Polar Bear Pitching is your chance to get the world talking about you. This unparalleled pitching competition challenges you to pitch while standing in an ice hole carved in the frozen Baltic Sea.
Want to be among the cool ones? Startup application for Polar Bear Pitching 2020 is now open! Submit your application here. The application period ends 31st January.
Media attention – Pitching from the inside of an ice hole will not only make great marketing material, no! The better your pitch the more media will get interested in you. Through our international livestream hubs and our global marketing efforts, we reach a huge community, to which you will get exposed when pitching from the ice hole. For benchmarking check out CityFalcon, which raised the bigger part of its 0.5m Pounds funding with the clip from Polar Bear Pitching 2017. Or see FlowMotion which outperformed its funding target with jumping into the ice hole and the video material they got from the event.
Get funded – Every year we attract more international VC’s and investors, which closely watch the startups and have discussions afterwards. They like the uniqueness and the warm spirit of the event.
Great prizes – It’s not all just for the fun. You will get your pitch as a personalized clip and you have the chance of winning €10k for sure, also many more prizes are added later on once we get closer to the event.
Amazing personal experience – Jumping into the ice hole and networking in saunas and paljus (hot tubs) is a unique and remarkable experience, which will definitely inspire you. Attending one of the Arctic Experiences we offer will just add more fun.
Meet the right people – Through our uniqueness we attract great startups, investors and speakers. As a participating startup you are able to meet with all of them. Through the small setting and warm spirit of the event the meetings happen in a more private environment.
Enlightening content – Our two day program offers great content in various fields. Listen to keynote speakers and investors from all over the world. Our track system ensures coordinated meetups and networking opportunities with like minded people.
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A software that automatically analyzes satellite, aerial, drone and street view imagery via artificial intelligence.
It’s all about Finnish perseverance – #sisu.
It’s something you didn’t know you had until you were pushed to the limit. Come and find yours!