September 1, 2021

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The OOTB.NRW Award is a part of

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The out of the box award

12 startups pitching for a total of €50.000 in prize money. And you can be a part of their success!
Tune in on September 1st and lead your favorite startup to success! Exciting pitches from the 12 selected startups and keynotes from renowned speakers await you. You don’t want to miss this evening packed with thrilling pitches and entertaining content!

The Gladiators!

Our Finalist Startups

Watch last year's after movie!


  • OUT OF THE BOX.NRW is a competition honoring North Rhine-Westphalias digital startup scene. It’s an award that shows how tech ideas can be so convincing and thrilling that the community wants to see their favorite startups in the final pitch for a total of 50,000 euros in prize money on September 1st.

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