Season 2019

  • Startup of the Year

    Startup of the Year

    Description

    Startup that has shown the greatest development over the last year based on growth, innovation and impact with the product/service.

  • Best Newcomer

    Best Newcomer

    Description

    Startup with up to 2 years of age that has shown the greatest development over the last year based on growth, innovation and impact with the product/service.

  • Founder of the Year

    Founder of the Year

    Description

    A tech startup founder that has shown notable achievements over the last year in terms of great customer growth and/or sales, funds raised, uniqueness and/or impact of the product/service and leadership.

  • Investor of the Year

    Investor of the Year

    Description

    An individual or company that has displayed the best investment acumen over the last year. This could be for example as an exit, early investment of a notable startup, or realization of an earlier investment.

  • Best Co-working Space

    Best Co-working Space

    Description

    A co-working space that deserves the recognition for its services, support and resources to fast-growth tech startups, and for creating a culture and environment that fosters innovation.

  • Best Accelerator/Incubator Program

    Best Accelerator/Incubator Program

    Description

    A fixed-term, cohort-based, mentorship-driven program that helps and empowers entrepreneurs to foster the growth of their innovative companies by providing tools, resources, connections, knowledge and expertise.

  • Ecosystem Hero of the Year

    Ecosystem Hero of the Year

    Description

    An individual known by passion for entrepreneurship and ability as well as willingness to
    help startups and entrepreneurship grow. Key words: Passion, pay-it-forward, ability and willingness to use experience and/or ability to help.

  • Best Virtual Teamwork Solution

    Best Virtual Teamwork Solution

    Description

    A startup that has shown the greatest development over the last year based on growth, innovation and impact with a product or service that solves connectivity between people, companies or teams in a smart, engaging way, with the potential to shape the future of connectivity, especially in times of crisis and social isolation.

  • People's Choice

    People's Choice

    Description

    An Individual or company that got the most accumulated votes through out the national and regional round.

Ambassadors

  • Ondrej	Svoboda

    Ondrej Svoboda

    France

    Co-Founder of Startup Safari Paris

    LinkedIn
  • Daniela Esposito

    Daniela Esposito

    Italy

    Advisor at Zolaio

    LinkedIn
  • Bernardo Martinez

    Bernardo Martinez

    Spain

    Business Manager at IVC

    LinkedIn
  • David Seoane Vilariño

    David Seoane Vilariño

    Spain

    Project Manager at FoundingBox.com

    LinkedIn
  • Elena Villa

    Elena Villa

    Spain

    Teams Direction and Management

    LinkedIn

Regional Jury Board

National Jury Board

Southern European Winners 2019

  • Startup of the Year

    Startup of the Year

    Oval Money

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    Oval is the smart way to manage finances.
    It allows to Pay smart, Track spending, Save and invest automatically.

  • Best Newcomer

    Best Newcomer

    Origami Organics

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    A baby's apparel brand. The clothes are made of organic cotton and milk fiber. The fabrics are natural, eco-sustainable and rich in beneficial properties for better care of the baby's skin, respecting the environment and the people who make it.

  • Founder of the Year

    Founder of the Year

    Fabrizio Perrone | Buzzole

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    Fabrizio is a serial entrepreneur, a visionary and a perfectionist. started his entrepreneurial career in 2008 As a mentor at the Branson Center Entrepreneurship for Virgin Unite and has not stopped since then pursuing Ambitious projects such as Buzzoole.

  • Female Role Model of the Year

    Female Role Model of the Year

    Lucia Dal Negro | De-LAB

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    Geographer specialized in the economy of poor countries, she engages SMEs in international development with De-LAB. Including vulnerable stakeholders is her polar star, since ever and wherever.

  • Best Social Impact Startup

    Best Social Impact Startup

    BionIT Labs

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    BionIT Labs is an innovative startup that develops innovative Medical Devices by applying IT technologies to bionics, with the aim of @Turning disabilities into New Possibilities". The first device developed is Adam’s Hand, the world’s first fully adaptive bionic hand.

  • Best Blockchain Startup

    Best Blockchain Startup

    Ecosteer

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    Converting IoT devices into tokenizable data streams that can be shared and controlled by their owners, automating GDPR consent management.

