Startups from Ukraine and neighboring countries are invited to apply to participate in the global startup competition Challenge Cup 2017 to be hosted on September 22 in Vilnius, Lithuania.

In total up to 20 startups will be selected to present their project in a live pitch competition in Challenge Cup Vilnius. Projects are invited to apply until September 8.

Challenge Cup Vilnius winners will be awarded with a free trip to the Global Finals at Challenge Festival 2017 in New York in November 13-17, 2017. There, the finalists will compete for the grand prizes and have a chance to connect with the investors, customers, media and acquire key relationships that can help them succeed globally.

The event is organized by Vilnius Tech Park in cooperation with the international IT company DXC Technology.

Challenge Cup is the annual global initiative held by the international incubator 1776 in over 70 cities worldwide.