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The Startup World Cup is a global scale competitions aimed at bringing together startup communities worldwide, inspiring talented entrepreneurs to compete for the prestigious Startup World Cup winner and a $1 million investment prize. 

Timeline & Criteria

Program Timeline

Open Registration and Roadshow

3-30 June

Applicants Selection

2-9 July

Onboarding Day

12 July

Final Pitch Deck Submission

15-22 July

Pitching Day (Jakarta)

30 July

Grand Final Pitching Day for Regional Winner (San Francisco)

2-4 October
Timeline & Criteria

Participants & Submissions Criteria

Requirements

Submissions

Benefits

Participants Benefits

Special Prize
Get a chance to get a $1 million investment from Pegasus Tech Ventures by emerging victorious in the world finals.
Global Recognition
Secure victory and earn the opportunity to represent Indonesia at the Grand Final of the Startup World Cup in Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, USA
Networking Access
Access invaluable networks and connections with investors and business experts.
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Have more questions about the program? Feel free to send your questions to lestari@pijarfoundation.org

Startup World Cup is the largest startup conference and pitch competition to connect startup ecosystems worldwide and encourage the most talented entrepreneurs to battle for the prestige of winning the prize.

The competition are open for startup that operate full-time, effectively address identified problems with initial product-market alignment, possess a prototype or manual system serving as their Minimum Viable Product (MVP), demonstrate traction for at least three months, and establish durable, sustainable business models.

The competition is open to Indonesian citizens.

Participants can fill out the competition for on https://bit.ly/INA-JoinSWC2024 . We accept submissions until 30 June 2024, 23:59 WIB

  • Administrative Selection: Evaluation of submitted forms for administrative purposes.
  • Onboarding Session: The top 10 selected after the initial screening will be invited to attend the onboarding session.
  • Final Pitching Submission: Each startup can submit their updated version of pitch deck to be presented in Demo Day.
  • Networking Event: On-site gathering in Jakarta to facilitate connections and collaboration opportunities within the Lestari network.
  • Demo Day: Concluding event where the selected Regional Winner from Indonesia will be chosen.
  • Grand Final: Regional Winner will represent Indonesia to pitch in San Fransisco and get the chance to be a global winner.
For registration phase:
  • Problem: This indicator assesses a startup’s ability to identify significant market problems and the potential market size for the solution.
  • Solution: This indicator evaluates the effectiveness of solutions offered by startups or businesses in addressing identified problems.
  • Impact: This indicator measures the social, environmental, and economic impacts of business solutions on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Team: This indicator evaluates the capabilities and suitability of the founding or management team involved in the business.