Latitude59 tech conference announces Pitch Competition with €1M prize fund

Estonian annual tech conference Latitude59 has announced a new prize fund for its Pitch Competition 2023. The prize fund scored a total of €1 million, which is the biggest of its kind in the Baltic region.

  • Latitude59 is Estonia’s biggest annual tech and startup conference that will be held on May 24-26 in Tallinn. In 2023, it is expected to welcome nearly 3,000 attendees, including 800 startup representatives and 400 investors.
  • The Pitch Competition is organized by Tera Ventures and the Estonian Business Angels Network (EstBAN) to find bold and promising startups that are shifting paradigms and changing the world for the better. To apply, the founding teams have to have a solid mission, a scalable business model, and a functioning product with proven traction and feedback.
  • The startups can apply for the Pitch Competition before April 9, 2023, on the Latitude59 website.

“I’m looking for world-class founders, solving meaningful problems, ready to become the industry leader – if that’s you, Tera’s resources will speed up your journey to success!”

Andrus Oks, Lead Investor for Tera Ventures, comments.
  • On April 20, 2023, Latitude59 will announce forty best teams to participate in a pitch training. The pre-finals will start in May. The top 10 will be announced on May 8, followed by investor meetings, mentoring sessions, legal and due diligence training, and the top 5 — on May 17. The final pitches will take place at the closing of the Latitude59 conference on May 26, 2023.

“For me, your impact is as important as the money you are making and how unique your technology is. Win us over and we’ll support you, hands-on, in any way we can,”

Martin Gorosko, Lead Investor for EstBAN, says.