DLD joins the hunt for Europe's best startups – deadline extended to Sunday

We’re working with the awesome annual DLD Conference in Munich, on a new event for startups. The DLDGarage startup program will provide a forum for presenting new startups to the influential DLD influential (originally called Digital, Lifestyle, Design, but now just referred to as DLD).

The Garage session will be during the DLD Conference, January 23-25, 2011, and as usual DLD attract startups and investors alike. Some of the startups will also be integrated into the main DLD conference program.

It will be chaired by legendary investor Yossi Vardi, assisted by Sonali De Rycker (Accel Partners) and your truly. Stefan Winners of Tomorrow Focus AG will also support the initiative.

The top 20 companies selected will each get a free 3-day conference pass to DLD11.

To qualify you have to be a consumer internet-related startup launched in 2009 right up to or before January 22, 2011. To submit an application, send an “Executive Summary” of two pages introducing your business idea, product description, competitive field, business model and your team. Applications can be submitted via email to DLDGarage@burda.com by Sunday December 5th, (end of the day).

Please also describe your business using maximum 140 characters in your application e-mail and suggest who of the founders would be ready to represent your start-up at the DLD conference.