SME Tech Challenge by signals Pre-Seed
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SME Tech Challenge by ^100signals Pre-Seed
SME Tech Challenge by signals Pre-Seed SME Tech Challenge by ^100signals Pre-Seed

The SME Tech Challenge by signals Pre-Seed offers the launch pad to make your startup fly. Win €20k and become part of the signals family. The focus is on B2B solutions tackling the biggest challenges small and medium-sized businesses in the DACH region face today and tomorrow.

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Who are we looking for?

We’re a perfect match if your business has a complementary founding team with a proven startup track record or profound industry know-how. Additionally, we look forward to working with you if your software-based solution is live and generating initial traction from SMEs in the DACH region. Or you have at least an MVP.

The Prize – what do you win?

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    Three Finalists

    Three finalists will be chosen from all applicants and rewarded with stage time to pitch their startups at this years’ Founders Academy event on 09.09.2020 in front of well-known VCs and industry experts.

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    The ultimate Prize

    The winner of the challenge will win a spot in the 3-month signals Founder Fellowship program and receive  € 20k in equity-free funding as well as individual mentorship and coaching from our team.

Application process and deadline

How and when to apply?

All applicants are required to fill out a brief questionnaire and upload a pitch deck.

*The application deadline is 21 August 2020.

*The top 3 applicants will be informed on 28 August 2020.

* The winner of the ultimate price, will be chosen by a jury after pitching at this year’s Founders Academy. Admission to the Founder Fellowship is subject to final due diligence.

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About signals Pre-Seed Program

signals is your trusted business partner, mentor, and investor in one. We support founders with more than money.

The signals Pre-Seed Program invests in B2B software-based solutions for small and medium-sized businesses as well as in category defining solutions for enterprises in the DACH region. We invest up to €250k to give early-stage founders an adequate runway. Besides, we provide founders with individualized mentoring and office space where and when needed so they can concentrate on the most important things: working on their product and gaining customers.

More info about the program

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