On December 21st BHV organised and held a pitch session in association with GoTech. On the day 16 startups made their pitches; the winners and others then had an opportunity to discuss their thoughts and offers on the table from BHV.
The first prize was awarded to SmallStep.ai (artificial intellect in education). As part of the prize the company was invited to take part in the incubation process at Business Hive Vilnius. This valuable prize allows them to enter the European market and hopefully to acquire European investments.
Second place went to CERA (business process automisation). Their prize was the offer of participation in the Slush-2018 startup conference (participation fee and air tickets supplied).
Third place was awarded to E-Contenta (AI content platform). With this prize the company has been offered a series of consulting sessions with BHV experts. The topics to be presented are; development strategies, marketing and PR, investor relations, along with paperwork and administration.
Other pitchers at the event included; IPEYE (videoserver), Alertflex (IT security), Streetbee (crowdsoursing and machine learning researches), Vidimarket (hard’n’soft-soultion for online broadcasting), Visorcam (sport broadcasting), Shottyapp (special effects and post-production for movies and music videos), Orion Labs (biometrics), Watts (wireless power supply), AVT&CO (charge stations for electro transport), Volts (storage for electro energy), GLDFY (mining for gamers), Apas (technological cooler). Some of these, along with other startups who made their pitches, will continue to cooperate with the incubator into the future.
"I want to thank all the participants for the great event, which, I am sure, was useful for all of us," - says Sandra Golbreich, BHV Business Development Director. "We have great plans for developing our startups in 2018 and we are sure some of the pitchers are to become a part of it."