Competition conditions

Who can participate in OUT OF THE BOX.NRW? Every nominated startup, had to meet and accept the following requirements and basic conditions:

The startup is based in North Rhine-Westphalia.
The startup was founded between January 1st, 2019 and December 31, 2021 (criterium: entry in the commercial register or for companies not subject to registration: business registration / proof of membership of a professional association).
The founding team or the employees of the startup did not nominate themselves.
The startup pursues a scalable digital business model. No agencies, no consultancies, sorry.
The following conditions of participation also apply to the competition.