Winners will be awarded with several prizes including tailored mentoring and coaching, credits with technological providers (up to almost $100,000 per team), a one-week bootcamp in Silicon Valley and visibility and promotion during 4 Years From Now -4YFN- at the Mobile World Congress and other leading entrepreneurial events in Europe.

In addition, winners will be receiving during the coming months an individual coaching and support package from the best European innovation experts, including executive managers of big corporations, to facilitate their introduction to European corporations. They will also be trained for introductory meetings with investors and receive business development coaching.

In the second week of February the 9 winners will travel for a unique immersion week to Silicon Valley. Winners will be able to get an insight into the Silicon Valley entrepreneurship ecosystem and get in contact with first class international investors, corporates and startups.

The finalists will be present at the 4YFN@MWC event celebrated in Barcelona from 22nd – 25th February. OpenAxel will organize an exclusive event on February 24th, with the presence of numerous relevant stakeholders from the European ecosystem (including leading investors, corporate managers, other entrepreneurs, EC representatives or ecosystem specialists.

The 9 winners that have been selected are:

89 Bits
89 BitsCarlos Molina
Second screen entertainment experiences enhancing TV Live events. 89 Bits offers sports fans to be coach or manager on their favourite live sports events.
MEET WINNER
UNIwise
UNIwiseSteffen Skovfoged
UNIwise is a consultant and software company focused on creating intelligent solutions for educational and academic organizations.
MEET WINNER
INOVAR
INOVARDavid Monks
OpenAxel was a very positive outcome for us, in particular with the reference to the Next Step Challenge, and I look forward to continuing to be involved with OpenAxel in future
MEET WINNER
My Twin Place
My Twin PlaceJean Noel Saunier
My Twin Place is a home exchange marketplace that connects people around the world who would like to swap their homes safely and save up to 70% on their travels.
MEET WINNER
NNergix
NNergix
MEET WINNER
 viomedo
viomedo
MEET WINNER
Ojoo
Ojoo
MEET WINNER
Brain+
Brain+
MEET WINNER
Remoteeye
Remoteeye
MEET WINNER
Stay App
Stay App
MEET WINNER
Momit
Momit
MEET WINNER
DiabetesLab
DiabetesLab
MEET WINNER
Xetal
Xetal
MEET WINNER