Funding brief: For the second straight year, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is running the world’s largest startup competition in tourism boosted by wakalua, the global tourism innovation hub.
Together with our corporate partners they want you to tackle the core concepts of travel shaping the sectors future. Beat your competition with the most disruptive, innovative and sustainable solution and become the next game changer in tourism.
The 2nd UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition is a global inititative which aims to find and foster the development of startups looking to lead the transformation of the tourism sector.
Criteria: Your startup will be evaluated on the following criteria.
● Business model
● Potential impact
● Team profile
Donor Name: The United Nation World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
Funding name: UNWTO Tourism Startup Competition
Deadline: 15th, November, 2019
Funding details link: Click to view
● Pitch & Connect
Be one of the top 3 challenge finalists to pitch in front of investors, mentors, leading corporates and international tourism stakeholders during the Grand Finals – one per corporate challenge – in Madrid, Spain, on 21 January 2020.
Gain a fully sponsored trip and free access to exclusive networking opportunities with tourism leaders and global tourism stakeholders during the Madrid International Tourism Trade Fair 22-26 January 2020 (FITUR).
● Pilot & Mentorship
As a winner you will have the opportunity to design a pilot project with the corporate leading your challenge and receive world class mentorship.
● Pilot & Scale-up
Win the special award on Sustainability and run a pilot with Globalia, leading tourism corporation in Spain and Latin America, including a 6-week scale-up programme at the wakalua hub in Madrid, Spain.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
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Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: They are looking for the most disruptive startups that are transforming the way people travel and experience tourism in the following five categories:
● Deep Tech: Location & Geolocation Data
● Smart Mobility
● Rural Development
● Disruptive Hospitality
● Smart Destinations
They are targeting Startups that:
● Both for-profit and non-profit projects
● Are in the Early Stage or Series A Stage
● Are innovative in nature and provide value-added and sustainable solutions for the tourism sector
● Have potential for scalability and a vision to grow internationally
● Have a business plan
Eligible Country: No Country Bar Found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: Not found
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