Season 2019

  • Startup of the Year

    Startup of the Year

    Druid SA

    Romania

    Website

    Description

    Druid SA is an artificial intelligence company that develops a “no-code” Chatbot design platform to help any organization plan, develop, and deploy Chatbots.

  • Best Newcomer

    Best Newcomer

    TrustChain

    Hungary

    Website

    Description

    TrustChain builds trust between companies with legally binding digital contracts, right to sign verification, settlement automation.

  • Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

    Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

    Techcelerator

    Romania

    Website

    Description

    Techcelerator is a place filled with energy where startups can achieve rocket speed development by getting knowledge and financial support.

  • Best Coworking Space

    Best Coworking Space

    Impact Hub Czech Republic

    Czechia

    Website

    Description

    Impact Hub Czech Republic is an inspiring space with community, coworking, fully equipped offices and endless opportunities. They also support business innovation through 8 acceleration programs targeting startups and social businesses.

  • Investor of the Year

    Investor of the Year

    LAUNCHub Ventures

    Bulgaria

    Website

    Description

    LAUNCHub Ventures is an early-stage VC fund, investing in the seed space. Our criteria for investing in a company, including initial traction and founding team composition. As a fund, we have a tendency to invest in digital businesses but prefer to remain sector agnostic.

  • Female Role Model of the Year

    Female Role Model of the Year

    Tanja Sternbauer

    Austria

    Website

    Description

    Tanja is the co-founder of the female factor, a platform dedicated to supporting female shapers in paving their path by providing dedicated knowledge and the right network. Connecting and empowering others to unlock their true potential is Tanja's calling.

  • Founder of the Year

    Founder of the Year

    Ivan Jelusic

    Croatia

    Linkedin

    Description

    Ivan Jelisic is a technical manager and expert business developer in consumer electronics, medical devices, engineering and manufacturing industry. Serial entrepreneur and co-founder of startups. Interested in investments, venture capital and venture building.

  • Digital Nomad / Freedompreneur of the Year

    Digital Nomad / Freedompreneur of the Year

    Petra Fuerst

    Austria

    Linkedin

    Description

    Founder of Liebestipps with the vision to become the biggest coaching network in the german speaking countries and create workspaces as well as easily accessible high-quality coaching for our customers.

  • Best Blockchain Startup

    Best Blockchain Startup

    Bethereum

    Slovakia

    Website

    Description

    Bethereum is a leading social betting platform supporting Sports, eSports, and skill-based games. It combines Blockchain and gamification to deliver the most intuitive and engaging experience in the market.

  • Best Social Impact Startup

    Best Social Impact Startup

    I Rise Mechanics 357 LTD

    Bulgaria

    Website

    Description

    I Rise Mechanics 357 is a high-tech company engineering and manufacturing OMNIBOT - robotic verticalization mobility device for people with motor disabilities. It will improve their health, independence and social inclusion.

  • Best IoT Startup

    Best IoT Startup

    Neuron Soundware

    Czechia

    Website

    Description

    Neuron Soundware uses AI methods to understand audio signals and early detect broken machines with the diagnostic technology they developed.

  • Best Fintech Startup

    Best Fintech Startup

    Spendee

    Czechia

    Website

    Description

    Spendee is a mobile financial application that enables people to manage and understand their personal finances in ONE place: bank accounts, e-wallets, crypto wallets, manually added cash spending. Spendee makes managing personal finances easy and effortless.

  • Best Health Tech Startup

    Best Health Tech Startup

    SignAll

    Hungary

    Website

    Description

    SignAll is a unique technology leveraging Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision to translate sign language into text automatically. The product enables spontaneous communication between the Deaf\Hard of Hearing and Hearing.

  • Best Smart City Solution

    Best Smart City Solution

    Parkl

    Hungary

    Website

    Description

    Parkl modernizes parking with the most advanced smart parking system and digitalizes existing analog parking systems. Parkl makes the process of electric charging easy to use and also allows e-charger owners to conveniently manage their devices on a transparent interface.

  • Best AI/ Machine Learning Startup

    Best AI/ Machine Learning Startup

    Emplocity Sp. z o.o.

    Poland

    Website

    Description

    Emplocity has created Emplobot, first (and only) AI-powered career assistant designed to search and apply for jobs on behalf of candidates. It is a 24/7, fully integrated recruitment platform that automates the sourcing process and uses Chatbot with an advanced NLP engine to gather candidates' data.

  • Best Software Development Partner

    Best Software Development Partner

    Gecko Dynamics

    Poland

    Website

    Description

    Gecko Dynamics is a software development company providing a full-service development of SaaS products, web & mobile apps, custom systems and IT solutions. Their mission is not just to deliver what is ordered, but also to advise and search for more optimal solutions for clients.

  • People's Choice

    People's Choice

    Develiot

    Bulgaria

    Website

    Description

    Develiot has a focus on the development of the most practical and optimal industrial-grade devices to gather data while developing the complete customer journey and the business case for the end-customers.

National Winners

National Finalists