Thousands of startups from all around the world applied to the 2017 competition and the Startup World Cup 2017 Grand Finale featured prominent figures from the entrepreneurship community, including Steve Wozniak (Co-Founder of Apple), Daymond John (Star of ABC’s Shark Tank & Founder of FUBU), Alexis Ohanian (Co-Founder of Reddit) and Guy Kawasaki (former Chief Evangelist of Apple).
SILICON VIKINGS IS PARTNERING WITH STARTUP WORLD CUP TO BRING THE SILICON VIKINGS & STARTUP WORLD CUP REGIONAL COMPETITIONS TO THE NORDICS.
REGIONAL COMPETITIONS WILL BE HELD IN SWEDEN, NORWAY, AND FINLAND IN FEBRUARY-APRIL 2018.
ONE WINNER FROM EACH OF THESE COUNTRY COMPETITIONS WILL BE INVITED TO COMPETE IN THE STARTUP WORLD CUP 2018 GRAND FINALE GLOBAL STARTUP COMPETITION IN SAN FRANCISCO ON MAY 11, 2018 WHERE THE GLOBAL COMPETITION WINNER WILL RECEIVE A $1,000,000 INVESTMENT PRIZE. AIRFARE AND TWO NIGHTS HOTEL STAY will be provided FOR EACH REGIONAL WINNER TO COMPETE IN THE GRAND FINALE IN SAN FRANCISCO.
ABOUT SILICON VIKINGS
Silicon Vikings is a 40,000+ network headquartered in Silicon Valley with nodes throughout the Nordic and Baltic region including Greater Copenhagen, Gothenburg , Helsinki, Norrland, Oslo, Reykjavik, Riga, Stockholm, Tallinn, and Vilnius.
Silicon Vikings is a network of nodes with the mission of building a borderless community
supporting Nordic and Baltic innovation and entrepreneurship in accordance with global best practices, with a close connection to Silicon Valley’s unique and leading innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem.