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Get in the Ring Sophia: The international pitch competition


Get in the Ring 2018 c. BA06

Get in the Ring (GITR) is a global pitch challenge for the best new start-up. This friendly competition organised like a boxing championship connects a network of organizations that collaborate to tackle challenges faster. Together with partners in more than 100 countries, they bring opportunities for innovators around the globe. The goal is to connect and support businesses to grow faster and increase their global impact.

Part of Sophia Antipolis' 50th-anniversary celebrations, Riviera Press’ START Magazine and BA06 Accelerator are co-organizing the 5th French final of 'Get in the Ring' on 24 October 2019. 

During the event, start-ups will begin the day with a coaching session in English followed by the selection by a jury of investors. In conjunction with this, "15-minute matches" will be organised between investors and financiers and major groups present in order to multiply business opportunities.

At 6:00 pm, the award show will see four finalists compete 'in the ring' during 3 pitch battles, each including five 30-second rounds in front of the audience and a jury of investors. The winners will compete in the GITR international final representing France.

Get in the Ring 2018 c. BA06The  Award Show will be followed by a cocktail reception with excellent networking possibilities. There will be start-ups, large groups, investors, funders, accompanying experts and actors of innovation to extend the business meetings.

This day is beneficial whether you have a start-up or if you support development structures, have a consulting business or a company with programs dedicated to start-ups. Participate in an exceptional day to accelerate your business!

Investors or financiers are encouraged to participate and discover future opportunities. The event is open to the public and free to attend, however, you must register your place online:

Join Riviera Press in this fun and prosperous event!

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