Submit your front-runner tech solution to the TECH START-UP 2018 now!
StartupCon and Innovation World Cup® Series welcome creative tech heads on board with exceptional innovations that prove business potential in the following categories:

Home | Healthcare | City | Lifestyle | Industrial | Retail | Agriculture | Transport | Finance| Retail | Agriculture | Transport | Finance

The 15 finalists get to showcase their solutions at the StartupCon Expo for free, pitch on the main stage on 18 Sept 2018 and impress the investors and corporates with one-on-one pitches! Don’t miss out on this opportunity, participation is for free!

Innovation World Cup® Series

We joined forces with the Innovation World Cup® Series to boost your business to the next level! With over 14 years of successful competitions, Innovation World Cup® Series is the most established open innovation platform in IoT worldwide. They connect the ingenuity of techpreneurs with the potency of leading industry partners to form powerful alliances capable of transforming budding ideas into global giants.

For many, the Innovation World Cup® is the reason their innovation is visible to those who make a difference!


The participants compete for a chance to become one of the 15 finalists that gets to:

– Pitch live on the main stage of the StartupCon on September 18th 2018 –
– Exhibit for free at the StartupCon Expo in 2018 and in 2019!!! –
– Pitch 1:1 to potential investors (StartupFinder) –
– Gain free Marketing and Media package
– and other exclusive benefits


Simply follow the registration link, create your participant profile and fill in the submission form. The online application is secure, easy to use, and allows you to save your work so that you may come back to work on it in multiple sessions.
Participation is free of charge.

DEADLINE 12 July 2018

At the submission form, describe your solution or your running prototype in a functional way, accompanied by images and/or video showing its special features, results or advantages. If you have corrections you must make these before the database closes on 12 July 2018 (23:59 Pacific Daylight Time). Make your corrections in the appropriate section and remember to save your revisions. Bear in mind that the more in-depth and comprehensive your submission is, the higher chance you will have to win the award.


After the submission phase, the tech experts around the world will evaluate all the submissions and choose the top 15 TECH START-UP 2018 finalists who will rock the stage at the StartupCon in September! Are you one of them?


The Internet of Things (IoT) related submissions in the TECH START-UP 2018 are automatically part of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup®, since the TECH START-UP 2018 is one of the special prizes of IOT/WT Innovation World Cup®.

The IoT submissions will be included in the evaluation process of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® and have the change to become a finalist/winner of the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® too. More information about the IOT/WT Innovation World Cup® can be found here.