Minsk is to host the international Startup Battle. The contest will feature about 30 participants from Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Serbia and EU countries. The competition will be held in two stages. The first qualifying round will be exclusively Belarusian featuring 15 teams. Representatives of other countries will join them afterwards. The judging panel will consist of experts in business and finance. Applications can be submitted until 18 May. The applicants must prepare a presentation in Russian and English. Minsk received the right to organize the battle after our team’s victory in the startup competition held in Moscow two months ago.