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Creative Business Cup — Copenhagen, 2016

Creative Startups to Host Team USA for Global Pitch Competition—$190,000 in Prizes for Creative Entrepreneurs

Described as the “United Nations of creative entrepreneurs,” this summer the United States will launch a nationwide open call for founders and their teams to compete in the global Creative Business Cup (CBC). Hosted by Creative Startups, the CBC USA Finals will take place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, September 14 & 15, 2017. Applications are open now through August 13, 2017—

Interested in applying? Want to know more? Read on!


Who can apply to the CBC USA Finals?

Applicants must be:

What does it cost to apply? What are the associated fees if I am selected?
It is free to apply to the CBC USA Finals and there are no fees associated with participating in the Finals.

What do the selected CBC USA Finalists receive?
One team member from the top five selected finalist teams will receive an all-expense paid trip to Albuquerque to participate in the finals September 14th and 15th. This includes roundtrip domestic airfare, hotel for 2 nights, and meals in Albuquerque.

What will happen at the CBC USA Finals?
In addition to the USA pitch finals, participants will work intensively with expert guest mentors on refining their vision/mission, effective pitching strategies, and effective public speaking techniques.

How are the pitches judged?
At both the national and international level pitches will be judged on two main criteria:

What will happen if my startup is selected as the CBC USA Finalist?
Congrats! Your startup has been chosen to represent the United States at the CBC Global Finals in Copenhagen, Denmark in November 2017! As the USA Finalist you will receive:


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