upSTART, the startup pitch competition that brings together a whole host of top UK, Irish and European tech startups, Investors, judges is BACK for 2018. Now in its third year, upSTART once again returns to Ireland’s annual leading business and tech two-day conference, Digital DNA which hosts over 3,000 delegates from across the world in Belfast City, Northern Ireland.
Hosted by Startacus, the one-day competition will play out in 2 rounds, starting with approx 25 disruptive startups and culminating with 1 eventual winner.
The startups will also be given the opportunity to exhibit their startup for the whole two days of the event, take part in a post-event investor and judges networking social, as well as pre-arranged 1-2-1 investor meetings.
There will be a £5k cash prize to the winning startup, plus a whole host of prizes.
Venture Investment Lead | NDRF
Head of Brand | L Marks
Program Manager | Techstars
Managing Director | Flint Studios