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Diamond Winners
2016 Diamond Winner
Online Commerce & Marketplaces

At Gus we develop proprietary artificial intelligence to automate all forms of customer operations. Our technology is pioneering natural language processing in spanish so we can understand the context of users commands instead of identifying key words. We mix humans and AI to go beyond client communications providing instant service across any chat app and saving money in the process.

2016 Diamond Winner
Online Commerce & Marketplaces

For manufacturing companies, downtime is expensive. When machines fail, companies lose millions every hour that their plant has stopped. They mitigate this risk by stockpiling all the spare parts that they may need but this method is very wasteful. 30% of all parts inventory (value >$1 Tn) is obsolete. machIQ offers a less expensive on-demand buying model to achieve the same outcome. Customers can also identify & reduce their obsolete inventory and sell them to buyers on our P2P marketplace.

2016 Diamond Winner
Cybersecurity

EYL provides a hardware-based solution to secure computer network systems and replace software options that can be easily hacked. EYL provides unpredictable quantum random numbers by extracting them from a radioisotope in a tiny 5mm chip. The result is extremely fast and effective random numbers that can be deployed for security systems, computer networks and other purposes. EYL technology is being trialled in the public and private sectors.

2015 Diamond Winner
Gaming & Consumer

Combine maps and game tech and you get Mantle, a toolset for prototyping rapid 3D environments. Stop wasting your team’s effort recreating the basics for every 3D spatial project. Mantle is the perfect solution for creative prototyping and discovery doing the heavy lifting for map import, styling and geolocated positioning. It's fast, ready to drop in content, place cameras and tweak lighting in seconds. Start environment projects faster for gaming, built environment and info visualisation.

2013 Diamond Winner
Enterprise Software

The ViralGains mission is to create authentic relationships between consumers and advertisers through the power of online video. ViralGains delivers Viral Marketing at scale through technology that measures how consumers watch, share, and talk about video content. The ViralGains Viral Marketing Platform is the first of its kind that maximizes views, shares, and conversations in real time for YouTube content.

Platinum Winners
2016 Platinum Winner
Enterprise Software

WeTrack provides a new way to manage projects. Born out of the London 2012 Olympic Games, WeTrack is a project management software built specifically around client needs. It covers the key principles in project management by combining all the best parts of an objective/tasking system with a full risk and issues register without the red tape. With a key focus on UI/UX, WeTrack is the easiest way to manage any large scale event, boasting clients such as The FA, Ryder Cup and The Jockey Club.

Gold Winners
2016 Gold Winner
Financial Technology + High Tech

Bayonet is a financial technology company, focused on increasing ecommerce acceptance rates and reducing chargebacks due to fraud related issues. According to Visa, over 1.2 billion USD were lost to fraud related issues in Latin America during 2016. A 60 billion USD online sales region, where Mexico faces a 13.9% rejection of all orders due to suspected fraud and more than 1.9% of chargebacks. Bayonet's team experienced this problem first hand at a local payment gateway and is now solving it.

2015 Gold Winner
Entertainment & Media

At Vidsy we’ve developed a game-changing tech platform enabling brands to create fresh micro content & ideas from a unique community of digital natives & creators. Brands can tap into our creative network to quickly produce micro video for mobile viewing and digital channels. Were proud of the service we provide to brands and agencies, the opportunities we give new creative talent & the exciting way we are driving collaborative creation to produce engaging brand content people will want to watch

2015 Gold Winner
Enterprise Software

Glisser makes presentations interactive – it takes regular PowerPoint or Keynote slide decks and pushes them out live to audience mobile devices, slide-by-slide, as they are presented. It then enables members of the audience to interact with the presenter or each other, participate in polls integrated seamlessly within the original deck, and provide valuable feedback. Attendees can also electronically mark-up the slides with notes, and keep them for future reference, or tweet slides.

2015 Gold Winner
Aerospace + High Tech

Survey and inspection of our critical infrastructure, such as wind turbines, bridges, oil/gas pipe, and power-line, is slow, expensive, and often extremely dangerous.

XactSense builds fully autonomous, 3D Laser scanning Drones which allow our customer to get more data, at half the cost, and 1/5 the time of existing methods.

Our system is designed to fit the needs of the industry. Custom aircraft, 3-axis stabilized payload, and our own software to create 3D models of any landscape or structure.

