PRIZE PACKAGE INCL. FUNDING OVER 100,000 USD IN CASH

1st prize
  • 100,000 USD Funding in cash!
  • 1 year private office in the professional Lakeside Business Center based in Crypto Valley, Zug
  • 1 year of comprehensive, hands-on coaching from experienced entrepreneurs, industry experts, C-level executives and investors
  • Get your big idea in front of the people who matter with a presentation slot at Insurance.com 2018
  • 3 once in a lifetime opportunities to apply your excellent "skills for a successful business lunch"
2nd prize
  • 1 year in an inspiring workplace in the shared office zone at the Lakeside Business Center, Zug
  • 1 year of hands-on coaching from experienced entrepreneurs, industry experts, C-level executives and investors
  • The once in a lifetime opportunity to apply your excellent "skills for a successful business lunch"
3rd prize
  • 1 year in an inspiring workplace in the shared office zone at the Lakeside Business Center, Zug
  • Fundamental insights gleaned from workshops with experienced entrepreneurs, industry experts, C-level executives and investors
  • The once in a lifetime opportunity to apply your excellent "skills for a successful business lunch"
 

DECISION

All of our jurors share a passion: being fascinated by ideas and supporting them to become a reality. Any idea that manages to generate added value for society while being cost-effective deserves a competent and committed appraisal. To that end we have brought on board a number of qualified experts. If you are brimming with ideas and are able to convince our jurors and partners, then you are in with a very realistic chance of bringing one of those ideas to fruition in Switzerland as a test market.  

OFFICE SPACE

Zug is known for the sheer number of international businesses to which it plays host. Recently, this small Swiss city has gone one step further and transformed itself into the world's "Crypto Valley". The blockchain scene has long been at home here. And it's on the rise. Imagine yourself here. In the heart of "Crypto Valley", in a top location, in your very own office! Lakeside Business Center is opening its doors to the winners of our BLOCKCHAIN COMPETITION. Prestigious spaces and professional infrastructures will make your life that much richer. For free. For 1 year. In partnership with early stage investors Lakeside Partners, we are offering promising startups the ideal place to nurture innovation. A place where like-minded people inspire each other to their mutual benefit.  

1ON1 SESSIONS WITH ENTREPRENEURS, EXECUTIVES & INVESTORS

"Great things in business are never done by one person. They’re done by a team of people." (Steve Jobs) The partners to our BLOCKCHAIN COMPETITION are certain of their convictions. Their mission is to support the evolution of your idea, from prototype to market launch. You will gain valuable insights into one of the world's largest insurance markets, international developments and global expertise. More than a dozen reputable C-level experts will share their hard-earned knowledge with you in 1-on-1 sessions. Just because. You will reap benefits from everyone in our community because they are all…
  • proven experts in their field and will drive your idea forward
  • key decision-makers
  • they all have vital contacts within the industry and with other decision-makers
  • able to provide resources
  • potentially the right partner for your project
 

WORK SMART

Business is calling – this is THE platform for you to discuss your prospects in the booming world of blockchain. Work should be fun. We believe that off the job meetings are the most pleasant way to communicate with experienced experts. We'll invite you to founders' dinners, inspiring drinks and discussions sessions and informal lunches with prominent names in finance and research. Discuss your ideas as equals and find out how you can revolutionize the infrastructure of modern insurance firms.  

INSURANCE.COM

Want to be on the main stage? We are offering a highly sought-after presentation slot at InsuranceCom 2018 in Zurich and Hong Kong. InsuranceCom delivers opportunities you simply cannot get anywhere else. Your audience is carefully selected; admission is by invitation only. At the insurance industry's leading business-to-business innovation platform, you will rub shoulders with the best of top management. Experience first-hand how your idea could shake up the global market and show the professionals exactly what you can do.  

ACCESS TO RESOURCES & MARKETS

In this year's edition of #BLOCKCHAIN4INSURANCE, we're offering you partnerships with well-known names in the Swiss insurance industry. This is your foot in the door to probably the most attractive insurance market in the world. Find out first-hand what today's customers really need. You will be entrusted with the latest in technological and structural challenges in the insurance sector so that you can succeed in the face of competition with other players. Our startup IT and research experts plus Business Angels will walk this journey side-by-side with you and your idea. You can let your creativity run free in a market where products are reviewed with the prospect of an international launch.  

ALL FOR FREE – NO STRINGS ATTACHED!

TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE? Not at all! We know that every relationship – even in business – has to be based on trust. In our digital era we constantly see established models becoming outdated in no time at all. Wherever you look, the world is in transition. It changes abruptly. But trust? That builds over time. We firmly believe that the BLOCKCHAIN COMPETITION and its participants can affect fundamental change at a global level. It's not just about who has the idea; it's also about how we drive it forward, together. But we don't want any credit. All we need is your trust. You decide just how far the relationships go between you and our experts.