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The Award

Calling Newcomer StartUps!
Apply for the Berlin Newcomer StartUp Award!

A total of around 40,000 euros in prize money is waiting for the best start-up ideas!

Deadline for applications: 31st October 2019!

Did you start your own startup recently? Do you have a cool idea for a future startup? Are you new
to Germany and live in Berlin?
Then apply now for the Berlin Newcomer StartUp Award on November 13, 2019! The application
deadline is 8th September 2019.
+++ A total of around 40,000 euros are waiting for the best startups and startup ideas! +++
There are two categories of prices:


This is what you need to do:

Your advantages, if you participate:

Win up to 20,000 euros (main prize for founded startup) or up to 1,000 euros (best startup idea)
Expand your network! Hundreds of interesting people from the Berlin startup scene will be at the award. This is your chance for a mentor, investor or business partner.
Become better in the presentation of your project: As a finalist you get a free pitch and
presentation training from SINGA Business Lab.
Have fun! The award on 13 November 2019 will be a great party with food, drink, music and lots of energy. Apply now at www.newcomeraward.de! We are looking forward to your application!
The award is organized by the SINGA Business Lab and financially supported by the Senate Department for Economics, Energy and Public Enterprises.

So, don’t loose any time and apply here

Conditions of participation for each applicant are:

You have to live in Berlin.
You have citizenship (written in your identity papers) of a country that is not one of the highest
income countries in the world. You can find a list of permissible countries of origin here
You have moved to Berlin within the last 8 years, i. in 2011 or later.
You fill out the application form on our website www.newcomeraward.de.
You upload a video about your startup idea or your startup – not longer than 30 seconds – on the
website and allow us to post this on Facebook for the public.
As a finalist you have to present your business idea or startup in German or English in front of an
audience. We help you with the preparation.

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The winner in 2018


Kickstart Packages will include a place at a co-working space in Berlin, a founding package from our partner firma.de and between 1.500 and 3.000 Euros in cash.

Big Prize

Amongst the already founded newcomer businesses the jury will award 20.000 Euro to the first, 10.000 to the runner up and 5.000 for the third place.

20.000 Euros

10.000 Euros

5.000 Euros

The Jury

Head of Jury

Founder and CEO of Taiseko / Member of Spielfeld Digital Hub

Google for StartUps

Centre for Entrepreneurship / TUB

Senatsverwaltung für Wirtschaft, Energie und Betriebe

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