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Mastermind Challenge

Mastermind Challenge aims to reward the brightest startups exhibiting at the ICT Spring event. It's the perfect occasion for them to boost their business, meet with outstanding organisations as well as VCs & investors. Challenge your team, dazzle the jury and enter one of the most attractive tech event in Europe!

How does it work?

  • Get your startup demo booth at the event
  • Join one of the 4 pitching sessions the first day to pitch your startup in front of a jury of investors
  • Get selected as the best project presented
  • Jump on stage on Day 2 in front of a dozen of investors and the ICT Spring visitors

Jury panel

Jury panels are established to listen and evaluate each pitch. They are invited to grade each intervention and give feedback to the candidates. The pitch with the highest grade of each pitching session will be designated winner and will take the stage the next day of the event. Jury members are VCs, business angels, tech entrepreneurs. 

VCs confirmed:
Tidal Impact - focused on startups integrating impact as a measurement of growth and progress.
Expon Capital - focused on energy, industry, and decarbonization startups.
Middlegame Ventures - focused on FinTech, Blockchain, Asset Management, AI & Advanced Data Analytics, ESG, Open Finance 
NRW.Venture - focused on Climate Tech, ICT, AI, enterprise software, SaaS, IT Security, Life sciences, Robotics...
LPEA - represents and promotes the interest of Private Equity and Venture Capital (“PE”) players based in Luxembourg and abroad.
LBAN - Key actor in the early-stage investment ecosystem of Luxembourg and the Greater Region, enabling innovative entrepreneurs to secure funding and scale their ventures
Mangrove Capital Partners - supports transformational ideas around the world

GP Bullhound- focused on innovative startups