“Web3 Startup Competition Surpasses $10M Prize Pool”


In exciting news, Paris Blockchain Week is proud to announce the return of its highly anticipated Startup Competition. This event has become a cornerstone within the blockchain startup ecosystem, offering a staggering array of prizes totaling over $10 million. Partners from all over the world, including industry leaders, investors, and blockchains, have joined forces to make this event possible.

Some of the prominent partners include Tim Draper, RockawayX, AWS, Consensys, CoinMarketCap, and many others. These partners have not only contributed to the $10 million prize pool but have also played a crucial role in sourcing exceptional founders and selecting the Top 100 contenders. This robust support highlights the crucial role of these partners in fostering innovation and growth within the blockchain sector.

Previous winners of the Startup Competition have reaped immense benefits, including access to a world-class network of investors and visibility for their projects. The prize package, totaling $10 million, sets a new industry record, offering not only substantial funding opportunities but also grants, acceleration, credits, and mentoring from leading VC firms and companies. Winners also have the chance to pitch on Apple TV’s ‘Killer Whales’ show.

Startups have until February 29, 2024, to apply, and the Top 100 will be selected and announced on March 10. The 10 finalists will then be invited to pitch their projects at the Investor Day on April 11, 2024. The panel of judges, which includes esteemed figures such as Tim Draper, will select four winners to present on the Carrousel du Louvre Master Stage and pitch live on an episode of ‘Meet the Drapers’ TV show.

The Paris Blockchain Week Startup Competition is expected to attract over 1,000 ambitious startups and over 500 investors of all kinds, providing an unparalleled platform for networking, collaboration, and investment opportunities. The third day of Paris Blockchain Week will feature a Startup Village, an Investors Lounge, and a specialized stage for panel discussions and keynotes.

Paris Blockchain Week is the premier event platform for the blockchain/web3 industry, dedicated to fostering innovation, collaboration, and knowledge sharing. The 5th edition, taking place at the Carrousel du Louvre between 9 – 11 March, will welcome 10,000+ attendees and 500+ speakers, including industry leaders such as Richard Teng, David Marcus, Denelle Dixon, and many more.

For more information about the Startup Competition and Paris Blockchain Week, please visit https://www.parisblockchainweek.com. Interested parties can also contact Leora Schreiber at [email protected] for further inquiries.

Share this article, and stay updated with the latest blockchain developments by following Paris Blockchain Week’s social media channels. Categories for the competition include funding, grants, credits, accelerations, listings, and more. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your startup and connect with leading experts and investors in the Web3 ecosystem.

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