In four battles two startups literally face off against each other in the ring. During five brief rounds they present their startup to a jury of Champion investors, and an audience of potential investors and fans, in a competition that can result in a potential investment for the winner. Their goal? Become the World Champion of Get in the Ring.
Get in the Ring is the Olympics for Startups; a worldwide competition were startups face off against each other in one-on-one pitching battles. In 2014 over 2,000 startups will compete in GITR, known by its fans as “the Olympics for startups.” This year, all GITR participants will need to survive two selection rounds to reach the International Final in the Netherlands. Through national selection rounds in over 64 countries, and finals in each region of the world, the 8 most promising startups will come together in Rotterdam on November 21st to compete in the International Final. Four Champion investors and an audience of business angels, VC’s, entrepreneurs and captains of industry, will decide which startup will win the title of World Champion, taking home the coveted championship belt – and hopefully an investment.