Startup Rally 2013
  • 9
  • 19
  • 4,000km
    total distance
  • 12-30 August


Startup Rally aims to break local tech bubbles and build a bridge between startup communities in various cities to help them exchange experiences and learn form one another. Moreover, startups will meet industry leaders to get their advise and investors to pitch to them, meaning they can x9 their chances to get the sought after investment from angels, VCs, and incubators. All of this in 19 days!

In other words, it's a series of events running across 9 European cities with buzzing startup scene - London, Amsterdam, Hamburg, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Munich, Zurich and Paris.

Want to join?

Dare to pitch? APPLY NOW!

Not ready yet & just want to come along for a great night? Get your tickets to all or any of 9 events!

Startup Rally Map

9 cities in 19 days


In Partnership with

Startup Rally Innovation Warehouse
Startup Rally Europe Moo
Sektor 5
Le Camping by Silicon Sentier
Startup Rally Europe Rockstart Accelerator
Silicon Allee
Startup Rally Amsterdam Startup-Juncture
Startup Rally WERK1 Muenchen
Startup Rally WERK1 Muenchen
Startup Rally Vienna Pioneers Festival

Interested in becoming Startup Rally partner too?

Would like to become a local or cross-rally sponsor? We've got different tiers of sponsorship packages that can be customized to meet your specific needs and objectives. For more information and to discuss your involvement, please contact .


  • You will be pitching to local and international investors, as well as business leaders, fellow startupers and tech enthusiasts.
  • Drive, fly, swim or walk - it is up to you how you get to the venue. Although you guessed it – preferred mode of transportation is your customised rally car!
  • Pitch at one city or all of them - you pick where you want to go.
  • Teams who are willing to drive the whole distance get special support and recognition. Let us know if you accept a challenge of the full distance!
  • Note: you should pitch in English.

Not ready to pitch yet? Get yourself over to the venue and enjoy a few drinks, good conversation with local entrepreneurs and a great pan-european atmosphere!


Registration for each city closes 10 days before the event

Rally Rules:

Step 1

If you're a promising startup determined to hit European roads (and markets), fill in the form on the right.

Step 2

We'll get in touch to find out more about you and your team.

Step 3

If you meet the criteria, you'll be picked to pitch at Startup Rally. If we think you'd still need some time to develop, you'll be invited to local events to meet other great minds and learn from them.

Step 4

Gear up, fasten your seat belts and go!

Please note: your pitch should be in English regardless of the city you're applying for.

Get another racer on board!

Startup Rally 2013 is now over. Please check out the 2014 event website!

Startup Rally 2013

About Us


Leto is a team of entrepreneurial and techy minds based in the heart of London's tech city dedicated to helping startups to evolve and grow.

We have participated in various events and conferences across Europe, given talks at UK universities, Google Campus, BCS (British Computer Society), and have recently sponsored & mentored Startup Weekend.