Would you dare?
Polar Bear Pitching is your chance to get the world talking about you. This unparalleled pitching competition challenges you to pitch while standing in an ice hole carved in the frozen Baltic Sea.
Your gateway to the Finals of Polar Bear Pitching is through Dark Bear Semifinals that are held on Feb 6th. The teams that showcase the greatest potential and fearless attitude will earn their spot at the livestreamed Finals. Apply now and secure your spot in the Finals to win:
10 000 € in cash
A trip to China’s Mini Silicon Valley (Nanjing)
A personalized video of your performance
Your own handcrafted longboard from Jalla Board.
The sign up period for this year closed already, but you can still join our Conference Day
Not quite sure yet? Read what our startups have said about us!
Dark Bear Semi-Finals 6.2.
The brightest startups will step into the darkness to fight towards the spotlight of the Finals of PBP and impress investors and media. The semifinals are open to anyone signed up and willing to test the icy waters. Startups will compete to secure one of the five spots in the Polar Bear Pitching Finals.
Polar Bear Pitching Finals 7.2.
A competition like you’ve never experienced before! Where top startups will get to pitch to investors, media and a global audience for a chance to win some amazing prizes. Come join the coolest pitching event with the warmest spirit, we dare you!
Join our Conference Day!
We promise we won't leave you cold!
See the first batch of our 2018 finalists. Those six brave startups will still be joined by six more later on. Stay tuned!