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Pitch Competition

ANON Start-Up Competition

Are you ready to take your start-up to the next level?

ANON Summit is hosting an amazing 100.000€ pitch challenge at its 2020 conference in Vienna, Austria from October 21-22.
The pitch challenge is a startup competition jointly organized by Blockexpo GmbH and Star Investor Dr. Evan Luthra
We are seeking innovative startups with original and disruptive use cases that contribute to the mass adoption of emerging technologies like IoT, AR, VR or Blockchain.
10 pre-selected emerging tech projects will be invited to pitch at the ANON 2020.

ANON Summit Pitch Competition


You will need a pitch deck and outstanding presentation skills to convince the jury, investors and audience of your project. Your startup must be a for-profit business.
Your startup must have at least two full-time team members.
The costs to participate are €1.900.


Apart from the 8 minutes pitch time on stage in front of the jury panel, you will get:

  • 2 standard conference passes
  • Start-Up exhibition space with high table and 2 high chairs
  • Exposure in our pre and post-marketing campaigns
  • Logo integration on the website and pitch challenge sheet, which will be forwarded to all investors
  • Use of conference networking tool to prearrange meetings with investors


A total of 15 innovative projects will have 8 minutes each to present their proposal in front of the jury and investors.
The 8 minutes are divided into exactly 3 minutes pitch and 5 minutes Q&A.
Judging results will be based on the pitch deck, business model, team & advisors, usability and investment ability.
If STO or IEO is planned: Judges evaluate token economics, token model and token distribution as well.


The winner of the challenge will get a 100.000€ investment from star investor Evan Luthra and will be able to present on the main stage.
The Money is invested at the current valuation of the company.


September 20 – Deadline for applications
September 30 – The best applicants will be invited to pitch
October 22 – Pitch Competition (winner will be announced at the conference)


About The Jury

Evan Luthra

Dr. Evan Luthra is an entrepreneur and investor. Via his Venture Fund Startup Studio Online he has built and invested in companies with a combined market cap in excess of billions of dollars and tens of millions of users. He also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Blockchain and runs a crypto investment Bank iyoko.io helping companies raise hundreds of millions via the crypto markets. Evan speaks at organizations and events around the world and has been the focus of several television documentaries.

Astrid Woollard

Astrid is a Managing Partner at Scytale Ventures. Previously, she made her career in technology transfer and intellectual property management, where she gained extensive experience in identifying promising technology assets, translating them into viable business propositions, as well as establishing and running startups. She has worked for world-renowned institutions, such as Oxford University Innovation and the Institute of Science and Technology Austria, where she supported the foundation and development of its investment fund IST Cube. Her focus is intellectual property and business strategy, including regulatory affairs and data protection.

Pitch Sessions

Both Pitch Sessions will be on the 2nd Day of ANON Summit
Session 1


Session 2