Velocity - a challenge for science-backed startups

🌍 Are you tackling a significant global challenge with your innovative research-based startup? Do you aim to make a big impact on people, our planet, or an entire industry? If so, you're the one we're searching for!

Apply to Velocity for a chance to secure a €1M convertible note and supercharge your startup's growth. We believe that science-backed entrepreneurship is the key to solving pressing global issues, and we're dedicated to accelerating science-based innovation.

📋 Criteria:

- You have a science-based startup rooted in a university or research lab.

- Your company is in the pre-seed or seed stage. While a perfect pitch deck and paying customers aren't required, we do want to see more than just an idea on a napkin.

- Your base of operations is in the Nordics or the Baltics.

- Your innovation focuses on global green transformation, cutting-edge life sciences and health technologies, or groundbreaking technologies reshaping entire industries.

- You have a global ambition and a team ready to take the next steps.

- If you haven't spun out your company yet, you should have the ambition to do so at the latest when receiving the convertible note.


📅 What's Next:

- 30 selected startups will be invited to a 30-minute online presentation and feedback session with our team from December 11th-13th. Ensure you're available if chosen.

- The top 8 teams will compete in a final event in Stockholm on January 11th, 2024. Our jury comprises top-tier investors and industry experts, including Marta Sjögren, Tanja Dowe, Nicklas Bergman, Sabina Jeschke, and Sabrina Maniscalco.

Join us in developing a world-class ecosystem in the Nordic and Baltic regions, unlocking their potential to become a global hub for science-based deep technology. Be part of the change!

The winning team will receive a €1M convertible note and one year of mentorship from experts in the Voima Ventures network, along with standard market practice terms.

Accelerate your startup's journey by completing this 10-minute form ⚡️

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