Judging Criteria
  • Team qualifications and experience
  • Achievements
  • Scalable and innovative business idea and/or model
  • Market opportunities
  • Fundability of the startup

In order to participate, startups need to meet the following criteria:

  • Exists no longer than 5 years
  • Be proficient in the English language
  • Seeking an investment of €100,000 to €1,000,000
  • Have a scalable and innovative business idea or model

Startups from Cyprus applying for our international competitions should note that if they are not selected as a finalist their applications will be automatically redirected to the Disrupt Cup national competition in Cyprus.

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For any inquiries please contact info@industrydisruptors.org (Subject Line: DISCUP INQUIRY). Due to the high volume of emails, please allow a possible 48hours for a reply.

Do you have an innovative idea?

Disrupt Cyprus Cup III is ready to ignite your startup dream

If you are an innovative team looking to startup or a startup looking to scale up and expand then you need to be part of this year’s Disrupt Cyprus Cup.

Applications are open until Sunday, 5 November 2017, at 12:00hrs.

Finalists will be invited to pitch live at Disrupt Cyprus , on Wednesday, 8 November 2017 at the European University Cyprus.

Finalists will have 3 minutes each to impress the judges and convince them they have a scalable and sustainable business idea.

Competition prizes amount to 30.000 euros in total value and include direct entry to international startup competitions and global entrepreneurship events plus business support and services by the likes of KPMG and mscomm.

Disrupt Cyprus Cup III winners will benefit from international networking and opportunities to expand to new markets.

The competition is organized by Industry Disruptors – Game Changers (ID-GC) in cooperation with the Youth Board of Cyprus, Startup Cyprus and way out communications.

Lead partners are KPMG and LANITIS.

Partners are the European University Cyprus and MSCOMM.

Exclusive Media partner is the “Capital Today” magazine and the capital.com.cy news portal

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