I’m excited to announce that The Europas Awards for European Tech Startups is basically shaping up! The awards will probably be held on 27 June 2019, in London, UK on the entrance garden of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton, London — making a improbable and enjoyable, backyard celebration environment within the coronary heart of London’s tech startup scene.
TechCrunch is as soon as extra the unique media sponsor of the awards and convention, alongside new ‘tech, tradition & society’ occasion creator The Pathfounder.
Right here’s tips on how to enter and be thought-about for the awards.
You possibly can nominate a startup, accelerator or enterprise investor which you assume deserves to be acknowledged for his or her achievements within the final 12 months.
*** The deadline for nominations is 1 Could 2019. ***
For the 2019 awards, we’ve overhauled the classes to a set that we consider higher displays the vary of innovation, variety and ambition we see within the European startups being constructed and launched at the moment. There are actually 20 classes together with new additions to cowl AgTech / FoodTech, SpaceTech, GovTech and Mobility Tech.
Attendees, nominees and winners will get reductions to TechCrunch Disrupt in Berlin, later this yr.
The Europas “Variety Move”
We’d prefer to encourage extra variety in tech! That’s why, for the upcoming invitation-only “Pathfounder” occasion held on the afternoon earlier than The Europas Awards, we’ve reserved a tranche of free tickets to make sure that we embody extra ladies and other people of color who’re “pre-seed” or “seed stage” tech startup founders to hitch us. In case you are awomen founder or individual of color founder, apply right here for an opportunity to be thought-about for one of many restricted free variety passes to the occasion.
The Pathfounder occasion will function premium content material and invitees, designed be a ‘quick obtain’ into the London tech scene for European founders seeking to elevate cash or re-locate to London.
The Europas Awards
The Europas Awards outcomes are based mostly on voting by knowledgeable judges and the trade itself.
However key to it’s that there aren’t any “off-limits areas” at The Europas, so attendees can mingle simply with VIPs.
The entire record of classes is right here:
AgTech / FoodTech
Public, Civic and GovTech
MadTech (AdTech / MarTech)
Saas/Enterprise or B2B
Tech for Good
Hottest Blockchain Venture
Hottest Blockchain Investor
Hottest VC Fund
Hottest Seed Fund
Timeline of The Europas Awards deadlines:
* 6 March 2019 – Submissions open
* 1 Could 2019 – Submissions shut
* 10 Could 2019 – Public voting begins
* 18 June 2019 – Public voting ends
* 27 June 2019 – Awards Bash
We’re additionally shaking up the awards dinner itself. As an alternative of a sit-down gala dinner, we’ve taken in your suggestions for extra alternatives to community. Our awards ceremony this yr will probably be within the setting of a backyard garden celebration the place you’ll have the ability to meet and mingle extra simply with free-flowing drinks and a wide-selection of avenue meals (together with vegetarian/vegan). The ceremony itself will final roughly 75 minutes, with the remainder of the time devoted to networking. When you’d like to speak about sponsoring or exhibiting, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
As an alternative of hundreds and hundreds of individuals, consider a fantastic summer time occasion with essentially the most fascinating and helpful individuals within the trade, together with key buyers and main entrepreneurs.
The Europas Awards have been going for the final ten years and we’re the one unbiased and editorially pushed occasion to recognise the European tech startup scene. The winners have been featured in Reuters, Bloomberg, VentureBeat, Forbes, Tech.eu, The Memo, Good Firm, Cnet, many others and naturally, TechCrunch.
• No secret VIP rooms, which suggests you get to work together with the Audio system
• Key Founders and buyers attending
• Journalists from main tech titles, newspapers and enterprise broadcasters
Meet the primary set of our 20 judges:
Govt Chairman and Co-Founder
Founders Manufacturing unit
alerts Enterprise Capital
Innovation Professional + Advisor, Investor
Christian Hernandez Gallardo
Co-Founder and Enterprise Associate at White Star Capital