University Startup World Cup
University Startup World Cup (USWC) is an annual event powered by Venture Cup Denmark. The Best University Startups from around the world come together to network, exhibit and pitch for a chance of becoming the world's best university startup!
USWC 2020 is hosted by Venture Cup China and will take place in Wenzhou, China.
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Community of the best university startups worldwide
Venture Cup Denmark hosted the first USWC back in 2015 and it has been running ever since in Copenhagen, Denmark. The goal is to feature the best university startups from around the world.
In 2020 and 2021, University Startup World Cup will be hosted by Venture Cup China and will take place in Wenzhou, China.
startups every year
say USWC led to future business growth
would recommend others to participate
would consider using Denmark as a test market
would consider moving to CPH to work on their startup
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Testimonials from participants
"The week in Copenhagen was very inspirational – full of new ideas, knowledge and amazing people. And we are extremely grateful to the USWC team for all the help and support that they have been providing all though the event. University Startup World Cup pushed our team to reach new limits."
Laava Tech, Estonia - USWC 2018 Winner
"We loved meeting teams from across the world particularly those working on hardware! The week was a great mix of worthwhile activities to network with company mentors, work on our pitches and expo our company."
"University Startup World Cup was our first competition outside of our university so we didn’t know what to expect! But in a short week, we had enough feedback to completely redesign our pitch, fine-tune our presentation, and were able to meet professionals in our field with valuable thoughts on our startup, willing to help us in the long run. It was an amazing launchpad of an experience overall."
"The University Startup World Cup isn’t just a platform to showcase your business, establish networks and compete in a competitive environment. It is an opportunity to make lasting friendships and establish impactful business links that have the capacity to forge the future. It is an experience."
RAB-Microfluidics, UK - USWC 2017 Winner
University Startup World Cup 2019 Winners
Overall and Social
University of Toronto York, Canada
We tackle the language barrier in health care using technology.
Malmö University, Sweden
A new, innovative alternative for soy-based food products.
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Preventing catheter associated urinary tract infections with UVC light
RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Empowering people to sustainably manufacture affordable prostheses for everyone.
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