The Europas Awards — which have been recognising the hottest European tech startups in since 2009 — were open for the public voting stage, prior to the formal evaluate process.
The introductions have been sorted and sifted by reporters to compile an editorially-driven’ long list’ of some of Europe’s most exciting startups and investors.
Voting is now live, so satisfy go and vote!
The public poll will close at midnight( UK time) on MAY 20 11.59 PM( London Time ).
The all-star panel of guess will be deliberating on the directory and public polls will help to inform the judges’ decision-making process. So get your followers voting and sharing!
The wins will be announced at the online awards ceremony on the evening of 25 June 2020, from London, UK.
The Europas Awards 2019 is was supported by 😛 TAGEND
If you are interested in sponsoring The Europas or participating in the workshops as a partner? Get in touch with Claire Dobson // claire @thepathfounder. com. Interested in speaking on the workshops? Contact Dianne See Morrisson // dianne @thepathfounder. com
THE EUROPAS CATEGORY WORKSHOP
Of key interest to startups will be the opportunity to attend over 20 live workshops built around the accolades lists, to which investors will be invited. That’s 20+ hours of programme. Shortlisted companionships will be able to pitch live on the pulpit, with slithers. In addition, the “Pathfounder Sessions” will volunteer exclusive shops with specially invited guests, aimed at European startups conjuring money at this time.
Attendees will even be able to network virtually and easily exchange contact details, just as you would at a real-world event.
Virtual attendees will be limited to only 500 parties, and will include only Investors, Founders and Senior Executives of mid to late-stage corporations as well as some of the newest corporations on the scene.
The Europas is always attended by writers from major tech names, newspapers and business broadcasters, and will still be.
See below or now for the workshops 😛 TAGEND
Tue May 26 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: AgTech+ FoodTech Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch (All broadcasts start 2 mins before the session time)
Wed May 27 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: ClimateTech, GreenTech and Sustainability Tech Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Thu May 28 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: CyberTech Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch Panelist: Emily Orton, Chief Marketing Officer and Co-Founder, Darktrace
Fri May 29 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: EdTech Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Mon Jun 01 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: FinTech Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Tue Jun 02 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: HealthTech Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Wed Jun 03 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: Mobility Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Thu Jun 04 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: PropTech Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Fri Jun 05 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: GovTech, CivTech, RegTech Deep Dive+ Pitch
Mon Jun 08 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: Retail and eCommerce Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Tue Jun 09 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: SaaS and B2B Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Wed Jun 10 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: Social Innovation Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Thu Jun 11 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: SpaceTech Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Fri Jun 12 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: AI Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Mon Jun 15 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: Blockchain Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
Tue Jun 16 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas 2020: Quantum Sector Deep Dive+ Pitch
THE PATHFOUNDER WORKSHOP
The Pathfounder Workshops Prior to the apportions this is gonna be special, premium content happens The Pathfounder, designed has become a” fast download” into the European tech scene for benefactors looking to raise money or enhance their business.
Wed Jun 17 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas Pathfounder Workshop: Comms for Startups- What we talk about when we were discussing PR
Thu Jun 18 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas Pathfounder Workshop: Negotiating with VCs
Fri Jun 19 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas Pathfounder Workshop: Meet the Press
Mon Jun 22 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas Pathfounder Workshop: Crossing the Chasm: Uttering the Leap to Series B and Beyond
Tue Jun 23 2:00 PM- 2:40 PM GMT + 1( 40 Min) The Europas Pathfounder Workshop: How We Scaled: 3 Former Europas Winners Share Their Journey to the Top
Thu Jun 25 6:30 PM- 8: 00 PM GMT + 1 The Europas Tech Startup Awards 2020
The Awards themselves will be announced live on 25 th June at an online occurrence which will peculiarity special guests, and live entertainment.
After a decade of identifying the most innovative tech startups in Europe including Spotify, Transferwise, Soundcloud, and Babylon Health, The Europas has shown itself capable of finding Europe’s hottest startups. The Europas Awards is the only independent and editorially-driven event to recognise the European tech startup scene. The champions have been featured in Reuters, Bloomberg, VentureBeat, Forbes, Tech.eu, The Memo, Smart Company, CNET, many others — and of course, TechCrunch.
