|Connected Creativity at MIPTV is the new forum uniting media
executives, business development leaders and investors from the
leading device makers, network operators and content groups. It is
a unique opportunity for start-ups to showcase the newest
entertainment technology solutions and turn inspiration into real
business by networking with influential new partners. There is also
a new competition dedicated to start-ups, an unmissable chance to
pitch and win in front of leading venture capitalists and the
biggest gathering of entertainment professionals, securing valuable
|ICT Spring is a worldwide two days event in the heart of Europe.
The Trade Fair part of the event will also give concrete examples
of those innovations and business opportunities through 5 different
“villages” (Online Business & Gaming, Infrastructure &
Telecom, Funding & Finance, Cloud & Hosted Solutions,
Advisory & Consulting). Finally there are 7 European ICT Awards
|Event for entrepreneurs to launch their startup in front of press,
pundits, VCs, angels and bloggers.
|Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 is designed to uncover and showcase
products and services from the most exciting of the newest startups
in information technology, mobility, digital media, next generation
internet, life sciences and clean energy.
|LeWeb brings together the most influential audience in the Internet
ecosystem. Top industry entrepreneurs, executives, investors,
senior press & bloggers gather to focus on the key issues and
opportunities in the web marketplace.
|Startup 2011 is NYC's premier business plan competition and
entrepreneurship conference. There are leading entrepreneurs, VCs,
corporate development execs, M&A bankers, and more. Ideal to
pick up valuable insights on how to better run your own
entrepreneurial enterprise -- and make amazing new connections.
|The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer
the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and
|Opportunity to launch on technology’s biggest stage in front of an
all-star panel consisting of the biggest innovators, angels, VCs
and influencers in the Tech community
|Web 2.0 Expo is a conference and tradeshow for everyone who cares
about embracing and extending the opportunities created by Web 2.0
|Conditions to apply
|awarding a less than 3 years old firm for its innovation, its
dynamism, its influence and its growth potential in a close future.
|LAUNCH 1.0 This competition is for completely new companies that
have never had any press, public demos and whose services are
currently in closed alpha or beta. LAUNCH 2.0 This competition is
for existing companies that are launching new products, or
significant new versions of an existing product.
|New companies that are ready for launch, but are not yet well
known. These are companies that have a product or service available
(as of June 7, 2011), but have not been out in the marketplace for
more than a few months.
|The Contest is open to: (a) individuals or sole proprietors; or (b)
privately held businesses that have not received more than $2.5
million in outside financing.
|To compete in the Startup Battlefield, at time of application
submission startups must be live for fewer than three months, less
than two years old.