Entrepreneurship World Cup

Any entrepreneur. All stages. Everywhere. Whether you have never even thought about launching a startup or if you already have a Series A round under your belt, the Entrepreneurship World Cup can help you take your next big step.  
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Now Accepting Applications for EWC 2021

The third edition of the Entrepreneurship World Cup is underway with applications now open to entrepreneurs in 200+ countries looking to take part in the world’s largest startup support program and pitch competition. Interested entrepreneurs can complete the application on the EWC platform to gain access to free training resources, perks and the chance to […]

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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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200 countries

Each year, the Entrepreneurship World Cup supports the growth of approximately 175,000 entrepreneurs in 200 countries. Since it launched in 2019, EWC has helped 300,000 entrepreneurs start and scale.

Cash Prizes

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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 – more than $1 million in cash prizes total for the global winners plus a combined $75 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.

  • $500k

    Global Grand Prize

  • $250k

    2nd Place

  • $100k

    3rd Place

  • $100k

    Top Idea Stage

February – May 2021

Accelerate 1

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.

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  • Accelerate 1

    February – May 2021

    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

    May - July 2021

    Competitions happening simultaneously in 100+ countries, virtually and at in-person live events. Winners receive national prizes and advance to stage 3.

  • Accelerate 2

    August - September 2021

    The top 250 startups from around the world participate in virtual training sessions and direct, one-to-one mentorship to prepare them for the Global Finals.

  • Global Finals

    November 2021

    The top 100 global finalists travel to the EWC Global Finals for a bootcamp and the final round of the competition where they can network with potential investors and compete on stage for cash prizes and support services.

  • Post-EWC Support

    The EWC 100 global finalists are enrolled in the GEN 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.

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