Call For Applications: Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge( Up to $150k)

Call For Applications: Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge( Up to $150k)

GLOBAL CHALLENGE Is the world-renowned early-stage, deep-tech startup competition

Since 2014, Hello Tomorrow has run the renowned global startup competition known as The Global Challenge. It is specifically created to meet the demands of early-stage deep tech firms in all sectors. The Challenge offers deep tech and science-based entrepreneurs from around the world chances for equity-free funding, exposure on a worldwide scale, and contacts with influential deep tech ecosystem actors. Previous champions and finalists have successfully raised more than $3 billion in fundraising so far.


  1. Aerospace
  2. Advanced Computing & Electronics
  3. Digital Health & Medical Devices
  4. Energy
  5. Environment & Biodiversity
  6. Food & Agriculture
  7. Industrial Biotech & New Materials
  8. Industry & Machines
  9. Medical Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
  10. Sustainable Construction & Infrastructure


Startup companies that are:

  • The start of their commercialization phase or the early stages of development (up to series A).
  • Based on a cutting-edge engineering method, a scientific breakthrough, or a new technology.
  • Addressing an unfulfilled need in industry, society, or the environment, or developing a new market.
  • Consists of a group of at least two individuals.
  • Not a branch office or spin-off of an established business.

Selection Criteria

Applications are evaluated using the following standards:

  • Technological innovation: The business must provide a product or service based on cutting-edge engineering, groundbreaking scientific research, or both.
  • Impact: The business must have the ability to have a significant, long-lasting impact on society or business.
  • Economic viability: The business must have clearly defined development goals, objectives, and a long-term business strategy.
  • Team: The business needs visionary leaders who can steer it in the direction of success.
  • After the preliminary selection stages (1-page overview & pitch deck), the jury members at the Summit evaluate and rank proposals based on the quality of the pitch and any other data they were given about the businesses.


  • Winners receive one-on-one coaching and direct introductions to possible partners, clients, and investors.
  • Connect with industry experts, investors & fellow entrepreneurs at our Global Summit.
  • Join our Deep Tech Pioneers community for all-year access to a global network.
  • Receive the Deep Tech Pioneer recognition & get a chance to be featured in our reports and invited to speak at future events.
  • Pitch or showcase opportunities in front of renowned industry leaders & investors.
  • Get spotted by international media, with interview opportunities.
  • €100K Grand Prize, €30K 2nd prize and €20K 3rd prize – all equity-free, no strings attached.
  • Advertise your open fundraising to our active international investor network.
  • Meet one-on-one with 150+ VCs and CVCs at the Investor Day.

Deadline: September 22, 2023

Click HERE To Apply


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