Startup Competition

Pitch your startup and win 50K€ in prize money

CYBERSECURITY STARTUPS WANTED - Join the 6th edition of Pitch Your Startup (PYSU), an international startup competition held in Luxembourg, and attempt to enter the Grand Finale to win €50,000 in prize money.

Pitch Your Startup’s Cybersecurity category rewards any startup whose primary technology improves or creates new security technology, or even outright disrupts the sector.

Only startups that are less than five (5) years old at the time of the Grand Finale can enter the contest. Startups can apply in minimum one (1) and maximum (3) categories. Competition rules are available here:

12 cybersecurity startups will be selected, among the candidates who have applied online, to pitch during the cybersecurity category semi-final on September 15th in the morning. The winner of the cybersecurity category will enter the Grand Finale on September 15th in the evening, and compete against the winners of the 7 other semi-finals of this year’s edition, held between November 2019 and March 2020, in the categories HR Tech, Smart Mobility, FinTech, RegTech, InsurTech, AI Machine Learning & Big Data and Supply Chain.

Pitch Your Startup offers an array of great opportunities:

  • Free access to ICT Spring Europe and European Security Forum 2020 conferences, exhibition area and networking cocktails for all semi-finalists
  • Visibility on the international tech and business scene
  • A 3 minutes 33 seconds pitch and 2 minutes of Q&A in front of industry leaders and business experts in your field

The Pitch Your Startup (PYSU) initiative aims to assemble Luxembourg’s local players to support the country’s startup scene, to attract international attention, and to foster innovative ideas. Everyone’s goal? Bolstering chances of success for young businesses via financial contribution and reputation building. PYSU calls the same place home each year since 2016: ICT Spring Europe, the international tech summit.

The winner will be announced on September 15th during the ICT Spring Gala Dinner.