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Build. Partner up. Accelerate
with Idea Challenge by Imprezzio
overview & goals
Great ideas can change the world, but they always need someone to believe in them.
If you have a great startup/ idea and are looking for a partner to grow with, Imprezzio is your opportunity.
Let us know about your startup/ idea, be part of Idea Challenge competition and you may obtain the investment you need to take it to the next level.
Imprezzio (a global software provider) has experience working with businesses of all sizes, nurturing own ideas and partnering with startups. As a company we are eager to share our experience and knowledge with you.
We strongly believe in partnering up and working together with the purpose of reaching the maximum potential of your startup/ idea.Join the challenge
Is this for me?
Why should I apply?
The best startups/ ideas can obtain investments from our company.
If one or more startups/ ideas have great potential and the jury will be convinced that the startup/ idea/s are worthy, we will invest according to the startup/ idea needs in any of the following:
- Wage costs for a certain period
- Development hours for your idea
- Other costs: marketing, distribution, consultancy etc.
You will not receive the money in hand, instead, we will support your startup/ idea with any resources in order to accelerate it and to make it grow.
We are flexible about the collaboration agreement, knowing that each startup/ idea is unique and has different needs.
8th of August - 25th of September
8th of August - 9th of October
25th of September – 15th of October
Pitch in front of the jury
22nd of October
A USA trip will be granted to the startup/ idea that impressed our jury the most. The purpose of the trip to USA is to discuss with potential investors.
All the costs involved will be supported by our company for one member of the winning team.
How it works
Team, contact details. – It is not a selection criterion, it is a way for us to establish contact with you and understand how your startup/ idea is built.
Convince us in a phrase, without disclosing the startup/ idea, that you’ve got something interesting for us/ for the market. Sell us your startup/ idea – 140 characters – Deadline 25th of September.
During the period of 25th of September and 15th of October, we will schedule a meeting with you. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss about the clarity of your startup/ idea, involvement of the team members and the future plans. The end result of these meetings is establishing the teams entering the pitching session.
On the 22nd of October, in Cluj-Napoca, teams will appear in front of the Jury to pitch in. Teams need to be creative in order to impress the jury with their startup/ idea. The pitching sessions will be public.
& eligibility criteria
Your idea must have an IT component in order to enter the competition.
After the review meeting that takes place in phase 02 we will let you know if your startup/ idea is suitable to go to the pitching session.
We know that this competition can be the greatest opportunity for you to obtain an investment. Consequently, we are defining the best jury to evaluate your startup/ idea and we will announce them soon.
"Idea Challenge was first of all a great opportunity in understanding the rigors of our start-up from a business perspective. We participated in the competition in October 2015 and we made it on the podium, as the 3rd team in the contest. However, after further evaluation, ECON team was chosen to send a representative in United States of America for evaluating the best investment approach. At this moment we are building a strategy so we can move forward to define a first milestone and its implementation financial needs."
"From my point of view the event was a great one and didn't find flaws in it. Being the 1st edition that you organized, I see it as a good benchmark for the next ones. Definitely I would come to the next one and be much more prepared. I would look up to how the pitches are held and try to make the idea worthwhile."