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What criteria are the judges using to select the best startups?

Entries to DEMO will be evaluated using these criteria:

Innovation and Industry Disruption

  • Innovative value proposition
  • Potential to truly disrupt the procurement industry in a big way

Potential and Business Model

  • How much potential does it have to make a big impact?
  • Scalability for a global solution

Progress and Market Traction

  • Operation and financial metrics
  • Milestones and achievements since inception

Team, Board, Advisors

  • Capabilities and expertise to execute the business plan
  • Passion, ambition, vision and culture
  • The right advisors and board in your corner

Unfair Advantage

  • What makes you 10x better. What insights/ advantage do you have that others don’t