Timeline of The Europas Awards 😛 TAGEND
24 April___________Final deadline to submit applications 27 April___________All startups notified of longlist 05 May_____________Public voting begins 17 May_____________Public voting aims 25 May_____________Shortlist announced 26 May- 16 June___Awards Category Deep Dives+ Pitches 17- 23 June________Pathfounder Workshops 25 June____________Winners announced/ Virtual Awards
The Europas “Diversity Pass “ The awardings have set aside a block of free tickets to ensure that pre-seed female and BAME founders are represented at The Europas. This limited tranche of free tickets ensures that it include more women and people of colour who are specifically “pre-seed” or” seed-stage” tech startup founders. If you are a females/ BAME founder, apply here for a chance to be considered for one of the limitations of free diversity surpass to the event.
Lastly, remember: stay home, keep safe!
Meet the speakers and justices :
Anne Boden CEO Starling Bank Anne Boden is benefactor and CEO of Starling Bank, a fast-growing U.K. digital bank targeting millions of users who live their lives on their phones. After a distinguished career in senior leadership at some of the world’s best-known business blue-chips, she set out to build her own mobile bank from scratch in 2014. Today, Starling has opened more than one million current accounts for individuals and small businesses and parent hundreds of millions of pounds in endorsement. Anne was awarded an MBE for services to fiscal engineering in 2018.
Bernhard Niesner CEO and c-founder busuu Bernhard co-founded busuu in 2008 following an MBA project and has all along been preceded the company to become the world’s largest parish for communication learning, with more than 90 million users across the globe. Before starting busuu, Bernhard worked as the expert consultants at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. He graduated summa cum laude in International Business from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and holds an MBA with commendations from IE Business School. Bernhard is an active mentor and business angel in the startup community and an advisor to the Austrian Government on education liaisons. Bernhard recently received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 UK Awards in the Disruptor category.
Chris Morton CEO and benefactor Lyst Chris is the founder and CEO of Lyst, the world’s biggest way scour programme used by 104 million shoppers each year. Including over 6 million products from labels including Burberry, Fendi, Gucci, Prada and Saint Laurent, Lyst offers customers amenity and unparalleled alternative in one home. Launched in London in 2010, Lyst’s investors include LVMH, 14 W, Balderton and Accel Spouse. Prior to founding Lyst, Chris was an investor at Benchmark Capital and Balderton Capital in London, focusing on the early-stage consumer internet space. He harbours an MA in physic and doctrine from Cambridge University.
Claire Novorol Co-Founder& Chief Medical Officer Ada Health Dr. Claire Novorol is Chief Medical Officer and co-founder of Ada Health. Prior to founding Ada, Claire succeeded as a Paediatrician within the NHS before specialising in Clinical Genetics. She has stages in Pathology and Medicine as well as a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Cambridge. Claire is also the founder of Doctorpreneurs, a world community for healthcare professionals interested in innovation and entrepreneurship. She is a member of the Advisory Team Steering Group for the AHSN Network Community for Neural networks, an Entrepreneurship Expert with the Entrepreneurship Centre at Said Business School, University of Oxford and a member of the UK Digital Health Council. In 2018, Claire was featured on Business Insider’s Tech 100: The 100 coolest people in UK tech and Forbes’ Europe’s Top 50 Women in Tech, and she is a regular donor to Forbes, writing on healthtech.
Clare Jones Chief Commercial Officer what3words Clare is the manager commercial-grade officer of what3words; prior to this, her background was in the development and swelling of social the businesses and in impact investment. Clare was featured in the 2019 Forbes 30 under 30 directory for engineering and is involved with London fellowships undertaking social/ environmental challenges. Clare also voluntaries with the Streetlink project, doing state outreach work with vulnerable women in South London.
