69 Companies have been Short-Listed in 13 categories for the annual “CEE X-Tech Awards”, set for 21 October, on the closing day of Wolves Summit. CEE’s top Tech and VC-backed companies will be presented with awards of acknowledgement, voted on by our independent Jury of 25 top execs.
The following companies move forward to the Jury Vote (and Popular Vote via Hopin platform), with Winners to be announced on-stage at the Awards ceremony (Wroclaw):
Top Female Exec in Tech:
Kamila Wincenciak, PayU
Aga Maciejowska, PlanB Eco
Patrycja Strzelecka, Cash Director
Milda Mitkutė, Vinted (Lithuania)
Dorota Rymaszewska, HiPets
Viktorija Čijunskytė, PROFITUS (Lithuania)
FinTech or InsurTech Company:
CHERRISK (Hungary) Barnabás B. Horváth
TransactionLink Adam Łata
InsurWiz Technology Ltd. (Hungary) Ádám Ferenczi
Spoko EVGENY CHAMTONAU
Ramp Szymon Sypniewicz
kevin. (Lithuania) Pavel Sokolovas
Affirm Ric Szopa (he/him)
Gaming Finance Deal:
Games Operators S.A.
Gaming Factory S.A.
CD PROJEKT SA
11 bit studios S.A.
Game Labs (Ukraine)
VR Tigers (Ukraine)
Top M&A Deal:
Zip buys Twisto ! (May 2021)
KaraOkulta – An Amber Studio (Mexico) acquired by Amber Studios (Romania)(2020)
Netrisk.hu Group purchased Edrauda, UADBB.lt. (Sept 2021)
Polish shop platform IdoSell buy majority stake in Shoprenter, the largest e-commerce company in Hungary. (July 2021)
X-Tech Financing Deal – CEE:
Latvian translation start-up Lokalise Nick Ustinov closes 5 million euros Series A round
Vinted raised €250,000,000.
X-Tech Financing Deal – Poland:
SMEO Monika Woźniak raises 4 million euro
Cosmose AI raised $15 million.
HomeDoctor raises €3.7 million.
Infermedica raises $10 million (Series A).
VCC Live raised $2,400,000 (Series A from PortfoLion)
Sinterit raised PLN10,000,000 (Series B from EEC Ventures)
Ramp hits $300 million valuation in Series A raise
Orange and Smartkey launch smart city blockchain solution
Warmian and Masurian region implemented blockchain.
Top AI Company:
HealthTech/ MedTech Company:
Transportation/Mobility Tech Company:
Top VC fund in CEE:
Earlybird (Digital East Fund)
Market One Capital
Best Global Expansion of CEE Tech Company: