Competition conditions

Who can participate in OUT OF THE BOX.NRW? Every startup that you nominate for our state prize by March 8, 2021 that meets and accepts the following requirements and basic conditions:

The startup is based in North Rhine-Westphalia.
The startup was founded between November 1st, 2017 and November 1st, 2019 (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, sorry.
The following conditions of participation also apply to the competition.