Call for Applications: Venture Cup Denmark University Startup World Cup 2020


Deadline: 14 June 2020


About University Startup World Cup 2020

The World Cup will take place in Wenzhou, China, on October 18th - 20th, and it will be a great opportunity to meet key players from the Chinese ecosystem, including investors, entrepreneurs, companies and other student startups. A total of around 60 of the best university startups will participate and we promise that it will be defining moment for your startup. 

As a participant, who are you?

  • You're part of a startup with two co-founders and one of them has to be affiliated to a university.
  • If you are being represented by a country partner, they cannot be a co-founder within the team, but mentorship is allowed.
  • You classify as either early stage or growth stage (see the definitions in FAQ)

  • You want to be part of a network of international student entrepreneurs

  • You see the possibilities in meeting with key players from the Chinese startup ecosystem

What will you get out of participating?

You will be invited to join around 60 other startups to meet and greet with Chinese investors, companies, and tech experts. You will be part of a network that you can use long after the University Startup World Cup if you need contacts on a specific market, scalability advice or a couch to crash on when traveling the world!

Sounds pretty amazing, right? And we haven't even mentioned the honor and promotion that go hand in hand with being awarded the world's best university startup! Previous years, we've reached millions of readers worldwide via articles and social media.

So stay tuned, and read more about how you apply!

How do you apply?

  • See the four categories below and determine in which category your startup fits

The 4 categories are; HealthtechGreentechICT (information communication technology) and Smart City. There are four categories for each early stage and growth stage, with a total of 8 category winners and 2 overall winners. Only 2 members per startup is allowed to attend.

All teams must submit their application through the YouNoodle platform.

Apply now