Pitch your idea at the startup competition 2018

BEANSTALKS™ at the GIANT Health Event is an international “competition for prizes” for healthcare tech startups. Health-tech startups from around the world compete and pitch for prizes and the title of ‘Best Health start-ups of 2018’. The competition is part of the GIANT Health Event 2018 – Europe’s largest and most valuable healthcare tech innovation festival. BEANSTALKS™ competition finalists are selected to pitch their solutions on stage in front of a panel of judges and to a live audience on 21-22 November 2018 at the GIANT Health Event in London.

Full list of categories to apply too and prizes below.

Apply to Beanstalks and we'll email you a special code to exhibit at GIANT for just £95 (+VAT/Fees)

Key dates

Overview of the process and deadlines

Submission opening

Submit your startup idea now. The ideas can be submitted until 27 October 2018.

Submission closing

Hurry up, the submission for the startup ideas will close by 27 October 2018.

1st Stage: Decision time

First stage winners will be contacted and 40 shortlisted startups will progress to the 2nd phase for business validation and proof of concept.

October 31st, 2018
2nd Stage: Submission closing

The shortlisted startups need to answer more questions for business validation and proof of concept.

November 10th, 2018
Announcement of the top 20

The top 20 startups will be announced and invited to pitch their business idea at the GIANT Health Event 2018.

November 16th, 2018
The grand finale

The top 20 startups will pitch their business idea at the GIANT Health Event 2018 in November.

November 22nd, 2018










Our judges are looking forward to innovative and creative ideas

Adam Shaw
Gian Seehra
Suzie Parkus

Beanstalks 2018 will be across SEVEN categories:

we want to hear from you

*Beanstalks entrants with expertise outside of the six named categories please apply under the category Beanstalks Health Care Startup of the Year Award.

2018 prizes

a) Pitching and Investors Package by expert Adam Shaw 'The Heart Guy' and Author of the 'Lunatic Gene'. This prize will award the winner with 1 year free membership of Adam's networking group with access to UK angel investors in healthcare and free access to Adam's Pitching and Investment Bootcamp.  http://www.adamshaw. co/
b) £1000 cash awarded for best healthcare startup in the category for Breast Cancer awarded by Barry Shrier, founder of GIANT Health Event
c) £2000 Legal Consulting Package by Legaledge experts in investments and exits, GDPR and data protection, products and services and more uk/ 
d) Business Consulting and Media PR Package by expert Suzie Parkus  https://www.legaledge.
e) Corporate Exhibition and Media packages worth £30,000 for GIANT 2019.
f) 6 hours of Business Consulting by Amir Amraie, Head of GIANT Beanstalks.

Last years winners

Have a look at who is changing our future

 Gamal Albinsaid
 George Frodsham
 Krzysztof Potempa
 Brian Corbett
 Sahil Gupta

Beanstalks Team

The people behind GIANT’s amazing startup competition

 Savva Kerdemelidis
 Aidin Kazemizadeh

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