Spain- The 4YFN Awards will return to MWC19 once more, celebrating the most
innovative and visionary start-ups from around the world. Five finalists have
been shortlisted following an intensive selection process with applicants from
more than 200 companies. The selected finalists now have the opportunity to win
the prestigious ‘4YFN Start-up of the Year’ award, plus prizes worth €300,000
during an award ceremony taking place on 27 February at the Banc Sabadell Stage
during 4YFN at MWC19.
have created awards that go beyond momentary recognition. We not only look for
the most innovative or visionary start-up, we also seek to generate
opportunities for entrepreneurs to establish contacts with investors and put
their projects in front of a live audience and a group of experts who will
judge and give advice,” said Pere Duran, Event Series Director of 4YFN.
five finalists will present their business ideas on the main stage in front of
a panel of expert judges and an audience of more than 450 people. Each company
will have five minutes to pitch their idea before being questioned for two
minutes by the panel. Only one company will be crowned ‘4YFN Start-up of the
winning start-up will receive a number of benefits focused on helping it to
continue growing and developing, including:
prize value of €300,000, including:
4YFN Shanghai or 4YFN Los Angeles
the MediaTIC incubator for three months and three team members
support finding new clients and investors
in AWS re:Invent 2019
throughout 4YFN, all five finalists will have their own exhibition area within
#4YFN19, where they will be in direct contact with investors and
representatives of the global start-up ecosystem.
final five start-ups
five international start-ups that have been selected to participate in the
final phase of the 4YFN Awards 2019 are:
Carfit technology based on Artificial Intelligence and reads car vibrations to
support and facilitate maintenance.
NanoLock Security technology provides a low-cost security and management
solution to mitigate against malicious attacks ranging from ransomware to the
manipulation of stored codes and configuration information.
is an application that provides shared electric vehicles on demand. The company
owns different types of vehicles, including bicycles and motorcycles.
Factorial technology automates human resource tasks, reduces errors, obtains
global organization information and makes it visible through data analysis.
3DLOOK uses new technologies, deep learning and 3D vision and scanning to
transform the textile industry.