National Startup Competitions


Startup Open, a featured event of Global Entrepreneurship Week, is a global competition to identify and recognize startup companies It is open to any entrepreneurs who have just started, or are about to start, a new venture and have a “startup moment”.


Startup Cup


StartUp Cup is a marketing and public relations machine with entrepreneurs featured in the local media on a regular basis. They are a global network of locally-driven “accelerators without walls” open to any type of business idea. It can be replicated in any community and is a proven model to create viable businesses, grow jobs, and enhance entrepreneurial ecosystems.


Get In The Ring


Get In The Ring (GITR) is the world competition for the best startup pitch based in The Netherlands. Organized by Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, GITR hosts annual competition for 10,000 startups from 80 countries worldwide.

The Get in the Ring Foundation is a global non-profit organization that connects startups to opportunities related to capital, talent and expertise.


Future Agro Challenge


Future Agro Challenge (FAC) is a global competition that discovers innovate fundable food and agribusiness startups from various corners of the globe addressing national, regional and global challenges.  FAC provides key tools and opportunities to help them grow their business and expand them into new markets.  FAC, a featured event of Global Entrepreneurship Week, is working to make a difference on a global level by increasing interaction amongst agro innovators, entrepreneurs, and stakeholders by addressing national policies and challenges.


Creative Business Cup


Creative Business Cup is the world championship for creative entrepreneurs, which runs in a number of different countries.

Each winner from each country goes on to compete in the International Creative Business Cup Finals in Copenhagen, Denmark and pitch in front of 400 investors from the European Business Angel Network.


Creative Business Cup



1776 Challenge Cup is a worldwide tournament for the most promising, world-changing startups to win cash prizes, make international connections and share their vision on a global stage.




Ye! Startup Awards

ye-logoYe! Startup Awards is a global business pitch competition from 50 countries around the world to be held in Sweden this year.

Ye! Awards is organized by Child and Youth Finance International based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.