The Nordic Startup Awards is a series of events in the Nordic countries, to recognize and celebrate the startup ecosystems based in the Nordic region
1 Nomination opens online: everyone can nominate everyone in all categories.
2 After nominations are closed, the National Finalists are announced (picked by the country partners together with their National Ambassadors). The Nordic Startup Community can vote on all finalists.
3 National Winners are chosen among the National Finalists by a jury. There are 5 jury members judging in each category. The public votes count for one jury member. Voting opens again after National Winners are announced.
4 Regional Winners are chosen among the National Winners by a jury. There are 5 jury members for each category. Again, the public votes count for one jury member.
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National finalists are published by NSA HQ
Public voting opens (national level)
Public voting closes (national level)
Norwegian Finale (by Startup Norway)
Danish Finale (by WeLoveStartups)
Swedish Finale (by Startup Sweden)
Icelandic Finale (by Icelandic Startups)
Finnish Finale (by Arctic Startup)
Public voting opens
Public voting closes
Regional winners announced in Iceland, in collaboration with IcelandicStartups
Be my EyesBest Social Entrepreneurial Tech Startup
Neil MurrayStartup Journalist of the Year
CreandumBest Professional Investor
MESHBest Office Space
Kristo OvaskaFounder of the Year
Startup ReykjavíkBest Accelerator
Martina ElmDeveloper Hero
Falcon SocialStartup of the Year
UnipegmaPeople's Choice Award