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Pitchfire event for early-stage startup companies

The RoboBusiness Europe 2017 Startup Pitchfire, will give your startup increased visibility among industry leaders and investors as well as access to constructive feedback to assist your business development. You will have the opportunity to pitch your product on stage for 2 minutes to an audience of executive-level RoboBusiness Europe attendees and a panel of highly qualified judges.

When Pitchfire:  20 and 21st of April 2017 in the aula building, Delft, the Netherlands

When Pitchfire training: More information will be available when we get closer to the conference

 The aula, Delft, the Netherlands.

 More information will be available when we get closer to the conference

What to do:
 Fill out the form below, including the following information: who are you, where are you from, brief description of your startup, what is the status of your startup and what’s in it for investors (what is the market, your customer, how big do you estimate the market to be, what is your value proposition? go to market plan) – please indicate if you are only interested in the Pitchfire training.

During Pitchfire
: You will be able to have 1 slide being showed during your presentation. The slide has to be delivered to latest March 15 2017.

After Pitchfire
: We will invite investors to stay for one-to-one talks with the participating startup companies.

What´s in it for you: 
First of all, you will be trained in doing a 2 min Pitchfire for investors. This is good training for most startup companies. Secondly Robotics Business review will make an article based on the Pitchfire event at RoboBusiness Europe and an interview with at least the winner. On top of this you will have an opportunity to meet with possible investors after your Pitch. Looking forward to receiving your sign-up asap.

“The Pitchfire was a nice experience, it was our first time doing such a pitch in front of investors. The feedback we received was quite useful, as well seeing the other companies do their pitch and receiving their feedback.”

Jelle SturkenboomProject MARCH

How the event will run:

  • From 3:30 -6pm, companies will be called to the stage to give their individual pitches for exactly 2 minutes each.
  • You may have one slide behind you during your pitch. A timer will be in your view and a countdown clock will signal the final 10 seconds of your pitch.
  • After each company presentation, the judging panel will offer feedback and pose additional questions to presenters.
  • Once all pitch rounds are completed, the judging panel will briefly confer. One winner and one runner-up will be chosen and announced to the crowd.
  • The winner will be featured in a press release, and profiled in an interview and dedicated winners page on
  • Following the event, Pitchfire participants are invited to adjourn to the expo hall for food and drinks with all conference attendees at a Reception from 7:00 – 10:00 pm.
  • After the winner and runner-up have been selected, it will be possible for any participating companies to have a private meeting arranged with the investors.