Criteria and prizes

Startup Award

In its fifth year and counting, our annual Startup Award is back!

TEDxAmsterdam Women will once again offer a stage to inspiring and high-potential female-led startups. On September 4, 2018 twenty five promising entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their idea in front of a jury of specialists, investors, press and consultants. It’s a chance for startups to showcase their idea(s), garner feedback, and generate awareness.

Criteria to enter the Startup Award

  • World improving idea with sustainable impact on target group
  • Scalable business
  • Clear financial business model
  • Clear marketing model to grow from startup to scale-up
  • Can show traction, so idea has already been proven to be successful
  • Website is live
  • At least one female founder who should pitch
  • At least one year and a maximum of three years since you started setting up your company
  • Startup must be registered in the Netherlands

Winner Prize Package:

  • Business Class return ticket Amsterdam-Hong Kong from Cathay Pacific Airways to attend the StartmeupHK Festival
  • ​A personalised meeting programme whilst in Hong Kong, organised by InvestHK (to make business contacts and meet potential ​investors)
  • One-on-one financial coach from ABN AMRO
  • One year of executive coaching

Questions?

If you have any questions with regards to the Startup Awards, please send an email to women@tedxamsterdam.nl. Please note that submissions can only be made via the form. Any submissions via email will not be accepted or considered for participation in the awards.