We connect you to partners in all corners of the world
to test and scale your solution

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Challenging times call for unconventional solutions

Get in the Ring is a global startup competition active in over 200 cities. We give opportunities to unconventional solutions in all corners of the world, to prove their solutions and solve 21st century challenges. Working alongside industry leading partners, we support the scale and impact that startups make across the globe.


We use the Sustainable Development Goals as a guide to transforming our world using unconventional solutions.

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Zero Hunger
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Good Health & Well-being
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Clean Water & Sanitation
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Affordable & Clean Energy
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Decent work & Economic Growth
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Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
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Sustainable Cities & Communities
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Responsible Consumption & Production
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Climate Action
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Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Companies we work with:

Eye verification startup ZOLOZ (formerly EyeVerify) won the Get in the Ring competition in 2013, got global exposure and was acquired for $100M by Ant Financial two years later.

Provide the solution for our partners' challenges

Solve the challenges of our corporate partners for a chance to prove your solution and access the network you need to scale.

The most global startup competition

Our global startup competition is active in all corners of the world and is your chance to connect with our community of partners. Join the competition and prove to us that you have a promising solution and should be connected to the people who have the power to help you scale. Together we can solve the grand challenges we all face in cities around the world.

Capital that makes you scale

If you’re a startup looking for growth capital, we can connect you to investors or assess your eligibility to access our own fund.

Convious were crowned the champions of our 2018 competition



“After winning the competition, our term sheet was raised to 3.6M in funding. Thanks Get in the Ring for that!”

Kevin Westermeijer - CEO & Co-founder Convious

"By winning the Get in the Ring competition LifeSense Group has transformed the largest women’s health secret, into the largest spoken solution.”

Julia van Zanten, LifeSense Group: solving urinary incontinence for women through wearable technology

Coming to a city near you

Do you have an unconventional solution we need to know about? Join us at one of our selection rounds in your city.

Our global community of organizers:

News

Get in the Ring
Get in the RingTuesday, June 23rd, 2020 at 7:05pm
Only 3 more days left to apply for the K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020 and gain the opportunity to join the biggest Korean program with the purpose of rooting your #business as a global #startup!
From exposure to Korean high-end technology, and expert support to financial benefits and a few hours away from billions of prospective customers, this is truly a grand #opportunity!

Interested? Then apply now: www.k-startupgc.org
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Get in the RingMonday, June 15th, 2020 at 6:50pm
Want more reasons as to why you should apply to the K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020? Here are some numbers from 2016-2019 that speak for themselves:
-89 startups established in Korea
-1.2billion USD raised in domestic and international #investments
-881 #cooperations achieved
-Over 370 #contracts signed
Interested? Then apply now: www.k-startupgc.org
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Get in the RingWednesday, June 10th, 2020 at 1:43pm
Are you considering the Korean #market but you don't know where to start? Jacob, the CEO of Rezi had the same question.

“If you are considering the Korean market, then K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020 is the best program that will help you land on your feet here. Two major benefits of the program is the monthly stipend that takes care of your expenses and of course the networking #opportunities!”

Still not convinced? Then leave a comment bellow and we will send you the brochure!
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Get in the RingSunday, June 7th, 2020 at 6:55pm
Now, establishing your startup in Korea is as simple as filling out an application form with the K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020. But the reasons why you should move your #business to Korea are even simpler!

With a domestic market size of more than 700B USD, collaboration with Major Korean Companies like Samsung and LG, the gateway to Asia’s billions of #customers, and coverage of living expenses the #opportunities are endless.

Do you want to know more? Then leave a comment below and we will send you the brochure!
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Get in the RingThursday, June 4th, 2020 at 5:14pm
We are thrilled to announce that Get in the Ring is partnering with NIPA for the K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020. What is this I hear you ask?

It is the biggest Korean program running with the sole purpose of helping your #startup enter the Asian #market and be a few hours away from reaching billions of new #customers.
Organized by NIPA, the Ministry of SMEs and Startups and sponsored by some of the worlds biggest companies such as Samsung, LG and Hyundai.

Do you want to know more? Then leave a comment below and we will send you the brochure.
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Get in the Ring
Get in the RingMonday, May 11th, 2020 at 3:42pm
Once again, Get in the Ring, together with Shell, YES!Delft, and Rockstart are looking for the most innovative solutions in Europe and Israel to facilitate the transition towards clean energy.

Are you a startup or scaleup passionate about energy, hydrogen, future fuels or sustainable chemicals?

Then work with Shell on a PoC and unlock your full potential. With expert mentors, validation sessions, network access, and funding possibilities, we give you the tools you need to scale your solution.

Then sign up here: https://getinthering.co/nec2020
Get in the Ring
Monday, June 22nd, 2020 at 9:08am
Only 4 days left to apply for the K-Startup Grand Challenge. An opportunity that serves as your #business gateway to the Asian market’s billions of #customers. Apply now: https://t.co/npoa0L1Jc6
@StartupInKorea https://t.co/0IPmGbH9HO