Scale-Ups seeks fintech start-ups
This is an open call for firms and investment is up for grabs for the winners. Start-ups will be pitching their ideas at SuperNova in Antwerp on 27-30 September.
“Reducing time is the essence of entrepreneurship. SuperNova squeezes time for both scale-ups and VCs by connecting them for two days,” says Jurgen Ingels, founder of Scale-Ups.
During SuperNova, there will be a two-day “deep pocket investor programme” featuring 55 of the “most promising European tech scale-ups”.
On 27-28 September, all pitching companies with have a ten-minute opportunity to present their concepts to 100+ investors including JVP, Columbia Lake Partners, Idinvest, Summit Partners.
To join the pitching stage, firms need to meet the following growth criteria:
- Raised at least €1 million funding but less than €40 million (excluding loans);
- At least €3 million recurring revenue;
- Annual growth of more than 20% in the last three years.
The final selection of scale-ups that will pitch at SuperNova will be selected by Scale-Ups’ co-curating VCs namely Colombia Lake Partners, Fortino Capital, GIMV, HPE Growth Capital, ID Invest Partners, Jerusalem Venture Partners, Prime Ventures, Runa Capital, Smartfin Capital, Summit Partners and Volta Ventures. The Belgian Venture Association is also supporting this initiative.
Firms can submit their profiles until 4 May here.