Split , Croatia


start Oct 29, 2021

end  Oct 29, 2021

2021-10-29 10:00:00 2021-10-29 23:00:00 Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague GET IN THE RING SPLIT 2021 Croatia { Erwin Test Retel test

The biggest startup competition in Split

Get in the Ring Split 2021 is an opportunity for local startups to pitch to prospective investors, partners and mentors. The best startups will be selected to pitch their project to a special jury in front of an audience. Only 6 startups will be drafted, out of 12 selected participants, to get in the ring. Besides a financial prize, the winning startup gets a ticket to Global Get In The Ring Competition in 2022. Check out our program and apply now to compete!

What is Get in the Ring?

There are over 150 events around the world every year. We bring together hundreds of innovators and business leaders to listen to your solution.
These events occur in over 100 countries. You won't find another pitch competition that will move mountains to come all the way to you - wherever you are.
This is your chance to become a part of the Get in the Ring community and connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, investors and corporates.
By winning a local Get in the Ring event, you automatically win a place at our Global Meetup 2022, where we invite the world's most promising startups together for a 3-day retreat and business networking opportunity.

Dario Boras,

2017 winner

“Get in the Ring Split is going to change someone's life. It changed mine. The drive, electricity and positive energy of the event is incredible. It is The Big Stage and you want to get on it!”
Paul Armstrong,

Forbes Contributor

“Get in the Ring isn’t a million dollar prize fund like other competitions out there but it is something a bit more interesting – in my mind at least. Credibility, pride and a community that works together – three things that are often worth a lot more than quick money”


GITR 2021

(GMT+01:00) Belgrade, Bratislava, Budapest, Ljubljana, Prague

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Andreas Spechtler

Founder and CEO at Silicon Castles

Noortje van Heijst

Investment Manager at Unknown Group


Investment Manager at South Central Ventures

Darja Ogorodnik

Scouting Manager at Startup Wise Guys

Jan Debets

Head of Operations at Business Angels Europe

Andrea Čordaš

Venture partner at Hellen's Rock

Edward Platt

Chief Operating Officer at Kavedon Kapital

Antonio Kuzmanić

Deputy Major at City of Split


COO of Invento Capital Partners

Pawel Bochniarz

CEO at ValueTech Seed Fund and Chairman of MIT Enterprise Forum CEE


Heroes of get in the ring

Every year we unmask thousands of heroes. Are you next?

LifeSense Group
Heavyweight winner '16/'17

"After winnng Global Meetup 2017, we got investors attention and gained the recognition we needed to close a $3m fund. Being part of the Get in the Ring community has been hugely beneficial for us."

Heavyweight winner '17/'18

"The event was fantastic, from the venues to the atmosphere with founders of over 150 startups. We pitched our solution to people from all over the world, heard great insights and made some promising connections."

About Get in the Ring
Get in the Ring is an innovation marketplace. We facilitate partnerships between entrepreneurs and large organisations like corporates and governments with the aim of creating joint innovation projects. In collaboration with our global partner network, we identify, assess, match and guide promising innovations towards successful collaborations that are scalable. Together, we solve global challenges.


Frequently asked questions

What is Get in the Ring Split 2021?

Get in the Ring (GITR) is a global startup competition franchise taking place in a number of countries around the world. Winners of all country competitions participate in one Global Meetup where they have a chance to pitch their project in front of a large number of serious investors and corporations.

What are the prizes?

City of Split has committed total prize pool of 300.000,00 kn for this competition. The prizes will be distributed as follows:
1st place: 120.000 kn
2nd place: 70.000 kn
3rd place: 50.000 kn
4th place: 20.000 kn
5th place: 20.000 kn
6th place: 20.000 kn
Besides the financial support, GITR organizers will provide the winner participation in GITR Global Meetup 2022 with all costs covered.

Who can compete?

You can compete if:
1) You have a small business (obrt, j.d.o.o. or d.o.o.) that meets all the following criteria:
- registered in Split OR ready to move it to Split if you win a financial prize
- registered less than 5 years ago
- with no debts towards the City or State
- eligible for state aid by De Minimis rules

2) You are a startup team without a registered business, consisting of adult, business-capable persons, who will be obliged to register a company based in the City of Split before signing the Grant Agreement (in case of winning a financial prize).


First, read the rules of the competition on the Documents page. 
Second, fill in application forms: 
- all three forms available in Documents need to be uploaded (signed and stamped) at the end of Online form
- Online form is available on this website.
Important note: Startup teams without a registered company, should put "not applicable" in places where the question is referring to companies in the Online form.
Also, the questions marked as not required (without *), you don't need to fill. 

You do not need to upload pitch deck and video in the online form, those are not required questions (they only serve if you wish to leave your data for GITR database). The only thing you need to upload are the three forms (Obrazac 1, 2 and 3). You need to upload them at the end of the online form.

If you have questions or need help, reach us at

How does it work?

If you apply, your application will be evaluated by expert committee in multiple phases. Only the best applications will move to the next phase. Phases are:
Up to 12 applications with a minimum of 7,5 points will be approved in this phase. The criteria are: project description quality and vision (0-5 points), innovativeness (0-5 points) and market potential (0-5 points). The preselection is made based completely on your written application.

Finalists will be selected from 12 participants in 1-on-1 conversations with expert judges in this phase. All the applicants will be evaluated based on the following 8 criteria (each has 0-5 points): problem, solution, market, competition, team, financial model, business plan and finally achievements. Selection takes place on 29.10.2021. morning at Faculty of Economics.