Emily Orton Co-founder& Chief Marketing Officer Darktrace Emily is responsible for global marketing and communications, a capacity she has deemed since Darktrace’s foundation in 2013. She is also a commentator on cyber security issues and has appeared in guiding media stores including BBC News, Sky News and Channel 4. Emily has ten years’ experience in engineering sell. She has an MA in Modern Languages from the University of Cambridge.
Holly Jacobus Investment Partner Joyance Partners, New York Holly Jacobus is an Investment Partner with Joyance Collaborator, investing in fellowships with the capacity to deliver Delightful Moments in US and EU. Her focus is new foods, consumer packed goods, sex wellness, femtech, farmtech and earth-positive manufacturing techniques. Holly expended her occupation germinating startups through early stage sales and PR, most recently as the Chief Revenue Officer at Citia, a NYC located global content creation, storage and rationing programme servicing Fortune 500 firebrands including GE( world ), Mastercard( US ), Viacom( world-wide ), and P& G( world-wide ). Holly was raised on a farm in California where she became the first graduate of Stanford University’s online high school( EPGY OHS) and an Academic All American Volleyball Player. She later studied bioengineering at UC Berkeley and French at Georgetown University where she frisked D1 Volleyball. When Holly isn’t investing or helping business proportion, you can find her backpacking the Sierra Nevadas or skiing the Tetons with her dog Smoky. Recent investments include: Unbound, WholyMe, TeaCrush, Finless Foods, Loli, MushLab, Weller,& Sigrid Therapeutics.
Husayn Kassai CEO and co-founder Onfido Husayn Kassai is the Onfido CEO and co-founder. Onfido cures businesses digitally onboard useds by verifying any government ID and likening it with the person’s facial biometrics. Founded in 2012, Onfido has grown to a team of 300 across SF, NYC and London; received during $ 100 million in funding from Salesforce, Microsoft and others; and is in contact with over 1,500 fintech, banking and mart buyers globally. Husayn is a WEF Tech Pioneer; a Forbes Contributor; and Forbes’ “3 0 Under 30 ”. He has a BA in economics and management from Keble College, Oxford.
Julia Bosch Founder and CEO Outfittery Originally from beautiful Bodensee, Julia studied business studies in Munich, Madrid and New York. Before starting Outfittery with Anna she extended the internationalization of Zalando in Europe.
Julia Hawkins Partner LocalGlobe Julia Hawkins is a Partner at LocalGlobe. Previously, Julia toiled at Goldman Sachs, Last.fm, BBC Worldwide and most recently Universal Music where she set up their Corporate Venture arm and guided investments in ROLI and Sofar Hubbub amongst other. Julia enjoys working with mission driven founders and has a keen interest in consumer, amusement, media and health tech from wellness to genomics. She contains a 1st from LSE, is a Kauffman Fellow and Board Trustee of Shwachman Diamond Syndrome UK, a benevolence dedicated to finding a panacea for SDS, a rare genetic disease.
Kieran O’Neill CEO and co-founder Thread Thread builds it easy for guys to dress well. They combine professional stylists with strong AI to recommend the perfect drapes for each individual. Thread is used by more than 1 million boys in the U.K ., and have given rise to $ 35 million from top investors, including Balderton Capital, the founders of DeepMind and the billionaire onetime owned of Warner Music. Prior to Thread, Kieran founded one of the first video sharing websites at age 15 and sold it for $1.25 million at senility 19. He was then CEO and co-founder of Playfire, the largest social network for gamers, which he stretched to 1.5 million patrons before being acquired in 2012. He’s a member of the Forbes, Drapers and Financial Times 30 Under 30 lists.
