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The first of our Summits for Web Summit 2016


HONG KONG, JULY 11-13, 2017

PITCH - The Startup Battle

"The PR, traffic and exposure that our startup got from PITCH has been a huge boost to us and permanently put us on the map"

- Connectera, winner of PITCH 2015

Will your startup be crowned the winner of PITCH at RISE 2017?
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What is PITCH?


PITCH is the startup competition at RISE that brings together the world’s leading early-stage startups for a live on-stage battle.

PITCH is open to startups exhibiting at RISE that have received under $3 million in funding to date and have not had a discernible change in business model in the previous three years.

The top 66 startups that apply will get to present in front of distinguished investor panels, influential media, and global partners. Startups will battle it out across three days for a chance to present in front of thousands of attendees on Centre Stage and be crowned winner of PITCH at RISE 2017.

Previous Judges

Previous Winners

It helped us generate traction. re:3d, 2015 Winner, PITCH at Collision.

It launched us to a global stage. Connecterra, 2015 Winner, PITCH at Web Summit.

Winning the competition was thrilling. Codacy, 2014 Winner, PITCH at Web Summit.

Apply Now

Applications close at 5pm GMT Tuesday, June 13, 2017. All applications are recorded and passed to an independent panel of judges for assessment. The list of successful applicants will be listed here on Tuesday, June 20, 2017.

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