Top 10 Startup Finalists

Top 50 Startups

10 Finalists Jury

Top 50 Jury


A jury of experts will choose two winners: Best Seed Startup & Best Growth Startup who will have their own exhibition space at VDS2024.

Top 10 Startup Finalists:

  • Pitch opportunity at the main VDS2023 Stage during the Awards finale
  • 4 VDS2023 Business Passes for free, granting access to our exclusive B2B Forum for industry professionals with unique content and activities to foster valuable relations in exclusive encounters
  • A dedicated exhibition space at the Expo Village during VDS2023
  • Invitation to the Guest Reception on October 25th (Valencia, Spain)
  • Access to the VIP Lounge
  • Media coverage: startups will have the opportunity to be interviewed by our media partners who will enhance their visibility before, during and after the event.
  • One highlight article on our blog previous to VDS2023 featuring the 10 finalist including their statements
  • Networking opportunities through the VDS App
  • Mention on the VDS2023 website as Finalist of the Pitch Competition
  • Mentions on Social Media and Newsletter


All the above plus:

  • Own exhibition space at VDS2024*
  • 4 VDS2024 passes
  • Exclusive networking opportunities at VDS2024
  • Meet international press for promotion of the winning startup
  • Interview with both winners (Seed and Growth) that will be published on our blog by early November
  • A dedicated article as a winner published on VDS website and promoted across VDS marketing channels
  • Mentions on VDS Social Media and Newsletter
  • A VDS trophy

* Exhibition at VDS is subject to the acceptance of and compliance with the VDS standard exhibition terms and conditions, and all directions and requirements of the event organiser as may be provided from time to time.

Top 50 Startups:

  • 2 VDS2023 Business Passes
  • Pitch Opportunity at VDS2023 (Time and place TBC by the Organiser)
  • Mentions on Social Media and Newsletter
  • Logo on the VDS2023 website as Top 50 of the competition

More prizes by our partners and sponsors will be announced soon!

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