The International Startup of the Year Competitors

September 12, 2016

1:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend!

The international startup landscape is a burgeoning ecosystem of diverse and unique ideas emerging in countries all over the world. Whether it’s FinTech software that can help third-world nations develop infrastructure or biomedical products solving the global food waste problem, you’ll be able to see them showcase their startups at Innovate! and Celebrate 2016.

The Startup of the Year competition will kick off September 21-22 and the startups from Rwanda, England, Chile and Canada will no doubt be exciting to watch pitch for prizes.

Who are these international startups looking to make an impression? Check them out below and click on their websites to learn even more!

Everflux Technologies from Toronto, Canada

Everflux Technologies is designing and building the first small, mass-producible and fully automated anaerobic digester called the Flux Omnivore, that can turn food waste into renewable energy and fertilizer – at the source of the waste, rather than at a central processing facility.

Lobster from London, England

Lobster is a marketplace for social content where creatives can license digital content from real people on social media. Lobster’s marketplace connects contributors on Instagram, Facebook, Flickr, Google and YouTube with media people to find and license their photos and videos for incredibly low prices.

Vuga Pay from Kigali, Rwanda

With 75 percent of Africa using mobile money accounts, this cross-network mobile money platform allows you to send and receive mobile payments. Pay your bills, shop online and pay through websites, donate to your charity, and more, in over eight countries as well as take payments.

Wolo from Santiago, Chile

Wolo is a community that connects people via bucket lists, leverages group buying power, and inspires members to make the most of their life.

Register Now to Attend Innovate! and Celebrate 2016

Come join us at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. The event will take place September 20 – September 22, and is held in partnership with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA).

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Conor is a writer, comedian and world-renowned sweetheart. As the Senior Writer at Tech.Co, he’s written about everything from Kickstarter campaigns and budding startups to tech titans and innovative technologies. His background in stand-up comedy made him the perfect person to host Startup Night at SXSW and the Funding Q&A at Innovate! and Celebrate, posing questions to notable tech minds from around the world. In his spare time, he thinks about how to properly pronounce the word "colloquially." Conor is the Senior Writer at Tech.Co. You can email him at [email protected].

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