Application for Start-Ups

A distinguished jury of academic and industry experts will choose 8 to 12 start-ups that will be invited to the Pitch in Bochum. Successful applicants will benefit from the exclusive offer of the Bochum Office of Economic Development to participate in professional pitch training. The pitch training will be based on the evaluation of the individual Pitch Deck.

Your application should include

  • name of the start-up
  • website/URL (if applicable)
  • contact person (mail address, phone number)
  • OneLiner: Describe your start-up in one sentence
  • stage of your start-up:
    • pre-seed
    • seed
    • start-up
    • 1st stage
    • 2nd stage
    • 3rd or later stage
  • describe your business idea (max. 750 characters)
  • introduce your team and your business model (max. 750 characters)
  • state the capital needs of your start-up

Apply now!

Application is possible until September 15, 2017!



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Norbert Schnabel
Div. Transfer & Entrepreneurship
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-29009