Season 2016

Overview

CESAwards 2016 consisted of 10 successful national events held in Hungary, Austria, Croatia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland, Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia where the talented winners of each country were chosen by a panel of selected Jury Board member, experts from all across the globe. This year’s Grand Finale was held by ABC Accelerator in Ljubljana, Slovenia gathered over 800 nominations, 32000+ online votes, over 100 national winners in 10 countires, 11 regional winners, 85+ jury members, 30+ advisory board members, 1500+ attendees at our events, 50+ partners and supporting organizations involved.

Grand Finale Mood Video

Regional Winners 2016

Brainly

Poland

Best Social Impact Startup by CEU BSch

Urška Sršen

Croatia

Most Influential Woman by SAP

Andrej Kiska

Czech Republic

Investor of the Year

Kontakt.io

Poland

Best IoT Startup by GE

Invoice Exchange

Slovenia

Best FinTech Startup

GREYCORTEX

Czech Republic

Best Early Stage Startup

Sektor5

Austria

Best Coworking Space

Huge Thing

Poland

Best Incubation Program by Infobip

Nostromo.io

Hungary

Best UX

Imagga

Bulgaria

Best AI/Chatbot Solution

Awakening of Heroes

Serbia

Best Indie Game Dev. by MITO

Brainly

Poland

Startup of the Year by SAP

Grand Finale Partner

Category Sponsors

GE Digital - Best IoT Startup
SAP - Startup of the Year & Most Influential Woman
CEU BSch - Best Social Impact Startup
MITO - Best Indie Game Dev
Infobip - Best Acceleration/Incubation Program

Country Partners

Iva Tsolova

Bulgaria

ABLE Bulgaria

Teodora Ivanova

Bulgaria

ABLE Bulgaria

Angel Kurtev

Bulgaria

ABLE Bulgaria

Luka Sucic

Croatia

Hub385

Michael Broda

Czech Republic

START IT UP!

Martina Zelezna

Czech Republic

Magdalena Smolak

Poland

Starter Incubator

Anna Wylezek

Poland

Starter Incubator

Hajnalka Bessenyei

Romania

Impact Hub Cluj Napoca

Sabrina Herlo

Romania

Impact Hub Cluj Napoca

Remco Veenenberg

Hungary

City.AI

Kristijan Kocic

Serbia

Bstorm

Matej Rus

Slovenia

Initiative Startup Slovenia & Tovarna Podjemov

Andrej Mikula

Slovakia

Startupers.sk

Bistra Kumbaroska

Austria

Impact Hub Vienna

Alina Maria Moldovan

Austria

Measurement Lead & Pipeline Development at Impact Hub Vienna

National Winners 2016

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