4YFN: Ten finalists at pitch competition

By Tarmo Virki | 4YFN pitching | February 25, 2018

You can read deeper reviews of all finalists in the one-pager section of new CoFounder Magazine.

The 4YFN Awards 2018, the mobile startup competition that will be held at 4YFN Barcelona Feb 27 and Feb 28, selected 10 startup finalists from over 300 participants, spanning over 75 cities in 25 countries worldwide.

“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,” Esteban Redolfi, Programme Director of 4YFN, said in a statement.

4YFN will reward the winning startup 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.

4YFN Awards 2018: the 10 finalists

Boxmotions (Spain): a smart self-storage and warehouse service that manages the collection of customers’ belongings and uses a mobile app to allow them to be tracked by the user.

Brokoli (Spain): a platform for managing insurance portfolios from mobile devices.

BWOM (Spain): an e-health app created to empower women, giving them greater, personalised control over their health and allowing them to track their wellbeing.

Cognifiber (Israel): a world-leading company in the field of scalable photonic computing.

Combine (United Kingdom): a mobile app that connects multiple financial services, such as bank accounts, credit cards, investments and cryptocurrencies, using a single device

Eccocar(Spain): a company that provides tailor-made car sharing solutions for businesses.

IOMED (Spain): this company extracts and analyses unstructured healthcare data from medical files and stores it on AI-based databases for medical centres.

Jerulida (Netherlands): the company that develops blockchain platforms NXT and ARDOR.

Viisights (Israel): an intelligent video-analytics platform that uses unique deep learning and cognitive computing technology to provide security solutions for smart cities, businesses, infrastructures and public spaces.

Zapiens (Spain): a knowledge management system that allows companies to create and share collective intelligence among large, geographically-dispersed teams.

Cover photo by Anthony Mapp via Unsplash