Startup Pitch Competition, Zurich, June 2022 jointly held by Astra Global and 1step2market

On 22 June 2022, Blockchain Investor Reception took place in Zurich. It was organised as a startup competition where selected technology startups presented in front of leading venture investors, company's CEOs and bussiness experts with the participation of Click Ventures (Hong Kong), AVentures Capital (USA), Blockbay Capital (the Netherlands), Blufolio (Switzerland), and others.

More than 30 different startups from the US, UK, Singapore, Switzerland, San Marino, South Korea, Estonia, Germany, working in such promising sectors as: gaming, healthcare, real estate, advertising, sports, machine learning, energy production and asset management took part in the competition.

«I attend 4-5 blockchain events around the world each month and often serve as a judge or panelist for projects. Your event in Zurich presented the most interesting and diverse set of projects I came across in the last two years. I have kept in touch with several of the founders and continue to follow many of the projects. I am very much looking forward to the next one!»
— Christopher Fisher, Managing Partner at Click Ventures

«It was a first-class event in every respect. The presenting companies were interesting and their quality was exceptional. I would encourage anyone in the investment community looking to profit to attend this event in the future!»
— Stanislav Dzhavrunov, Investment Director at Waarde Capital
«Great networking opportunity! Your reception had high-quality attendees, the dinner was excellent. We would definitely work with your team again!»
— Tim Tilson, Co-Founder of Vosai
  • CONCEPT


    An exclusive competition for technology startups, where participants showcase their projects and have the opportunity to receive investment and the status of the best project in their field.
  • PROJECT SELECTION

    We carefully analyse each start up which can present its project.Our jury members evaluate each submitted project based on the following criteria:
    • Innovativeness and uniqueness of the idea
    • Market potential
    • Financial model
    • Degree of project development
    • Presentation skills
  • MISSION


    To make real deals happen, to support personal interaction and discussions among leading projects and investors, in which we believe the most. We bring real value to both sides — investors and founders — as they spend time only for useful meetings.
  • OUR JURY PANEL

    We carefully select the best investors, company`s CEOs and business experts for the jury panel according to their outstanding achievements.
OUR JURY PANEL
  • Christopher Fisher
    Managing Partner, Click Ventures
  • Stanislav Dzhavrunov
    Investment Director, Waarde Capital
  • Alexey Aleksanov
    Co-founder & General Partner, CABRA VC
  • Mark Browne
    Founding Partner, Blufolio
  • Alexander Schlaepfer
    Partner, Swisscom Ventures
  • Vadim Limar
    Entrepreneur, Senior Product Manager, Amazon
  • Christian Schimmel
    Entrepreneur, Partner, Match Maker Ventures
  • Dr. Philipp Kallerhoff
    Founder & Investor, Protos Asset Management
  • Sergey Televatyuk
    E-com Startups Mentor, Angel Investor

  • Yevgen Balter
    VP of Engineering, Takeoff Technologies
  • Nikhil H Badwaik
    Software Engineer, Nike Inc
NOMINATIONS
BEST
STARTUP
- Product Vision
- Traction
- Team
BEST
PRODUCT
- Tech Maturity
- Usability & Design
- Product Adoption
BEST
BUSINESS MODEL
- Business Model
- Market Size
- Sales & Marketing
OUR WINNERS
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