Welcome to the 6th edition of the Central European Startup Awards, part of the Global Startup Awards.
Public nominations are officially open
You can nominate your startup ecosystem hero: a startup, VC, Founder, Coworking space, Acceleration program and many more: NOMINATE NOW!
Central European Startup Awards is a circuit of the world-renowned Global Startup Awards, the largest independent startup-ecosystem competition started in 2012, covering over 60 countries in 7 regions of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Our mission is to find, connect, support, and celebrate key players in national and regional startup ecosystems worldwide and to fuse them together on a global entrepreneurial network, creating a matrix of opportunities for international partnerships, investment opportunities, and commercial exchange.
For the sixth year now, we invite nominations from the 10 participating countries: Poland, Slovakia, Czechia, Austria, Hungary, Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, Romania, and Bulgaria. Anyone from anywhere in the world can nominate their Startup Superheroes from any of the participating countries.
This year you can compete and nominate someone in 16 categories: Startup of the Year, Best Newcomer, Best Social Impact Startup, Best IoT Startup, Best Fintech Startup, Best AI/Machine Learning Startup, Best Blockchain Startup, Best Smart City Solution, Best Health Tech Startup, Female Role Model of the Year, Founder of the Year, Investor of the Year, Freedompreneur of the Year, Best Accelerator or Incubator Program, Best Coworking Space and Best Software Development Partner
Please mind that you can apply or nominate someone to multiple categories in parallel.
Click here to see how the competition works: How it works
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Are you fancy what our previous winners say about their journey with us?
Click here to see their testimonies!