Startup of the Year

Who should be named Startup of the Year from the International [Europe] region? You can share your opinion by voting for your favorite startup in our Reader’s Choice Poll below. Reader’s Choice Poll voting will help guide the selection of the top 100 startup semifinalists who will compete for cash, prizes and more, at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Francisco on October 9th – 11th, 2017. The deadline to vote is July 12th.

There’s a “Click to Vote” link next to each startup below, vote for the startup you like the best located in the International [Europe] region:

ACTIJOY (Pilsen, CZ) [Click to Vote]
Actijoy tracks a wide range of abnormal behavior to give real-time data tracking on a dog’s health to owners and vets.

Anyware Solutions (Copenhagen, DK) [Click to Vote]
Anyware provides a unique Customer Engagement Platform for B2B2C partners based on Data Analytics collected by the unprecedented and patent-pending Anyware Smart Adaptor.

Baqend (Hamburg, DE) [Click to Vote]
Baqend makes the internet faster with its developer-friendly cloud service for instantly loading websites based on a novel caching algorithm.

Chuba (Kepno, PL) [Click to Vote]
Technovator, created by Chuba, is an electronic product development company that brings brave innovative ideas in the fields of IT and telecommunications to commercial life.

Crowdholding (Prague, CZ) [Click to Vote]
Crowdholding connects the crowd with entrepreneurs, allowing users to give feedback and ideas in return for future revenue. (Mainz, DE) [Click to Vote] is internet traffic optimization. They intelligently reroute dynamic traffic to improve performance and maximize availability.

Deekit (Tallinn, EE) [Click to Vote]
Deekit is an online whiteboard which is changing the way remote teams collaborate. They are empowering emerging markets too because Deekit works on any internet connection!

Discovered (Rotterdam, NL) [Click to Vote]
Discovered empowers global artisans through business. On Discovered marketplace, global artisans open their own stores for free and sell their handmade goods directly to people worldwide.

Eventerprise (Zurich, SZ) [Click to Vote]
Eventerprise is an early-stage multi-sided SaaS platform that connects transparently reviewed event-related businesses with clients who want to organize an event.

EXCHIMP (Graz, AT) [Click to Vote]
EXCHIMP develops and produces all-in-one virtual reality systems.

Fotokite (Zurich, SZ) [Click to Vote]
Fotokite’s mission is to make aerial sensing simple and safe. They solve the reasons that drones aren’t flying for hours at a time, in cities and with guaranteed accountability.

Green City Solutions (Berlin, DE) [Click to Vote]
Green City Solutions is a Berlin-based biotech and Internet of Things (IoT) startup leading the way in the business of natural air pollution reduction.

Have it Back (Frankfurt, DE) [Click to Vote]
First meta-search engine and overall solution for everything lost and found. Solving old problems with modern tech for individuals and businesses.

InsightMedi (Madrid, ES) [Click to Vote]
InsightMedi is a global platform in which healthcare professionals interact around real clinical cases based on medical images and videos.

JNB Music (Dublin, IE) [Click to Vote]
JNB Music allows anyone to interact with music in public spaces. Choose music like a jukebox, but via a smartphone, for free.

Look live media (Brussels, BE) [Click to Vote]
Look is a mobile app that lets anyone ask other users to shoot 20 sec. live streams, based on their location.

Medyaca (Istanbul, TR) [Click to Vote]
Mailcell is an application where there is no need to e-mail addresses anymore! Send e-mails directly to the phone numbers without typing an e-mail address.

Mikme (Vienna, AT) [Click to Vote]
Mikme is a wireless microphone and audio recorder for content creators to capture, edit and share studio-quality sound on the fly.

NATUFIA (Tallinn, EE) [Click to Vote]
The NATUFIA Kitchen Garden grows produce from seeds without using soil. Seeds germinate and grow inside a biodegradable capsule which is placed in a nursery tray and then later transferred into the vertical garden.

PapayaPods (Lausanne, SZ) [Click to Vote]
SaaS product which digitizes all rental housing processes for landlords, including those shared with tenants, in one centralized online platform.

PaperHive (Berlin, DE) [Click to Vote]
The coworking hub for researchers. Simplifying research communication and transforming reading into a process of collaboration. (Helsinki, FI) [Click to Vote] is a unified positioning platform that combines all indoor and outdoor positioning technologies together under one SDK and API.

Sinara Labs (Istanbul, TR) [Click to Vote]
Sinara Labs is a cybersecurity company.

Tapdo technologies GmbH (Münster, DE) [Click to Vote]
Tapdo is an ingenious button with a fingerprint sensor. Dozens of functions can be assigned simultaneously to one button.

The Experience Accelerator (Vevey, SZ) [Click to Vote]
The Experience Accelerator is a technology-based learning platform that uses personalized avatars to help us learn leadership behaviors faster. (Budapest, HU) [Click to Vote]
TheHeartBit’s patent-pending technology indicates the health level of user’s heart muscle by real time monitoring, recording and analyzing ECG signals.

VR App Store (Amsterdam, NL) [Click to Vote]
VR App Store, aiming to be the world’s most advanced and independent virtual reality app store. Empowering developers and studios to distribute their virtual reality and augmented reality applications globally, targeting both consumers and businesses.

Thank you to our Startup of the Year sponsors and partners.

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We invite you to join us at Innovate! and Celebrate the 3-day global conference in San Francisco on October 9th-11th. Aside from our 5th annual Startup of the Year Competition, this conference is a must attend event to meet thought-leaders, mentors, investors, and media. Watch the video below, we hope to see you there.