The TechChill conference celebrates the best of the Baltic startup community by bringing together over 2,000 attendees, the fastest-growing startups, most innovative corporations, active investors, and talented tech enthusiasts. In addition, TechChill hosts the Fifty Founders Battle startup competition where 50 startups compete for a €10,000 prize.
TechChill received a record number of applications this year with 261 applications in total, many coming from countries far outside the Baltic region. This year, all participating startups were divided into 5 verticals: MedTech, GreenTech, FinTech, B2B, and B2C. The most popular vertical was B2B with 80 applications.
One the first day of the conference, the jury will evaluate all fifty startups by their 3-minute pitches on stage. On the second day, five finalists will be chosen, one from each vertical. During the final pitch, founders are given the chance to pitch their idea to international investors, business angels, accelerators, media, and an audience of 2,000 attendees.
The 2020 Fifty Founders Battle semifinalists are:
iLoF – intelligent Lab on Fiber (Portugal)
Kipuwex Ltd (Finland)
Šeši partneriai – 6P (Lithuania)
Longenesis Limited – 6P (Hong Kong)
Absolute Module (Finland)
The Littery (Latvia)
PowerUp Fuel Cells (Estonia)
InfyU Labs (India)
Winngie Technologies (Turkey)
AVA – Systems (Australia)
Singularity Computing (France)
Sadie Sparks – Magic Words (Latvia)
Tassu Passu (Finland)
Imagery Ward (Ukraine)
Winners of previous Fifty Founders Battle include Precision Navigation Systems, TrackDuck, Edurio, Nordigen, Sprayprinter, and Anatomy Next. Previous winners have gone on to raise millions in funding from the regions leading investors.