The more promising TIC startups 2009

Jul 24 2009

“El congreso ha servido para poner de manifiesto el trabajo que se está llevando a cabo en Cataluña en los últimos años en innovación”.

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“One of the three more promising TIC startups for the 2009″.

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The 24 international companies with great growth potential

May 26 2009

24 of the most innovative start-ups in the world will meet at HiT Barcelona – World Innovation Summit to present their business plans at the finals of the Global Entrepreneurship Competition. They have been nominated from the 100 best business plans from the most innovative companies in the world.

The international finalists were selected by the World Nominating Committee formed by 24 renowned ‘Entrepreneurship Centres’ (business schools, universities, technology parks and incubators) from around the world, each bringing a project.

In addition to these projects, 4 Spanish startups, selected from 2 entrepreneurship development programs in Spain, will participate in the finals: the 3 winners of the EmprendedorXXI Award sponsored by “la Caixa” and ENISA, and the winner of the XVth Investment Forum organised by ACC1Ó, bringing to 28 the number of contestants presenting at HiT Barcelona.

20 countries are represented in the finals of the competition and the business plans specialise in a wide range of sectors such as biotechnology, health, chemistry, telecommunications, software, education or social responsibility. The products and services designed by these emerging companies are very diversified, from storage systems for stem cells, innovative heart valves and devices for rapid detection of infectious agents to cleaning systems for oil wastes and residues or academic support platforms for students.Kids Bounce House

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The 28 finalists will present their business projects to the investment community attending HiT Barcelona: Private investors, business angels, venture capital firms, managers of public and private funds, family offices, etc.. These investors will be responsible for selecting the winners via an innovative system using a capital HiT Barcelona bank notes received at registration.inflatables for sale cheap


The 100 Start-ups with best growth potential

May 26 2009

100 best business plans from the most innovative companies in the world have been selected to compete in the Global Entrepreneurship Competition, the pioneering initiative bringing together entrepreneurs and investors from around the world at the World Innovation Congress HiT Barcelona.海盗船长

The World Nominating Committee, formed by 26 institutions worldwide, selected an initial list of these early-stages / business plans and with further analysis nominated the 24 finalists who, along with the three winners of the Spanish tournaments Premio Emprendedor XXI organised by la Caixa and the winner of the Catalan Fòrum d’Inversió by ACC1O will compete in the finals of the Global Entrepreneurship Competition.

Organisation

Country

Fondaçao Gatello Vargas

Brazil

Politehnica of Bucharest

Bulgaria / Greece

Intel Corp. / University St Kliment Ohridsk of Sofia

Bulgaria / Poland

CEIBS China Europe International Business School

China

Tsinghua University

China

Hong Kong Science & Technology Park

China/Hong Kong

TEHNOPOL Tallinn Technology Park

Estonia

INSEAD Business School

France

Technical University of Munich

Germany

NSTEDB, National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board

India

AREA Science Park Trieste

Italy

University of Tokyo

Japan

EGADE del Tecnológico de Monterrey

Mexico

Zernike Institute Advanced Materials, U of Groningen

Netherlands

ESAN Lima-Perú

Peru

AUDAX/ISCTE Lisbon University Institute

Portugal

State University of Management Moscow

Russia

National University of Singapore

Singapore

Economic and Social Development and Tourism Gov.

South Africa

ACC1Ó

Spain

Emprededor XXI La Caixa

Spain

Thammasat Business School

Thailand

Manchester Science Park

UK

Cambridge University Business School

UK

MIT

USA

University of Berkeley

USA

The finals of this international competition will be on the 18th of June at HiT Barcelona!