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EWC2020 Victor, TurtleTree Labs Raises $6.2 Million in Funding

TurtleTree Labs, the biotech company pioneering the method to produce milk using cell-based technology, has just announced the close of an oversubscribed $6.2 million Pre-A funding round from new and existing global investors including Green Monday Ventures, Eat Beyond Global, KBW Ventures, and Verso Capital.   TurtleTree Labs, which has offices in San Francisco and Singapore, will use […]

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TurtleTree Labs : A Look into the Victor’s EWC 2020 Experience

Fengru Lin—CEO and co-founder of Singapore and US based—TurtleTree Labs, the world’s first biotech company to create the technology to produce milk sustainably using cells, talks to us about her company’s recent triumph in the Entrepreneurship World Cup, how the competition has impacted her company, and their plans for the future in helping tackle some […]

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TurtleTree Labs From Singapore Wins at the Second EWC at Misk Global Forum

Top startup wins $500,000 in cash   Winner selected from 175,000 entrants from 200 countries  FLITE Material Sciences came second, winning $250,000, with Genecis Bioindustries Inc. in third, winning $100,000   Riyadh, 19 October 2020 – The Global Finals of the 2020 Entrepreneurship World Cup (EWC) concluded today at the fifth edition of the Misk Global Forum (MGF). The winner was TurtleTree Labs, from Singapore, who received […]

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200 countries

The Entrepreneurship World Cup supports the growth of 175,000 entrepreneurs in 200 countries.

Life-changing Prizes

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The value proposition of EWC is all about the entire experience – training, resources, connections, mentorship and more. But on top of that, we’ve got a great number of impactful prizes – $1 million in cash prizes total for the global winners plus a combined $85 million worth of in-kind support for the top 100 global finalists, not to mention investment opportunities and awesome resources and perks from our leading partners. In addition to these global prizes, many EWC national competitions offer their own prizes.

  • 3

    Global Grand Prizes

    $500k for first; $250k for second; $100k for third

  • 3

    Global Stage Winner Prizes

    $50,000 cash prize each for the top Idea, Early + Growth stage winners

  • 100

    Global Finalist Prizes

    In-kind services + opportunities valued at $850,000 each

  • Open stage for all investors to offer deals

February – June 2020

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Startups are put through a series of education and virtual training opportunities to sharpen their skills around areas such as customer & industry knowledge; personal & team skills; creativity & problem solving, and business acumen.

The 5 Stages of Participation

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  • Accelerate 1

    February – June 2020

    Startups are put through a series of education and virtual training opportunities to sharpen their skills around areas such as customer & industry knowledge; personal & team skills; creativity & problem solving, and business acumen.

  • National Competition

    June - August 2020

    Competitions happening simultaneously in 100 countries at the national level, virtually & live events. 100 winning teams from 100 countries are awarded with prizes and advance to stage 3.

  • Accelerate 2

    August - September 2020

    National winners are put through a combination of virtual training sessions and direct, one-to-one mentorship to prepare them for the Global Finals.

  • Global Finals

    October 2020

    Global finalists are put through live training sessions, network with potential investors and compete on stage for in prizes and support services.

  • Post-EWC Support

    All national winners are enrolled in the Starters Club, providing a global peer network, mentorship and other support services to help members reach their full potential. Other partners may be engaged to provide post-EWC support.

The Entrepreneurship World Cup is designed for and made possible by partners. Learn how to become part of the world’s most innovative alliance and connect with more 100,000 entrepreneurs from all over the globe.

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Entrepreneurship knows no boundaries – and neither should you. No matter where you are, we are coming to a place near you. This is your chance to advance and make your way to a global stage. Stay tuned for more information about what's happening in your area.

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