Prizes

We have great prize packages for the 5 category winners provided by Google, McKinsey, and Rocket Internet. Read below for a more detailed description of the category-specific prizes.

2017-18

DT50 Awards

All winners will receive:

  • a McKinsey Start-up Club consulting and mentoring session and support package, including a McKinsey workshop and coaching session, an individual problem solving session for a topic of choice with the McKinsey Start-up Club, and an expert interview within the McKinsey network, e.g., McKinsey consultants, alumni, clients and start-ups;
  • a Rocket Internet workshop tailored to the individual needs of the Winners’ business to increase visibility and shape the brand; and
  • six hours of skill-based mentoring and access to an exclusive lectures series from Google.

The Winners of the B2C Start-up and B2B Start-up categories will also receive:

  • an invitation to a relevant McKinsey hosted event to extend the winner's local executive network of leaders of the relevant community;
  • a feedback session from a Rocket Internet investment manager on the Winner's pitch deck for further fund raising efforts; and
  • a 1-on-1 meeting with Rocket Internet's CEO Oliver Samwer to discuss the Winner's business plan (i.e. agile scrum coaching sessions).

The Winners of the B2C Scale-up and B2B Scale-up categories will also receive:

  • an invitation to a relevant McKinsey hosted event to extend the winner's local executive network with relevant industry leaders and experts;
  • a feedback session from a Rocket Internet investment manager on the Winner's pitch deck for further fund raising effors; and
  • a 1-on-1 meeting with Rocket Internet CEO Oliver Samwer to discuss business plan (i.e. agile scrum coaching session).

The Winner of the Tech-for-social-impact category will also receive:

  • a cash prize of EUR 50,000;
  • a virtual panel article about the Winner's business from McKinsey published at the website www.mckinsey.com;
  • a product workshop on a topic of choice from Rocket Internet (e.g. feedback on website or app, implementation support); and
  • in-depth support of a Rocket Internet tech expert for one month to leverage the Winner's product or service.