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DOES YOUR STARTUP HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO COMPETE IN THE LARGEST INTERNATIONAL STARTUP COMPETITION?

Win $1,000,000 at the STARTUP WORLD CUP
(Applications are now closed, stay tuned for 2022)

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Exponential Partners & Pegasus Tech Ventures today announced the winner of Startup World Cup 2021 Mongolia Regional Finale, Startup Chimege, which battled top 10 tech Mongolian startups for the title of Startup World Cup Mongolia Regional Champion and MNT 100,000,000 investment prize from MCS Investment at the Finale event in Ulaanbaatar on May 7th, 2021. Tab Solution came in 2nd and received MNT 60,000,000 in investment from Premium Group & Socratus Startup Studio & Erxes came in 3rd and received MNT 40,000,000 in investment from Premium Group & Socratus Startup Studio. OneFit received a special award from IT Park, 2-year incubator program.

Congratulations and thank you to the startups that participated. It was an honor to hear about your disruptive technologies. In our eyes, you are all winners.

San Francisco, here we come!

WHAT IS STARTUP WORLD CUP?

Startup World Cup is one of the largest and leading global annual startup competitions worldwide. Created by Pegasus Tech Ventures, the Startup World Cup team, together with local regional partners, look for the most promising startups from 50+ regions worldwide.

From 12,000 startups only one startup will be crowned as the global winner in the final competition and win an investment prize of US$1,000,000!

This Year, for the first time, Exponential Partners is bringing the Startup World Cup to Mongolia. MCS Investment is this year’s co-organizer.  Our Gold Sponsors are Premium Group and Socratus Startup Studio.  Our Copper Sponsors are EYLaw, TESO, and MahoneyLiotta. And our Government Partner is IT Park.

Mongolia’s regional competition will be the perfect opportunity to gain exposure in front of the most influential people in the Mongolian tech ecosystem as well as leading VCs, and industry experts from abroad and plus the winners of Mongolia Regional will receive MNT260,000,000 worth of prize.

Meet the Speakers & Judges

Tim Draper

Founder & Partner
Draper Venture Network

Bill Reichert

Partner & Chief Evangelist
Pegasus Tech Ventures

Leah Edwards

Partner
Pegasus Tech Ventures

Dean Lindal

Co-Founder
International Deal Gateway

Myagmarjav Ganbyamba

CEO
MCS Investment

Gankhuyag Adilbish

Founder & Chairman
Premium Group

Rebecca Fannin

Founder
Silicon Dragon Ventures

Adeo Ressi

Co-Founder & CEO
Founder Institute

Bat-Ireedui Jargalsaikhan

CEO
Gund investment

Tsogtgerel Erkhembayar

Director
NITP

Organizers

Gold Sponsors

Copper Sponsors

Government Partner

Supporting organizations

The road to the Crown!

Step I:

Legally registered Startups can easily apply through this online quick form:

APPLY HERE

Application deadline: April 19th, 2021

Don’t miss your chance!

Step II:

CHOOSING THE TOP 10!

Upon completing your application, your form and presentation will be delegated directly to the screening committee.

 

The committee, which will be composed of leading tech experts, will discuss, assess, interview and select the 10 most promising startups and that will pitch in the Mongolia competition and top 10 selected startups will be announced on April 26, 2021. 

Step III:

MONGOLIA REGIONAL FINALE!

The lucky 10 selected startups will compete virtually on May 7th, 2021 to win the chance to participate in the Grand Finale in San Francisco in November 2021! 

Important Dates

April 19, 2021

Application deadline

April 26, 2021

Top 10 Mongolia Regional will be announced

May 7, 2021

Mongolia Regional Finale

Nov 12, 2021

Global Grand Finale
in San Francisco

Why apply

+ Represent Mongolia
+ Enjoy worldwide recognition
+ Gain access to top tier investors
+ Develop corporate partnerships
​+ Network with industry experts
+ Unbelievable opportunity to meet & mingle with investors, accelerators, other ecosystem players, winning startups from around the globe, media, & global tech leaders
+ The winner of Mongolia Regional will win MNT100,000,000 worth of prize from MCS Investment; there are investment prizes of MNT 60,000,000 and MNT 40,000,000 for 2nd and 3rd places from Premium Group & Socratus; opportunity for deeply discounted office space from IT Park
+ Jumpstart your startup with US$1M (past grand finale winners have raised tens of millions in funding)

Who can apply?

+ Innovative Mongolian Tech Startups
+ All Verticals (AI, blockchain, crypto, AR/VR, drones, e-commerce, fintech, martech, edtech, insurtech, etc) are welcome
+ Early Stage to Round A
+ Legally Registered
+ As the entire pitch competition process is virtual, Mongolians living abroad and living in the countryside are encouraged to apply

Mongolia Regional 2021 Top 10 finalists
Mongolia Regional Final on May 7th, 2021

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(Applications are closed for 2021)

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For further information about Exponential Partners or Startup World Cup 2021, please contact us using the form below.  Thank you!

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