Why join?


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  • Inclusion in our deep tech startup database
  • Chance to exhibit your technology at the Global Summit (2-day annual global event)

Extra opportunities:

  • Features in our articles & reports
  • Speaking slots during Hello Tomorrow or partner online & live events
  • Media exposure (Sifted, The Times, The Economist, etc.)


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  • Automatic eligibility & saved pre-application for the Global Challenge – Prize: up to €100K equity-free prize money

Extra opportunities:

  • Early notification & possible fast-track for Corporate Challenges (organized with industry leaders like Airbus DDMS, Air Liquide, ArianeGroup, etc.) & Local Challenges (in APAC, Japan, Turkey, etc.)


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  • Your open fundraising & news shared directly to investors
  • Access to Investor Day (Full day of 1-to-1 meetings with investors)
  • Free ticket for your first year to the Global Summit (2-day annual event to connect with the global deep tech ecosystem)
  • Access to Startup Catalyst premium service for personal online intros to investors or potential clients/partners


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  • Advice & high-value content from founders, investors, experts, etc. to grow your startup
  • Monthly list of business opportunities, acceleration programs, pitch opportunities, etc.
  • Your job offers featured on our website & newsletter

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Who are the deep tech pioneers?

Game-changers developing cutting-edge technology to bring positive change to our planet, society and industries.

Hear from our startups

  • We found our lead investor through Hello Tomorrow.

    John Lauren Fletcher

    Dendra Systems, Deep Tech Pioneer 2015, UK

  • We were able to explore opportunities with many potential corporate partners like SABIC, Total, Solvay, etc. and that really accelerated some relationship building for us.

    Jonathan Tan

    Coreshell, Deep Tech Pioneer 2019, USA

  • We had the privilege to experience how you connect businesses, capital and government , and how you genuinely want to help founders make things happen in the market.

    Sebastian Bhakdi

    X-Zell, Deep Tech Pioneer, 2020, Singapore


We welcome startups that are:

  • In the early stage of development or the beginning of their commercialisation phase
  • Based on a new technology, a scientific discovery or a complex engineering process
  • Addressing an industrial, societal or environmental unmet need or creating a new market
  • Composed of a team of at least 2 people
  • Not a subsidiary or spin-off of an existing company

Applications are completely free and open all year round. Evaluations occur on a monthly basis, so you can expect to hear from us no later than 2 months after your submission.

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