2015 Gold Winner
Entertainment & Media

TV rating is the most important number in the $70 billion TV ad market, but there has been no innovation in two decades. TVision Insights leverages state-of-the-art computer vision technology to collect viewers’ demographics, emotional reactions, and viewability/engagement by placing a sensor at the base of a television in a household. This data is extremely valuable to advertisers and media buying agencies who today have no real measurement of their advertisements’ effectiveness.

2015 Gold Winner
Enterprise Software

More important to buyers than product features or cost is the buying experience. Sales reps who deliver relevant information in buyer-friendly, unique ways achieve a significant advantage by making the buying experience easy and straightforward. Aberdeen Research reports that by using buyer portals B2B sales companies attain 28% higher revenue compared to those still using email to collaborate with buyers. BuyerDeck is a unique way for B2B Buyers and sellers to collaborate from lead to close.

2014 Gold Winner
Enterprise Software

The publishing industry can save millions of dollars annually with Dimples. Dimples, Inc. develops software for reducing the cost of printing documents. Our patented technology enables organizations to use their existing fonts while reducing costs by 30 to 40%. Dimples specializes in engineering ink- and toner-conserving software and font overlays for newspapers, magazines, and more. Our target markets include: publishers, government, institutions, and bulk printers.

2012 Gold Winner
High Tech + Enterprise Software

Fragmentation of media consumption has made audiences expensive and difficult to reach with the current methods, especially within the $70B US TV ad market. Building on years of experience with viewership data and ad tech, IntegralReach is offering next generation solutions to TV networks and advertisers. We utilize large, rich data sets and analytics to fuel an activation platform that effectively places ads, promotes content and delivers meaningful, cross-platform reach.

2012 Gold Winner
General + Enterprise Software

Institutional investors are plagued by the inability of most trade order management systems to deal effectively with foreign exchange. BuysideFX provides clients all the benefits of modern trading: auto-trading, anonymity, netting, algorithmic trading, etc., in an intuitive "set it and forget it" method that greatly reduces operational and market risk. Brought to you by the people who created eSecLending, and funded by some of the East Coast's top VCs and angels.

Sidecar Winners
2014 Sidecar Winner
Internet & Web

Current one-size-fits-all language-learning software relies on predefined content, lacks immediate applicability, and is inefficient as learners spend valuable time studying words that are unnecessary or already known. Lengio solves these problems by offering personalized English courses that allow professionals to select both the field they want to study and terms that they need to learn, increasing learning efficiency and the ability to practice using the new vocabulary in the real world.

2014 Sidecar Winner
Enterprise Software

Target, Boston University, New York Times have all been victims of targeted email phishing attacks. Hackers use names and email addresses of known contacts and brands to get employees to open emails and unwittingly share credentials or get infected.

AstraID's PhishingGuardian service uses our patented Impostor Detection technology to combine big data processing and behavioral analytics to protect users against malicious emails.

PhishingGuardian is live and is actively protecting customers.

Silver Winners
2016 Silver Winner
Education + Education Technology

Naturebytes uses technology to re-connect you with wildlife in new and exciting ways. The Naturebytes kits make new technology and sensors accessible for everybody and provide activities that develop digital skills that enable you to see the natural world in ways that weren't possible before. We are a growing community of makers, engineers, scientists, schools and individuals all transforming digital making to help people to re-connect with wildlife.

2016 Silver Winner
Internet & Web

homePad is the first full-stack SaaS platform for rental activities - €16bn European potential market

A complete solution to generate and manage digital reports (property inspections, furniture inspection, task management, service providers management, tenants communication, etc

With more than 1076 companies using daily homePad Pro our business model is growing in Europe (France, Switzerland, Belgium, Luxembourg and Denmark)

2016 Silver Winner
Enterprise Software

The top rated door knocking app. Polis was created by canvassers for canvassers. It makes managing door-to-door sales or cause based canvassing easy.

Door-knocking managers spend hours training field sales reps, creating walk lists and entering data into spreadsheets. Polis automates logistics, data management and progress reports so your staff can spend more time in front of people and less time behind spreadsheets.

2015 Silver Winner
Internet & Web

Talent Rank is an app environment for ambitious candidates to prove and improve their raw business skills. Users are immersed into an interactive game, dealing with real markets and real people; each a stream of fresh situations for their judgement to be tested, quantified and ranked. This pioneering apparatus trains young talent and delivers objective, differential data to assessors.

TR's exhaust data offers a forward-looking sentiment stream for market trading/risk insights.

2015 Silver Winner
Enterprise Software

A company’s reputation is one of its biggest assets, and the hardest to manage and protect. Resonance is applying the latest Cognitive Computing and Big Data techniques to the problem of finding, quantifying and analysing key reputational data.

