Startup Competition

South Summit is looking for the 100 most disruptive Startups from any industry and anywhere in the World, with the aim of building a global community and platform designed to bring Startups, Investors and Innovative corporations together.

Competition 2016

Our Top 100 Startups will have access to the Startup Package, which includes:

Crowdfunding campaign with Seedrs guidance
The winner competes for $1,000,000 in funding at Silicon Valley
Pitch to top-tier international investors, media and leading corporations
3 free tickets for The South Summit
Access to a demo-booth
One on one meetings and matchmaking service with investors and big corporations
Fund book: Access to our fund book with first hand information about the investors attending the event
Corp book: Access to our corporate book with first hand information about the corporates attending the event
Training program during the month of September (pitch training, fundraising...)
Exclusive Boot camp for the 100 Selected Startups


Early Stage

Early Stage

  • Early stage projects
  • Full time committed team
  • Innovative and scalable product
  • Beta tested product and pilot customer
  • Already received a first funding round (seed, 3fs, public funds or accelerators)
  • Looking for a Series A round
Growth Stage

Growth Stage

  • Consolidated projects
  • Full time committed team
  • With reference customers and/or a significant number of users already using the product/service
  • Innovative and scalable product
  • Tested business model. Already generating revenue
  • Looking for international expansion
  • Already recieved a Seed or Series A round

Selection process

Feb 1st, 2017
May 31st, 2017
Application process
Jun 1st, 2017
Jun 15th, 2017
Evaluation 1st round
Jun 19th, 2017
Jul 7th, 2017
Evaluation 2nd round
Jul 19th, 2017 Announcement of the 100 Selected Startups
Aug 28th, 2017
Sep 20th, 2017
Pre event pitch training & Matchmaking
Oct 2nd, 2017 Boot camp for the 100 Selected Startups
Oct 4th, 2017
Oct 6th, 2017
Rock&Roll @ South Summit!

Facts & Figures 2016

+3.100Startups Registered from more than 70 countries 100Finalist Startups from more than 15 countries 150Jury members
Wallbox Startup Competition Winner
Caravelo Most Disruptive Startup
Darwinex Most Scalable Product
Nextail Best Team