Get in the Ring: The Investment Battle is the international competition of Get in the Ring, where entrepreneurs face off to secure an investment of up to €1,000,000. The battle takes place between June and November, with the grand finale during the Global Entrepreneurship Week in the Netherlands on the 21st of November.
Since its origin, The Investment Battle has been the basis of Get in the Ring. The Investment Battle offers great opportunities, both for organisers and participants. The international orientation and the unique way of pitching provide a fruitful ground for inspiration, networking and investments.
COMPETITION SCHEDULE 2014
ROUND 1 - NATIONALS
|Date||| 01.06.2014 - 07-10-2014|
|Location||| Click here to see where your Nationals are organised.|
|Organiser||| National Host|
The Nationals are organised by the National Hosts. Each National Host selects the best entrepreneurs in their country. Since the Nationals are the responsibility of the hosts, the registration deadline can vary per country and region. Please take a look at the National Hosts for more information about the registration deadline for each country.
* If there is no National Host in your region contact firstname.lastname@example.org
ROUND 2 - REGIONAL FINALS
|Date||| 01.09.2014 - 17-11-2014|
|Location||| Click here to see where your Regional Final is organised.|
|Organiser||| Regional Host|
Regional Finals are new in 2014 and will be organised in seven regions by Regional Hosts. During a Get in the Ring styled event the winner of the Region will be directly selected for the International Final of Get in the Ring.
* The winners of the Nationals are not directly selected for the Regional Finals. The Regional Host will select 8 startups from all winners of the Nationals in their region.
ROUND 3 - FACE THE CHAMPIONS
|Location||| Rotterdam, The Netherlands|
|Organiser||| Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship|
The grand finale of The Investment Battle, Face the Champions, will take place in Rotterdam during the Global Entrepreneurship Week. In front of a jury of four international Champions entrepreneurs will try to secure an investment up to €1,000,000. An audience of over 700 entrepreneurs, investors, professionals and students will be watching the eight finalists battling in the ring.
* The finalists will have a special meetup on the 20th of November. Here they will be prepared to Face the Champions.