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"Start me up!" Startup Competition now open for Applications

Nov 25, 2017. Provided by: Heinz Fiedler


The third round of the "Start me up!" competition started and now is open for applications until March 31, 2018.
Young founders can apply online with their business idea for the prize money of €100,000 and lots of media attention.
The German business magazine BILANZ in close cooperation with business partners has launched this initiative to support entrepreneurship and make better use of the intellectual and technical potential of the young elite - for more entrepreneurship, smarter problem solving and a growth spurt. The underlying idea is that Germany needs to further improve entrepreneurship and startup support to master the economic and socio-political challenges.
"Start me up!" is looking for women and men who have the courage to take risks and are ready to use their talents to build a growing company.
BILANZ and its cooperation partners (Deutsche Bank AG, HanseMerkur, Daimler AG, ProSiebenSat1 Media SE and the Maschmeyer Group) support selected founders with money, advice, access to established companies, and media coverage.
The annual startup competition "Start me up!" provided €100,000 in prize money to the winners support by advice and mentoring by business professionals as well as networking access to large industries.
"Start me up!" is open to anyone. After the application phase closed a jury will make a pre-selection to prepare the decision of the main jury that determine who will be chosen as the winner of the award ceremony in June 2018.
Earlier Winners of earlier "Start me up!" Competitions were
In 2017 the start-up company Diamon Tech ("Diabetes Monitoring Technology"), a  spin-off of the Goethe University Frankfurt with its business idea of ​​non-invasively measuring the blood sugar of diabetics.
In 2016: Artiminds Robotics from Karlsruhe won the first round of the start-up competition with its software that allows to program industrial robots easily.
For more information about the conditions and selection criteria visit website and complete the application form

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