Apply for the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge 2018 for Deeptech Entrepreneurs

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge is a renowned global startup competition designed specifically to address the needs of deeptech entrepreneurs across several different industries and technologies. The Challenge was created in 2013 by deeptech entrepreneur Xavier Duportet and Arnaud De La Tour, at the time both PhD students, who realised that the resources needed to propel emerging technologies were different from those of traditional web and mobile innovations.

The Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge gives scientists and deeptech entrepreneurs around the globe a platform for their research and projects, providing equity-free prize money as well as other funding opportunities, global visibility and connections with key players in the deeptech innovation network.

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Eligibility criteria

  • Your project is in its early stage of development (Seed or series A): Hello Tomorrow also accepts projects that are about to be spinned-out from academic labs as long as they have a strong proof of concept
  • Your project is based on a scientific discovery,an advance technology,a complex engineering process or an innovative application of an existing technology.
  • Your project could solve an industrial ,societal or environmental unmet need or create a new market
  • You are a team of at least 2 working on the project


-Funds ,Connections and Visibility :Hello Tomorrow makes sure that all applicants benefit from the Challenge experience, while ensuring the creation of a global deep-tech ecosystem across the world.

-One €100K grand prize:For the best early-stage startup – Equity-free, no strings attached – Powered by BNP Paribas

-Ten €15K track prizes; For the best early-stage startup in each track – Equity free, no strings attached – Powered by our track partners

-Ten keynotes on the main stage of the hello tomorrow global summit : For the best series A Startups, to follow the path of Hello Tomorrow speakers (e.g. Michael Bloomberg, Demis Hassabis, CTO of NASA, etc.)

-Exclusive access to the Hello Tomorrow investor day March 13th 2019: A full day of one-on-one meetings with more than 200 leading international investors – Seed & Series A – Atomico, Sofinnova, Accel, Index, Lakestar, Flagship, Breakout Labs, Novo, Point Nine, Ecomachine Ventures

-Exclusive access to the Hello Tomorrow global summit – March 14th & 15th 2019: Schedule meetings with hundreds of C-level industrial leaders – Showcase your product in a dedicated room – Pitch in front of a curated audience

-Meetings ,articles & interviews with international media

-Worldwide publication of a global top 500 deep tech startup list

Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge Timeline

Applications open : June 04th,2018

Applications close : Sept 14th 2018

Publication of the top 500: October 2018

Announcement of finalist: January 2019

Investor day:  March 13th  2019

Hello Tomorrow Global summit: March 14-15th 2019

How to apply

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