Announcing the TOP 40 of sTARTUp Pitching 2022!

We are excited to publish the list of TOP 40 startups of sTARTUp Pitching. This year, we had an astounding number of applications – 380 applicants from 47 countries! Let's get into the nitty-gritty of this year's applications.

“We have never had this many applications to be a part of the sTARTUp Pitching competition,” said Hanna Liis Remmelg, the head of sTARTUp Pitching. “This year's sTARTUp Pitching is going to be something special that you have to experience first-hand.” The jury has now finished handpicking the TOP 40 after careful evaluation of the startups.

The top teams will be competing for a prize pool bigger than ever! EstBAN is putting together an angel syndicate to invest up to €200k in the most investable startup team from sTARTUp Day 2022 deal flow, and .Cocoon Ventures is leading a syndicate to invest up to €100k in one team. This investment includes the price of the founder(s) ticket to join the .Cocoon Program for a year (1:1 mentoring, events, and team assessment) to support startups during rapid growth, investment round, and facing different challenges.

Additionally, our partner Swedbank will give €10k equity-free cash to one of the teams to fund their growth. Greenergy Data Centers will provide €20k data center services, which means a 4kW rack for free for 18 months with the option to use day offices at the GDC data center near Tallinn. Cloudvisor has put out 3x $5000 Amazon Web Services Credits to help startups grow, scale, and optimize costs on AWS. Sorainen offers 60 hours of legal advice worth €7500, and Tera Ventures will offer their team's mentoring package, with the package being extended to their international advisory committee members. Tele2 is giving away €3000 equity-free cash and mentoring from Head of Tele2 Estonia Chris Robbins. Tartu Science Park has put out a three-month hot desk membership for three people in their S2B Work Space in the Delta Business Building.

Now, the TOP 40 startups that will go head-to-head on stage (in alphabetical order)!

  • Acorai is developing a medical tool for non-invasive heart failure monitoring to improve the standard of care for heart failure patients.

  • Activate Health is re-inventing metabolic health with evidence-based digital therapies that scale like software.

  • Äio Tech designs microbes for sustainable food production.

  • Better Medicine is developing medical imaging AI and software tools to help radiologists fight cancer.

  • Bidrento is a rental property management software that offers professional landlords and property management companies the tools they need to manage every aspect of their property.

  • Blogtec  is an easy-to-use online platform that gives companies fast access to high-quality SEO & content services without requiring a big budget.

  • Bloomcoding aims to build the No.1 online coding school engaging children through VR and AR game development in Europe.

  • Commu is a mobile app where you can give and ask for help in your nearby area.

  • Complok is making AML digital learning easy and accessible for financial institutions by providing interactive training.

  • Co-one is an AI & crowdsource-based data platform providing fast & accurate data annotations service to help AI teams.

  • CopyMonkey helps Amazon Merchants create content (bullet-points, description, title, etc.) or optimize their existing content with AI.

  • Coursy makes employee development more effective with an LMS powered by Learning Design.

  • Creatomus generates technological solutions for modular producers.

  • eID Easy allows you to collect strong electronic signatures on your app or website.

  • Envelope is developing a computer vision-based solution that utilizes surveillance cameras that are already available in vast amounts in every store.

  • Exponaut is developing a platform with communication automatisation features to pool resources of businesses for growth.

  • Filaret collects, detoxifies and upcycles cigarette butt waste into a sustainable and compostable 3D printing filament.

  • FitSphere is an application connecting businesses and their potential customers in a physical activity rewarding way

  • Fundvest is creating an investment application to help customers focus on their long-term financial future.

  • HeBA.One creates personal mental well-being programs based on unique psychological profiles and preferences.

  • Hotelbuddy built a technology that fully digitalizes the hotel guest journey from check in to check out.

  • Huntli is providing banks and fintechs with risk management, live transaction monitoring & fraud prevention tools.

  • Hybrid Core offers a next-generation decision system to help public bodies and companies make smart decisions with privacy & accuracy.

  • Korjausturva provides security to car owners by offering extended mechanical warranty for used cars.

  • KrattWorks drones use AI to provide fire fighters, border guards and security companies fast situational awareness.

  • Landex is the first European land investment platform enabling every EU, EEA, and UK citizens to invest in land.

  • LightCode Photonics is building the world's first software-defined 3D camera for robots to see the world and navigate safely.

  • Longenesis helps healthcare and life sciences companies make better use of their data, accelerate research and engage patients.

  • MELP is an employee benefit management platform which helps to attract and retain talents.

  • Menken Trials is developing a web app to help pharmas reduce costs with online access to clinical drug trial documentation.

  • MindChip is developing artificial captain & robotic solutions for routine maritime tasks.

  • Nanordica Medical is developing advanced antibacterial wound care products to avoid infection-related amputations.

  • Rexplorer is a platform for exploration, planning, generation and monitoring of renewable energy.

  • Ringo eliminates disposable packaging and provides reusable packages as service.

  • SmartSender helps tech startups automate marketing with ready-to-use strategies.

  • Spacedrip develops wastewater reuse robots that reuse up to 95% of wastewater as pure water.

  • The Rewear Company is a kidswear rental marketplace for parents, brands and retailers.

  • Turimeda is an AI solution for the automatic measurement of the maximum diameter and volume of the aorta.

  • WineFortune is an investment fund into wines that will be backed by NFTs.

  • WIP develops a network of on-demand and hassle-free meeting spaces.

The pre-finals will take place from August 8 to August 11 at 3 PM and will be live-streamed on our Facebook page.

Congrats to all, and see you in the pre-finals and at sTARTUp Day!

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