  • Investor of the Year

    Investor of the Year

    Paola Bonomo | Italian Angels for Growth

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    Paola Bonomo has worked in leadership roles at technology companies such as Facebook, Vodafone, and eBay. Today she is a Non Executive Director in public and private companies. Since 2009, she has invested in technology startups with Italian Angels for Growth.

  • Best Coworking Space

    Best Coworking Space

    Avila Spaces

    Portugal

    Website

    Description

    Avila Spaces is the innovation leader in the market for flexible workspaces in Portugal.
    It offers a premium environment with the latest technology, where companies can grow in a sustainable and dynamic way.

  • Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

    Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

    Axeleo

    France

    Website

    Description

    Axeleo is the 1st acceleration platform for Enterprise technology and B2B digital startups. Their mission is to operationally support startups during the phase of intense growth during which startups grow from 10K€ to 100K€ MRR, in 12 months. To achieve this, the acceleration platform is composed of a partnership of 60+ entrepreneurs and top executives with an international track record, a dedicated accelerator, and a VC firm with 45M€ under management (Axeleo Capital).

  • Best FoodTech AgriTech Startup

    Best FoodTech AgriTech Startup

    Feed

    France

    Website

    Description

    Feed. is a French Smart Food company that provides complete and delicious meals that come in a variety of forms. Balanced, convenient and affordable, our meals are vegan, gluten-free, lactose-free, GMO-free and made in France.

  • Best Smart City Solution

    Best Smart City Solution

    Situm Indoor Positioning

    Spain

    Website

    Description

    After 5 years, with its technology deployed in more than 6.000 buildings of more than 70 countries, Situm has become an international reference in indoor positioning-based solutions to guide and track people with high precision, minimal infrastructure and fast deployment.

  • Best Student Startup

    Best Student Startup

    Mabasta

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    Social start-up created by the students for students, to counter and, above all, prevent all forms of bullying and cyberbullying in the school.

  • Best Health Tech Startup

    Best Health Tech Startup

    Advantis Medical Imaging

    Greece

    Website

    Description

    Advantis makes medical imaging more accessible, user-friendly and data-driven by merging it with cloud technology. Discover Advantis' pure web-based #neuroimaging platform #BrainanceMD which is used for the diagnosis of severe #brain pathologies https://advantis.io/md

  • Best Space Startup

    Best Space Startup

    Alén Space, S.L.

    Spain

    Website

    Description

    Alén Space provides full space missions from design to service delivery, the whole process under one roof. Alén the expertise of several space missions 100% successful in orbit. Join the final frontier of business with Alén Space.

  • Best Creative Industry Startup

    Best Creative Industry Startup

    Owiwi

    Greece

    Website

    Description

    Backed by the latest scientific research and cutting-edge technology, Owiwi offers companies accurate insight into potential candidates, so they can choose the right person for the job and minimize the chance of bad hires.

  • Best Migrapreneur of the Year

    Best Migrapreneur of the Year

    Aline Sara | NaTakallam

    France

    Website

    Description

    NaTakallam offers high-quality in-demand language services, including translation, online language teaching and tutoring, as well as cultural exchange services, delivered by refugees and displaced persons.

  • Best Startup Ecosystem Initiative

    Best Startup Ecosystem Initiative

    France Digitale

    France

    Website

    Description

    France Digitale acts as a lobbying organization when it comes to defending the interests of the startup community in France. It's the biggest startup network in Europe, with 1500 startup members and 100+ VCs.

  • Best e-Commerce Startup

    Best e-Commerce Startup

    Homepal

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    Homepalit, the 1st Italian #PropTech agency that helps customers buying & selling houses faster and stress-free, with a game-breaking fee structure:

    • Low fees
    • Digital Process: from meetings to contract signing
    • Fully transparency: properties value calculated by AI.
  • Best Civic Startup

    Best Civic Startup

    WiseTown

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    WiseTownProject offers a new way to approach urban management that enhances the effectiveness of the urban planning strategy and modernizes public services

  • Best Smart Factory Startup

    Best Smart Factory Startup

    Mark One

    Italy

    Website

    Description

    Mark one provides medium and large manufacturing companies with our 3D printers – and the expertise necessary to ensure that additive manufacturing is successfully implemented and the production process is changed.