Pitch Captain Competition hosted by *ship Startup Festival, was organized for the 5th time at the city of Kotka. This year 50 startup teams took part in the competition, where 10 teams were selected for the finals at Kotka market square.

The winner of Pitch Captain Competition 2019 was

SciAR Oy, Terkko Health accelerator program from Helsinki

1st Runner Up of Pitch Captain Competition 2019 was

Medified, Red Brick Accelerator program from Tampere

2nd Runner Up of Pitch Captain Competition 2019 was

Mishka Ai, Startup Connect program from St. Petersburg

Other finalists of Pitch Captain Competition 2019 were:

Dealsign, Kiuas acceleration program from Espoo 
MKD, Cambridge Venture Camp program from Vantaa 
Spotti Technologies, Startup Journey program from Turku 
Mobile Reality, Startup Journey program from Turku 
Riot Innovations Oy, Mutiny acceleration program from Kotka/Helsinki 
Pinoa Food, Kiuas acceleration program from Espoo 
PriceTap, Kiuas acceleration program from Espoo

“I’ve evaluated 600 startups this year and I was really impressed with everyone.”

– Rhett Thompson, *ship mentor and angel investor from FiBAN

“Overall quality of the teams taking part to *ship Startup Festival and Pitch Captain Competition has gotten better year by year. The reason for this is that the startup culture and community is evolving massively in Finland every year.”

– Antti Viitanen, *ship Captain