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SevenVentures Pitch Day

SevenVentures Pitch Day

The SevenVentures Pitch Day is our annual signature event. According to Forbes Magazine our SevenVentures Pitch Day is one of the most important start-up competitions in the world. The winner receives millions in TV advertising. In addition the winner will receive an online budget as well as their own TV Spot.

This year the 7VPD is took place at the DLD conference on October 26th, 2017 in Berlin, one of the world’s best networking conferences – with proven business leaders and international press in attendance. The satellite version of the Pitch Day for US companies only, took place in New York at the beginning of the year.

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SevenVentures Pitch Day - Berlin

Photo: Jens Oellermann / DLD

Berlin Calling


HAFERVOLL is this year’s winning SevenVentures Pitch Day startup. The Cologne-based startup, which produces handmade muesli bars without the use of any additives, beat the stiff international competition at the DLD Berlin and snapped up a lucrative media package worth millions.
The winner received a full-service media package including:
  • 3 million euros worth of TV advertising
  • 200,000 euros worth of online marketing
  • 40,000 euros towards a professional TV spot
  • Support from top German social influencer Sophia Thiel
This year’s panel of experts included TV presenter and start-up investor Joko Winterscheidt and SevenVentures CEO Florian Pauthner. Accompanying presenter Steven Gätjen through the programme and advising the finalists was the leading German lifestyle influencer Sophia Thiel.

SevenVentures Pitch Day - NYC

1,2,3 From New York to Germany


The SevenVentures Pitch Day is our signature event and, according to Forbes magazine, ranks as one of the major start-up competitions worldwide. This year we are bringing the most rewarding competition for businesses, to DLD NYC for the very first time.
The winner receives a full service media package:
  • Marketing support
  • Free TV Commercial
  • 300K Euros towards TV advertising spend
  • Wild card to the 7VPD Berlin with the chance to win 3 million Euros
    worth of TV media (travel expenses paid*)
Every year since 2012, young, high-growth companies are invited to compete for the much sought-after prize in the form of a unique media package. This year, the 7VPD is taking place at the DLD New York conference May 11th), one of the world’s best networking conferences – with proven business leaders and international press attending.

Munich 2016

The 7VPD came back home to Munich.

On the stage of the DLDsummer, Europe’s hottest networking and innovation conference, we held our 5th 7VPD. Six amazing start-ups were invited to pitch live on stage and win over the hearts of the audience and jury as well as being able to win our great prize. (Three million euros TV-media, 200 thousand euros online and 70 thousand euros offline media budget + the creation of a TV-spot)

Sascha van Holt (CEO of SevenVentures & jury member) said: “It has never been so difficult to pick a winner, since all of the six start-ups are extremely competent.” Luckily the decision was made for him, as the DLDsummer audience had the last say and voted this year’s 7VPD: “Tinkerbots”

We would like to thank all six start-ups, the honorable jury, the entire DLD team, the DLDsummer audience and all other team members that helped us to create this breathtaking event.

7VPD goes European:
start-ups pitch to win millions of Euros in TV ads

7VPD competition for health & fitness companies

7VPD - statups pitch to win!

Impressions of 7VPD 2014 in London

7VPD 2014 London

Germany’s largest TV network corporation announces together with its European Media Partners the 3rd SevenVentures Pitch Day (7VPD). The most innovative founders and Start-ups worldwide pitch their concepts on7VPD @ NOAH Conference in London on November 13th, 2014.

7VPD prizes 2014

The 7 finalists will compete for a €7 million prize of TV media on the channels owned by ProSiebenSat.1 Media AG. ProSiebenSat.1 Group awards €4 mn to the 1st winner, €2 mn to the 2nd winner and €1 mn to the 3rd winner!The Public Vote Winner will receive the Pan-European Media Prize which will be awarded the for the first time in the 7VPD history.The European Media Alliance includes the following partner - TF1 (France), Channel4 (UK), Dogan TV (Turkey), TVN (Poland), Modern Times Group (CEE) and Antenna Group (Greece).The media prizes come of course “no strings attached“ for each winning venture.

Mentorship dinner with David Blumberg

On November 12th an exclusive mentorship dinner with David Blumberg will take place at the Banking Hall in London. All the finalists of 7VPD will have the unique opportunity to ask questions and discuss with David.David Blumberg is the Managing Partner of Blumberg Capital. He has been investing in early stage technology companies for more than 24 years. His current investment focus includes Digital Media, Social Media, Mobility, SaaS/Technology Enabled Services and Internet.

Austria 2016

The Austrian branch of SevenVentures is proud to present their own SevenVentures Pitch Day, which is being organized once every quarter. Austrian Start-Ups have the chance to pitch their idea in front of a hand selected audience as well as an expert jury.  
Ultimately the jury will choose a winner, after the start-up survived a 10 min Q&A session with them. The victorious start-up will win a 25.000 EUR TV-Media prize.  

In case you are interested in applying for the Austrian Pitch Day or would like to follow the live stream. Please apply here: www.prosiebensat1puls4.com

Previous Winners

Congratualion to the last years winners:
Special Thanks to: