Silicon Vikings has partnered with Startup World Cup to bring the competition to the Nordics and Baltics in 2019! Competitions will be held in Denmark, Finland, Latvia, Norway, and Sweden in February-March 2019. One winner from each Nordic country and one winner from the Baltic region [covering Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania] will have the chance to compete in the European Continental Finale in April 2019 for a 500,000 Euro investment prize as well as compete in the Global Grand Finale in May 2019 in San Francisco for the $1 million USD investment prize! Note, participation in the European Continental Finale is just an additional benefit and is not a requirement to go on to compete in the Global Grand Finale in San Francisco.
Silicon Vikings partnered with Startup World Cup to bring the competition to the Nordics for the first time in 2018. Competitions were held in Norway, Sweden, and Finland; the Global Grand Finale was held in San Francisco.
2018 Global Grand Finale Speakers Included:
· Reid Hoffman, Founding CEO of LinkedIn
· Vinod Khosla, Founder of Khosla Ventures and Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems
· Adam Cheyer, Co-Founder of Siri
· John Chambers, Former CEO of Cisco
· Marc Randolph, Co-Founder of Netflix
· Jay Vijayan, Former CIO of Tesla
The application deadline for companies from Finland, Norway, Sweden,and Denmark is February 5, 2019 so apply now. The application period for companies from Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia has already ended.
VIDEO OVERVIEW OF THE SILICON VIKINGS STARTUP WORLD CUP 2018 NORDIC COMPETITIONS & SAN FRANCISCO GRAND FINALE!
2018 NORWAY NATIONAL FINALE WINNER: MOVIEMASK
2018 FINLAND NATIONAL FINALE WINNER: NAAVA
2018 SWEDEN NATIONAL FINALE WINNER: COALA
2018 GLOBAL GRAND FINALE IN SAN FRANCISCO
2019 HOSTS AND SPONSORS:
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