Meet the primary judges for the Europas Awards (June 27th) and enter your startup!

April 26, 2019 By Lisa

Meet the primary judges for the Europas Awards (June 27th) and enter your startup!

I’m happy to announce that the Europas Awards for European Know-how Startups are actually preparing! The awards ceremony will happen on 27 June 2019 in London, UK, on ​​the garden of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, London, making a enjoyable and implausible celebration and backyard ambiance within the coronary heart of London's younger start-up.

TechCrunch is as soon as once more the unique media sponsor of the convention and awards, alongside the brand new creator of "expertise, tradition and society" occasions, The Pathfounder.

Right here's find out how to take part and be thought-about for prizes.

You may identify a start-up investor, accelerator or enterprise capital investor who you imagine deserves to be acknowledged for achievements up to now 12 months.

*** Deadline for nominations is Might 1, 2019 ***

For the 2019 Awards, we now have redeveloped the classes to make them a bundle that, in our view, higher displays the vary of innovation, variety and ambition we see in European startups constructed and launched as we speak. There are actually 20 classes, together with new additions to cowl AgTech / FoodTech, SpaceTech, GovTech and Mobility Tech.

Members, nominees and winners will obtain reductions for TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin later this yr.

The Europas "Range Cross"

We want to encourage extra variety in expertise! That’s the reason, for the Pathfounder occasion to be held the afternoon earlier than the Europas Awards, we now have reserved a slice of free tickets to incorporate extra girls and folks of colour "in pre-selection" or "pre-selection". Founders' of the technological start-up. In case you are a foundress or founding particular person of colour, apply right here to have an opportunity of being thought-about for one of many few advantages of free variety on the occasion.

The PathFinder occasion will characteristic premium content material and company, designed as a "fast obtain" on the London expertise scene for European founders searching for to boost funds or relocate to London.

The Europas Awards

The outcomes of the Europas Awards are primarily based on the vote of skilled judges and the business itself.

However it’s important that there aren’t any "no-go zones" at Europas, in order that contributors can simply mingle with VIPs.

The complete checklist of classes is right here:

AgTech / FoodTech
Public, Civic and GovTech
MadTech (AdTech / MarTech)
Mobility Tech
Saas / Enterprise or B2B
Tech for Good
The most popular blockchain undertaking
Greatest investor Blockchain
Hottest enterprise capital fund
Hottest start-up fund
Grand Prix

Calendar of Europas worth deadlines:
* March 6, 2019 – Opening of tenders
* Might 1, 2019 – Closed bids
* Might 10, 2019 – Starting of the general public vote
* June 18, 2019 – The general public vote is over
* June 27, 2019 – Bash Award

Unbelievable networking

We additionally set up the awards dinner. As an alternative of a gala dinner, we collected suggestions to extend networking alternatives. Our award ceremony this yr will happen as a part of an out of doors celebration, the place you’ll be able to meet and mingle extra simply, with limitless drinks and a big selection of road meals (together with vegetarian / vegans). The ceremony itself will take about 75 minutes, the remainder of the time being dedicated to networking. If you want to speak about sponsorship or exhibition, please contact

As an alternative of hundreds and hundreds of individuals, consider an excellent summer season occasion bringing collectively essentially the most fascinating and useful individuals within the business, together with key buyers and main entrepreneurs.

The Europas Awards have been acknowledged for the final 10 years and we’re the one impartial and publisher-run occasion to acknowledge the European startup scene. The winners had been featured in Reuters, Bloomberg, VentureBeat, Forbes,, The Memo, Good Firm, CNET, and plenty of extra – and naturally, TechCrunch.

• No secret VIP room, which implies you’ll be able to work together with stakeholders

• Founders and key buyers current

• Journalists of technical titles, newspapers and broadcasters

Meet the primary group of our 20 judges:

Brent Hoberman
Govt Chairman and Co-Founder
Founders' manufacturing unit

Reshma Sohoni
Co-Founder and Managing Associate

Martin Mignot
Index Ventures

Videesha Böckle
Founding accomplice
experiences enterprise capital

Bindi Karia
Innovation Skilled + Advisor, Investor
Bindi Ventures

Christian Hernandez Gallardo
Co-Founder and Enterprise Associate at White Star Capital

Kaidi Ruusalepp
CEO and founder

Jason Ball
Director Normal, Europe
Qualcomm Ventures


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