Startups of Ukrainian schoolchildren and students will compete for a ticket to Silicon Valley and $1 million

The business incubator of the Minor Academy of Sciences “Ukrainian Future” announced the start of registration for participation in the Startup World Cup 2022 – the largest global conference-competition of startups with a final in Silicon Valley.

Starting January 13, startups can apply to participate in the Startup World Cup 2022 through the main SWC website.

The organizers of the global competition will select 12 finalists who will fight for the victory on March 31 in Kiev, at the Parkovy Exhibition and Convention Centre. The winner will be chosen by the jury after the presentation of all 12 startups.

The startup winner of the Ukrainian stage will be able to present their project at the Grand Final of the Startup World Cup in San Francisco. The main prize of the final is 1 million US dollars.

Startup World Cup is one of the opportunities for Ukrainian teenagers and students who are developing towards creating new innovative projects. Children under 18 can participate in startup teams, and you can register your startup in Ukraine even at the age of 16 with parental consent.

Startup World Cup is called the world cup for startups, but this event is not only about competition. The Grand Finale in Silicon Valley is a unique opportunity to meet on the same platform with leading investors, founders and heads of innovative giant corporations and well-known technology companies such as Apple, Netflix, SoftBank, Cisco, Khosla Ventures.

In Ukraine, the national stage of the Startup World Cup is held due to the signing of a cooperation agreement between the Ukrainian Future business incubator of the Minor Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, which is the official partner of the Startup World Cup, and the organizer of the global competition, the international venture company Pegasus Tech Ventures. Pegasus Tech Ventures has invested more than $14 billion in total, and its client portfolio includes SpaceX, Airbnb, SoFi.

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