2015 Silver Winner
Enterprise Software

Livestock ranchers lack reliable herd information for better decision making. BovControl is a mobile data-collection, coupled with secure data housed [cloud] that improves efficiency and boost profitability. It is changing the way the world produce beef and milk, with a tool to prove they are not destroying the environment.

2014 Silver Winner
Enterprise Software

Jisto creates an elastic compute cloud out of underutilized enterprise server cycles, and allows enterprises to transparently run more parallelized compute-intensive workloads on their paid-for but unused resources. Jisto operates in on-premises data centers as well as private and public clouds, reducing computing costs by up to 75–90% over acquiring more hardware or cloud resources. Jisto is complementary to, and does not interfere with, most existing systems, virtualized and non-virtualized.

2013 Silver Winner
Enterprise Software

Rifiniti helps F500 firms optimize workspaces & workflow. Most offices worldwide (a >50B sq.ft. market) are 50% empty at all times, due to new work styles, mobile technologies, & changing needs. This costs firms in US >$180B/yr wasted on rent, & more in lost productivity. Our software compiles and exploits neglected company data sources through scenario modeling & predictive analytics to propose continuous improvements to workspaces & workflow while reducing costs 50%.

2012 Silver Winner
High Tech + Healthcare

Stress is a silent killer. Where objective data is now critical throughout medicine and daily life, diagnoses and treatments of stress rely exclusively on subjective reports to evaluate symptom severity and trends. Neumitra (noo-MEE-tra) helps monitor and manage acute and chronic stress with wearable and mobile technologies for health, performance, and happiness. We compute recurring reports of personalized health to aggregate analytics from one person to thousands. Together we’ll solve stress.

Finalists
2016  Finalist
Internet & Web + High Tech

iWazat makes it really easy for just about anyone to build & deploy engaging apps for their events, in minutes, without any code. Our apps allow attendees to chat, network, book meetings & much more - before, during & long after events are over.

We work with everyone from FTSE's to SME's, including UBM, Barclays, IBM, NHS, Mack Brooks & many more; helping deliver audience engagement typically 400% above the ind. average. We're revenue generating and poised for aggressive scale through 2017.

2016  Finalist
Travel & Tourism

Vieni is a web platform and mobile app that allows users to group their travel demand together before going to market. For example, if a group is travelling to a festival they can join others from their local area and 'group buy' a charter coach. This means the coach comes to them and takes them to their precise final destination thus reducing their overall cost and time whilst having a positive effect on the environment.
Enterprise clients benefit by having less empty vehicles on the roads.

2016  Finalist
Retail & Advertising Technology

MishiPay's technology allows in-store shoppers to pick up a product, scan the barcode with their phone, pay with their phone and simply walk out with it. And what's more, our patent pending technology ensures that if you try and walk out without paying, the alarms sound off immediately.

We thus provide a fully theft-proof scan, pay and leave solution that completely eliminates queuing in retail and bridges e-commerce and bricks & mortar into a truly sustainable Omni-channel experience.

2016  Finalist
Internet & Web + Consumer Products

Powr of You is empowering consumers to benefit from data they create on digital streams e.g. mobile, social, etc. We tap into data sets that already exist, with their permission, to capture insights about their behavior in real-time. Brands & agencies such as M2M, Starcom MediaVest are already using our tool to access a unified view of consumer behavior. We’re already paying consumers up to £50 every time their data is used, along with providing personal insights about their digital life.

2016  Finalist
Enterprise Software + Aerospace

Simulation Amplified, Yet Simplified: Accelerating the pace of science and engineering through superior simulation technology. MPMsim is a next generation simulation software that natively overcomes inherent limitations and subsequent inconveniences of competitors by using a unique technology developed by MPMsim Ltd. Featuring a simplified and shortened workflow, MPMsim eliminates the need for meshing and CAD de-featuring, the two most labour intensive and expertise extensive tasks in design.

2016  Finalist
Enterprise Software

Large corporations struggle to measure and articulate the value created by the tens of billions of dollars they charitably donate through their annual Corporate Philanthropy and CSR Initiatives (CSR). Corporate inability to quantify the impact of their CSR spending, significantly undermines CSR’s value proposition and underpins its popular perception as a cost center.

MARK Labs’ business intelligence platform helps corporations transform CSR into a value driver by making CSR’s ROI accessible.

