Polar Bear Pitching is a global phenomenon: countries across the world, including Japan, Germany, and Norway organize a local pitching competition with makeshift ice hole helping us spread the waves of innovation beyond the waters of Oulu. And the most exiting part – the winner of the Satellite Event gets a spot in the ultimate Avanto Competition at Polar Bear Pitching!
Time: 31.1.2024 at 17:00 (GMT+9)
Organizer: Startup Hokkaido
Polar Bear Pitching Hokkaido will be held as a part of the Hokkaido Innovation Week with the most exquisite event venue – an indispensable tourist attraction in Sapporo – Sapporo TV Tower!
Time: 12.1.2024 at 15:30 (UTC +1)
Organizer: Sør-Varanger Utvikling
Polar Bear Pitching Kirkenes will be held as a part of the ICE Innovation Festival on 11-12th of January in Kirkenes, Norway!
Add some frosty fun to your local startup scene by organizing a Satellite Event as part of Polar Bear Pitching Global Community!
Host a local pitching competition in your region, spotlighting your early-stage startups. It doesn’t need to be a real ice hole – think creatively with makeshift options like a ice bath or any other inventive icy setup. The winner of your competition will earn a spot in the ultimate Avanto Competition at the Polar Bear Pitching showing their determination to the whole world!