Finale will have 3 matches where 6 applicants compete 1-on-1 in front of judges and an audience. It will take place on 
 in the evening at a location which will be announced. Winners of matches will then be additionally publicly questioned by judges and the audience for the final decision on the distribution of places.
Check out how the matches look like.

How to win?

The purpose of this program is to support innovative new business ideas with large market potential. The first thing you should have is such a business idea. Applications with stronger proof of concept will get better chances of winning. Make sure you write your application in a way that makes it easy to read and understand, not too long but also addressing all the important questions and elements of your project. Don’t forget to include all your achievements and strong sides.
Startups selected in the preselection phase will be invited to pitch training where you will learn how to present your project in a brief and effective way.

What if you win?

Although you might be tempted to “obisit rukavice o klin”, “povuć se na vrhu” and “živit na lovorikama”, we would advise against that. Mostly because winning GITR Split means you are just getting started.
The money you won has to be spent on activities which will take your business project closer to the market and you will have to provide evidence of this. Also, you will have to participate in the Global meetup, and do your best to win it.

Why is this in English?

English is “lingua franca” in the world of startups and investors. Our judges and other participants are chosen for their expertise and competencies, which means that many of them don’t speak Croatian language. This is why your application and all the pitching is done in English language.

The official documentation
Click on the links to download

1. Tekst natječaja: PDF
2. Pravilnik za dodjelu bespovratnih sredstava za poticanje startup poduzetništva u 2021. godini: PDF
3. Obrazac 1 - Opis projektne ideje i prijavitelja: Word , Gdocs
4. Obrazac 2 - Skupna izjava: Word , Gdocs
5. Obrazac 3 - Izjava o korištenim državnim potporama male vrijednosti 2021: Word , Gdocs

Upute za borbe u ringu: PDF

Important note: Startup teams without a registered company, should put "not applicable" in places where the question is referring to companies in the Online form. 
Also, the questions marked as not required (without *), you don't need to fill. 
You do not need to upload pitch deck and video in the online form, those are not required questions (they only serve if you wish to leave your data for GITR database). The only thing you need to upload are the three forms (Obrazac 1, 2 and 3). You need to upload them at the end of the online form.

If you have questions or need help, reach us at

Official updates:

- 2021 -

applications submitted to GET IN THE RING SPLIT 2021 (in order of applying):

1. Helm Order Monitor
3. Beach Finder
4. Fiks mreža
5. myARHome
6. Moj gruntek
7. Zorina Mast
8. Talent Miner
9. Get Work
10. AymoLive
11. eAssist
12. UniCompoST
13. DisCloud
14. e-Health Make Over
15. DonatQR
16. Split Raiders
17. The Works Coding Academy
18. Cover Plus
19. SmartReview
20. Nutrivat
21. Resplit
22. Wingo
23. go2human
24. Magnet Fight
25. Katriga
26. Mr. Popper
27. Clubhouse
28. Dritto
29. Palace viewing
30. StoryToApp
31. RAFT
32. S.P.L.I.T.
33. Denther
34. LoopCro
35. Enamel
36. Bellyy
37. Aves Pay
38. Scientia
39. Adenso
40. Katastra
41. Nutribalans
42. Shape – Uber for trainers

Applications are closing on October 17th.

- 2019 -


Rang lista 6 finalista - Get in the Ring Split 2019

Objavljeni rezultati predselekcije

Odabrano je 20 startupa koji su zadovoljili uvjete za ulazak u sljedeću fazu Get in the Ring Split 2019 natjecanja.
To su (redosljedom prijave):
1. Easy Oil
2. Sailboat RC
3. GoToBot
4. ChessDoubles
5. Valut
6. Mushroom cups
7. eAgrar
8. Stuey
9. Litto
10. Swappie
11. CannaX
12. AeroNavis
13. Split Nomad Gallery
14. Self Check-in
15. PosLovko
16. AirTowar
17. The Beatstravellers
18. Cezar
19. Reel
20. Wide Solution (odustao)

Najavljen GITR Info sat

U utorak, 26.11.2019. održat će se info sat za sve zainteresirane, gdje ćete moći čuti sve o samom konceptu Get in the ring-a, o samom natjecanju i svim beneficijama te nagradama koje ti ili tvoj tim možete osvojiti. Info sat se održava u prostorijama Ekonomskog fakulteta Split (Referentni centar za tržište kapitala, Aneks, 2.kat) u 18h.

Najavljen natječaj Grada Splita:

Natječaj za dodjelu bespovratnih sredstava za poticanje startup poduzetništva ove godine u obliku natjecanja „Get in the Ring 2019.“

In the news:


eAgrar, domaći IoT sustav za poljoprivrednike u splitskom ringu izborio pobjedu i 100.000 kuna


Startup eAgrar osvojio 100 tisuća kuna na natjecanju Get in the Ring u Splitu


Na ‘Get in the ring’ spektaklu pobijedio eAgrar!


Slaven Damjanovic of eAgrar Wins Get in the Ring Split 2019 Held at Radisson Blu

Slobodna Dalmacija:

Sjajna prilika za splitske poduzetnike: u gradu uskoro jedinstveno natjecanje u Hrvatskoj, pobjedniku 100 tisuća kuna! Evo čemu se radi...


Dvije godine nakon Get in the Ring se vraća u Hrvatsku, ali ovaj put u Split!

Split Tech City:

Nokautiraj konkurenciju svojom poslovnom idejom!

Dalmatinski portal:

'GET IN THE RING 2019': Grad Split organizira natjecanje startupova, glavna nagrada iznosi 100 tisuća kuna!

Portal Grada Kaštela:

Grad Split organizira jedinstveno startup natjecanje

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