The Luxembourg regional finale of the Startup World Cup will take place on Thursday 6 February 2020.

Recognised as the most prestigious competition dedicated to startups in the world, the Startup World Cup is coming to Luxembourg for the third time. 

Co-organised by Pegasus Tech Ventures, EU-TRIBE (The Greater Region Innovators Network) and EY Luxembourg, this regional competition will see several startups pitch to qualify for the semi-finals and possibly the finals of the Startup World Cup 2020 taking place in San Francisco a few months later.

With 40 regional events scheduled all over the world, the Startup World Cup aims at bridging startup ecosystems worldwide and encouraging the most promising entrepreneurs to battle for the prestigious title of winning the Startup World Cup. The winner of the local pitching competition will represent Luxembourg and the Greater Region against 40 startups in the next stages of the competition in San Francisco.

The competition comprises three phases: the regional quarter finals (40 regions worldwide); a semi-final in San Francisco (with a selection of 10-15 startups the day before the Grand Finale); the Grand Finale in San Francisco on 22 May 2020. The winner of the Startup World Cup will win a $1,000,000 investment prize.

The call for applications has now been launched. All startups coming from Luxembourg and the Greater Region who would like to apply can do so online until Friday 20 December 2019: For more information about the competition, visit

Venue: 35E Avenue John F. Kennedy, 1855 Luxembourg

Organiser: Pegasus Tech Ventures; EU-TRIBE (The Greater Region Innovators Network); EY Luxembourg

Price: n/a

Reservations: See website