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Indicate your interest to become
a jury member

Open to experienced Entrepreneurs, Investors & Industry-specific experts

Jury Member interest form


Who can contribute to Fit 4 Start as a jury member?

The Programme is open to potential Jury Members demonstrating among others:

  • Great knowledge of new technologies in general.
  • Great knowledge of the Luxembourgish start-up ecosystem and its business landscape as well as of the international start-up landscape.
  • Extensive network within the Luxembourgish start-up ecosystem and its business landscape.
  • Ability to easily interact in English (Luxembourgish, French and German are considered an asset).

What is your role during the Fit 4 Start programme?

Jury Members are actively involved in two key phases: the Pitching Sessions and the Coaching Phase, which includes the respective steering committees.

The overall role and final goal of the Jury Members is to actively support the Programme participants, the Programme itself and to contribute as such to the continuous expansion of the Luxembourgish start-up ecosystem as well as to the development and promotion of national success stories.

Manifestation of interest to become a jury member

Role of Jury Members in the framework of the Coaching Phase & the Steering Committees

  • Contribute to the definition of the graduation goals participants are required to fulfil in order to graduate.
  • Take note of the Pre-Steering Committee reports prepared by the coaches and the participants’ pitch decks, including their maturity matrix, prior to the Steering Committees.
  • Participate in all periodic half-day Steering Committees organised during the Coaching Phase.
  • Actively contribute to the Q&A and deliberation sessions of the Steering Committees.
  • Assess every pitch and start-up’s progress on the graduation goals via the voting tool provided by the Organiser.
  • Provide relevant feedback and input to the participants during the Steering Committees allowing them to further develop their specific business cases with the help of the Coaching Team.
  • Take note of the Post-Steering Committee report, prepared by the coaches following the Steering Committees, which summarizes the results of the Steering Committee and the action points on which participants are supposed to work on.
  • During the last Steering Committee, the Jury Members decide on the graduation of the Programme participants based on the participants’ achievement level of the prior agreed graduation goals, their attendance to and participation in the coaching sessions and Steering Committees as well as their commitment to the Programme and action plan to develop substance & operations in Luxembourg.
Role of the Jury Members in the framework of the Pitching Sessions

  • Prior to the start of the Pitching Sessions, Jury Members shall communicate potential conflicts of interest with the pitching candidates to the Organiser.
  • Take note of the Fit 4 Start information booklet provided by the Organiser prior to the Pitching Sessions.
  • Attend all respective Pitching Sessions and actively participate in such sessions (including the Q&A).
  • Assess every pitch via the voting tool provided by the Organiser.
  • Deliberate with the other Jury Members and select the start-ups that will be admitted for participation in the Programme.
  • Take note of the post-pitching sessions report provided by the Organiser following the Pitching Sessions, which summarizes the results of the Pitching Sessions and the profiles of the selected participants as well as identified conflicts of interest, if any.