Vali Berlin x DFS Pitch Competition
Pitch digital and win prizes worth more than €5'000!
After last year’s success, Vali will host the Pitch Competition 2020 at #DFS – this time digitally!
Pitching and getting feedback on your pitching skills and Startup ideas was never this easy: at home, in your kitchen or in your living room! You decide!
The Vali Berlin Pitch Competition offers early-stage startups the unique opportunity to pitch in front of more than 350 talents and a jury consisting of well-known scientists, successful founders, and investors.
The competition is an event hosted by Vali Berlin – the entrepreneurship platform at ESMT Berlin and the DigitalFuture Summit, taking place during #DFS20.
Applications are closed!
What's in it for you?
July 9th, from 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Digitally, via Zoom!
Early-Stage Start-ups (Pre-seed to Seed phase)
Jury and Feedback
Make sure will be one of the lucky start-ups to pitch in front of our jury and get valuable feedback on your idea!
This year’s jury consists of:
Managing Director Team Europe, Co-Founder & Venture Partner Point Nine Capital, Founder of Circ
Professor of Strategy &
POK Pühringer PS Chair in Entrepreneurship
Founder and CEO at Plan.A.Earth & Co-founder of Greentech Alliance
The Pitch Doctor Christoph Sollich
Pitch Coach, Startup Comedian, Keynote Speaker
Founder, Experience designer, Educator
Pitch in front of 400 participants consisting of the global ESMT community and ESMT partner companies. They could be your first customers, potential business partners, or talent for your startup!
Applications are closed!
What is Vali Berlin?
We are Vali Berlin – a platform for entrepreneurship, innovation, and research for the ESMT network, talent, and partners. We create social, environmental, and economic value by leveraging responsible entrepreneurship in technology and innovation.
- Support the next generation of entrepreneurs who think digital, responsible and out-of-the-box
- Give start-ups access to our network connecting them with entrepreneurs, mentors, and industry
- Provide start-ups connection to investors for early-stage investments
At the very first virtual DigitalFuture Summit, a selected number of the world’s top students, graduates, and young professionals will digitally engage and interact with the leading companies in digitalization, entirely for FREE.
For two mornings on July 9 and 10, leading firms will gather on one digital platform to host keynote speeches, interactive workshops and eye-opening masterclasses exploring the future of digitalization and the latest digital trends.
Directly connect with companies and recruiters through virtual company booths and exclusive online interviews available only for #DFS20 participants. Learn insights directly from employees of trailblazing companies, get a better understanding of what the digital future looks like and accelerate your career directly from your computer
Facts about the Pitch Competition
Facts about the event
- Date: 9th July 12:30 – 13:30 pm
- Audience: ~ 350 international students
6 start-ups will pitch their business model within 5 minutes in front of the audience and jury. They will receive verbal feedback from the jury directly and will be evaluated based on objective criteria that will be shared with the start-ups in advance. The audience will act as the fifth juror using an online application to give their feedback on each pitch.