WORLDZ is seeking early-stage startups looking to shape the world of tomorrow to join our annual Launchpad pitch competition on the WORLDZ stage September 10 & 11, 2019.  Stay tuned for 2019 application information and deadlines.



Startups in our sweet spot have a working product and likely have raised between $1M and $5M, have gained traction in the market, are growing quickly (users and customers), and were founded no earlier than 2013.


WORLDZ champions startups with diverse founding teams (gender, ethnicity, age, variety of thought, disabled, or active duty / veteran status, etc.) and those pursuing a bold vision — truly disrupting their market or fundamentally changing our world for the better.



Semi-finalists selected for WORLDZ Launchpad will receive:

  • Three passes to WORLDZ 2019 ($4950 value)
  • Opportunity to pitch to high-profile judges and have C-level leaders recognize their business as best in category and/or best in show
  • Access to Master Courses, In-Conversations, Mentorship Lunches, Meet-the-Masters Mentorship Rotation and more with top executives, change leaders and coaches


About our partner KITE: KITE helps the largest, most innovative corporations in the world manage their startup engagements. Learn more at WWW.GETKITE.CO.