CEE Fintech Challenge

Join The Biggest Online Startup Challenge in Central & Eastern Europe!

Meet The Winners

Here are the proud winners of the first edition of CEE Fintech Challenge.

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Startups & Scaleups

  • Get wide exposure to leading global investors, corporates and media
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  • Gain access to the biggest matching platform in CEE and tools to automate and manage fundraising

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  • Don’t miss the best startups and scaleups from Central & Eastern Europe
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We are looking for startups and scaleups with innovative solutions in verticals:





Security & Risks

Big Data & Analytics

Business & ICT

Products & Services


31st August, 2018

Application closes

10-16th September, 2018

Jury work

17th September, 2018

10 Finalists announced

20th September, 2018

Winners announced


Annual Premium Access

And 3 FREE MONTHS for all applicants!

Annual Premium Access

With fundraising support and advisory!

3 Months Free

3 Months Business Account For all applicants!

Annual Access

1st place: annual access + penetration test, 2nd place: annual access, 20% discount for all applicants!

Annual Extra Account

6 months Extra for 2nd & 3rd place and 3 months Basic for all applicants!

Media Coverage

For the Winning Team

Media Coverage

For selected Team from Top 10

Pitching On Stage

For selected 3 Teams from Top 10

3 Startup Passess

For 3 winning Teams

10 VIP Tickets

For Teams from Top 10

8 VIP Tickets

To blockchain event in Hongkong for selected companies


Meet CEE Fintech Challenge Judges who will be bringing their industry knowledge to assess the Winners

Ewa Chronowska

President, CEE Business Angels Network

Paweł Maj

Investment Director, bValue

Jennifer Austin

Partner, Risky Business Ventures

Bartosz Lipnicki

Managing Partner, Alfabeat

Julien Coustaury

Partner, Fil Rouge Capital

Diana Koziarska

CEO, Reaktor

Gytenis Galkis

President, LITBAN

Janos Toth

Investment Manager, DayOne Capital

Andreas Cser

Business Angel

Magdalena Balcerzak

Manager, CEE Business Angels Network

Michael Sonenshine

Founding Partner, Symfonie Capital

Monika Rostarova

CEO, Flemio Startup Accelerator

Filip Costal

Director, Keiretsu Forum CEE

Ivana Stankovic

Investment Manager, South Central Ventures

Igor Madzov

Associate, South Central Ventures

Natasa Lazaroska

Co-founder, Startup Macedonia

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