Who will become this year’s most successful Web entrepreneur and will follow in the footsteps of last year’s laureates: Alexander Ljung & Eric Wahlforss (Soundcloud) and Jon Reynolds (Swiftkey)? Applications are still open for the Europioneers 2014 Web entrepreneur of the Year awards.
For the second year Europioneers is organized by the European Commission in partnership with Deloitte, European Young Innovators Forum and HUB Institute. Europioneers is there to celebrate the successes of web entrepreneurs in the EU and to provide a platform for them to connect with each other, with investors, etc. This year’s Award Ceremony will take place at The Summit in Dublin followed by a prestigious Gala evening with all our finalists, web leaders and investors to celebrate the successes of our Web entrepreneurs and looking forward to their bright futures.
The competition has four Award categories.
– Web entrepreneur Award
Eligible for web entrepreneurs creating new digital services and products that use the web and mobile
as an indispensable component.
– Young Web entrepreneur Award
Eligible for web entrepreneurs below the age of 30.
– Gazelle high growth Web entrepreneur Award
Eligible for web entrepreneurs in a high growth company, meaning and average yearly growth of 20% over a 3 year period.
– Female Web entrepreneur Award
Eligible for female web entrepreneurs. At least 50% of the company founders must be women.
Winners will be elected based on a combined public and jury voting. Jury member include renowned web influencers such as Mike Butcher (Techcrunch), Matthias Ummenhofer (European Investment Funds) and many others.