Virtual Startup Pitch Competition
for HachTeq 2020 Intake

5 Startups to Win a Funding of $15,000* Each

All Startups That Apply Will be Accepted for Virtual Incubation.

Due date August 5, 2020


How to Apply

Fill out the form below to apply for a slot to pitch. Space for pitching companies is limited.

  • Totally Virtual competition.
  • You do not need to appear in person and there is no physical venue or event.
  • Just share your pitch deck and a video recording of you pitching.
  • It cannot be uploaded on our website, but you must upload it on Slide Share / YouTube and update the URL in your company profile at
  • Your are free to use other sites to upload, if our panel is able to download. If a login is required, make sure you share the credentials along with the URL
  • You should be a resident in the country you are applying from, and legally allowed to work
  • HachTeq is industry agnostic
  • Those who apply in advance will have a better chance to win, as our judges will have more time to review them


Crowd-sourcing Credit Worth - $15K

Pitch your ideas online to to get potential investment, partnership or exposure.

  • 5 winners will be selected and will receive a maximum of $ 15,000 (in services) from HachTeq /partners in exchange for a participation of 3 to 8%.
  • This will be apart from any investment that you may be offered by accredited investors who may be part of this exercise.
  • All the startups applying will be accepted to our program, though they may not get funding.
  • Any funding is to be used for building your MVP. It cannot be used for your own salaries or personal expenses, or renting out office / outlet premises, unless explicitly agreed by the investor.
  • All startups that apply will be accepted in our free virtual incubation program, but funding may not be guaranteed.

Terms & Conditions


This may be a side-hustle, but should be able to show commitment. (If you are working on your startup full time, no financial commitment is required. However, if you have another engagement / day job, you may have to show your investment, unless you are able to contribute 15 hours a week.)

Preseed Startup

The startup should not have raised more than $ 50,000 in funding.


Any decisions made by HachTeq Evaluation Board will be final and no discussions will be entertained on the same.


August 05

Applications closed


August 10

Finalists announced.

August 23

Start of the 2020 cohort


November 05

End of cohort

* Any amount mentioned is for crowdsourcing. Although investors can also invest as a fund, this is not guaranteed.

How to Register

Create your company profile on

*Check this question at the bottom of your profile: Are you looking to apply for HachTeq CrowdSourcing?