On June 6th and 7th, the Fifteen Seconds Festival will attract about 6000 thinkers and makers to Graz, and startups can use the event to present their ideas. Exciting prizes await the founders with the best pitches.

The ten best founders will be selected from all applicants to pitch for three minutes at the Startup Stage on the first day of the festival. An expert jury selects the three best of them, they can then compete for the main prize on the second day at the Main-Festivalstage.

The prizes

The best team wins a trip for two to the United States. There, the winners can work for two weeks and are coached by mentors. In addition, the winners will receive media volume from IP Austria and the business magazine “Trend”, two copies of the cult tool Timeular, a demo desk at FS 2020 (incl. 2 tickets) and much more TBA.

Who can participate

You have an innovative idea with a scalable business model and no problem pitching in front of an international expert jury in English? Then apply for the FS Pitch Competition now.

Interested? Apply here (English):

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You can also apply here (German):

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