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Pitching events

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Are you a hardware startup?

Go check out the "BYND HardTech"-pitching competition by Voxdale!
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NEXTGEM 2023 is an opportunity to accelerate the growth of your startup. Pitch in front of a live audience of investors!

  • TOP 10 Pitches on stage in front of investors and jury
  • Winner pitches on main stage during closing ceremony
  • Win tickets to Slush Helsinki
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14:00 - 15:00 12th Oct  Founders stage

BYND HardTech

As Voxdale, we're on a mission, with the support of Leuven Slush'D, to invigorate Belgium's hardware startup scene. We're providing HardTech startups with a prominent stage to pitch their innovative ideas to a jury, as well as an audience of investors and like-minded enthusiasts.
15:30 - 16:30 12th Oct Founders stage

NextGEM 2023

Join us for the ultimate startup pitch competition where 10 dynamic ventures compete for the prestigious Slush Helsinki prize. Witness groundbreaking ideas, connect with industry leaders, and be part of the entrepreneurial revolution. Save the date and secure your spot—it's an event you can't afford to miss!
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17:45 - 18:45 & 18:15 - 18:45 12th Oct  Founders stage

Reversed pitch competition

In this innovative competition, investors step into the spotlight, taking on a role typically reserved for startups. They have the opportunity to pitch their ideas, strategies, and insights to a receptive audience of entrepreneurs. This refreshing twist on traditional pitching creates a dynamic exchange of ideas, fostering valuable connections and collaborations within the startup ecosystem.
11:15 - 12:45 & 19:15 - 19:45 12th Oct  Founders stage

The Pitch Battle

The startup event Slush, often referred to as the "Tomorrowland of startup festivals," is coming to Belgium in the form of Leuven Slush'D, and we are organizing the pitch battle for student- and PhD startups from all over Europe.
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