NL Startup Competition- Finale

Get ready for an exhilarating day filled with innovation, competition, and celebration at the Finale of NL Startup Competition! Join us as startups from across the country showcase their groundbreaking ideas in four categories: Social, Energy Transition, Circular/Sustainable, and Digital. From high-energy treadmill pitches to immersive VR demonstrations, the finale promises to be a showcase of entrepreneurial talent and ingenuity. With a professional jury panel and exciting showdowns, the Finale of the NL Startup Competition is the ultimate platform to witness the future of startup innovation.

What you can expect:

  • Thrilling showdowns as startups compete head-to-head, displaying their innovations and determination.
  • Immersive pitches unveiling groundbreaking solutions.
  • Join us to have a chance to become one of the winners and celebrate the achievements in a memorable award ceremony.

Date: May 29, 2024

Time: 10:00-17:00

Location: Annabel, Schiestraat 20, 3013 AH Rotterdam, Netherlands



10:00- Welcome Startup Stage

10:10– Elevator Pitches- Category: Social

10:55- End of Social Category: Swap Attributes

11:05- Moneybooth Pitches- Category: Energy Transition

11:55- End of Energy Transition Category: Swap Attributes

12:05- Break

13:05- Treadmill Pitches- Category: Circular/Sustainable

13:55- End Circular/Sustainable Category: Swap Attributes

14:05- Elevator Pitches- Category: Digital

15:00- Finale

15:05- Intermezzo

15:15- Award Ceremony

16:00- Drinks


Want to support the NL Startup Competition finalist? Make sure to get your Upstream Festival ticket and join us for entrepreneurial fun!