ALPHA is our programme for startups who would like to attend Web Summit and exhibit their company. As an ALPHA startup, you will get the opportunity to meet with investors and others in your industry. See some of our featured startups that have attended.

Yes, early stage startups can apply to exhibit at RISE as part of the ALPHA programme. You can apply to exhibit at RISE 2019 here.

If you’re selected for ALPHA you’ll also get 3 tickets, opportunity to access Office Hours, Mentor Hours, Startup University, startup workshops, startup roundtables and much more all for $680.

Unfortunately not, three tickets are included as part of the ALPHA package. The tickets cannot be separated.

A member of our startups team will be in contact with you to discuss your startup and see if RISE would be a good fit for you.

Unfortunately not, our startup success team carefully select the day a startup exhibits based on their industry to ensure the best experience.

PITCH is the startup competition at RISE that brings together the world’s leading early-stage startups for a live on-stage pitch battle. Applications open approximately two months before the conference. 

The top startups that apply will get to present in front of distinguished investor panels, influential media, and global partners. Startups will battle it out across three days for a chance to present in front of thousands of attendees on Centre Stage and be crowned winner of PITCH at RISE 2019. Check out past winners here.

PITCH is open to startups exhibiting at RISE that have received under $3 million in funding to date and have not had a discernible change in business model in the previous three years. You can apply to take part in PITCH here