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Startup World Cup, the million dollar challenge


In this great competition that rewards entrepreneurship, the winner will be chosen at the regional level and their prize will be one million dollars.

The Startup World Cup is the world’s largest venture capital investment competition for $ 1,000,000, held through regional competitions in more than 60 cities around the world, where the best startups are highlighted. The program is carried out in a single format, which includes keynote speeches in the morning and the Pitch Competition in the afternoon.

In 2021, this event will be in Ecuador for the first time through the representation of Bengala Advisors, whose general manager is Daniela Bermeo Torres, thanks to the support of Banco Guayaquil, Agripac, Epico, Invernadero Coworking, Village.


Capital, British Chamber, Casa Grande University, Salesiana University, Humane, Aje Ecuador, among others. Pegasus Tech Ventures is the firm behind the Startup World Cup in the United States. The rest of the shareholders belong to the market of the United States and other countries around the world.

As this is a regional competition, entrepreneurs from countries neighboring Ecuador and the Latin American region apply, provided they have a functional venture in the market and it is an innovative idea that can receive a venture capital investment fund. There is no minimum billing requirement to compete, but the business model, national and global market, competitors, clients, among others must be clear.This is an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs, since they will have public recognition, exposure with investors local and international, as well as dissemination by the media that will support them.

The registration process is done free of charge through the web They can apply for all types of ventures in force to date, without any restriction.

Registered ventures enter a selection process, in which a group of investors and business leaders are in charge of choosing between 10 to 15 innovative ideas for the Ecuador Regional Competition.
The winner will travel to San Francisco to compete with other entrepreneurs from other countries for the Venture Capital Investment of 1’000,000 dollars.

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