TTÜ Mektory STARTERtech program finals and TTÜ Mektory Startup Competition 2017 - took place on the 06th of December and 15 best teams (out of 56) selected by the jury in the preliminary rounds on the 4th of December were pitching their ideas there.
Time: 06th of December 2017 18.00-21.00
Venue: TTÜ Mektory, Raja 15, Tallinn
Finalists: 15 best start-ups from the preliminary rounds on the 4th of December
Pitching - each team had 3 minutes to pitch their idea to the jury panel and 3 minutes for questions and answers with the jury.
1) Angel Investor, Advisor, Social Entrepreneur, Philanthropist Elisabeth P Fullerton
2) Teraloop OY: Petri Saarinen
3) ERGO Insurance SE: Evelin Mitt
4) Teder Law Firm: Mariana Hagström
5) Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol: Jaak Raie
6) Harry & Reba Huge Foundation: Yrjö Ojasaar
7) Enterprise Estonia – Andrus Viirg
- GRAND PRIX – Business development award of 1000 eur by Tallinn Enterprise Department - EHARV
- SECOND PRIZE - free office space in TTÜ Mektory for 6 month (incl mentoring and coaching) - STEPCHARGE
- THIRD PRIZE - study trip to Silicon Valley - ARTISUN
- The BEST STARTERtech team - participation at the STARTER program finals at sTARTUp Day - ARTISUN
- The SECOND BEST STARTERtech team -participation at the STARTER program finals at sTARTUp Day- EASY CNC
- Prototron Special Prize (TOP40) - MANUFILTERY
- Tehnopol Startup Incubator Special Prize (free incubation program for 6 months) - ARTISUN
- Avokaado Special Prize (business package subscription for 1 year) - STEPCHARGE
- Grant Thornton Special Prize (4 hours of tax and financial advisory consultations) - BIZADVI
- Harry&Reba Foundation Special Prize - participation in network Globally, Act Locally (NGAL4) program in June in Estonia and in the USA - ARTISUN and STEPCHARGE
- Latitude59 Special Prize (tickets for 3 team members to participate at startup&tech conference Latitude59 in 2018 - STEPCHARGE
Congratulations to all winners! Big thanks to all supporters and cooperation partners: Estonian Ministry of Education and Research, Tallinn Enterprise Department, ERGO Insurance, Teder Law Firm, Avokaado, Grant Thronton, Tehnopol Incubator, Prototron, Harry&Reba Huge Foundation, Latitude59!
See you again in February, 2018!
Supporters and sponsors of TTÜ Mektory Startup Competition:
Start-up programme manager
Innovation and Business Centre Mektory
Tallinn University of Technology