WIN € 200'000 seed investment!

The winner of Webit's Founders Games
shall receive € 200'000 seed investment!


for your free expo stand, free Webit.Festival Tickets
and an investment of € 200'000

Founders Games

Founders Games is the startup competition in the program of Webit.Festival Europe. During the event we not only provide free grant for startups to get a free expo table, free festival tickets and opportunity to meet unparalleled selection top enterprise leaders from all around the world + investors, but also an opportunity to WIN €200 000 seed investment!

The Investors Summit is also a part of our Startup events. It is attended by a number of leaders from the corporate world, covering series of topics about innovation through collaboration with the startup ecosystem.!


See the winner &
the Europe Top 100 from 2017
Watch Founders Games
Ceremony from 2017

Attendees

  • 56% Central & Eastern Europe
  • 29% Rest of Europe
  • 06% USA
  • 05% Asia
  • 04% Rest of the World


The Seed Investment


The seed investment of 200 000 EUR is provided by Plamen Russev (chairman of Webit.Foundation, investor and serial entrepreneur) and prominent Bulgarian entrepreneurs and angel investors including the founder of Telerik (USD 264 million company exit) Vassil Terziev, The founder of Rosslin Capital, investor and serial entrepreneur Ivo Evgeniev and the founder of Telelink and successful entrepreneur Lyubomir Minchev.

Тhe form in which the seed investment will be paid out is a convertible loan. The loan will convert into shares of preferred stock upon the closing of a next equity financing (Series A round of financing) at market terms for such an instrument.

There will be 2 tranches. The first tranche of 50 000 EUR will be transferred within a month after winning Webit’s Founders Games.

The second tranche will be released upon achieving certain milestones negotiated between the investors and the winner.

The investment offer is non-obligatory for the startup winner of Webit's Founders Games and subject to standard due diligence processes on behalf of the investors.




In case you are selected - all you have to do is to book your travel and accommodation
and pay your expo table branding package at as low as 80 EUR.



WHO MAY APPLY


As far as your company is active in the following disciplines:

Advertising Analytics
& Big Data
Artificial
Intelligence
Augmented
Reality
Biotech
Blockchain Cleantech Clothing
& Fashion
Communications
& Media
Consumer
Electronics
Cryptocurrencies Cyber
Security
Digital
Commerce
Digital
Entertainment
E-commerce &
Online marketplaces
eLearning Enterprise
Software
Fintech Food &
Nutrition
Games
Health Industrial
internet & IoT
Infrastructure Manufacturing tech
& Materials
Med tech
& Pharma
Mobile Money Non-Profit On-demand
Services
Robotics
Smart
energy
Social
& dating
Social
Entrepreneurship
Social Media
& Messaging
Space
Technology
Transport
& Automotive
Travel Virtual
Reality
Wearable
Technology
Xaas

THE OPPORTUNITY

WEBIT.FESTIVAL will provide startups with a free expo table and 600 free expo tickets.

The startups that qualify shall have access to all attendees of WEBIT.FESTIVAL - the major and most influential tech and digital global event for CEE.

SELECTION

The selection is made on 5 major milestones:

- Team capacity - 10 points
- Project Scalability - 10 points
- Business approach - 10 points
- Marketing approach - 10 points
- Uniqueness of the idea - 10 points

YOUR VALUE

WEBIT.FESTIVAL is the only place where startups meet investors, reporters, the CEOs, CMOs and CTOs of the world's largest and most innovative companies along with the biggest global and regional advertisers. Only at WEBIT.FESTIVAL your startup will have access not only to hundreds of investors but also to major potential partners and clients making WEBIT.FESTIVAL the most StartUp friendly digital and tech industry event.


Hundreds of accredited journalists from all over the world will be present during WEBIT.FESTIVAL, searching for the next great startup. At the event you may meet and connect with editors in chief, editors and correspondents from Wall Street Journal, Mashable, The Next Web, Wired, Bloomberg, Guardian, TechCrunch, e27, Wamda, ITP, Forbes, CNN, The New York Times, Business Insider, The Economist and many more.




In case you are selected - all you have to do is to book your travel and accommodation
and pay your expo table branding package at as low as 80 EUR.




Startup Village

Investor? Meet amazing startups from all around the world.
StartUp? Meet governmental investment agencies from Europe and investors and grow your business.






Why exhibit?




  • Direct access to the top 100 startups from over 2450 applications
  • Access to investors in different industries
  • Media Coverage
  • 1:1 meetings between investors and industry disruptors


Free Expo Table



In case you are selected - all you have to do is to book your travel and accommodation and pay your expo table branding package at as low as 80 EUR.

Attending Companies