Competition

Regional Winners

  • Startup of the Year

    Startup of the Year

    Pleo Technologies ApS

    Denmark

    Website

    Description

    Pleo is an out-of-the-box business
    spending solution that offers smart
    payment cards for employees.

  • Best Newcomer

    Best Newcomer

    Good Monday

    Denmark

    Website

    Description

    Good Money is a Work space
    management platform that
    makes running the office easy.

  • Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

    Best Accelerator or Incubator Program

    The Factory

    Norway

    Website

    Description

    The Factory is the largest Nordic Fintech
    and Proptech Incubator and Accelerator.

  • Best AI/ Machine Learning Startup

    Best AI/ Machine Learning Startup

    Spacemaker

    Norway

    Website

    Description

    Spacemaker's mission is to help
    design sustainable and better
    cities to live in by using AI.

  • Best Coworking Space

    Best Coworking Space

    Mindpark

    Sweden

    Website

    Description

    Mindpark is a number of creative
    coworking and event spaces in
    Malmö, Helsingborg and Lund.

  • Best Creative Industry Startup

    Best Creative Industry Startup

    Grib

    Finland

    Website

    Description

    Grib is the World's First 3D
    Software for Augmented Reality.

  • Best Fintech Startup

    Best Fintech Startup

    Brickshare

    Denmark

    Website

    Description

    Brickshare is a Real Estate investment
    platform that allows you to build
    your own property portfolio.

  • Best Hardware Startup

    Best Hardware Startup

    Soundboks

    Denmark

    Website

    Description

    Soundboks is the world's first
    Bluetooth Performance speaker.

  • Best Health Tech Startup

    Best Health Tech Startup

    NuvoairS

    Sweden

    Website

    Description

    NuvoAir has developed the first
    bluetooth spirometer for diagnostics
    and monitoring for respiratory diseases.

  • Best Social Impact Startup

    Best Social Impact Startup

    Intellectual Farms Oy (iFarm)

    Finland

    Website

    Description

    iFarm develops a technology
    to grow vegetables and berries
    year-round in an automated environment.

  • Ecosystem Hero of the Year

    Ecosystem Hero of the Year

    Malin Frithiofsson

    Sweden

    Website

    Description

    Malin is a social justice
    disruptor, business developer,
    columnist and public speaker.

  • Founder of the Year

    Founder of the Year

    Kari Thor Runarsson

    Iceland

    Website

    Description

    Kari is the founder of Authenteq and was
    named one of Europe’s Top Tech Innovators.

  • Investor of the Year

    Investor of the Year

    byFounders

    Denmark

    Website

    Description

    byFounders is the “for
    founders by founders” early
    stage venture capital fund.

National Winners (Nordic Finalists)

National Finalists

Jury

  • Thor Angelo

    Thor Angelo

    Denmark

    Board Member at Catering Danmark

    Linkedin
  • Søren Stig

    Søren Stig

    Denmark

    Chairman, Nordic Impact Investing Network

    Linkedin
  • Preben Mejer

    Preben Mejer

    Denmark

    Founder, Chairman at radr.dk

    Linkedin
  • Anette Nørgaard

    Anette Nørgaard

    Denmark

    Network Consultant at Vækstfonden

    Linkedin
  • Tobias Schelle

    Tobias Schelle

    Denmark

    Founder and CEO at 24Slides

    Linkedin
  • Thomas Winter Poulsen

    Thomas Winter Poulsen

    Denmark

    Deputy Director, Innovation Centre Denmark

    Linkedin
  • Søren Boutrup

    Søren Boutrup

    Denmark

    xecutive Director at Innovation Centre Denmark in Shanghai

    Linkedin
  • Lina Gandløse

    Lina Gandløse

    Denmark

    Consul General to Germany

    Linkedin
  • Martin Rune Hoxer

    Martin Rune Hoxer

    Denmark

    Executive Director of Innovation Centre Denmark in Seoul

    Linkedin
  • Paula Gould

    Paula Gould

    Iceland

    International go-to-market and growth consultant. Founder of Float and gather ehf.

