On Might 2-Three we’ll be internet hosting this yr’s EU-Startups Summit on the Conference Centre of the Hesperia Tower Lodge in Barcelona. Together with hearth chats with inspiring founders, fascinating speeches, and networking opportunities, we’ll have an thrilling pitch competition with 15 promising startups from throughout Europe!
The profitable startup workforce of this yr’s Pitch Competitors will receive a prize package deal value €75,000 and gets prominently featured by EU-Startups and other publications. The prize package deal consists of €50,000 in AWS cloud hosting credits (whereas every one of many 15 finalists will obtain also $5,000 in AWS credit plus $5,000 in premium help), €9,000 in credit for an enterprise package deal of the social media monitoring device Senti.One, €eight,500 in credit for the explainer video creation providers from mysimpleshow, €2,000 in credit for the design marketplace 99designs, a Spaces coworking membership for 2 individuals & 1 yr (value: €Three,600), and €1,900 in credit for premium job posts on the EU-Startups Job Board.
In complete we reviewed about 950 purposes from all throughout Europe. The precondition was that applying startups must be in pre-seed or seed stage, not more than two years previous, and be based mostly in Europe. Except for the thought, market potential and founding staff, we additionally tried to guage English and presentation expertise. It was a troublesome choice, but listed here are the 15 early-stage startups that made it to the finals:
Tradler is an employee engagement software that recognises individuals for the work and contributions they do. The Startupbootcamp alumni is predicated in Barcelona, and its software program increases engagement within the workplace by creating an worker loyalty system that gives the worker with the relevant incentive at the proper time. Corporations just put within the actions and KPIs they need to reward, and Tradler does the remaining.
SplittyPay is a platform that permits individuals to easily cut up funds, thereby chopping down on any confusion or arguments arising from group reservations or purchases. Its device also aims to scale back buying cart abandonment rates by giving clients the option to share the whole amount in equal or customised elements, and pay with multiple credit score or debit card. Founded in 2018 in Italy, SplittyPay just lately has already raised €360okay in fairness crowdfunding.
Uhura is an AI platform that reads and understands contracts and agreements just as people do. Uhura helps financial establishments considerably velocity up assessment and decision-making processes using AI that streamlines the process of analysing and drafting contracts. Based mostly in London, the startup was part of the 2018 Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars.
mietwise presents a digital answer for landlords and tenants to cope with the typically time-consuming and guide strategy of rental deposits. Based mostly in Munich, its easy platform eliminates all paperwork, and permits landlords to handle their rental deposits in less than five minutes. mietwise also offers an efficient API for present property management platforms.
Percept Imagery is a UK-based startup which presents a cloud-based immersive platform referred to as Foresight, which helps the architecture and development industries to win extra contracts, scale back errors, and collaborate in VR on proposed designs. Foresight immediately converts any architectural design right into a collaborative VR expertise, providing accurate spatial projections and making the design and approval course of sustainable by decreasing costs and assets.
Farmdok is a digital software for planning and document holding in agriculture. Its cellular app provides several features including a farm administration system, a subject diary, and other tools to help farmers maintain data, meet authorized documentation requirements, scale back prices, and make higher selections. Based mostly in Austria, the startup was awarded with the Agritechnica Innovation Award in 2017.
Inga has created a brand new sort of recruitment software that gives corporations with leads via social networks and chatbots. By means of targeted advertising, the Frankfurt-based startup Inga makes professionals aware of engaging job alternatives by means of social networks, and makes recruitment more specific, quicker, and simpler.
Antifragile helps companies combine danger management throughout the availability chain by providing real-time injury monitoring. The Romanian startup presents a number of forms of monitoring units that give shippers the info they need at a worth they will afford, to allow them to stop injury brought on by impacts, vibrations, or tilts – saving countless dollars in repairs, alternative, and reshipping, not to mention such indirect prices as troubleshooting and down time.
Polaroo allows users to centralise their recurring bills right into a unified monthly cost to save lots of time, money and complications. The Barcelona-based startup works with many providers to seek out the most effective presents tailored to customer needs, and in the event that they settle for the supply, they may simply pay one flat payment every month, and Polaroo can pay bills on their behalf. Polaroo’s enterprise mannequin relies on commissions from suppliers, in addition to monthly commissions based mostly on clients’ consumption.
Neuroflux combines, visualises, and analyses wastewater pumping station knowledge, decreasing the need for guide work. Based mostly in Helsinki, Neuroflux uses machine learning to detect pipe blockages and leaks instantly based mostly on measurements from pumping stations and move meters, without any human enter or added hardware, with actual time alarms and development evaluation to optimise the operations of water networks.
Cohosting is a hospitality SaaS answer for accommodation to offer additional providers for AirBnB trip rental house owners. Cohosting automates the reservation course of for providers resembling baggage storage, switch, fridge stocking, tours, automotive rentals and even babysitters. Based mostly in Seville, the startup fees Airbnb managing corporations a month-to-month charge for its providers.
TeiaCare is the primary virtual assistant for caregivers, able to producing a number of sensible alerts, reminders, and stories. The startup offers Contact-Free Continuous Monitoring (CFCM) for post-acute hospital patients and nursing residence residents. Based mostly in Milan, TeiaCare leverages deep learning analytics to detect early indicators of well being deterioration, thus enabling pre-emptive care.
Deliverart produces cloud-based software for small and medium-sized meals corporations. Based mostly in Rome, the startup is an aggregator that helps meals businesses to gather all their residence delivery orders and handle your complete food supply cycle, from receiving the order to monitoring the delivery, whereas offering automated instruments and statistics to offer companies an summary of their performance.
Flowlity is a logistics startup that helps retailers and producers to avoid understocing and overstocking utilizing AI and supplier knowledge. Based mostly in Paris, the startup provides suggestions to companies about how a lot and when to order from their suppliers. In 2017, retailers lost $1.75 trillion as a consequence of a mixture of overstocks and understocking, as a result of planners are often still working in silos with suppliers, whereas Flowlity’s SaaS platform solves this drawback by providing real-time inventory optimization and replenishment using machine learning.
Ziticity is a logistics startup that dubs itself an “Uber for issues”, offering last-mile on-demand supply. On its platform anyone can signal as much as be a “Zitter” and earn a bit of extra cash of their free time delivering packages, paperwork, and different gadgets from pick-up points to clients all through Vilnius and now in Tallinn, with an average supply time of 42 minutes. Based in 2017, the startup is already working with major supply providers and planning collaborations with supermarkets sooner or later, as well as expansions to extra cities.
The Jury: The selected teams will get a variety of beneficial feedback from a jury of well-known venture capital buyers. Our jury consists of Ravi Kurani (earlybird), Marie-Helene Ametsreiter (Speedinvest), Stephan Glänzer (previously Passion Capital), and Stéphanie Hospital (OneRagtime).
to hitch us at this yr’s EU-Startups Summit? Safe your ticket now! Aside of the 15 startups listed above, we’ll have a whole lot of other promising startup founders and lots of excessive profile buyers at the event. Tickets may be bought right here!
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