VWFS Startup Battlefield is an international competition for startups in the automotive industry, taking place in Lisbon, October 4th

VWFS STARTUP BATTLEFIELD is a startup competition that brings together Europe’s top startups to compete for unique prizes, including a place at the 2018 WebSummit. A one-off platform for startups in the automotive, mobility and finance space to pitch their business to a panel of judges, including Volkswagen Financial Services PT top executives.


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In October 2017

VWFS Portugal ran the first VWFS Startup Battlefield putting together Europe’s top startups on one stage to compete for: a stand at the 2017 Web Summit, and the first stepping stone to work with VWFS Group. Parkbob, an Austrian app that helps people find a parking place, was the winner

In July 2018

As part of their growing digital ambition, VWFS UK hosted the second Startup Battlefield in Milton Keynes on 20 July 2018. The aim was to help identify and promote the latest innovative business solutions to support their customers and business strategy.

A number of finalists will be selected to perform their pitches during the event on the 04 October 2018, and persuade a panel of judges and guests that they should be the winners. The prizes include a stand at the Web Summit in Lisbon, a non-equity cash prize and an opportunity to work with VWFS PT to develop their proposition.




Applications are open from 23 July 018 – 23 September 2018. VWFS PT has identified three categories for startups to apply that fit their business and innovation strategy. The main focuses this edition will be disruptive mobility services, tap into exciting process automation, and reach out to the best Costumer User Experience.

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