The beginning of 2020 has brought upon us difficult and uncertain times that are challenging our capabilities and testing our resilience.
Yet, it has also given us the opportunity to reignite our sense of community and rethink a new tomorrow.
We want to support our society, strengthen our resilience and help the economy, to have a quick return to a new and better normality for millions of citizens globally affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
12 corporates, business schools and associations team up to look for the best startups to support our society, help the economy and reinvent the world together.
Calling for initiatives to boost the world’s recovery
Help rebound the core socio-economic systems - recover activity levels in an innovative and safe manner
Mitigate the impact of this crisis in the short term focusing on the most affected
Develop resilient societies, cities and living systems, to better face future challenges
Let’s reinvent the world together
Support workers, entrepreneurs and employer's recovery, promoting sustainable initiatives and living standards.
Re-design our cities and re-invent infrastructure to better prepare it to prevent and battle against future societal issues and climate challenges.
Help society to start again after lockdown period, re-boosting our communities and key sectors in safe and innovative ways (e.g. education, hospitality, social life).
Long lasting initiatives with quick implementation period, up to 6 months
Tangible social impact on the communities and economic benefits
Practical and achievable, viable to be implemented, including resources availability
Entrepreneurs or Startups or VC backed companies, technologically disruptive or innovative in their business model
Ready, or almost ready, to be deployed, within the 3 focus areas mentioned before
Online platform open for submission
Closing after 4 weeks open for startup submission
Partners select the 9 best proposals based on its social and economic impact, feasibility, and implementation timeline
Presenting for top-level judges and broadcast live
The 3 winners will have access to Acceleration, Mentoring and Exposure, and Access to capital, within others
The winners with the Partners support will deploy their initiatives to make a real impact in our society
If you match any of this profiles, you and your project are eligible for #RESTARTINGTOGETHER
Go beyond borders, accessing our network of resources and international connections.
Showcase your idea directly to industry leading partners and leverage on their expertise and global reach..
Expose your solution to the partners, who could decide to invest in the most relevant startups.
Mentoring programs with senior executives from: Airbus, BASF, BCG, CEMEX, Citi, Endeavor, IESE, Shell, Telefónica
Direct exposure to different investment vehicles: CEMEX Ventures, Wayra, BASF Ventures, Shell Ventures, IESE VentureHub, among others.
Access to paid pilots with Airbus and BASF.
Access to Microsoft for Startups programme, with up to $120k in Azure credits for B2B startups with product market fit for the winners. And $25k for the finalists
Access to Wayra’s business development acceleration programme with Telefónica.
Direct access to the finals of the South Summit global contest.
Global exposure during the Online Pitchday and throughout an extensive comms plan, including effective-pitch training for the 9 selected Finalist with IE.
Venture Capital workshop with IESE.
Multiple benefits from Endeavor including mentorship and access to exclusive events with corporations, investors, etc.
Access to the networks of the different partners, including networking and access to events.
You have until the 7th of July to submit your project or initiative. #RESTARTINGTOGETHER