7th Be Smart Competiton – call for tender

The time has come again! You can win international appearance and networking opportunity on the 7th Be Smart Startup Competition of the Budapest Enterprise Agency. The winner startups – selected by the jury – specializing in electromobility and transportation will have the opportunity to participate in Be Smart! Hungarian Startup Event in Lisbon, to be held on 14-15 February 2018, furthermore on think.BDPST Startup Expo, to be held on 29 March 2018. Startups can apply for the V4 EYES 2.0 international startup competition with no restrictions on topics and with a V4 study tour prize for country winners. Startups can also apply for Rheinland Pitch on Danube semi-final in Hungary with no restrictions on topics. The winner of the semi-final will get introduction opportunity in Germany’s grandiose startup competition, the Rheinland Pich Düsseldorf Final in June 2018.


think.BDSPT side event – Startup Expo
 

Date of the selection: 31th of January, 2018

Date of the Event: 29th of March 2018

1, The organizing partners will ensure the following to the 9 winners

  • exhibition facility on think.BDPST Startup Expo
  • pitch session organisation on 28th of March 2018
  • B2B meeting organisation

2, Contribution on the Startup’s part

  • introduction, leaflet, prototypes to the exhibition

3, Subject/ topic

  • Transportation
  • Mobility

 

Woman Startupper Award

A special award will be given to one or more woman startuppers who are co-founder in their startups and they pitch in the competition.


V4 EYES 2.0 – International Startup Competition and Conference
 

Date of the selection: 31th of January, 2018

International Final of the startup competition: 12th of March, 2018

Date of V4 EYES – Startup Budapest Forum /think.BDPST’s side-event/: 28th of March, 2018

1, The organizing partners will ensure the following to the 6 winners

  • participation opportunity in V4 EYES international final, where from the 6 competitors, 1 winner will be selected per country
  • participation and networking opportunity on V4 EYES – Startup Budapest Forum international conference
  • country winners will have participation and featured introduction opportunity on V4 EYES – Startup Budapest Forum international conference in Budapest
  • V4 study tour for country winners
  • B2B meetings organisation

2, Subject / Topic

  • no restrictions

 

Rheinland Pitch on Danube

Date of the selection: between 5th and 9th of March 2018

Date of Rheinland Pitch on Danube: 27th of March 2018

1, 4 winners – selected by the jury – will enter to the semi-final held in 27th of March 2018, in Budapest. The absolute winner will get the opportunity to participate the Rheinland Pich Düsseldorf Final in july.

2, Subject / Topic

  • no restrictions

 

Be Smart! Hungarian Startup Event in Lisbon

Date of the selection: 31th of January 2018

Date of the Event: between 14th and 15th February, 2018

1, The organizing partners will ensure the following to the 3 winners

  • participation, introduction and networking opportunity on the Be Smart! Hungarian Startup Event in Lisbon
  • B2B meetings organisation
  • accommodation costs between 13th-14th of February 2018, for the 3 winners (1 person/company)

2, Contribution on the Startup’s part

  • individual travel reservation

3, Subject / Topic

  • electromobility


Conditions for participation in the contest:

The organizing partners are waiting for startups beyond market entry or at least with prototypes.

The selection takes place in two rounds:

For the first round the contenders have to send their application to the besmart@bvk.hu e-mail address, indicating the category of application. The applications may be submitted until 12:00, 26 January, 2018.

In the second round the representatives of the selected startups have to introduce their business within the framework of pitch-s.

The final, held on 31 January 2018

  • the representatives of the 3 winner startups – selected by the jury – specializing in electromobility will have the opportunity to participate in the Lisbon program (1 person/company) as a member of the Hungarian delegation
  • the 6 winner startups – selected by the jury – specializing in future transportation will have the opportunity to participate in think.BDPST Startup Expo
  • the 6 winner startups – selected by the jury – will have the opportunity to participate in V4 EYES 2.0 international startup competition

The 4 winners of Rheinland Pitch on Danube pre-selection, to be held on 6 March 2018 – selected by the German-Hungarian expert jury – will enter to the Hungarian semi-final. The absolute winner will get the opportunity to participate the Rheinland Pich Düsseldorf Final in July.


Application deadlines:

First round:

The written applications may be submitted until 12:00, 26 January, 2018. To fill out the application form by clicking here: Application form. Please, after filling out the form, send a one-pager in English to besmart@bvk.hu e-mail address.

Second round:

Pitch your business idea in English: Lisbon, think.BDPST Startup Expo, V4 EYES: 31 January, 2018.

Pitch your business idea in English: Rheinland Pitch on Danube: between 5th and 9th of March 2018.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact: Dániel Nagy, nagy.daniel@bvk.hu

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