Visionary founders, unconventional solutions and unmatched excitement
it's all happening at the Global Finals 2021.

Singapore

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

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Get in the RingFriday, May 7th, 2021 at 4:48pm
We are thrilled to announce that Get in the Ring is teaming up with NIPA for the K-Startup Grand Challenge 2021!

The K-Startup Grand Challenge 2021 is standing out as the biggest Korean acceleration program. Their goal? To scale unconventional startups to the Asian market and provide access to billions of new customers.

The program is organized in collaboration with NIPA, the Ministry of SMEs and Startups and is supported by industry leaders such as Samsung, LG Global and Hyundai.

Sounds like an interesting opportunity? Then leave a comment below and we will send you the brochure, or visit https://bit.ly/3vQ4i06
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Get in the RingMonday, March 22nd, 2021 at 8:56am
The Netherlands
Meet Merijn Klarenbeek, Founder & CEO at Elitac Wearables from The Netherlands. They are caring for the future by integrating intelligence into textiles to disrupt the traditional medical, safety, and sports sectors. Their goal? To make an impact in the daily lives of 1 million people by 2035.

Selected out of a thousand startups, Merijn and Elitac Wearables earned the chance to compete at the Global Meetup 2021. The shortlisted finalists will get in the ring at the Final Battle on April 21 to share their solution worldwide. Register for the livestream on https://lnkd.in/g4Z6Vmz

Curious to see which unconventional solutions are ready to solve global issues? Subscribe to our YouTube channel https://bit.ly/2NBlRAy

#ceo #innovation #startups #safety #sports #intelligence #textiles
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Get in the RingMonday, March 15th, 2021 at 4:39pm
Meet Alexandre Nivesse, Co-founder at GoMecano from France. They are building the future by connecting mobile mechanics with customers that need vehicle repairs or servicing. Through GOMECANO, customers get a quotation and book appointments online fast with a network of qualified mobile mechanics. 🚗🔧

Selected out of a thousand startups, Alexandre and are competing with the brightest changemakers from all over the world for the chance to share their solution worldwide. Reserve your ringside seat to watch the shortlisted finalists get in the ring for the Global Final Battle via https://bit.ly/2P65Xyx.

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Get in the RingThursday, March 11th, 2021 at 10:18am
From England, HiPe Kids are caring for the future by providing one-to-one digital English lessons for children. All their native teachers are trained to teach using a communicative and multi-sensory methodology, which is proven to increase children's self-confidence, as well as making the lessons more interactive and efficient.

Selected out of a thousand startups, Carmina and HiPe Kids earned the chance to compete for a spot on the global stage and share their solution worldwide. Reserve your ringside seat to see the selected 2 finalists get in the ring for the Global Final Battle via https://bit.ly/2P65Xyx

Curious to see which unconventional solutions are ready to solve global issues? Subscribe to our YouTube channel https://bit.ly/2NBlRAy
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Get in the RingWednesday, March 10th, 2021 at 11:42am
Meet Rodrigo Favero, CEO & Founder at Everlog from Brazil! They are building the future by simplifying Freight Management. With a disruptive concept of TMS 4.0 based on artificial intelligence, they facilitate faster results at a more affordable cost, while taking into account shippers' wellbeing. 🚚🚁🚢

Selected out of a thousand startups, Rodrigo and Everlog are participating at the Global Meetup 21 to test and scale their solution worldwide with leading investors, governments and corporates.

100 (online) events around the world, and now we are almost ready for the final showdown. Which of the 2 finalists will win in the virtual ring? Get your ticket for the Global Final Battle livestream via https://bit.ly/2P65Xyx

Curious to see which unconventional solutions are ready to solve global challenges? Subscribe to our YouTube channel https://bit.ly/2NBlRAy

#artificialintelligence #freight #startup #ceo
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Get in the RingTuesday, March 9th, 2021 at 8:24am
From Portugal, Omniflow is building the future by upgrading street lights to smart IoT lampposts. After retrofitting their solution in an IKEA store, the energy consumption dropped by more than 94%.

Pedro Ruão and Omniflow are joining the brightest changemakers at the Global Meetup 21 to test and scale their solution worldwide. Register for the Final Battle livestream to see which of the 2 finalists will deliver the virtual knockout on April 14th 🥊 https://bit.ly/2P65Xyx

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Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 2:05pm
Extremely excited to announce that we are partnering with NIPA for the K-Startup Grand Challenge 2021. The biggest Korean acceleration program meant to scale your bold #startups in the #AsianMarket.

Interested? Then send us a tweet and we will send you the brochure.