will be announced by the German Ambassador to Georgia, Mr. Hubert Knirsch.
The winner, on October 5 this year, will compete in a regional competition with finalists from countries such as Romania, Lithuania, Sweden, Belarus, the Netherlands, Portugal, Croatia, Switzerland, Ukraine, and Poland.
The four companies that win the regional startup competition will travel to North Rhine-Westphalia in Germany, where the final event of the business competition will be held from 14 to 17 November 2021. The final winner will be announced from among 15 different countries.
The finalists will be awarded with cash prizes: 7,500 Euro (first place), 5,000 Euro (second place) and 2,500 Euro (third place). An exclusive one-day program will be prepared for the finalists, during which they will meet companies and organizations of interest to them in North Rhine-Westphalia.