Startup World Cup 2021 Semi Finals

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Presidio Theatre

99 Moraga Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94129

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Startup winners from *50 regional competitions will compete for the Top 10 presentation slots at the Grand Finale.

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Startup World Cup is a global series of conferences and competitions that bring together the top startups, investors, entrepreneurs and tech CEOs around the world. Starting with regional competitions in nearly 40 countries across six continents, hundreds of selected top technology startups compete for the chance to move onto the Grand Finale event in San Francisco to win a $1 million investment grand prize. Startup World Cup is organized by Pegasus Tech Ventures in partnership with investors and local sponsors. For more information on the Startup World Cup, please visit https://www.startupworldcup.io.

Check out the Press: https://venturebeat.com/2019/05/21/vietnam-startup-wins-1-million-grand-prize-at-2019-startup-world-cup/


To Startup World Cup Attendees:

As we continue to navigate the uncertainty of COVID-19 and its impact on both event organizers and ticket holders, we are cancelling the 2020 Grand Finale planned in September 2020. With this change, we are combining the 2020 and 2021 Grand Finale regional winners to compete at the 2021 Grand Finale scheduled for November 12, 2021. We hope by November we can resume the competition in a safe and healthy environment. The wellbeing of our participants is our #1 priority.

The new date for Semi Finals 2021: November 10th, 2021. Location will to be announced.

While we all eagerly await the return of live events, we are here to support you. We have a refund program where we will honor the ticket purchased as credit for future events. As government restrictions continue to rapidly evolve, we will reevaluate the extension and make updates accordingly to help ticket holders

Any questions regarding your tickets and more please reach out: janice@startupworldcup.io

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Check out the Series of Startup World Cup Events:

Semi Finals (November 10, 2021) Ticketing Link: https://swcsemifinals2021.eventbrite.com

Workshops (November 11, 2021) Ticketing Link: https://swcworkshops2021.eventbrite.com

Networking Party (November 11, 2021) Ticketing Link: https://swcnetworkingparty2021.eventbrite.com

Grand Finale (November 12, 2021) Ticketing Link: https://swcgrandfinale2021.eventbrite.com

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

2020 Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWBq3nswOBg&feature=youtu.be

2019 Event Recap: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yhslz6FKog

Speakers and Judges To Be Announced

Please note that all sales are final. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable. Please also note that details and the content of the event may be subject to change at any time at the organizer's sole discretion without formal notification.

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Presidio Theatre

99 Moraga Avenue

San Francisco, CA 94129

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Organizer Pegasus Tech Ventures

Organizer of Startup World Cup 2021 Semi Finals

Pegasus Tech Ventures is a global venture capital firm based in Silicon Valley. We invest in emerging technology companies around the world and work with them to expand sales in North America, Asia, and Europe. Our 100+ person team operates out of offices in seven different countries and offers a wide range of domain expertise.

Pegasus Tech Ventures currently has several venture capital funds under management. We look for world-class management and technical teams that are targeting disruptive opportunities in IT, HealthTech, Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Robotics, Big Data, Quantum Computing, FinTech, and Next Generation Technologies.


As a global investor, our portfolio includes companies with operations that range from Silicon Valley and across the US to the UK, Israel, Korea, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Bangladesh, and beyond. By helping entrepreneurs break down geographical barriers and enter new markets, Pegasus Tech Ventures is helping to bridge innovation ecosystems around the world. 

Pegasus also founded and sponsors Startup World Cup, one of the biggest and richest startup competitions in the world. Startup World Cup extends to over 50+ countries across six continents, with a Grand Finale in Silicon Valley featuring a $1 million investment prize. The goal of Startup World Cup is to support regional innovation ecosystems and connect them to Silicon Valley. Startup World Cup brings together entrepreneurs, investors and prominent thought-leaders, such as Marcelo Claure (COO of Softbank), Tim Westergren (Former CEO of Pandora), Neil Hunt (Former CPO of Netflix), Steve Wozniak (Co-Founder of Apple), Reid Hoffman (Founding CEO of LinkedIn), John Chambers (Chairman Emeritus of Cisco), Vinod Khosla (Co-Founder of Sun Microsystems; Founder of Khosla Ventures), Marc Randolph (Co-Founder of Netflix), Adam Cheyer (Co-Founder of Siri), and many others who have participated in Startup World Cup events around the world.


Pegasus Tech Ventures was founded by Anis Uzzaman to help entrepreneurs and investors build successful, transformative businesses in the US and globally. Anis is a serial entrepreneur, author of the book “Startup Bible: The Silicon Valley Way of Developing Success,” and a guest speaker at conferences and universities around the world.


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