Winner Heilbad Heiligenstadt
INTERNETHANDEL, the trade magazine for e-commerce presents the best and most successful Internet start-ups of the year. The German entrepreneurs are evaluated based on their start-ups, creativity, and the profitability of their business models.
The „Young Entrepreneurs Prize” is awarded to young entrepreneurs who have already established their start-ups but are yet to have their ultimate break-through or those who are in their last phase of founding their company. The selection process aims to help young entrepreneurs who have promising business ideas or plausible foundations to achieve their aspired success. The evaluation criteria include the degree of innovation, added value for customers, industry and environment, and, most importantly, personal commitment.
Best Young Company Cologne
eco is Europe’s largest association that focuses on the Internet industry. Since 1995, eco has significantly shaped the development of the Internet in Germany, promoted new technologies, infrastructures, and markets, and helped formulate the various framework conditions. The association honors future-oriented companies for their outstanding products, projects, or services with this coveted prized.
Start-Up Champion Berlin
Since 1998, the KfW bank group awards the KfW prize to young German companies that were founded less than five years ago and that have managed to successfully establish their creative and sustainable business ideas in the market. The award is given at the „German Founders and Entrepreneur Days” (deGUT) trade fair. This year’s fair will be held in Berlin in October.
Finalist, Start-Up Category Hamburg
The German Founders Award is the most prestigious award for outstanding entrepreneurial performance in Germany. It is awarded based on a start-up’s corporate structure and the successful implementation of its innovative and viable business ideas. The German Founders Award is awarded annually in four categories: student, start-up, fast ascender, and life’s work.
Finalist, 2nd Place Berlin
The „EY Entrepreneur of the Year” prize is awarded in Switzerland and in over 60 other countries around the world. Entrepreneur of the Year is therefore the only entrepreneur program with a global dimension. EY identifies successful entrepreneurs from all sectors, industries, regions, and markets. The entrepreneurs are evaluated depending on their courage, innovativeness and openness to take risks, reliability, commitment, and strength.
Best Employer Germany
TOP JOB was established in 2002 and stands for outstanding employer qualities. With technical support, the personnel activities of German SMEs are evaluated and honored with the TOP JOB quality seal. The evaluation is based on HR analyses and staff surveys.
Startup Bavaria is the cross-media and entrepreneurial format of PULS, the young BR program. Six Bavarian start-ups are guided and supervised by experienced business coaches for a duration of four months. The start-up with the best development is named „Bavaria’s next big thing!” and also gets invited to Texas for one of the largest trade fairs in the digital & creative industry. The jury consists of the Bavarian Economics Minister, Ilse Aigner, Nikolaus Röttger, Chief Editor of the tech magazine Wired Germany, and Oliver Bücken from TUM, the start-up center of TU Munich.
top 30 Berlin
The growth ranking by „Gründerszene” honors fast-growing, digital companies in Germany. The ranking is based on a company’s average annual growth rate over the last three financial years.
„brand eins Thema” is a joint project of „brand eins Wissen” and „Statista”. Every year „brand eins Thema” honours the most innovative companies in Germany.
The technology company for performance marketing Criteo hosts the German Performance Marketing Awards for the second time. An independent jury awards the most innovative businesses and performance campaigns in six categories.
Award winner Frankfurt am Main
By awarding of the technology fast 50 award, deloitte distinguishes the 50 fastest growing technology companies, measured at the cumulative sales growth. The award is already an institution and established reward in the technology sector.