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First Annual Pitch Competition: Emerge Your Startup

The Cornell Emerging Markets Institute is also launching its first ever Cornell EMI Pitch Competition: Emerge Your Startup! The objective of the pitch competition is to give international recognition to startups with presence in emerging markets. The final round of the competition is a part of the flagship event of the institute – the EMI Annual Conference, held on November 7th, 2020. Ten rising startups from emerging markets, will be judged by a panel of international investors and experts.

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Winner of the Pitch Competition

The EMI congratulates Savefruit Corp. for winning first place in the First Annual Pitch Competition, winning a prize of $10,000! Savefruit Corp. is a startup created by students of Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico. Learn more about their innovative startup and solutions here!



KODEXO - Yonsei University, South Korea

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Baduk - Getúlio Vargas Foundation, Brazil

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Tissue Labs - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Kritsnam Technologies - Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India

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Tradertent Limited - Lagos Business School, Nigeria

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Easy Trademarks - Cornell University, USA

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Gamegram Online - Universidad de San Andrés, Argentina

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Human Leap SAS - Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

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Open Tabs - IE University, Spain

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SaveFruit Corp. - Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

The First Annual Pitch Competition, Emerge Your Startup, featured 10 startups, from 10 universities and 9 countries worldwide. We congratulate all of the participants for their hard work and innovative startups!