Call now Open for SPECTRA Investment Sprint & Pitch!

We are inviting creative start-ups to participate in sprint session with real investors, culminating in an investment pitch

Who should Apply

We are targeting startup companies in the audio-visual, music,  gaming, animation, and immersive technologies and performing arts space with B2B and B2C creative value propositions. We are primarily targeting startups from Ireland, Bulgaria, Germany and Denmark.

What is on Offer

The sprint & pitch enables those who are relatively new to investor engagement to learn from real investors about what the investors in these sectors are looking for and to get valuable investor feedback on the pitch propositions, in order to enable companies to perfect their pitching, make new connections and accelerate their fundraising journey. The applicants should be at the pre-seed or seed stage and look to raise €250,000-750,000 in their next round.

Key Dates

Opening of Call: 20/02/2024
Closing of Call: 15/03/2024
Evaluation/Notification by 21/03/2024
Sprint workshop with SPECTRA investment experts 27/03/2024 2-4pm CEST
Preparation of pitch decks by participants
Pitches in front of SPECTRA investor panel & feedback 23/04 2-4pm CEST.

How to Apply

The call is now live on

Follow-on opportunities include becoming part of a global community of creative start-ups and access to new skills, challenges, mentors and investors.

The call is part of the programme of supports under Horizon Europe funded SPECTRA project.