Nov 9, 2016 Venla Väkeväinen
DT50 is organized for the first time this year and it includes five different competition categories: Top B2B Start-up, Top B2C Start-up, Top B2B Scale-up, Top B2C Scale-up, and Tech-for-social-impact.
A jury of leading figures in tech, business and academia will shortlist the top 50 tech companies from all applications. The top 50 companies will be invited to Slush in Helsinki for the DT50 Awards ceremony, where winners of each category will be announced.
The organizing companies, Google, McKinsey and Rocket Internet, want to enable the prosperous growth of the European startup scene. Representatives from each of these organizations will also attend the event: Oliver Samwer, CEO at Rocket Internet, Karel Dörner, Senior Partner at McKinsey and Torsten Schuppe, Senior Director Marketing EMEA at Google.
“One of the really remarkable things about digital technology is that anyone with a great idea can use the power of the web to invent the future and launch the next big thing. But the journey for entrepreneurs is hard. We want to help even more European entrepreneurs grow & scale their ideas into exciting new businesses,” states Torsten Schuppe, Senior Director Marketing EMEA at Google.
|Distribusion Technologies GmbH|
|BuildSafe Sweden AB|
|Smart Launcher Srl|
|JUNIQE Legally: Kollwitz Internet GmbH|
|Seriously Digital Entertainment|
|Tagsonomy SL (Commercial Name: TOUCHVIE, Product Name: DIVE)|
|Badi App 2015 S.L|
|Forteil GmbH / product name: bonify|
|Hey Habito Ltd|
|Clark Germany GmbH|
Tech for Social Impact
|AID:Tech (TA Aid Technology Ltd)|
|Antidote Technologies Ltd.|
|Green City Solituions|
|Jourvie gemeinnützige UG (haftungsbeschränkt)|
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