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Nov 18, 2015 Hosted byKairos Society Hungary


Kairos Society Hungary is pleased to host the local competition of Challenge Cup on the 18th of November in Budapest. Come and join us in the journey if you have the ambition to make it through with your idea all the way to Tel Aviv or even to Washington, D.C!


Challenge Cup is an annual worldwide tournament for the most promising startups to win cash prizes, make international connections and share their vision on a global stage. The competition is initiated by 1776 a US-based global incubator and seed fund, who are building a global community to provide the intellectual, social and financial capital these startups to succeed.


The tournament is organized by 45 hubs on local level, then in 9 regions, from where the winners will proceed to the global event in Washington D.C.. The local event of Budapest is hosted by Kairos Society Hungary, a non-profit organization that aims to empower high profile young entrepreneurs all over the world. The 3 winner startups of Challenge Cup Budapest will get the opportunity to present themselves in Tel Aviv where the Eastern/Mediterranean European region’s event will take place.


Are  you determined to make a positive impact on tomorrow’s world? Are you a startupper with big ambitions to solve a meaningful problem? Is your startup working within one of the 1776 core industries (Cities, Education, Energy, Food, Health, Money, Security, Transportation)? Here is the chance for you to join a truly global event.


The winners of the regional competition in Tel Aviv will get the chance to travel to Washington D.C. to the Final Event and get pitch-coaching, industry advice, and connection to the right people to scale in their industries. Moreover there’s $175,000 in cash and over $1,000,000 in potential investments.

Apply here, if you’re up for the Challenge! Application deadline is 30th of October.


  • 2/10/17 5:00 pm -2/10/17 5:30 pm Arrival & Registration
  • 2/10/17 5:30 pm -2/10/17 5:40 pm Opening Remarks - Kairos Society Hungary
  • 2/10/17 5:40 pm -2/10/17 6:40 pm Venture Pitches (10)
  • 2/10/17 6:40 pm -2/10/17 7:10 pm Networking
  • 2/10/17 7:10 pm -2/10/17 8:10 pm Venture pitches (10)
  • 2/10/17 8:10 pm -2/10/17 9:00 pm Judge Deliberation and Networking
  • 2/10/17 9:00 pm -2/10/17 9:20 pm Winners Announced & Closing Remarks