the #1 startup selection platform

YouNoodle Compete is a customizable startup program management platform that has powered more than 1000 competitions/programs run by corporations, accelerators, governments universities, foundations and more.

YouNoodle has been our go-to technology partner for running the Nokia Open Innovation Challenge. The highly customizable YouNoodle platform allows us seamlessly manage our application and judging process, which includes various tracks and multiple languages. Working with a dedicated YouNoodle Program Manager also helps streamline the process, allowing our team to focus on the rest of the program!

- Pekka Kupila, Incubation Lead at Nokia
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The world's leading brands use YouNoodle Compete to maximize efficiency, select the top startups based on an evaluation framework and achieve their innovation objectives.
robust & scalable
Whether you are looking for 100 startups or 10,000, YouNoodle Compete is built and designed to help you run your innovation programs in the most efficient manner.
intuitive design
Simple to use and built to be a self serving tool, you will find YouNoodle compete easy to work with to stay on top of your startup program.
crowdsourced evaluation
YouNoodle Compete allows you to easily invite external experts to evaluate startups on the platform, leveraging the sharpest minds in the industry to move entrepreneurs forward.


  • Customizable application form
  • Comprehensive judge system
  • Real-time dashboard and data visualization
  • Data export
  • Marketing landing page
  • Language customization for applicant and Judging Forms
  • YouNoodle FAQ
  • Help Desk Support


  • Everything in Lite
  • Application form embedded on your website
  • Custom styling/brand look & feel
  • Customizable email templates
  • Applicant recommenders module
  • Comprehensive Admin Training
  • Application Form Setup
  • Judge Form Setup
  • Marketing Page Setup
  • Admin & Judge Guides
  • Additional Service Plug-ins - Pricing on Request:
    • Ongoing program support
    • Program Marketing
    • Targeted Applicant Sourcing
    • Featured in our startup facing newsletter
    • Featured Program on our website


  • Everything in Premium
  • Connect with more than 1000 apps
  • Custom YouNoodle API Set-up
  • Reporting & Metrics
  • Program Management: Secure a seamless execution of your program
  • Program Design: Custom solution that matches your objectives
  • Marketing Services: Marketing strategy and campaign including paid ads & awareness campaigns
  • Channel Partner Outreach: Tap in to our extensive global partner network
  • Targeted Applicant Sourcing: Tap in to our proprietary dataset of >230,000 startups
  • Custom Website Design & Development
  • Application Screening: Let us filter out irrelevant applicants to save you time
  • Jury/Judge Recruitment: Tap in to our network of >20,000 experts and judges
  • Prize Disbursement Services
  • Design and roll out
  • Security Assessment & Vendor Approval
  • Service Level Agreement (SLA)

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