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ProSiebenSat.1 Group, Germany's Largest TV Network, Offers Media Worth Millions of Euros to International Start-ups

MUNICH and LONDON, September 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

- SevenVentures Pitch Day supports consumer ventures making their breakthrough into Europe

- ProSiebenSat.1 associates with TF1 France, Dogan TV Turkey, TVN Group Poland and Modern Times Group Sweden for an international start-up pitch competition  

- International ventures are pitching for a media budget worth more than €7 million in order to enter the European market 

SevenVentures Pitch Day (7VPD) goes international: The start-up prize from ProSiebenSat.1, Germany's largest TV group, will have an international alignment. The start-up competition specifically targets founders and consumer start-ups intending to enter or grow in the European market with their business idea or product. To support that objective, the ProSiebenSat.1 Group will award the competition winners with a total of €7 million in TV media volume in addition to additional media prizes from TF1 (France), Dogan TV (Turkey), TVN Group (Poland) and Modern Times Group (Northern Europe).

SevenVentures Pitch Day will be held on November 13, 2014 in London at the NOAH Conference, Europe's leading investor and internet conference. Young entrepreneurs who offer their product or services to end customers and who are already fairly established in their respective home markets can apply on http://www.sevenventures.de/en/7vpd to participate in the SevenVentures Pitch Day. As a reflection of the international focus of the event, this year’s call for applications is being directed especially at the founder community worldwide. The objective is to facilitate entry into the European market starting with Germany for innovative entrepreneurs from around the world who can benefit from the strong marketing reach of the association of TV companies.

From all the applications, 7 candidates will receive free tickets for Noah conference in London, where they will present their forward-looking business idea. In a series of short sessions, participants will have the opportunity to pitch their idea to an international and hand-picked six-member jury. At the same time, SevenVentures Pitch Day will be broadcasted live on the Internet. This enables the audience - as a seventh digital member of the jury - to vote and participate in the decision-making process. In 2013, marketplace for travel related activities, GetYourGuide was able to win over the jury.

For additional information on applying and joining the competition, please visit: http://www.sevenventures.de/en/7vpd.

Applications can be submitted online until October 5, 2014.

Contact:
Matthias Bohlig
Senior Manager Communications
Phone +49(0)89-9507-2344
Fax +49(0)89-9507-92344
[email protected]

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