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Vodafone IoT Competition

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STÖKKPALLURINN – IoT Competition

SMART CITY

Startup Iceland and Vodafone are teaming up to launch a program, Stökkpallurinn Internet of Things (IoT) competition. This year‘s focus will be on the concept of „Smart city“, designed to support municipalites to become smarter. The success of cities will depend on them working in new ways with new partners. Cities seek to use IoT to improve services for their citizens, increase quality of life and make better-informed decisions more quickly. This competition will be instrumental in discovering new connections between city services, users, and identifying advantages that IoT can offer.

Any company or entrepreneur that fits the criteria here below can apply. From the applications, if they are promising enough, we will choose 3-5 companies that will receive the following:

  • Pitch their company/product at the Startup Iceland conference, in front of hundreds of the most influential people in the Icelandic and international startup scene .
  • Private mentoring sessions with speakers from the Startup Iceland conference the day after the conference.
  • A chance to co-operate with Vodafone on developing the IoT product and dvelop the go-to-market approach in Iceland and other markets.
  • A chance to receive an investment from Vodafone in order to accelerate the product development, GTM and growth to other markets.

Special prices for up to top 3 startups:

First place:

  • 1.000.000 kr cash prize
  • Telecom support that suits the telecom needs of the company for 6 months, with the option of further 6 month extension (GSM Red Office L subscriptions, Broadband/4G net)
  • 300.000 kr. Microsoft Azure credit, valid for 6 months

Second place:

  • Telecom support that suits the telecom needs of the company for 6 months, with the option of further 6 month extension (GSM Red Office L subscriptions, Broadband/4G net)
  • 150.000 kr. Microsoft Azure credit, valid for 3 months

Third place:

  • Telecom support that suits the telecom needs of the company for 6 months (GSM Red Office L subscriptions, Broadband/4G net)
  • 150.000 kr. Microsoft Azure credit, valid for 3 months

Criteria

We are looking for tech companies/entrepreneurs that could provide municipalities and companies an IoT product that can improve services for their citizens, increase quality of life or make better-informed decisions more quickly . If your startup/product is scalable to mass markets and the product is market ready within 12 months, this program is for you.

How to apply

It’s simple to apply for the program, just fill in the following form and attach your Business Case to it and attach a presentation where you the founders pitch us your startup. We would prefer a video pitch. The length of the video can be anywhere from 30 seconds to 5 minutes, it’s up to you, just don’t have it longer than 5 minutes.

Application Deadline

May 10th, 2018