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Official Judges

Alexander Soroka
Managing Partner at Network VC
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Kelly Luo
Founder and Investor at Mans International
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Kivilcim Cayli
Managing Partner, Pareto Ventures
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Omar Abedin
Project Director National Incubation Center Karachi and CEO of PakTekHub
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Michal Zalesak
Co-Founder & Managing Partner at Lighthouse Ventures
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Nurul Hai
Vice President of SEAF
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Yurii Sereshchenko
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Shimon Levitansky
Partner & Co-Founder - MPL Innovation (Tel-Aviv, Israel)
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Subrata Patra
Managing Partner at IdeaCapital Ventures
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Expert Board

Federico Giannetti, Ph.D.
Principal at Inveo Capital
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Sudhir Kadam
Venture Partner at FYDA Growth Partners
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Arkady Kulik
Founder of RPV.GLOBAL
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Gaurav Shah
Managing Partner at Arete Ventures
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Paul Claxton
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Murray Newlands
Partner at Tesserium AI, Venture Partner at SNZ Capital
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Brian Mac Mahon
Owner of Expert DOJO
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Jules Walker
Managing Director KPMG’s Emerging Technology Practice
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Angelo Burgarello
Director Of Business Development/Managing Partner
at AI Startup Incubator
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Joe Thumpasserry
Investor at AccelerAsia Ventures
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Paul Aver
Managing Partner of Frontier Path Venture Capital
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Alex Gemici
Chairman, CEO and Founder of Greenstone Equity Partners
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Michael Conniff
Chairman and CEO at Murray Lane Ventures
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Barak Singer
CEO, Trendlines Investments Israel
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Narayana Swaroop
Venture Partner at ah! Ventures
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Paul Smith
Managing Partner at QALA Partners.
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Ata Uzunhasan
Managing Director at Galata Business Angels
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John Kojiro Moriwaka
Venture Partner of Mendoza Ventures,
Venture Partner of BE Health Ventures,
Advisor of CVVC,
Advisor of Arka Venture Labs,
Director of Startup Grind Tokyo/ Nagoya/Fukuoka
Official columnist of Forbes JAPAN
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Terry Seal
Venture Builder | VC Investor | Senior Venture Developer at
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Ashot Arzumanyan
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Savas Unsal
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Jim Thomas
Partner at Kirenaga Partners
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Albena Todorova
Venture Partner at Rabo Food & Agri Innovation Fund
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Thore Vogel
General Partner at Leanox Venture Capital GmbH
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Ruchi Dana
Partner at Dana Group
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Marcelo Carrullo
Managing Partner at Drummond Ventures.Private Equity | Angel Investor | Seed Investor
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Josh Jacobson
Managing Director at NextChain Ventures
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Eugene Ong
Senior VP of Strategy @ TAIGER | Venture Investor @ VU Venture Partners | Founder/MD @ Blue Lake Capital
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Osman Haneef
Managing Director at Heroes Capital
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Roberto Croci
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Brett Noyes
Founder and Managing Director of Unbank.Ventures
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Selcuk Ergin
Managing Partner at Boza Ventures
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Steven Yung
Managing Partner at Glocal LLC
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Henry H. Ngan, MBA, CPA
Venture Partners at VU Venture
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Andreas Schenk
Venture Partner Germany for Digital Technologies at Seventure Partners
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Alvin Kersting
Partner at Portfolio Operating Partners
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Rahul Mandal
Transformation Specialist at Group AMANA
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Adib Basbous
Partner at EPOQ Partners
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Josh Jacobson
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Jordan M Wahbeh
Managing Partner @ SV Venture Group
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Startups pitching live

Media Partners

Global partners

FinTech Unicorn Battle,
October 27, 2022

Fintech Unicorn Battle is a part of the World Largest Startup Pitch Contest where famous international VCs and Business Angels meet extraordinary startups from all over the world.

$350+ mln was received in funding by UB's WINNERS ALREADY

If you have an innovative FinTech-startup, join our new INDUSTRY-CENTRIC season! Raise your next round in 2022!

* We accept startups at any stage, but having traction and paying customers will be a plus. Anyway, FIN-TECH COMPONENT IS A MUST.

Possible areas: Financial Services, Accounting, Investment, Asset Management, Insurance, Lending, Leasing, Payments, Banking, Cryptocurrency, KYC, Fraud Prevention, Transaction Processing, Money Transfer, Wealth Management, Scoring.

Apply with your startup before October 20: 

1. Visit the landing page and click ATTEND at the top.

2. Select your STARTUP role and fill in all the required fields. 

3. Wait for the selection results 3 days before the event.

If you have any questions during the registration, please use the guideline –

The audience of 125K people (VCs, Angels, investment analysts and all proactive people) from 67 countries will watch your presentation ONLINE.

The winner, the startup with the highest score in the judges' vote, will be guaranteed a spot in the Unicorn Cup Finals.

Please notice, only 10 startups will be selected for pitching live. So do not leave your application for the last minute. 

Become a key player in your industry – register for the Unicorn Battle Fintech!  

Guests can join the event by purchasing an Eventbrite ticket.

Our partner: Silicon Valley in Your Pocket gives Unicorn Events’ applicants an access to their self-paced accelerator program to upgrade your pitch to attract more investors. Check it out now!


October 27, 2022, 9 AM (San Francisco time)


Online, on Zoom. Whether you are a guest or a startup, you will receive your personal link 1 day before the event.

Any questions, please, contact /

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For San Francisco Time – UTC-7:
8:50 - 9:00 : Check-in

9:00 - 9:15 : Introduction by Organizers

9:15 - 9:30 : Jury Performance

9:30 – 11:00 : Startup Pitch Session

Each founder will have 3 minutes for a pitch, and another 3 minutes for questions, comments, and suggestions by Judges.

11:00 - 11:30 : Winners announcement and networking

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