The Samsung Next Startup Competition is part of the 2017 Propelify Innovation Festival and is being cohosted by Techstars and Staples.
10 May 2017
$10,000 cash from Staples
$5,000 Staples giftcard
Meetings with Staples’ executives
Meeting with Samsung NEXT/Start VC
Instant finalists review for entry to Techstars
Press from Techstars Partners
3 months NY Waterways ad time by Crossriver Networks
The Finalist and Semi-Finalist prizes listed below.
Finalists: Top 4
Samsung Product Suite (Samsung Gear VR Headset, 360 Degree Camera, Wearable, Galaxy S8 Phone)
Fast track to finale of Techstars Selection Process
Featured profile on Entrepreneur.com
Profiled on Propelify.com
Custom Trophy from JC FabLab
The Semi-Finalists prizes listed below
Semi-Finalists: Top 10
Upgraded to VIP ticket
Meetings onsite with judges from Samsung NEXT, Staples, Google, Techstars, VCs, and more onsite at Propelify
$20,000 Google Cloud credit and meetings with Google to discuss your product
All Applying Companies
Founder tickets to Propelify (50% off)
OTHER KEY DATES
Applicants narrowed down to Top 10 Semi-finalists (notifications sent by May 15, 2017)
Semi-Finalists meet with judges onsite at the 2017 Propelify Innovation Festival taking place on the 17th of May.
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).