startup challenge

Open innovation software

Startup challenges made easy

We provide you with the platform, community, and expertise to organize startup challenges.

  • Access our community of 300,000 startups and 1,700+ incubators.
  • Leverage our software to create engaging startup challenge platforms.
  • Identify existing solutions that match your problem statements to fasten implementation.
  • Shorten time-to-market by up to 60%.

All-in-one platform
to organize startup challenges

Everything you need to organize your startup challenge on a single platform. 

Build your startup challenge platform

  • Create challenges that target startups that match your problem statements. 

  • Speed up the design process with built-in templates.
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startup challenge collaboration tools

Identify and develop startup proposals

  • Easily assess the best startup proposals according to your industry requirements.
  • Engage and mentor startups through chat, announcements, and webinars.

Monitor and report your KPIs

  • Assign roles and collaborate with multiple stakeholders in your online environment to vote on and rank ideas.

  • Report on customizable KPIs using real-time dashboards and export data with one click.
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How we’ve helped others

More than 200 startup challenges have been organized by our clients, connecting them to over 96,000 startups.

Philips - Smartcity

Challenge: Find innovative solutions to improve how we use lighting networks to our cities and everyday life.

Philips launched a marketing campaign for the winning startup and awarded them US$20,000,

  • 207 participating startups
  • 41 represented countries
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    Singapore Airlines - Accelerator

    Challenge: Discover the newest innovations within the aviation and travel tech industries to change the way people travel.

    A proof of concept was implemented with a US$105,000 grant for the winners.

  • 180 participants
  • 38 represented countries
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    The 5 basic principles for engaging with startups to foster innovation

    Ready to unleash the power of startup challenges and start creating strategic partnerships today?
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    Agorize comes from “Agora” and “Rise” and empowers companies and people from all over the world through Open innovation Challenges.

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