Startup Pitch Contest

Having a breakthrough idea, cutting-edge tech, optimizing solution, or scaling improvement? All of them? Great! 

Kick your project by getting attention and take an opportunity to get financing, so you can focus intensively on what you are best at! Submit your startup to the BTC Prague Pitch Contest.


April 15 - April 29
Startup submissions

Open for projects of any kind

May 3 - May 10
Pitch battle

Public lightning voting

May 11
Voting winners

Advancing to the final round

June 13
Final round live on stage

During the Industry Day

Pitch Contest Prizes

Everyone will enjoy great attention of public audience and exposure to VC funds. The winner will get super-valuable 1-on-1 consultations with industry leaders and other outstanding prizes:
1. Check for €3.000
2. Great visibility and introduction among partnering VCs
3. Lugano PLAN ₿ Forum tickets
4. Consultancy and support from Jury members – up to 10 hours of consultation (legal, tax, advisory…) by each jury member

& much more TBA

Rules & Information

Signup your bitcoin / lightning / nostr or similar tech startup. Don't be shy to register even fun projects, that help the bitcoin adoption.
The organizers and the jury will make a preliminary assessment and will be happy to put all relevant projects to the vote.
All selected projects will be listed on the voting page. Starting May 3, 2024, anyone will be able to vote for their favorite project via lightning.
On May 10, 2024, we will close the poll and invite the most voted projects to present their startup in person at BTC Prague.
After the presentation of the finalists live on stage on June 13, our jury will select the Pitch Contest winner.
The winner will be invited to the main stage to be exposed to the entire BTC Prague audience and take home the prizes.


Allen Farrington
Co-founder of Axiom
Eric Yakes
Founder of Epoch
Oleg Mikhalsky
Partner at Fulgur Ventures

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