E20X Europe applications are closed.

E20X gives innovative hospitality technology startups an opportunity to pitch their cutting-edge ideas to a room full of HITEC Europe attendees and a panel of expert judges at the Mallorca version of the globally recognized pitch competition.

 Two E20X awards will be awarded.

  • Judge's Choice Award Winner: the expert panel of judges includes hospitality CIOs, angel investors, serial entrepreneurs and industry insiders who select a winner to receive a €2,500 EUR prize. The judge's Choice Award Winner will be announced immediately following the E20X competition.
  • People’s Choice Award Winner: this is a popular vote determined by HITEC Europe attendees who visit the E20X Innovation Lab and cast a ballot to vote for their favorite startup. Votes can be cast through the HITEC Europe app. Voting opens following the competition.

QUESTIONS ABOUT E20X? Please email the E20X team at: E20X@hftp.org

E20X Europe Fast Facts

  • Startups are selected from a field of applicants.
  • One person from each startup will pitch for 4-minutes to a packed room and a panel of judges.
  • Each startup will compete for the grand prize, or E20X Judge’s Choice Award. The winner will take home €2,500 Euros.
  • The winner is guaranteed the opportunity to be promoted as the winner to the industry.
  • Each startup also competes for the People’s Choice Award, which is selected by HITEC attendees.
  • Each selected startup will be allowed a spot on the HITEC Europe show floor in the E20X Innovation Lab area.
  •  Each selected startup will receive two full conference exhibitor registrations.
  • Each selected startup will receive extensive promotion by HFTP.

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