Spain, February 6, 2018–
The 4YFN Awards 2018, the
mobile startup competition that will be held at 4YFN Barcelona, are searching
for the most disruptive project during this year’s edition and have already
selected 10 startup finalists from over 300 participants, spanning over 75 cities in 25 countries worldwide.
the 4YFN Awards in Barcelona is different to previous years: two semi-finals
will be held on Tuesday 27 – one at 11:00 and one at 16:00 –
each with five startups competing for a place in the final, which will take
place on Wednesday 28. Esteban Redolfi,Programme Director of 4YFN,
declared: “We have created awards
that go beyond momentary recognition. Not only do we search for the most
innovative startup, we also seek to generate opportunities for entrepreneurs to
establish contacts with investors and put their projects through their paces in
front of a live audience.”
with an exhibition space at 4YFN Barcelona 2019; 12 months’ free access to the
Spaces Business clubs around the globe; an exclusive invitation to pitch at
EBAN’s “scaleup of the month” webinar; an invitation to enter the SendGrid
Accelerator programme; and a stay at Startup Embassy, an entrepreneurial
residence in Palo Alto, at the heart of Silicon Valley in the USA, to support
them as they grow. Additionally, over the three days of the 4YFN Barcelona
event, the 10 finalists will have their own exhibition area, in the Awards
Finalists Lounge, where they will come into direct contact with investors and
representatives of large corporations.
2018: the 10 finalists
have been selected to take part in the semi-finals competition are:
service that manages the collection of customers’ belongings and uses a mobile
app to allow them to be tracked by the user.
portfolios from mobile devices.
women, giving them greater, personalised control over their health and allowing
them to track their wellbeing.
field of scalable photonic computing.
multiple financial services, such as bank accounts, credit cards, investments
and cryptocurrencies, using a single device
car sharing solutions for businesses.
unstructured healthcare data from medical files and stores it on AI-based
databases for medical centres.
blockchain platforms NXT and ARDOR.
platform that uses unique deep learning and cognitive computing technology to
provide security solutions for smart cities, businesses, infrastructures and
allows companies to create and share collective intelligence among large,