Rules are subject to change at any time.

  1. Contestants must register for the event by application deadline. 
  2. Free registration is available here:
  3. Contestants must apply to participate in the Contest by application deadline. 
  4. Application is available here:
  5. Contestants must be founding team members.
  6. Only one Contestant per Startup is eligible to participate per round.
  7. Contestants must perform Contest Pitch in English.
  8. Startups vetted by a local Startup Grind Chapter will get priority prequalification consideration.
  9. Demos, Decks will only be admissible at the prequalification stage.
  10. Contest Pitch cannot exceed 1 minute in length. 
  11. Contestants will solely be judged on the quality of their Contest Pitch.
  12. Judges decisions are final.