2016  Finalist
Internet & Web + Design

Video archives are incredible resources for knowledge discovery and learning but are notoriously untapped into due to limitations with their existing interfaces. Our solution is an innovative discovery platform (for both web & VR) that encourages exploration by embedding the videos within immersive 3D virtual environments that mimic the contents’ themes. The significantly higher user engagement that results is our core offering to the organisations that we will license our platform to.

2016  Finalist
Food, Beverages & Restaurants

Fundamentally transforming the way food is handled in professional kitchens everywhere is our global vision. The current status quo of manual labor and data vacuum is a problem not just for the food service industry but our planet too! Think food safety, wastage, lost revenue etc!

In the first phase we developed a system to print smart food labels coded with key info (e.g expiry date, allergen) allowing easy food labeling, digital cloud-based stocktaking and unprecedented data analytics.

2016  Finalist
Enterprise Software + General

The 2Go technology is capable of being deployed either on-premise or cloud-based and provides for users to have complete fully functional access via mobile devices to a wide variety of enterprise applications without the need for re-engineering of content or systems and without the risk of data loss as no data is stored on the device. Coupled with our user-definable, user-selectable custom gestures and custom keyboards and voice recognition based data input, users can be even more efficient

2016  Finalist
Enterprise Software

Due to the complexity in financial regulation, insurers commit excessive resources towards understanding and managing their compliance activities. UK insurers spent £3.0bn implementing the new insurance regulation, Solvency II.

CoVi unifies the entire compliance value chain, simplifying and automating on-going regulatory workflow. We combine insurers’ regulatory reports with AI technologies and superfluid visualisations, allowing insurers to extract value from their compliance activities.

2016  Finalist
Internet & Web + Other - Services

Businesses waste hours every week manually scheduling social media posts, finding new content to share, and handling images and links - even using the leading scheduling tools. And after all that effort, only 5% of their audience see the posts.

SmarterQueue solves all of that.

Evergreen recycling, content curation, and categorised queues mean you can plan a month's worth of posts in a couple of hours, reaching new audiences, and increasing engagement up to 3x.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

Anumerics is an innovative computational engineering company specialised in parallel computing and numerical modelling. Our vision is to transcend people's lives with the power of computation.
We solve complex problems in engineering simulations and business analytics.
We have 2 main service streams: High Performance Computing and Business Intelligence. Our current R&D projects include VEGA, SARIN and EVE. Details on each project can be found on our website at www.anumerics.com.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

Deekit is an online whiteboard for you and your team to draw, write, edit and add other content. Together, in real time.

A canvas for remote teams to share ideas, brainstorm together, discuss complex problems, plan product or business.

Unlike screen sharing and many other tools, everything in Deekit is synchronised in real-time to everyone connected creating fully engaging collaborative experience no matter where participants are.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

150% of salary is the average cost of losing an employee. With recruiting success rates below 50%, companies actively lose money through recruitment. PLATO improves the recruiting process by changing how hiring managers look at candidates, how candidates are matched with companies and how recruiters work with companies.
Using interactive video resumes and matchmaking technology PLATO makes hiring cheaper, quicker and more efficient. PLATO, we match the right person with the right company.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software + High Tech

Half a million SMEs in Europe cannot benefit from the use of predictive analytics software because existing solutions are complex, expensive, and time consuming, targeting large corporates and specialists. Our solution, iPredict, is a SaaS application for SMEs in the Retail and Services sectors, leveraging our proprietary data science models, predicting customer behavior and improving sales performance by even 25% at an affordable cost, quick installation, and a simple business approach.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

SOMYMU (So Make Your Mind Up) allows you to collect and compare complex feedback (pros, cons and factors) behind views and opinions and use them analytically as comparable data.

Use it for decision making to hear all views equally and focus discussion where most valuable.
Use the attractive and intuitive app to increase engagement with staff and customers.
Use it to monitor projects, appraise staff, get market research feedback and more.
Use it wherever your business deserves 3D Insight.

2016  Entrant
Education Technology

We are innovating knowledge management.
Therefore, our goal is to help research students understand complex structures of arguments in related literature. We are using a visual approach to text-based learning in order to enhance the user's insights. At its core, we are building a mind map, which highlights the opinions (agree/disagree) between papers. Furthermore, our cloud-based software can be accessed from everywhere.

Our vision? We want to build the biggest mind map in the world!

2016  Entrant
Internet & Web + Design

Industry experts come together at events to share knowledge and inspire people, yet unlike other media e.g. podcasts and music, there is not a dedicated platform for event content.

Our platform builds a professional community culture around a fit-for-purpose listening experience. We equip content creators with tools to benefit their listeners and the data to reach their business goals.

