FAQ

What is Beanstalks?

Beanstalks is part of the GIANT health event and is a competition for entrepreneurs and companies with innovative solutions to healthcare related challenges.

 

 

Who is eligible to apply?

The competition is open to any startup in the healthcare space. With 3 categories making up the competition, most startups are eligible to enter irrespective of what stage they’re at. However, startups must have not received more than one round of investor/seed funding prior to applying. In addition, this funding must be less than $1 million. There is no restriction on where companies are based.

 

 

Our startup has received a grant/bursary.  Am I still eligible?

Yes. Grants and bursaries are exempt from the $1 million investment rule.

 

 

Why should I apply?

There are many reasons. There’s the opportunity to meet investors, network with industry professionals and win a whole host of prizes.

 

 

How much is the application fee?

There is no application fee. It’s free. So there’s nothing to lose but the time it takes to fill out the application form – all of 1 minute!

 

 

Where How much equity does Beanstalks take in my business?

Beanstalks takes no equity stake in any of the businesses competing. Any investments are independent of Beanstalks and the GIANT health event. Neither Beanstalks nor GIANT will be involved in negotiations or advise on them. The Beanstalks competition is a platform to identify businesses with novel solutions to healthcare problems that investors may want to invest in. Investments are entered into on a voluntary and independent basis between investors and entrepreneurs.

 

 

How many businesses/ideas can I submit?

There is no limit on the number of businesses an entrepreneur can enter into the competition. However, every business requires its own application.

 

 

When is the deadline for applying?

The deadline for all applications is September 30rd, 2017.

 

 

Where is it?

The competition is being held at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, London.

 

 

How can I get the latest updates on GIANT health event?

News and updates about the GIANT event and the Beanstalks competition are available through all usual social media including Twitter (@gianthealthevent & #applybeanstalks), Facebook (the GIANT health event) and on the website www.gianthealthevent.com

 

 

What is the dress code?

Although there is no official dress code, we recommend entrepreneurs to attend in business casual attire.

 

 

What is Beanstalks?

Beanstalks is part of the GIANT health event and is a competition for entrepreneurs and companies with innovative solutions to healthcare related challenges.  

 

 

Who is eligible to apply?

The competition is open to any startup in the healthcare space. With 3 categories making up the competition, most startups are eligible to enter irrespective of what stage they’re at. However, startups must have not received more than one round of investor/seed funding prior to applying. In addition, this funding must be less than $1 million.  There is no restriction on where companies are based.

 

 

Our startup has received a grant/bursary. Am I still eligible?

Yes. Grants and bursaries are exempt from the $1 million investment rule.  

 

 

Why should I apply?

There are many reasons. There’s the opportunity to meet investors, network with industry professionals and win a whole host of prizes.  

 

 

How much is the application fee?

There is no application fee. It’s free. So there’s nothing to lose but the time it takes to fill out the application form – all of 1 minute!

 

 

How much equity does Beanstalks take in my business?

Beanstalks takes no equity stake in any of the businesses competing. Any investments are independent of Beanstalks and the GIANT health event. Neither Beanstalks nor GIANT will be involved in negotiations or advise on them. The Beanstalks competition is a platform to identify businesses with novel solutions to healthcare problems that investors may want to invest in.   Investments are entered into on a voluntary and independent basis between investors and entrepreneurs.  

 

 

How many businesses/ideas can I submit?

There is no limit on the number of businesses an entrepreneur can enter into the competition. However, every business requires its own application.  

 

 

When is the deadline for applying?

The deadline for all applications is September 30rd, 2017.  

 

 

Where is it?

The competition is being held at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, London.

 

 

How can I get the latest updates on GIANT health event?

News and updates about the GIANT event and the Beanstalks competition are available through all usual social media including Twitter (@gianthealthevent & #applybeanstalks), Facebook (the GIANT health event) and on the website www.gianthealthevent.com  

 

 

What is the dress code?

Although there is no official dress code, we recommend entrepreneurs to attend in business casual attire.