If you are a startup that wishes to change the fintech & blockchain world, Unchain Fintech Festival is the place for you this summer.

You will get direct access to everything you need for your next step in business - seasoned investors, big regional banks, financial service providers and regulatory institutions. Moreover, Unchain Ideas startups competition offers the chance to connect with investors and experts, pitch, get feedback and market visibility.

What’s in it for you?

  • 1to1 meetings and direct access to 30+ venture capital funds and angel investors with focus on CEE fintech and blockchain;
  • connect with representatives from commercial banks, financial institutions, regulatory institutions and other potential partners in fintech and blockchain;
  • get relevant feedback on business strategy and product;
  • pitch in the startup competition and gain visibility and exposure to media.

Additionally, selected startups will get free tickets to the conference, will be included in the event pitch book and get 20+ dedicated matching sessions with investors and company representatives.

Unchain Ideas puts the spotlight on ambitious fintech & blockchain startups in the CEE region, connecting them with highly motivated global and regional investors, financial institutions, and other established companies looking for partnerships.

Apply on the website by June 15th and get the chance to shine, impress the community and unlock the next level.

Linked to the Unchain Ideas startup competition, the organisers prepared also for the startups joining another surprise, Reverse Pitching, where they will meet with the representatives of the local accelerators and will find out more details about their programs.

Unchain Ideas startup competition calendar:

  1. Application deadline - 15th of June
  2. Selection announcement - 20th of June
  3. Pitch day - 13th of July ( live in Oradea)
  4. 1to1 mentoring session - 14th of July

Furthermore, if you want to win the chance to be fast tracked into Unchain Ideas startup competition, join Unchain Demo Nights, the series of pre-events that are meant to bring the spotlight on the disruption potential of the countries in CEE.

The first two Demo Nights events reunited fintech and blockchain startups from Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Croatia, Slovenia and Serbia, with experts in the field who are ready to help the startups with accelerating their journeys. The four startup finalists already selected were Acounto App, Insurwiz, ThreatMark and Trality.

For the the startups that will be pitching at Demo Nights, the organisers have prepared a series of benefits:

  • honest feedback on their products and business proposals;
  • referrals to major corporate startup programs, accelerators, angel investors and VCs;
  • 2 tickets to Unchain Fintech Festival taking place between 13-14 July 2022.

Make sure you register for Unchain Demo Nights - Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, Ukraine and stay up to date on the experts who will be attending and the startups will be pitching.

The Unchain initiative was founded to bring together the public and private sectors to advance the topic of Fintech in Central Eastern Europe and worldwide. Unchain enables the future of finance by connecting companies and people, trends and challenges. With a 2-day festival at its core, fintechs and other financial institutions, alongside the wider ecosystem stakeholders will meet in a city that is at the center of Central Eastern Europe. In addition to showcasing what the region can offer, the festival will introduce global trends to the area.