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Pitch Stage

For start-ups
Pitch your product! 

Put your product or service in the spotlight and gain the attention of investors and companies in the audience. After all, these are the very people who are looking for new innovations, suitable partners and good people. Unfortunately the application phase is over! Get a ticket and look forward to interesting pitches, performed by your start-up fellas!

Apply for Pitches

For investors
Introduce yourself!

This year you have the chance to present yourself, your company or your family office by purchasing an investor ticket. Regardless of the amount and phase of capital, regardless of the industry - everyone is welcome! Tell your audience what makes you special and what you are looking for.

The pitches take place in English, entirely digitally on our platform and last 3 minutes plus Q&A. Investors have the opportunity to choose their pitch language (DE or EN).

Start-up Pitches

Tag 1 (27.10.)

14:15 – 14:45:Health Care, Finance, Insurance, Legal
14:45 – 15:15:Cyber Security, Blockchain, IT

Tag 2 (28.10.)

10:10 – 10:45:Education, Human Resources, Social, Food & Beverage
11:00 – 11:35:SaaS, Data Analytics, Smart Factory
11:40 – 12:15:Mobility, Logistics, Smart City, Energy
12:20 – 13:00:International Start-up Pitches
13:15 – 13:50:VR/AR, Robotics

Corporate Pitches

Tag 1 (27.10.)

15:30 – 16:10

Tag 2 (28.10.)

09:30 – 10:10

Investor Pitches

Tag 1 (27.10.)

16:15 – 16:55

Tag 2 (28.10.)

14:00 – 14:35

Let your Product speak

  • Pitch your product for 3 minutes. Tell what exactly you do and for who exactly you do it.   
  • Followed by 4 minutes Q&A from the audience. 
  • Take the opportunity to talk to investors and companies after your pitch for which you offer the right solution.  

Get to know corporates

  • Even Corporates have the possibility to pitch at ruhrSUMMIT 2021! Here, potential synergies can arise and perhaps new customer relationships on both sides can be created.

  • Choose for yourself whether you present your company to the audience at the Corporate Pitch  in DE or EN!
  • As well extremely interesting for start-ups: How do the giants pitch, what can I copy from them?

Find Investors

  • We'll get you the investors on stage! This should be interesting for every start-up.

  • Whether private investors or venture capitalists - we have them all here! Find out in which phases and sectors they are investing and get in direct contact via the chat function.

You want to pitch your start-ups? This is how it works...

YOU as the pitching person are NOT buying a Ticket¹
Fill out application form²
Wait for acceptance or rejection³
If rejected: Buy a start-up ticket and enjoy the event 
If accepted: Blow the audience away with your pitch!

¹ With the acceptance you will get a free access to the event plattform from us.
² Deadline: Over, but you can still particpiate. Simply get your ticket here.
³ You will be informed until 4 weeks before the event.

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„Whether on-site, hybrid or digital, ruhrSUMMIT is where leading investors, innovative customers and disruptive start-ups meet every year. The perfect place to try out your pitch deck, test your product market fit or just network. There's something for everyone..“
Dr. Daniel Trauth (CEO of senseering)