StartUp Europe Awards is promoted by the European Commission and supported by the President of the Committee of the Regions, several members of the European Parliament as Ambassador and it is implemented by Finnova Foundation in collaboration with StartUp Europe.
Risky Business, Romania Country Manager chose the best 9 startups in nine diferent categories. They don’t just invest and help build startups, they build entrepreneurs. Their program is a life-changing learning experience that challenges you to go beyond what you believed was possible. An entrepreneur isn’t somebody who just makes money, it is someone who wakes up every day and says.
In Agritech category, Apiary Book is going to be the representation for Romania. This startup allows recording on mobile phone of information on the number, health and maintenance of each bees family, treatments carried out, and other operations in the field of beekeeping. Using a friendly interface, a beekeeper can define several apiaries (hearths), can add work to be performed, harvests (honey, wax), colonies movements, veterinary controls and others.
uRADMonitor is the Climate winner. uRADMonitor means two things: IOT devices equipped with sensors for Environmental monitoring of cities, offices and homes, and a global network of such devices spread in more than 40 countries that generate uniform and comparable Environmental data so we can understand the big picture on pollution.
Simbound is going to participate in the Eurovision of StartUp in the Edtech category. Simbound is an online simulation game and a work of fiction, this startup encourages smart and responsible online communications.
In e-Health, Doclandia is going to represent Romania. Doclandia gives you access to doctors, anywhere and anytime through technology.
Energy Solaris is the Energy winner. This startup delivers the cosy, healthy living of tomorrow, today. Warm fresh air reduces build-up of airborne contaminants, such as carbon monoxide and germs, that can cause illness or worse. It also prevents high concentrations of carbon dioxide, and low levels of oxygen, which reduce alertness and harm productivity.
For Fintech category, Ebriza is the winner. This startup regardless of the profile and size of your business, Ebriza helps keep all aspects under control and safety. From stock sales and management to customer relationship management, you get real-time reporting and notifications wherever you are. And because we want to make sure you never lose anything, everything is saved in the cloud, and you can access this information from anywhere.
Brainy Ant is the Romanian representation for IoT category. Brainy Ant allows users to “rent” robots virtually, by controlling them via the code they write.
Smart Cities category winner is VTree. This startup is a solar charging device which is connected to the internet and can recharge cell phones, gadgets and electric vehicles.
SOWAT is the Water´s category representation. SOWAT is the only technology that allows obtaining potable, clean water (no viruses or bacteria) without genetic material of bacteria (problem occurring in the case of UV treatments), at the same time preserving the minerals (which does not occur with the reverse osmosis treatment, which withholds all the minerals and produces distilled water).