A high growth potential startup not older than 5 (five) years of age founded in the country from where they are participating.
A tech startup that is up to two years old that has shown the greatest development over the last year based on growth, innovation, and impact with their product/service.
Founder of the Year
Founder of a high growth potential startup that has shown notable achievements over the last year in terms of great customer growth and/or sales, funds raised, uniqueness and/or impact of the product/service and leadership.
Investor of the Year
An individual or company that has displayed the best investment acumen over the last year. This could be through an exit, early investment of a notable startup, or realization of an earlier investment.
Best Accelerator/Incubator Program
A fixed-term, cohort-based, mentorship-driven program that helps and empowers entrepreneurs to foster the growth of their innovative companies by providing tools, resources, connections, knowledge and expertise.
Best Co-working Space
A co-working space that deserves the recognition for its services, support, and resources to fast-growth tech start-ups, and for creating a culture and environment that fosters innovation.
Ecosystem Hero of the Year
An individual known by passion for entrepreneurship and ability as well as willingness to help startups and entrepreneurship grow. Key words: Passion, pay-it-forward, ability and willingness to use experience and/or ability to help.
Best Virtual Teamwork Solution
A startup that has shown the greatest development over the last year based on growth, innovation and impact with a product or service that solves connectivity between people, companies or teams in a smart, engaging way, with the potential to shape the future of connectivity, especially in times of crisis and social isolation.
An Individual or company that got the most accumulated votes through out the national and regional round.