Past Winners

2016 Grand Finale Winners

  • Rainmaking Loft

    Rainmaking Loft

    Denmark

    Best Office Space

    Website

    Description

    Rainmaking Loft supports tech startups by providing them with a highly inspiring work environment to develop their innovations faster.

  • Arctic Startup

    Arctic Startup

    Finland

    Startup Media of the Year

    Website

    Description

    ArcticStartup is helping to build communities with uncapped opportunities through media, events, PR and consulting since 2007.

  • STING Accelerate

    STING Accelerate

    Sweden

    Best Accelerator Program

    Website

    Description

    STING is a Sweden's accelerator program who enables talented people to turn their ideas into sustainable businesses.

  • Moaffak Ahmed

    Moaffak Ahmed

    Finland

    Best Business Angel

    LinkedIn

    Description

    Moaffak Ahmed is a serial entrepreneur and hands-on early stage investor with over 25 years of marketing and business development experience in Europe, North America and Asia.

  • Northzone

    Northzone

    Sweden

    Best Investment Company

    Website

    Description

    Northzone is a technology investment partnership, chosen by exceptional entrepreneurs as a long-term partner for growth.

  • Karolina Fund

    Karolina Fund

    Iceland

    Best Social Tech Startup

    Website

    Description

    Karolina Fund is a platform to share great ideas for creative projects. Each project shared has a funding goal and a specific time limit set by the creator. In return for pledges to projects, creators offer rewards.

  • 720°

    720°

    Finland

    Best IoT Startup

    Website

    Description

    720° is a solution utilising artificial intelligence on real-time environmental data from sensors across large buildings to continuously evaluate indoor environmental quality and its impacts on health & productivity of occupants, providing customers with intelligence for issue prevention and data-driven optimisation.

  • Clearhaus

    Clearhaus

    Denmark

    Best Exponential Startup

    Website

    Description

    Clearhaus is an EU payment institution and acquirer, authorised by the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority and is a principal member of Visa and MasterCard. Clearhaus provides payment solutions for online stores across Europe.

  • Catchbox

    Catchbox

    Finland

    Best Bootstrapped

    Website

    Description

    Catchbox's first product, is the world's first throwable microphone, a way to get audiences involved to asking questions and making comments.

  • Umut Alp

    Umut Alp

    Sweden

    CTO Hero of the Year

    Website

    Description

    Umut Alp is the CTO of Truecaller, a company that finds the right contact information, and identify the name behind a number, regardless of it being saved into their phone.

  • Universal Avenue

    Universal Avenue

    Sweden

    Best Newcomer

    Website

    Description

    Universal Avenue is a platform that the world’s top online brands use to grow at new markets worldwide. They scout for talented people worldwide that after an application and training process become brand ambassadors, connecting the brands they represent with venues such as hotels, restaurants, shops and experience.

  • Are Traasdahl

    Are Traasdahl

    Norway

    Founder of the Year

    LinkedIn

    Description

    Are Traasdahl is the founder of Tapad Inc., a marketing technology firm renowned for its breakthrough, unified, cross-device solutions. With 91.2% data accuracy confirmed by Nielsen, the company offers the largest in-market opportunity for marketers to address the ever-evolving reality of media consumption on smartphones, tablets, home computers and smart TVs.

  • Realm

    Realm

    Denmark

    Startup of the Year

    Website

    Description

    Realm is building a new, on-device database for Android (& iOS), that replaces SQLite or higher-level frameworks like Core Data, greenDAO, OrmLite, etc.

  • Medilync

    Medilync

    Iceland

    People's Choice

    Website

    Description

    Medilync is changing how diabetes is treated. Their product, Insulync, simplifies the physical burden of diabetes management by bringing all devices and supplies into one elegant device: store and use your preferred insulin pen and test strips, smart glucose reader built-in, lancet with the ability to replace as often as recommended, automatically saves your data, never manually to cloud storage.

2015 Grand Finale Winners

  • Falcon Social

    Falcon Social

    Startup of the Year

    Denmark

    www.falconsocial.com

    Description

    Falcon.io offers a unified SaaS platform
    for social media listening, engaging,
    publishing and managing customer data.
    Falcon.io enables clients to explore the
    full potential of digital marketing by
    managing multiple customer touchpoints
    from one platform.

  • Neil Murray

    Neil Murray

    Startup Journalist of the Year

    Denmark

  • Martina Elm

    Martina Elm

    Developer Hero

    Sweden

  • Kristo Ovaska

    Kristo Ovaska

    Founder of the Year

    Finland

2014 Grand Finale Winners

2012 Grand Finale Winners