Early Stage (Invite Only)

For Startups Raising Early Stage Investment


This invite-only stage focuses on entrepreneurs and startups who wish to raise early stage capital (pre-seed and seed) from investors in the tech space. On the Early Stage we run our fast paced investor pitching competition where 30 startups pitch their businesses to a room full of investors, called Elevate. To apply as a startup to have access to this stage simply sign up a ticket below to UPPSTART and fill in the relevant details about your startup and someone will be in touch with you if you if you are approved. Those approved may take 1 nominate person from their startup also have access.

Apply to Pitch in Elevate 2018

The Agenda

The Early Stage will be open on 3rd November 2018 from 9am until close (to all who have been invited) with our elevator pitching competition (called Elevate) taking place at 13:00. See the full agenda for UPPSTART this year below.

See The Full Agenda
Elevate Pitch

The Venue


The Early Stage (and Elevate pitching session) takes place at Uppsala Castle upstairs in the gallery one floor above the central stage.

Our Sponsors and Partners

A big thank you to all these fantastic organisations for making this Smart Industry track happen!