Startup World Cup

Startup World Cup: Quarter finals at EY Luxembourg

This competition, recognized as the most prestigious competition dedicated to startups in the world, will take place for the third time in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

With 40 regional events scheduled all over the world, the Startup World Cup aims at bridging startup ecosystems worldwide and encouraging the most promising entrepreneurs to battle for the prestigious title of winning the Startup World Cup.

The winner of the local pitching competition will represent Luxembourg and the Greater Region against 40 startups at the semi-final and possibly at the Grand Finale in San Francisco.


What’s new for this 2020 edition?



The competition comprises three phases:

1) regional quarter finals (40 regions in the world)

2) a semi-final in San Francisco (with a selection of 10-15 startups the day before the Grand Finale)

3) the Grand Finale in San Francisco on 22 May 2020.


The winner of the Startup World Cup will win a $1,000,000 investment prize!


The call for applications has now been launched. All startups coming from Luxembourg and the Greater Region who would like to apply can do it until 20 December via the following address:


More information about the competition:


Location EY Luxembourg, 35E avenue John F. Kennedy, Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 1855, LU Open in maps

Time 16:30 - 20:00

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