THE STARTUPS

WHO IS IT FOR

Early Stage Startups
Calling all early-stage fintech innovators! Dive into the ultimate startup showdown, where your groundbreaking ideas meet opportunity. Join the UNCHAIN Startup Tournament to pitch, network, and secure the resources you need to skyrocket your venture. Don’t miss your chance to disrupt the financial landscape!
B2B or B2C industry verticals
Whether you’re reshaping B2B payment solutions or crafting consumer-centric financial tools, showcase your brilliance and win big. Open to both B2B and B2C industry verticals, the competition offers a platform to showcase your innovation, gain exposure, and secure invaluable partnerships.
From the CEE
Spanning from the Baltic states in the north to the Balkans in the south, and from Poland in the west to Ukraine in the east, UNCHAIN brings the entire Central and Eastern Europe under one roof. Should you be from the region or address the CEE market, join in the competition to get first line access to regional business opportunities.

WHAT WILL YOU GET

Regional Kowledge Network
Connecting entrepreneurs, investors, and experts, UNCHAIN accelerates innovation through collaboration, provides exposure and funding opportunities, and cultivates an ecosystem where ideas flourish, driving economic growth and technological advancement in the region.
1to1 Meetings with Investors
Exclusive 1-to-1 meetings with seasoned investors, offering unparalleled opportunities for networking, mentorship, and potential funding. These private sessions foster personalized guidance, constructive feedback, and invaluable connections crucial for startup growth and success.
Refined Clients Funnel
Through networking, mentorship, and relevant market exposure, you can attract high-quality leads, gain valuable feedback, and enhance your product-market fit, ultimately driving conversion rates and accelerating business growth.
The Oscars of CEE Fintech
Recognizing excellence and innovation in the financial technology sector across Central and Eastern Europe.

Celebrating groundbreaking achievements, disruptive technologies, and visionary leadership, UNCHAIN serves as a benchmark for excellence in fintech innovation within the region.

HOW TO GET IN

Submit Application

Early stage fintech startups from all across the CEE are invited to fill in the application form by May 31st 2024. A panel of jurors will select 20 teams to move forward in the competition and take the stage at the UNCHAIN Festival.

Competition Fast Track
Want to skip the selection phase and get direct access to the startup competition? Then join the UNCHAIN Demo Days pre-events taking place online before the main event. Check them out and join the pitching for your country event.

THE JURORS

ZSOLT MIHALY
KRISZTIÁN GYEPES
COSMIN OCHISOR
MICHAŁ KEMPA
KATERYNA KOVALENKO
BEÁTA VÖRÖSOVÁ
ALEX PANICAN
ADOLFO LAURENTI
IVO GUEORGUIEV
JOSE MORENO
RALUCA MICU
SIMON ANKO
LINARDO MARTINČEVIĆ
HUGO ARAÚJO
JOE PATERSON
CRISTIAN MUSTATA
MAJA MIKIC
ANDRZEJ DOMINIAK
JAN FIRDA
SZYMON STASCZAK
NICOLAE DAMU
ANDREW SAMU
CRISTINA REICHMANN
WERONIKA CHRZANOWSKA
IOAN IACOB
AUGUSTIN DOBRE
ALESSANDRA GUION
ELIAD SAPORTA
ZBIGNIEW JACEK WILIŃSKI
RUMEN ILIEV
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