This Week’s Opportunities For Startups | September 27 – October 3
Exploring new opportunities? Looking for funding options for your startup? Or accelerating possibilities? Jump into our latest overview of this week’s opportunities for you! Here is the list of some great programs, events, and accelerators suggestions!
The competition will particularly focus on transport solutions. Transportation is one of the spheres contributing most to climate change, so changes in this domain can yield tangible results. The competition will also evaluate other environmental conservation initiatives.
Applications to the Žaliojo Susisiekimo Link competition can be submitted up until October 1 to the email firstname.lastname@example.org or at https://www.litrail.lt/zaliojo-susisiekimo-link. The applications will be reviewed by a commission comprised of public and private sector experts. Nominees and winners will be introduced to the public on October 21-22, during this year’s International Transport Innovation Forum, which is organised by the Transport Innovation Association (TIA) and the Ministry of Transport and Communications.
NFZ Fashion Pitch is looking for a new generation of innovators from around the world. Is this you? 🕵 A jacket that can fly, a data-storing fabric, self-lacing sneakers…What can you invent in Fashion or its cross-industries?
We created NFZ Fashion Pitch especially for Generation-Z (9-25). No matter where you’re from, who you are, or what you do, come up with an idea and present it online!
- Apply at 📲 fashionpitch.org. You can create a team, or participate by yourself.
- Present your project online at the Country Pitch event
- If successful, you will present it at our Global Pitch (20+ countries).
- For the 50 finalists of the Global Pitch, our Pre-Accelerator and Hackathon await you.
There you will learn from industry-leading mentors, work in a team with other highly motivated Gen-Zers, and transform your idea into a great project.
- The last stop of our journey is Demo Day. This is a pitch for private investors, big fashion companies, and universities.
Deadline is October 1st, 2021. Find more at fashionpitch.org
In this Teso Talks event, we’ll have a brilliant growth strategist, founder at Ablaze Growth Studio Gilles de Clerck introduce and further explore marketing hacks that help to enter new markets and scale products globally. He’s going to break down what prevents new customers from knowing and using your product and how to leverage strengths that your product already has to turn market constraints into a magnetic force.
Follow for more: https://fb.me/e/UjIC8dhu
“Sustain Academy” invites you to the first sustainability training and mentoring program in Lithuania. Sustain Academy is designed to provide businesses with comprehensive, relevant, practical knowledge about sustainability and to help them embed it in their organisations. This is the first academy in Lithuania to holistically train sustainability specialists and professionals responsible for the topic of sustainability in their workplace.
Event language: Lithuanian (2 lectures will be held in English)
Location: ISM Innovation Base, Arklių str. 18 Vilnius and ZOOM; Skaitmeninių Inovacijų Centras, Klaipėda Light House and ZOOM
If interested, apply HERE
More information about the program: www.sustainacademy.lt
We would like to introduce you to an upcoming webinar organised by JETRO, and featuring NTT Data, the largest telecom company in Japan. Mr. Ken Fujiwara will provide an insightful overview of the Digital Transformation in Japan and introduce the Open Innovation activities of NTT Data. His colleagues will join from the Q&A session to discuss further about each areas of focus.
As a special feature of this online seminar, the participating companies will get a chance to send their innovative ideas or proposals to NTT Data. You will get access to global clients of the company, world-class technologies under the NTT group, in-kind contribution from NTT Data when collaborating with them.
Date: Thursday, 14 October 2021, 11am-12pm (EET)/ 5pm-6pm (JST)
REGISTER (Deadline – Monday, 11th October): https://www.jetro.go.jp/form5/pub/jad/nttdata_eu
Business leaders, green-tech startups, organizations, and changemakers in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania let your innovations and accomplishments in sustainability be heard, seen and used as an example for better practices!
Apply until October 20 in three categories:
🌱 Impact – for large enterprises, small and medium enterprises, NGO’s and public institutions,
💡 Innovation – for enterprises and startups,
🌪️ Changemaker – for individuals.
The winners will be chosen by international experts. To ensure data-based, fair, transparent, and clear decisions, we have crafted the methodology together with Plan A, one of Europe’s leading green-tech companies.
We will announce the winners at the Awards ceremony at the Future Forum conference on December 9.
To find out more and apply please visit www.balticsustainabilityawards.eu.
Global Innovation Summit (GIS) is the flagship event of InnoEU Tech Bridge. Once a year, they give innovative tech startups and scaleups from Europe the opportunity to pitch to their Chinese network of investors and corporates. Its all about introducing European entrepreneurs to reliable business partners in order to do first steps into the Chinese market and match with potential investors. Also in this year, they moved online until intercontinental travel regulations allow them to bring you on a business trip to China.
Application is open until 31-Oct
Find out more in event description HERE
Application link: www.f6s.com/gis-china-2021/apply
Expert DOJO is the most active international early-stage startup accelerator in Southern California. They invest $100,000 in each of their startups and help them get traction and go to market faster than they could ever do by themselves. If you can visualize your unicorn, you have a higher probability of achieving its full potential. That’s where Expert DOJO comes in.
Join their 8-week program and let them help you with investment, scaling, growth hacking, branding, marketing and more.
Find out more: HERE
Whether you’re a founder seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, Venture Summit \ Virtual Connect presented by youngStartup Ventures – is the event of the year you won’t want to miss.
A highly productive 3-day venture conference, this exclusive summit is dedicated to showcasing early-stage VCs, Corporate VCs, and angel investors committed to funding venture-backed, emerging, and early-stage Lifesciences, Healthcare, and MedTech companies as well as showcasing over 100 Top Innovators.
Startup Lithuania has made a special arrangement for our network to receive a special discount of 20% off. This conference will be attended by the best people in the industry. Please register early to avoid disappointment. (Use promo code “STLIVIP”)
In addition to providing access to leading Investors, the conference will feature more than 100 pre-screened venture backed, emerging and early-stage companies seeking capital, and hardcore networking. Find out more: https://youngstartup.com/vsvc21
Also, check out our website and other OPEN CALLS in it: www.startuplithuania.com/startupsmp