Skills and knowledge of the team;
Feasibility of the project;
Product/service development stage;
Level of innovation and defensibility of the same;
Competitive context and positioning;
Current market needs;
Business potential of the idea;
Clarity of the speech
The Startup Competition will have three winners.
3rd and 2nd classified will have free access to the following WMF in Italy (free access for the whole team). They will directly access the "Startup Room" - an area entirely dedicated to startups - where they will be able to pitch in front of the most important European investors. These investors can set up prizes to reward promising startups.
1st classified will be granted free access to the following WMF in Italy (free access for the whole team) with a dedicated Desk within the Startup District, the Innovation Expo Area of the Festival. It will also have direct access to the "Startup Room" - an area entirely dedicated to Startups - where it will be able to pitch in front of major European investors. These investors can set up prizes to reward promising startups.
Winner Startups from the Startup Competition Serbia will also have the chance to access to the Italian Startup Competition, competing against Startups from all over the world. The 6 selected Finalists selected within the Italian Startup Competition will pitch on the WMF Mainstage. The winner will be rewarded on the Mainstage during the Award Ceremony (prizes have a total value of about 1 million euros).