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Get in the Ring Cascais

ORGANIZED BY

international@dnacascais.pt

 

LOCATION

Estoril, Cascais , Portugal

 

DATE    

start Mar 27, 2017

end   Mar 27, 2017

2017-03-27 00:00:00 2017-03-27 00:00:00 Europe/Lisbon Get in the Ring Cascais Global events Get in the Ring Cascais international@dnacascais.pt

NEED GLOBAL EXPOSURE?

Compete against thousands of startups globally, win awards, get exposure and connect with fans to scale up your business.

About this event
Applications deadline | March, 1
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Get in the Ring Cascais is a selection event for the Global Startup Competition of the Get in the Ring Foundation. This yearly pitch competition challenges you to show what you’ve got in an actual ring. Through 1-on-1 battles, you will compete for awards, a place in the global final and the attention of potential fans.

Program

Participating in Get in the Ring is not only about winning the competition. Therefore we have a great program:




Bootcamp

Pitch Training

Practice your pitch together with peers and get feedback from experts during these training sessions.


Training

DEMO DAY

You will have to pitch in front of an experienced jury and convince them why you should proceed to the next round.

Battles

Award show | March 27, 06.30pm, Centro de COngressos Estoril

The highlight of every Get in the Ring event. During the award show the best startups will battle on the main stage, show what they’ve got and compete for the attention of potential fans and a ticket to the global final.

Program:

06.30pm | Welcome & Accreditation

06.45pm | Opening Ceremony
                     Miguel Pinto Luz, Vice President of the Municipality of Cascais
06.50pm | Cascais Founder Institute Program: Pitch & Graduation
                     Paulo Andrez, Board Member of DNA Cascais
                     Carlos DaSilva, Director of Founder Institute program in Portugal
07.10pm | Introduction of Get in The Ring Cascais
                     Jeroen Veenenbos, Ringmaster
07.15pm | Startups Pitch Battles
                     Battle 1* (introduction and 5 rounds)
                     Battle 2* (introduction and 5 rounds)
                     Battle 3* (introduction and 5 rounds)
                     Final Battle* (1 minute pitch from Battle winners)
08.45pm | Closing Ceremony & Winner decision
                     Nuno Piteira Lopes, President of DNA Cascais
09.00pm | Cocktail & Networking

* At the time of Jury evaluation there will be pitches from EUREKA InnoVest Investment

Why participate
For every participant we have great opportunities:


Millions of fans
Connect with potential fans such as investors, corporates, talent and experts involved
Global exposure
Get global exposure and contacts through a network in 100+ countries
Pitch Perfect
Participate in an exciting and educating process to perfectionize your pitch and get feedback from experts
Global Conference
Win awards and a ticket to the final at the Global Conference in May 2017


“This was a really amazing event, high energy, high impact and the stakes as an entrepreneur pitching have never been higher” - Justin Coetzee, Founder GoMetro


Startups we are looking for
Get in the Ring is cross-industry. We live by the rule that the future is uncertain and innovation comes from areas you can't foresee.
Whether you are in robotics, software, agriculture or medtech for us it's all good. We do however have a preference for startups that are aiming to make a positive impact in this world.

Requirements Startups
Can you imagine yourself, standing in the ring, battling head-to-head, making fans and do you meet the requirements below? 
Then you're good to go!

  •  Innovative and scalable business idea/model
  •  Launched less than 8 years ago
  •  Pitch fluently in English

  • Previous Winners

    Risparmio Super

    Global winner Get in the Ring ‘12


    EyeVerify

    Global winner Get in the Ring ‘13


    Efishery

    Global winner Get in the Ring ‘14


    LIK

    Global lightweight winner Get in the Ring ‘15/ ‘16


    BiodenCell

    Global middleweight winner Get in the Ring ‘15/ ‘16


    DOT

    Global heavyweight winner Get in the Ring ‘15/ ‘16

    Global Partners

    ECE

    STC

    EBW2020

    ARE YOU READY TO GET IN THE RING?