Startup Spotlight releases 2012 report, only 2 weeks left to apply

This year the How to Web conference will host the second edition of this intense competition and orientation program, Startup Spotlight. Last year’s competition led to some amazing results for the participating teams, you have only 2 weeks left to apply!

For two days, the How to Web conference hosts leading innovators, entrepreneurs and professionals for a feast of hands-on talks on global web trends, product & business innovation, and new technologies. As part of the conference, the Startup Spotlight competition is showcasing some of the most innovative startups in Central & Eastern Europe.

This year the How to Web conference will host the second edition of this intense competition and orientation program, Startup Spotlight, that provides startups with fantastic opportunities, such as mentoring sessions with experienced entrepreneurs, meetings with potential investors who are specifically interested in early-stage startups, international exposure and awareness, and cash prizes of $20.000. It is a chance to consolidate your knowledge, increase your pitching abilities and discover if you’re on the right track for your business.

The projects will be evaluated according to a series of judging criteria and according to the pitches that will be held on the How to Web event stages. Last year’s competition led to some amazing results for the participating teams, which you can see in their recently released Startup Spotlight Report.

The organisers are looking for great early-stage startups from CEE, who are developing web products and targeting a global market. Projects should have less than 2 years of activity, with a team that has at least one co-founder from the CEE, and a part of the team residing within the region. Projects also mustn’t have raised more than €100k funding, and should have at least a prototype to show on stage and give users for testing at the conference.

If by now you’re strongly considering to apply for Startup Spotlight, share the good news and don’t forget that there are only 2 weeks left to apply!


 
 
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