B2B Rocks’ World Pitch Contest

Can you deliver a rocking pitch? Looking for ways to boost your start-up? Think your idea can help to change the world? Then read on!

Applications are closed. Thank you to all participants!
B2B Rocks’ World Pitch Contest

WHY THE WORLD PITCH CONTEST?

A contest to boost innovators and disruptive thinkers!
We believe what entrepreneurs need most is practice, mentoring and opportunity.

You have a disruptive idea, top-flight pitching skills and a convincing value proposition? That's what it'll take you to win!

You're up to the task? Great! B2B Rocks and partners will make sure you get lots of visibility with investors plus valuable prizes, including beneficial coordinated support.
WHY THE WORLD PITCH CONTEST?

PRIZES

16 semi-finalists. 4 finalists. 1 winner.
All 16 semi-finalists will receive 1 free ticket to attend B2B Rocks 🎟️ and visibility as B2B Rocks World Pitch Contest competitors!

The 4 finalists will each get:
  • 2 free tickets
  • 1 booth
  • Pitching slot & Pre-arranged meetings to pitch investors

The Winner will receive:
  • A €20,000 endowment of 3DS OUTSCALE cloud services, compliant with Dassault Systèmes’ highest security certifications and industrial requirements
  • Support from 3DS OUTSCALE, including mentoring with expertise to support you in many essential areas
  • Access to 3DS OUTSCALE’s ecosystem of customers and technological partners, and an introduction to Dassault Systèmes’ 3DEXPERIENCE LAB!

ELIGIBILITY

Talented and determined SaaS founders
B2B Rocks World Pitch Contest is open to all legally established startups regardless of their:
  • Development progress: idea, prototype, users, or paying users stage
  • Stage: Angel, Pre-seed, Seed, or Series A
  • Industry focus: SaaS, Enterprise Software, Business Solutions, Cloud or B2B Solutions
  • Location: anywhere in the world
  • Revenue: have revenue or not

THE JURY

Arnaud Laurent

Arnaud Laurent

Co-founder

WeSprint / Xlr Capital

Marc Rougier

Marc Rougier

Entrepreneur

Elaia Partners

Estelle Brown

Estelle Brown

Education & Entrepreneurs programs Manager

3DS Outscale

AGENDA

April 20th : World Pitch Contest Application Deadline

April 26th : 16 Semi-Finalists Announced

May 4th : Last day for Semi-Finalists to submit a Pitch video and Get a Public Vote.

May 25th : 4 Finalists Announced

June 9th : The 4 Finalists will pitch and meet investors

Partners

They support the next generation of SaaS leaders

PRIZE PARTNERS

3DS Outscale
B2B Rocks
Appvizer

Special partners

Startup-sesame
Startup Cyprus
Startup Lithuania
FundingBox
Startup Mexico
Station F

Partners we Love

Bonus: Final Pitch-up at Montpellier Capital Risque!
Where B2B Rocks’ 4 finalists along with 16 other startups will pitch and meet with over a 100 investors.

Montpellier Capital Risque

The unmissable event for innovation players
For 19 years, the Montpellier BIC (Business & Innovation Center) and Bpifrance have been organizing Montpellier Capital Risque. The event aims at giving access to private capital to innovative companies from the French Occitanie region.

For this 19th edition, Montpellier Capital Risque takes on a new dimension by partnering with B2B Rocks.

They will present to you the pre-seed/seed/series A investment opportunities selected by the Montpellier BIC, Bpifrance, and their partners.

Over the last 5 years, the startups presented have raised €50M+!

Take part in the next edition of Montpellier Capital Risque - Pitch and Win by Bpifrance on June 9th, 2022!
Montpellier Capital Risque

Agenda

Thursday, June 9th at Domaine de Biar from 1:45pm:
  • Round table on investment & entrepreneurship
  • Startup pitches to raise funds!
  • 1:1 investors/entrepreneurs meetings.
  • "Tech ecosystem" party - booking required.

TESTIMONIALS

What do our past attendees have to say?
Hind Emad, VP Digital Development, M3M

Hind Emad, VP Digital Development, M3M

Each year, this event gathers hundreds of investors. It's now known as one of France's major startup financing event! It shows how dynamic the region is as well.
Paola Salle, Innovation Director Delegate, Bpifrance in Occitanie

Paola Salle, Innovation Director Delegate, Bpifrance in Occitanie

Montpellier Capital Risque is a great tool for startups to meet investors!
Maximilien Bacot, co-founder & Managing Partner at Breega

Maximilien Bacot, co-founder & Managing Partner at Breega

Montpellier hosts a lot of startups successful in France and even globally. Actually, most of them had been selected by Montpellier Capital Risque back a few years ago! Here's why our fund is a faithful partner of the event.

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