Startup World Cup 2018
Regional Finals in Prague

Startup World Cup competition is your chance to showcase your project amongst some of the best and most innovative startups from around the world! Registration is now closed.

Main prizes

more than

Investment for the winner of the SWC
Grand Finale in San Francisco

3x up to

The Fundlift Award will be given to 3 standout startups from the TOP50 in Prague Regional Finale

With the opportunity to also compete in these special categories:

Sign up by September 28th, 23:59.

The registration is now closed.

Advance to the Global Grand Finale of Startup World Cup 2018 in Silicon Valley to compete for the main prize – an investment of $1,000,000! All projects from the regional TOP 50 will also compete for the Fundlift Award. Three startups will be showcased on the Czech investment/crowdfunding platform Fundlift, where they can receive a financial bonus of up to $200,000.

How to enter

The registration is now closed.


Anyone who has set up a company or a startup project can apply by registering and then completing the entry form. Participation is free of charge.

The registration is now closed.

Project Details

After registering, we will email you more information about the competition and a copy of your application, for your confirmation. You'll also be asked to provide more details about your project, which will be used during the selection process.

TOP 50 Assessment

An expert jury will evaluate all registered projects and select the most promising fifty startups, which will be given free access to the Startup World Cup & Summit and be entered for the Fundlift Award. Nine startups, with the best evaluations, will be automatically shortlisted to the TOP 10, with the final spot reserved for one wild card entrant, which will be selected after all other projects are presented in the Trial Pitch Zone.


The TOP 10 startups will showcase their projects on the main stage of the SWCS, with the winner advancing to the San Francisco Grand Finale where they'll have the opportunity to win an investment of $1,000,000. The winner of the Startup World Cup Regional Finale will be selected by an expert jury panel, consisting of industry leaders and startup veterans.

You can learn more here.