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Leipzig Founders' Night 2024:
Idea Competition

We are looking for the most promising business idea of the year! No matter in which industry you want to get started – submit your business idea now. A jury of experts will select the best six teams to present their business idea live on stage on the evening of November 19th, 2024. The audience on site will decide who wins the competition in the „Idea“ category and thus also the prize money of EUR 5,000. Participation is open to anyone who has not yet implemented the idea or who has founded a corresponding company by July 1st, 2024 at the earliest.


  • 5,000 EUR prize money for the winner
  • Individual feedback on your business idea upon request
  • 5-7 selected ideas receive pitch video funding
  • Pitch training for all finalists

The jury is guided by the following guiding questions to select the finalists:

  • How novel/innovative is the idea presented?
  • How relevant is the problem solved for the target group?
  • How attractive is the presented idea for the target group?
  • How high is the potential for success on the market?
  • Can the idea be implemented in an economically sustainable manner?

Application procedure

  • To be submitted:
    • either pitch deck (max. 15 slides) as PDF or
    • Free text document (max. 3 pages + cover sheet).

Deadline for submission: TBA

Got questions? Christian is glad to help you!
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Idea Competition

Submission deadline: TBA

Team AVOS - Gewinner der Kategorie "Idee" bei der Leipziger Gründungsnacht 2023
Team AVOS - winners of the idea competition 2023
You can only participate in the ideas competition if the foundation takes/took place AFTER July 1st, 2024.

For our statistics:

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Attention! By clicking on "submit now" you submit your idea finally. However, you can resubmit later and we will always consider the last submitted version.
Thank you for your participation! In October the jury will select which ideas will be presented live in front of an audience at the Leipzig Founders' Night on November 19th, 2024 and compete for the audience award.