FTRNW Awards Alumni




Our competition alumni have successfully fundraised more than €34 million. Join them and change the world.


Culcharge creates and distributes world’s smallest ODM charging gadgets alongside charging solutions that suit any type of end customer/brand. With their products, they enhance and simplify life on the go.

“Even in 2013, Startup Awards belonged to one of the top tech startup events in Slovakia. We applied for Startup Awards as we were at the beginning of our project and it was a great opportunity for us to promote and advertise it. Thanks to Startup Awards, we got the media attention and coverage, closed new partnerships and last, and last but not least, won the prestigious prize and status of the winner in our category.” – Viktor Reviliak, the co-founder of Culcharge

2013 – Winner in the category Art & Design


Sensoneo came up with solutions for waste management – Smart IoT sensors and software apps ready to manage your waste smarter.

 “The bootcamp had great value for us. We were pushed to think about the market size. The numbers boosted us and we started to work on the company really hard. We were able to finally name our product for what it is. It was a breaking point for us, when we realized that our work makes sense. Startup Awards gave us a great portion of media publicity.” – Martin Basila, the founder of Sensoneo

2017Social Impact Award

Slido is a technology company that enhances communication and increases interaction at events and meetings. Slido app was used at more than 32, 000 events and renowned conferences such as SXSW, Web Summit, Money20/20 and high-profile clients including Spotify, Lufthansa, BBC and Oracle.

2012 – finalist


Ecocapsule® is a smart, self-sustainable micro-home, which utilizes solar and wind energy. It allows you to stay in remote places out of reach of infrastructure, with the luxury of a hotel room.

2014 – Winner in the category Society


Staffino is a feedback tool for customers. Works wherever you go and need to take out your wallet. You ca leave your feedback in a shop, bar, restaurant or even at your dentist, hairdresser or bank

2014 – Winner in the category Digital + special prize given by Slovak – American Foundation

Specter Hockey

Specter Hockey Tape is a revolutionary hockey tape from Slovakia. Guys have developed a patented new tape used by NHL players.

2018 – winner in the category Best Slovak Startup (prize given by Slovak – American Foundation)


Kontentino is the most intuitive social media management tool for agencies and their clients trusted by some of the world’s leading agencies and brands. BBDO, Ogilvy, Ikea, Nescafe to name just few.

2017 – finalist


Czech startup [n]fibrecare developed the very first smart sheet mask. The only mask combining nanotechnology,
gentle formulation and unprecedented comfort

2018Absolute winner


The goal at MultiplexDX is to eliminate cancer misdiagnosis by launching 100% accurate, quantitative and accessible diagnostic tests.

2017Absolute winner


Photoneo is a leading provider of robotic vision and intelligence. Based on a patented 3D technology, Photoneo has developed the world’s highest resolution and highest accuracy 3D camera, thus unlocking the full potential of powerful, reliable and fast machine learning and also reducing the training and deployment time.

2015 – Winner in the category Science


Matsuko works on developing ground-breaking 3D telepresence – mixed reality technology that lets you jump into someone else’s reality as a full sized 3D hologram.


2017 – Finalists