See amazing pitches in the
Slush’D ONE Hundred pitch competition!

Are you ready to showcase your entrepreneurial brilliance and take your startup to new heights? Look no further, because Heilbronn Slush’D ONE Hundred is the pitch competition you’ve been waiting for!

Applications for pitching are now closed. 
See the top 50 startups that are pitching on stage in our agenda below.

€100,000 Investment

The main category for Heilbronn Slush'D ONE Hundred is a game-changing investment of €100,000 through a convertible loan from one of our network partners. This investment will provide the fuel your startup needs to thrive and make an impact on the world.

ISTARI.AI HEILBRONN SLUSH'D 2022 WINNER

CASH PRIZES

The ONE Step Ahead Award embraces innovative and disruptive technologies in the field of AI, supported by Zukunftsfonds Heilbronn.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
This prize is open to all startups in the field of AI.

CASH PRIZE:
€10,000

HOW WILL THE WINNERS BE CHOSEN?
A distinguished panel of judges comprised of industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, and investors will judge each startup's pitch, business model, market potential, and overall impact to decide the winner.

Campus Founders is a founding member of the Rise Europe network, and is proud to present the first Rise Europe Award. As a member startup from Rise Europe, you are pre-selected to apply for our pitching competition and the Rise Europe Award.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
You need to be listed as a Rise Europe startup through your Rise Europe ecosystem partner. You can apply regardless of your stage, but you should have a clear B2B focus.

CASH PRIZE:
€5,000

HOW WILL THE WINNERS BE CHOSEN?
A distinguished panel of judges comprised of industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, and investors will judge each startup's pitch, business model, market potential, and overall impact to decide the winner.

The LearnTech Hub is the place to be for innovative companies and high-growth EdTech & HR Tech startups with the goal of shaping the future of learning and work, with more than 100 partner companies and 3000+ startups in the broader ecosystem.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
Is your startup focused on B2B EdTech or HR Tech? Are you shaping the future of corporate learning and work? Then you are eligible to compete for the LearnTech Champion title. Showcase your startup's potential and propel your venture.
*You do not have to be a member of Campus Founders or the LearnTech Hub to apply.

CASH PRIZE:
€5,000

HOW WILL THE WINNERS BE CHOSEN?
A distinguished panel of judges comprised of industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, and investors will judge each startup's pitch, business model, market potential, and overall impact to decide the winner.

The Campus Founders Community Award celebrates the Campus Founders community members and gives a chance for our members to be represented on-stage at Heilbronn Slush’D!

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
The Campus Founders Community Award is open to all current, active members of the Campus Founders Community.

CASH PRIZE:
€5,000

HOW WILL THE WINNERS BE CHOSEN?
Unlike the other cash prize categories, the winner of the Campus Founders Community Award will be the startup who earns the most votes by the community at Heilbronn Slush’D (additional votes may be earned while pitching at the Community Day on September 28).

Voting will happen live at Heilbronn Slush’D on October 19th. You can earn additional votes before Heilbronn Slush’D by signing up to pitch at the Campus Founders Community Day on September 28. Sign up here!

startup Booths and startup Pool Seats

Seeking visibility for your startup? Discover our Startup Booth and Startup Pool Seat Experience – platforms that provide you with brand presence. This dedicated spaces feature internet access, power supply, and a logo display.

* Heilbronn Slush’D Pool Seat offer: Secure a spot at our Shared Desk in the Innovation Area, complete with internet and power access. Be present with your logo showcased in the Startup Innovation Area & on our website.

* Heilbronn Slush’D Startup Booth package: Elevate your presence with a standing table equipped with internet, power, and logo display. Be present with your logo featured in the Startup Showcase Area & on our website.

TIMELINE

OF HEILBRONN SLUSH’D ONE HUNDRED

AGENDA

FOR THE PITCH COMPETITION

STAGE ONE

STAGE TWO

14:00

14:00

STARTUP PITCHES

Community Award

Sweepstake
Caire
Deep Skin AI
Inspired by Learning
Mentalport

Moderator: Sarik Weber (Dr. Wieselhuber & Partner GmbH)

14:30

STARTUP PITCHES

Learntech Champion

Consciously
Leaderfy
Great2Know
Appose
Aivy

Moderator: Christine Rittner (Board Member & Business Angel)

15:15

Startup Pitches

One Step Ahead

VoiceLine
GenieContract
Punku
VanOnGo
Findiq

Moderator: Bardo Droege (468 Capital)

15:00

15:30

STARTUP PITCHES

Community Award

Ähdus Innovation Technology
Zigmund AI
Codesphere
Reo
Your Easy AI

Moderatorin: Marie Fabiunke (FoodLabs)

16:50

Startup Pitches

Rise Europe

Nutrisen
Empacto
OpenGrants
EleQtron
SkoneLabs

Moderator: Sven Illing (iCapital)

16:00

16:30

STARTUP PITCHES

Venture Studio

Contrarian AI
enviConnect
Onsite AI
Omnifact
Waveye

Moderator: tba.