Leanne Kemp Founder& CEO Everledger Leanne Kemp is the Founder& CEO of Everledger, a passing emerging technology endeavour that tracks the provenance of high-value resources on a world digital ledger in an authenticated immutable nature. Using her lengthy background in emerging engineering, business, jewellery and assurance, Leanne is pushing borderlines with Everledger in house a global verification system that declares transparency along the entire quantity chain process. This enables the tracking and protection of high-value assets, consequently mitigating peril and impostor in global marketplaces. Her leadership role in technology has been recognised, winning apportions including Innovator of the Year 2018 at the Women in IT Awards( London) as well as being mentioned in UK Business Insider’s 26 Coolest Women in UK Tech 2016 and Brummell Magazine’s Top 30 Female Innovators 2016 in Brummell Magazine. She has also been called an IBM Champion for 2018. Leanne is an appointed member of the World Economic Forum’s Blockchain Council and a Co-Chair for the World Trade Board’s Sustainable Trade Action Group. She is also on the IBM Blockchain Platform Board of Advisors.
Lina Wenner Principal Firstminute Capital Lina assembled firstminute from the Boston Consulting Group, where she worked alongside global corporates across Consumer, Energy and Heavy Industrials, cautioning on digital approach, restructuring and M& A as a member of the corporate commerce team. She gained an MPhil in Management from the University of Cambridge and a Bachelor’s position in Psychology, Economics and Statistics from the University College Utrecht, the Netherlands, where she graduated with Summa Cum Laude. At firstminute, Lina leads on sourcing for the Nordic and German-speaking regions and has a strong interest in digital health, robotics, direct-to-consumer symbols and femtech. She sits as members of the board eyewitnes of Evolution AI.
Luca Bocchio Principal Accel Luca Bocchio joined Accel in 2018 and focuses on consumer internet, fintech and software industries. Luca headed Accel’s investment in Luko, Bryter and Brumbrum. Luca likewise cured resulted Accel’s speculation and ongoing work in Sennder. Prior to Accel, Luca was with H1 4, where he to be used in world-wide early and growth-stage openings, such as Deliveroo, GetYourGuide, Flixbus, SumUp and SecretEscapes. Luca previously cautioned technology, industrial and shopper fellowships on programme with Bain& Co. in Europe and Asia. Luca is from Italy and moved away from LIUC University.
Nate Lanxon( Speaker) Editor and Tech Correspondent Bloomberg Nate is an journalist and tech correspondent for Bloomberg, based in London. For over a decade, he has particularly focused on the consumer technology sector, and the trends shaping the world industry. Previous to this, he was senior editor at Bloomberg Media and was head of digital editorial for Bloomberg.com in Europe, the Middle eastern countries and Africa. Nate has viewed numerous characters across the most respected designations in tech, including periods as journalist of WIRED.co.uk, editor-in-chief of Ars Technica UK and senior editor at CBS-owned CNET. Nate propelled his professional career as a reporter by founding a small tech and gaming website announced Tech’s Message, which was currently the figure of his weekly engineering podcast hosted at natelanxon.com
Tania Boler CEO and benefactor Elvie Tania is an internationally recognized women’s health expert and has hampered leadership situations for many global NGOs and the United Society. Passionate about challenging inhibition women’s publications, Tania founded Elvie in 2013, partnering with Alexander Asseily to create a world hub of connected state and life-style makes for women.
Raph Crouan Venture Partner C4 Ventures Raph Crouan is a Venture Partner at C4 Ventures. He’s a Senior Adviser, Investor (> 30 business/ succeeding a portfolio of 25 active corporations& 1 exit on angel speculation)& International Keynote Speaker( Europas, Pioneers, BDLA, DFF, ArabNet, Unbound, Latitude5 9, Slush, TechChill, ImpactCEE, LIS, SouthSummit, etc …) with a background in Sales, Marketing& Strategic Biz Dev (> 10 y@ Apple, Telco etc ). He previously founded, fundraised& coped the Startupbootcamp IoT Program until 2018 for which they screened> 1500 very early stages business& invested in~ 10 every year. Contributor to Forbes, he recently wrote about its shutdown in early 2019 now. He’s also the President& Founding member for the FrenchTech organisation in the UK, a Founding Management Board Member at the AIOTI( Alliance for IoT Innovation) at the Commission of the european communities& a Founding Board Member of the French IoT Think Tank.
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