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WHERE STARTUPS REACH NEW HEIGHTS

At the berg-pitch in the Bergisches Land

The startup pitch for the region's most innovative ideas.

The berg-pitch is the largest public startup event in the Bergisches Land. In just 6 minutes, founders present their startup ideas to the general public. You’re not only pitching for the top prize, but also for the opportunity to transform your fledgling startup into a big-time business.

Because sitting in the audience among the curious onlookers and aspiring future founders are local companies and investors who are constantly on the lookout for bold new ideas. The berg-pitch is organized by Solingen.Business and local partners.

Prizes

1st place: 4,000 cash prize, startup grant, and coworking

2nd place: 1,000 cash prize and non-cash prizes

3rd/4th place: Non-cash prizes

Next race to the top

THU April 18, 2024

Wuppertal

Coming Soon

INNOVATIVE IDEAS SINCE 2016

13

EVENTS

67

PITCHES

369

APPLICANTS

Startups & Applicants

Looking for investors and a platform for your startup?

You've founded a startup and want to promote it locally while securing new investors or prize money? Then you've come to the right place.

APPLY NOW

Viewers & Enthusiasts

Looking for the latest innovative ideas from around the world?

Are you an entrepreneur, investor, aspiring founder, or just curious about the ideas in your region and beyond? At this event, you'll have a unique experience with spectacular startups as they provide creative answers to entrepreneurial questions.

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WINNERS

These are our mountain climbers.

Since 2016, the startup scene in the Bergisches Land has been racing to the summit at the berg-pitch. Over the years, several founders have secured first place.

HALL OF FAME

PARTNERS & LOCATIONS

SOLINGEN

Startups present cutting-edge ideas at Codecentric AG in Solingen (…more)

WUPPERTAL

In the Rex Theater, startups present their ideas in front of the big screen (…more)

REMSCHEID

In Remscheid, startups present their ideas in the startup forge (…more)

PARTNER & LOCATIONS

SOLINGEN

Messerscharfe Ideen präsentieren Startups in Solingen bei der Codecentric AG.

ZUM STANDORT

WUPPERTAL

Im Rex Theater präsentieren Startups ihre Ideen vor der ganz großen Leinwand.

ZUM STANDORT

REMSCHEID

In Remscheid präsentieren Startups ihre Ideen in der Gründerschmiede.

ZUM STANDORT
Solingen.Business lebt Diversität

Diversity is more than just a word

Diversity, open-mindedness, and mutual respect are indispensable for us at Solingen.Business. Whether male, female, or non-binary, we address everyone, even if we don’t gender every person-related noun in German. Please don’t consider this a judgment or degradation of your gender, because in our world, we are all equal.

Thank you for your understanding.