November 2020
10:00 am
Public Event

Startup of the Year Summit 2020 | Global Virtual Event

Sponsored By
General Assembly

For the first time in its eight year history, the Startup of the Year Summit will be held online, allowing a global audience to participate from afar in the annual conference and have a behind-the-scenes experience for the 2020 competition.

Who Should Register: Emerging Founders, Seasoned Entrepreneurs, Startup Teams, Mentors, Corporate Innovators, Partners, Accelerators, Investors, Ecosystem Builders and Enthusiasts - anyone who loves startups!

What to Expect:
  • 100 diverse, early-stage startups compete for the 2020 Startup of the Year championship title - Summit 2020 is the first time the public can watch the pitches and Q&A with expert judges
  • $20K in potential investment for one of the semifinalists from Established Ventures
  • $10K non-dilutive cash prize for a U.S. Veteran-led company from sponsor .US
  • Curated Office Hours between the Top 100, investors, corporate leads, and mentors
  • Keynote speakers, such as Tim Draper (Draper University), Kara Goldin (Hint Water), Mike Evans (GrubHub,, and more (see below)
  • "Ask Me Anything" sessions with VCs, seasoned entrepreneurs, and innovation leaders
  • Ongoing networking opportunities for all attendees