PITCH is the startup competition at Web Summit that brings together the world’s leading early-stage startups for a live, onstage battle. Startups are judged by an esteemed panel made up of a selection of our investor, partner, media, and speaker attendees.


PITCH is open to startups exhibiting at Web Summit that have received under €3 million in funding to date and have not had a discernible change in business model in the previous three years. 

The top startups will battle it out across three days to be crowned the winner of PITCH at this year’s Web Summit. You'll present in front of distinguished investor panels, influential media, and global partners.


Applications for PITCH will open two months before Web Summit. Your startup mentor will assist you with the application and provide more information regarding the PITCH competition.