DMEXCO Start-up Hatch

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Start-ups from Germany and abroad will once again present their innovative ideas and business models during DMEXCO from 11–12 September, on two stages using the DMEXCO Start-up Hatch pitch format.

20 start-ups, 4 pitches, 1 final round, 1 winner:  The DMEXCO Start-up Hatch will give the very best newcomers the opportunity to present themselves and their innovations live on the big DMEXCO stage to high-caliber jurors, as well as to all visiting investors, potential partners and new customers.

Application starts soon!

September 11  Pitches on the Future Park Stage 
September 12, 12:20 - 13:20 pm

Final on the Experience Stage

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What you can expect

In four semifinal pitches with 20 competing start-ups at the DMEXCO Future Park and the final with 4 qualified participants on the Experience stage, the start-ups will compete for a prize money offered by the sponsoring partner.

The winner will be selected by the high-caliber jurors in the final round on the second day of DMEXCO.

Apply and...
  • compete and present your idea to potential investors.
  • have your innovation evaluated by a high-level jury.
  • network with investors, potential customers & established companies.
  • get the chance to win prize money and further exciting prizes.
How to apply
  • You can apply as exhibitor and non-exhibitor of DMEXCO
  • Your national or international start-up is in an early growth phase
  • Your start-up has a digital business model

    Application format
    : Presentation upload, max. 5 slides, in English
    Application content: Describe your business idea by answering the following three questions:

    1. Who are you?
    2. What is your business model?
    3. Why should you win the Hatch?
Application deadline for start-ups: July 31, 2019

The application process will start soon!

Are you interested in becoming the exclusive Partner to the DMEXCO Start-up Hatch? You can obtain more information here.