17:00

17:00

STARTUP PITCHES

Learntech Champion

Reteach
Evoach
Savvi
Sylby
3spin Learning

Moderator: Tim Solle (Plug&Play)

18:00

Startup Pitches

Rise Europe

HyImpulse
Kitocoat
Creaition
Noxon
ESG-X

Moderator: Jan Ameri (ArcticStartup)

18:00

18:00

STARTUP PITCHES

One Step Ahead

StrategyBridgeAI
QuantPi
IUNA AI
LEON Mobility
Amber Search

Moderator: Nils Seele (Lea Partners)

18:30

STARTUP PITCHES

Venture Studio

Resolvio
theblood
Phont
Trialflow
Ventus

Moderator: Bernhard Janke (468 Capital)

19:00

20:00

Awards Ceremony

20:00

FAQ

As for eligibility, any young startup founder from around the world can apply. We welcome applications from ambitious entrepreneurs who have a passion for innovation and are ready to take their startup to the next level.

Applying for Heilbronn Slush’D ONE Hundred is easy! Simply visit our website and navigate to the TICKETS page. Fill out the required information about your startup, including your pitch deck and any other relevant details. Make sure to showcase the uniqueness and potential of your venture. Our application process is designed to be straightforward and accessible for startup founders from all backgrounds

One Step Ahead Award  

1 x €10,000 cash prize in one category for AI startups supported by Network Partner  

3 x €5,000 cash prizes in three categories:  

Rise of Europe Award 

LearnTech Hub Champion  

Campus Founders Community Award 

Rise Europe is a European network of leading startup ecosystem builders and brings together outstanding individuals and innovation drivers of Europe’s most dynamic entrepreneurship hubs.
 
The network unites representatives from 14 European countries in their mission to empower European startups to make a positive global impact. Campus Founders is founding member and proud to present the first Rise Europe Award for selected startups from the 14 international entrepreneurship hubs.
 

As a member startup from Rise Europe, you are pre-selected to apply for our pitching competition and the Rise Europe Award. You can apply to pitch as 1 out of 10 pre-selected Rise Europe startups. In order to apply, you need to purchase a ticket and enter the competition application process. You need to be listed as a Rise Europe startup through your Rise Europe ecosystem partner. You can apply regardless of your stage, but you should have a clear B2B focus.

The LearnTech Hub is the place to be for innovative companies and high-growth EdTech & HR Tech startups with the goal of shaping the future of learning and work, with more than 100 partner companies and 3000+ startups in the broader ecosystem.

The LearnTech Hub is an initiative from Campus Founders, providing its champion award as the ultimate recognition for visionary B2B EdTech & HR Tech startups while celebrating those future shapers of corporate learning and the future of work!

You have 4 minutes time for your pitch and you have 1 more minute to answer one question from the host, audience or jury, so it’s 5 minutes stage time in total. For each pitch category there will two times 30 minutes slots of pitches with 5 startups per pitch slot.

The deadline to apply for the pitch competition (all categories) is October 1, 2023.  

Yes, you need a ticket for Heilbronn Slush’D 2023 to qualify for the pitch competition Heilbronn Slush´D One Hundred. 

The winners of Heilbronn Slush’D ONE Hundred will be chosen by a distinguished panel of judges comprising industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, and investors (except the Campus Founders Community Award – see FAQ below for more info). They will assess each startup’s pitch, business model, market potential, and overall impact. Rest assured, the selection process will be fair and impartial, ensuring that the most deserving startups emerges as the winners. 

The winner of the Campus Founders Community Award will be the startup who earns the most votes by the community at Heilbronn Slush’D (additional votes may be earned while pitching at the Community Day on September 28).

During the pre-selection process for all Heilbronn Slush’D ONE Hundred startups, 10 startups will be chosen to pitch live, on-stage at Heilbronn Slush’D.

Startups from all stages who are current active members of the Campus Founders Community are eligible for this award. (Not a member? Apply here.)

How to be ONE step ahead and earn additional votes before Heilbronn Slush’D? Join us at the Campus Founders Community Day on September 28 and sign up to pitch at the final session to earn votes*! Sign up here.

*Pitching at Community Day does not guarantee that you will be pre-selected to pitch at Heilbronn Slush’D, but it will definitely give you an advantage!

The winner of the Campus Founders Community Award will be chosen by the community via popular vote. Startups who apply for this award can have a chance to earn extra votes BEFORE Heilbronn Slush’D by signing up to pitch at the Campus Founders Community Day on September 28, 2023. 

The main category for Heilbronn Slush’D ONE Hundred is a game-changing investment of €100,000 through a convertible loan from from one of our network partners. It’s an opportunity to secure the funding your startup needs to accelerate its growth and make a significant impact in the market. 

Keep in mind you have 4 minutes for your elevator pitch, so keep it short, on point and not boring You’ll receive a virtual pitch training on the 09.10. at 14:00 PM from us and you have time until the 11.10 at 12:00 AM to submit your elevator pitch as a .pdf.

STARTUPS

This is your chance!