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Growth Con

May 2 @ 12:00 - May 4 @ 14:00

GrowthCon is a Tech and M&A Conference and offers a deep dive into the relevant topics of today’s tech business and entrepreneurial challenges. Joining us on stage, many well known investors and founders will discuss the hottest trends and give a picture of newest developments. As a networking platform, we expect more than 500 technology savvy founders, digital leaders, investors and corporates to mix into an inspiring crowd.

Get your ticket and more info about the agenda and the speakers here.

Pitch Battle at GrowthCon

Presented by TechQuartier in collaboration with Eintracht Franfurt, IconiqLab, ING DiBa and WIBank, here is what the Pitch Battle is all about :

  • Seize the opportunity and present your start-up at GrowthCon to a high-level audience
  • Connect directly with high-profile investors, corporates and entrepreneurs at the Speakers’ Dinner
  • Win a investment readiness session with the experts of ACXIT and TechQuartier who will challenge your business strategy
  • All participants of the pitch battles receive free tickets to the conference

The Pitch Battles 

We’re selecting 15 startups.  The Pitch Battle consists of three tracks – SporsTech, FinTech and ICO. These 15 will present in front of the whole audience and to a selected group of expert judges from the industry and investment space.

Track 1 > SportsTech of all kinds

Technology is shaping our daily life, and the digital transformation is disrupting whole industries – even professional sports.

You are an early-stage start-up and you‘re working on an fresh solution to analyse and measure the performance of athletes? You want to drive digital innovations in the medical and rehabilitation sector? Perhaps rethink the fan and stadium experiences? Great, then this is a perfect match!

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Track 2 > Best Early Stage FinTech!

Are you at the beginning of your success story? We are looking for FinTech start-ups which were founded less than 2,5 years ago with less than 1 mio. Euro of funding.

In the definition we use, a FinTech start-up is a company which leverages new technology to create new and better financial services for both consumers and businesses. It includes companies of all kinds that may operate in personal financial management, insurance, payment, asset management, blockchain, security or wealth management.

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Track 3 > Disruptive blockchain startups, we’re looking for you!

Iconiq Lab is an Initial Coin Offer (ICO) and Token Launch accelerator program. As such, we source, fund, develop and accelerate the best crypto, blockchain and tokenizable startups to their own ICO. We help launch tokens supported by real-world, sustainable business solutions. To date 200 startups from 38 countries already applied to our accelerator program.

You’re having a great idea in the field of blockchain and crypto? You are planning to launch an ICO?

It doesn’t matter what industry you are disrupting, what stage you’re at or what country you are from. We are looking for passionate people with great tokenizable business ideas. Apply now!

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Pitch Rules

225 sec to pitch – 15 slides maximum, 15 seconds per slide (only pictures!)

225 sec to answer the jury’s questions


Your application will be reviewed by a team of experts, who will select the startups to participate in the GrowthCon pitch-battles, taking place on 02 May 2018.

Startups who apply for the pitch-battles and are not selected get the opportunity to buy tickets for a reduced price of EUR 125,– per ticket.

Apply now!


May 2 @ 12:00
May 4 @ 14:00


Orber Str. 4A
Frankfurt am Main, 60386 Germany
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