Astana
hub

Win $10,000 in 3 minutes
battle
About Hub Battle
Astana Hub Battle is a competition between
technological startup projects held as part of the
International Technological Forum "Digital Bridge".
The main objective of the event is to identify the best technological startup projects and reward them with
cash prizes for the future development.
About Hub Battle
Astana Hub Battle is a competition between technological startup projects held as part of the International Technological Forum "Digital Bridge". The main objective of the event is to identify the best technological startup projects and reward them with cash prizes for the future development.
Prize fund
Winners will be awarded cash prizes
1
1
2
3
10 000$
for the 1st place
5 000$
for the 2nd place
3 000$
for the 3rd place

Are you ready to accept the challenge?

Criteria for participation
To participate in the Battle,
each startups must have:
Scalable project at the MVP or PMF stage
At least 2 key
team members

No more than 2 years
of market experience
Criteria for participation
To participate in the Battle,
each startups must have:
Scalable project at the
MVP or PMF stage
At least 2 key
team members

No more than 2 years
of market presence
Timeline
Below are all the steps for applying to participate in the Battle:
20/09
Application deadline
Selection of semifinalists
Awarding winners
Semifinal
Final
100 startups will present their
projects in-person in one-minute pitch, showing a one-slide presentation
10 finalists will
give a 3-minute presentation on
the stage
22/09
29/09
29/09
29/09
20/09
22/09
Application deadline
Selection of semifinalists
29/09
29/09
29/09
Semifinal
Final
Awarding winners
100 startups will present their projects in-person in one-minute pitch, showing a one-slide presentation


10 finalists will give a 3-minute presentation on the stage


Timeline
Below are all the steps for applying to participate in the Battle:

The Jury
Bagdat Mussin
Nadya Zhexembayeva
Timur Turlov
Alisher Hasanov
Marat Tolibayev
Mirat Akhmetsadykov
Minister of Digital development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Founder of the Reinvention Academy, scholar, manager, business consultant, serial entrepreneur, TED speaker,and author of books
Managing partner of MOST Ventures venture fund, head of UMAY Angels Club
The host of the Silkway Astana Hub Acceleration Program
The CEO of Freedom Holding Corp.
Venture capitalist, director of Smart Investments LLP
The Jury
Timur Turlov
Nadya Zhexembayeva
Marat Tolibayev
The CEO of Freedom Holding Corp.
Founder of the Reinvention Academy, scholar, manager, business consultant, serial entrepreneur,TED speaker, and author of books
Venture capitalist, director of Smart Investments LLP
Bagdat Mussin
Minister of Digital development, Innovations and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Alisher Hasanov
Mirat Akhmetsadykov
The host of the Silkway Astana Hub Acceleration Program
Managing partner of MOST Ventures venture fund, head of UMAY Angels Club

Winners
of 2021
Oquda
B2B platform for professionals and organizations in the industry of
recruiting students to foreign
educational institutions
Parqour
Comprehensive solution for parking automation based on license plate
recognition technology
UvU
Safe transportation service
for children
Winners
of 2021
Oquda
B2B platform for professionals and organizations in the industry of
recruiting students to foreign
educational institutions
Parqour
Comprehensive solution for parking automation based on license plate
recognition technology
UvU
Safe transportation service
for children
Winners
of 2019
Kid Security
GPS tracking application,
which allows you to track the
child's location on a cell phone
Abscrypt
Cybersecurity software
Antidolg.kz
A legal service that
specializes in helping people
who have debts from online loans
Winners
of 2019
Kid Security
GPS tracking application,
which allows you to track the
child's location on a cell phone
Abscrypt
Cybersecurity software
Antidolg.kz
A legal service that
specializes in helping people
who have debts from online loans

FAQ
What language is this event going to be held in?
The event will be in Russian.

What format will be used?
Astana Hub Battle will be held in offline format in Astana, Kazakhstan.

How many minutes are given for the presentation of my project?
At semi-final stage you are given 1 minute to present your project.
In the final battle projects will pitch for 3 minutes.

In what language can I present my project?
Presentation of your project is possible in Russian, English and Kazakh languages.

In what format should I attach my presentation to the application?
The presentation should consist of one slide in format ppt, pptx.

How many people will be able to present a project on stage?
One (1) participant from each team will do the presentation.

At what stage are projects accepted for participation in the event?
Projects at the MVP, PMF stage are accepted to participate in Astana Hub Battle.


Be the next winner of the Battle


If you have any questions,
please contact us:
Astana Hub
Phone: +7 7172 79 97 77
Email: [email protected]