Event organisers gain more exposure without technical overheads of re-creating an event atmosphere online

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

Clients need to cut legal costs and increase access to law. Legal departments and law firms are under pressure to become more efficient.

Autto offers a user-friendly SaaS solution which allows lawyers to map workflows, gather information and trigger actions in micro-automations. Workflows are published online for use by colleagues or clients.

We lower costs and increase accessibility for clients and free lawyers from mindless routine to concentrate on what matters.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

Momen is a product service system that brings serendipity back into the work life. Promoting chanced encounters in the office among colleagues who may otherwise never interact with each other in current workflow. Rather than major overhauls reshaping space, we focus on small interventions with long lasting effects on changing work culture. By targeting behavior directly, Momen boosts in innovation, higher productivity, sense of community and minimizing loss of talented employees to turnover.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software + High Tech

The main goal of the company is creating user friendly Deep Learning Artificial Intelligence software capable of understanding Big Data. A system capable of understanding a question and answering immediately in a natural way, like humans do. The system will be automatically fed up on a daily base with millions of texts, reading, understanding and learning from their content (news, blogs, social networks...).
Based on this software, many different products could be created.

2016  Entrant
Internet & Web + Design

Groupidea is a web app for collective innovation that enables users and organizations to more effectively analyze problems, define objectives, brainstorm for actions, and build a knowledge base of identified problems and solutions. It introduces a new way to break down problems/objectives using tree diagrams that interconnect to form a vast network of global quests and solutions. Users can collaborate publicly or in private groups.

2016  Entrant
Other - Services + High Tech

We are building a fun and engaging app that will find, analyze and present to our users the best business opportunities, to help them advance themselves.
Private users will receive employment offers, invitations for meetups and conferences, educational courses, possible collaborations and more.
Corporate users will be able to find new employees with unmatched precision and speed.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

We fix business’s & society’s biggest problem: how to get people to work better. Companies spent £8+bn last year trying to do this - £5+bn was wasted because no existing solution changes behaviour at scale. Until us. Our AI-powered, responsive, personalised app gets employees working better, gives managers x-ray vision into human assets & maps the DNA of work. We need help to scale rapidly & move from a niche SaaS product to transform business, working life and human potential.

2016  Entrant
Internet of Things

Proximity technology is confusing, complicated and has too many moving parts. Our SaaS offering makes it simple and easy, by solving 3 of its biggest problems - we handle the hardware so you don’t have to, we provide a fully featured cloud platform to manage proximity campaigns and analyze visitor behaviour, and we run your proximity campaigns via a network of partner apps, so you don’t have to build your own. We are based in Reading, UK and we are proud to be 2015 Dell's Startup in Residence.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

Motivii helps employees manage themselves better through a quick weekly review process. While at the same time Managers get access to tools that helps them understand their team faster, become better managers and create higher performing teams.

Importantly we also help senior management access a real time people analytics dashboard. This helps improve understand of who their people feel, what is impacting them and what they should do to make work better.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

Derilinx, Ireland's leading Linked & Open Data company, provides a complete solution to garner insights from public-sector information, fuelling transformation. Through an integrated approach to information management, Derilinx ensures person-centric public-service provision.

Derilinx has a proven track record with central and local government in Ireland, working across a number of domains including health, energy, environment and statistics. Our focus is now on international expansion.

2016  Entrant
Internet & Web + High Tech

Probably Rational is a software development company that was founded by three computer scientists currently studying at the University of Lincoln.

WhenWorks is our time management application that helps users organise meetings with both individuals and groups. WhenWorks will also organise recurring events, send reminders, synchronise with calendars, connect with online networks, and seamlessly integrate with existing company infrastructures.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

Headstart App is an innovative AMS. We create a detailed ‘fingerprint’ for every user, amalgamating personality, interests, skills and demographic background, as well as traditional criteria and testing. We then match candidates with roles, using machine learning algorithms, ranking them by % match to a role. This allows students to apply quickly and simply for multiple jobs as themselves, whilst providing companies with diverse, well-suited candidates, at a much lower time cost.

2016  Entrant
Enterprise Software

Employee engagement & retention is today’s biggest challenge for any ambitious company leader. Talking Circles empowers employees to take ownership of their career development. Our internal matching tool connects employees based on skills and knowledge they can give and want to take away.
Companies that understand and care about the impact of human nature in the workplace will win. Those companies who don’t will miss opportunities for growth and revenue and will remain behind their competitors.