    Linkedin
  • Ari Jonsson

    Ari Jonsson

    Iceland

    President of Reykjavik University and Chairman of the Board at Videntifier Technologies

    Linkedin
  • Magnus Thor Torfason

    Magnus Thor Torfason

    Denmark

    Assistant Professor at University of Iceland - Háskóli Íslands

    Linkedin
  • Sigyn Jonsdottir

    Sigyn Jonsdottir

    Iceland

    Head Of Professional Services at Men & Mice

    Linkedin
  • Stefán Þór Helgason

    Stefán Þór Helgason

    Iceland

    Manager at KPMG

    Linkedin
  • Anniken Fjelberg

    Anniken Fjelberg

    Norway

    Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, 657 Oslo

    Linkedin
  • Berg Moe

    Berg Moe

    Norway

    Chairman at EntraHouse Holding and Gründerklubben,

    Linkedin
  • Nami Zarringhalam

    Nami Zarringhalam

    Sweden

    Co-founder & Chairman at Truecaller

    Linkedin
  • Tetiana Siianko

    Tetiana Siianko

    Sweden

    Head of Acceleration Programs at Sweden Foodtech

    Linkedin
  • Susanne Fuglsang

    Susanne Fuglsang

    Sweden

    Innovation Catalyst/Advisor/Queen of Hackathons/CEO Innovation Pioneers

    Linkedin
  • Nils von Heijne

    Nils von Heijne

    Sweden

    Changemaker, venture builder, entrepreneur, advisor, coach, angel investor, speaker, author & podcaster

    Linkedin
  • Alexander Lidvall

    Alexander Lidvall

    Sweden

    COO at Exkubator

    Linkedin
  • Martina Elm

    Martina Elm

    Sweden

    CEO & co-founder of Confetti

    Linkedin
  • Valentin Ted

    Valentin Ted

    Sweden

    Founder at Knackeriet & Web Entrepreneur

    Linkedin
  • Sissel Hansen

    Sissel Hansen

    Denmark

    Founder & CEO at Startup Guide

    Linkedin
  • Rolf Assev

    Rolf Assev

    Norway

    Partner at StartupLab Oslo, co-founder WeWantToKnow, co-founder NxtLvl

    Linkedin
  • Fredrik Winther

    Fredrik Winther

    Norway

    Managing Partner at 2M2D

    Linkedin
  • Pétur Guðjónsson

    Pétur Guðjónsson

    Iceland

    Senior Vice President at Marel

    Linkedin
  • Christina Forsgård

    Christina Forsgård

    Finland

    Founder, Angel Investor, Startup coach, Marketing, Comms and PR professional, ICCO Ethics Chair

    Linkedin
  • Jan Ameri

    Jan Ameri

    Finland

    Chief Executive Officer at ArcticStartup

    Linkedin
  • Vesa Riihimäki

    Vesa Riihimäki

    Finland

    Head of Startup & Growth Business, Nordea Finland

    Linkedin
  • Erik Balck

    Erik Balck

    Denmark

    Partner - VF Venture

    Linkedin
  • Ivan Ivanka

    Ivan Ivanka

    Hungary

    Business Development at HubHub

    Linkedin
  • Marina Marinkevich

    Marina Marinkevich

    Ukraine

    Head of Marketing & Sales at MultiplexDX International

    Linkedin
  • Joel Larsson

    Joel Larsson

    Sweden

    Head of spreadsheets at Fast Track Malmö

    Linkedin
  • Ida Faldbakken

    Ida Faldbakken

    Norway

    Co-founder / Creative Director Katapult

    Linkedin
  • Heidi  Austlid

    Heidi Austlid

    Norway

    at IKT-Norge

    Linkedin
  • Mads Lauritzen

    Mads Lauritzen

    Denmark

    Business Partner at Nordea

    Linkedin
  • Chris Reynolds

    Chris Reynolds

    USA

    Founder at The Business Method

    Linkedin
  • Daniel Dippold

    Daniel Dippold

    United Kingdom

    Founder of EWOR

    Linkedin
  • Manuel Koelman

    Manuel Koelman

    Italy

    CEO at Dade2

    Linkedin
  • Erdal Kilinc

    Erdal Kilinc

    Finland

    CEO and Co-Founder at Deal Room Events

    Linkedin
  • Alexander Bastien

    Alexander Bastien

    United Kingdom

    Managing Director at THINK Accelerate

    Linkedin
  • Alexander Goodwille

    Alexander Goodwille

    United Kingdom

    CEO of Goodwille

    Linkedin
  • Anjali Virmani Paul

    Anjali Virmani Paul

    India
  • Huong Nguyen

    Huong Nguyen

    Vietnam
  • Tue David Bak

    Tue David Bak

    Israel

    Executive Director, Innovation Centre Denmark

    Linkedin
  • Chris Crespo

    Chris Crespo

    Denmark

    Chief Futurist - Digital Transformation at Nordea

    Linkedin
  • Jeanett Sandmo

    Jeanett Sandmo

    Norway

    Head of strategy Entrepreneur and Startup division

    Linkedin