Europas Winners 2011

Best Service Provider to Startups (Legal, Financial, PR etc)

Highly Commended:
33 Seconds PR
Brown Rudnick Lawyers
Spark PR
2Pears – the events and PR agency

Winner: Orrick

Best Business or Enterprise Startup

Highly Commended:
Duedil
23 Video
Shutl
iZettle

Winner: Podio

Best Advertising or Marketing Tech Startup

Highly Commended:
Struq
YieldKit
Brainient

Winner: Conversocial

Best European Startup Accelerator

Highly Commended:
HackFWD
Springboard
H-Farm
Startupbootcamp
GammaRebels

Winner: Seedcamp

Best Startup Tool For Startups

Highly Commended:
GoSquared
RailsOnFire
BusyFlow
Mopapp
Blossom.io

Winner: Pusher

Best Mobile or Apps Startup

Highly Commended:
EyeEm
Wunderlist
SwiftKey
Shhmooze
vox.io

Winner: Amen

Best Entertainment, Audio, Video, Music Startup

Highly Commended:
Mixlr
Wirewax
musicplayr
MXP4
Songkick

Winner: Mixcloud

Best Gaming or Social Games Startup
(New category)

Highly Commended:
Shadow Cities
PickLive
Playmob
Ouste.me

Winner: Nordeus for Top 11

Best Social Platform or Networking Startup

Highly Commended:
Amen
Readmill
CircleMe (Cascaad)
Datasift

Winner: Peer Index

Best Education, Recruitment, Media Startup

Highly Commended:
iVersity
BraveNewTalent
English Attack
Blottr
Workinstartups.com

Winner: Busuu.com

Best Commerce, Finance or Payments Startup

Highly Commended:
Zalando
Flattr
paybymobile

Winner: iZettle

Best Sport, Leisure or Health Startup

Highly Commended:
GroupSpaces
Sportlyzer
Mysugr
PickLive

Winner: Endomondo

Best Culture (Fashion, Art etc) Startup

New category (incredibly close)

Highly Commended:

Artfinder
EDITD
Dressipi
Lyyst
WIWT.com

Winner: Lookk

Best Transport, Travel or Environmental Startup

Highly Commended:
MyTaxi
Crashpadder
Tripbirds
Masabi
ParkatmyHouse

Winner: OneFineStay

Best VC of the Year 2011

Highly Commended:
Balderton
Index Ventures
DFJ Esprit
hardGAMMA Ventures
EarlyBird Venture Capital

Winner: Accel Partners

Best Exit 2011

Highly Commended:
Tweetdeck (to Twitter for est. $40m)
Dailydeal sale to Google $114 million
Autonomy to HP for $11.7bn
Zong acquired by ebay for $240m

Winner: Lovefilm sold to Amazon for $328m in Jan 2011

Best Angel or Seed Investor of the Year

Highly Commended:
Jeremie Berrebi, Kima Ventures
Robin Klein / TAG
Eileen Burbidge, Passion Capital

Winner: Christophe Maire, Angel

Best Startup Advisor/Mentor of the Year 2011
(non investors)

Highly Commended:
Tine Thgesen, Everplaces
Chris Grew, Orrick
Tina Baker, Brown Rudnick
Ivo Spigel, Perpetuum Mobile

Winner: David Noel, Soundcloud

Best VC Partner of the Year
(New category)

Highly Commended:
Adam Valkin, Accel Partners
Chris Kowalczyk, hardGAMMA Ventures
Paul Jozefak, Neuhaus Partners
Saul Klein, Index Ventures
Davor Hebel, Fidelity Growth Partners

Winner: Nic Brisbourne, DFJ Espirit

Best Startup Founder / Co-Founders

Highly Commended:
Michael Acton Smith, MoshiMonsters / Mind Candy
Ian Hogarth, Pete Smith, Michelle You, Songkick
Felix Petersen, Florian Weber, Caitlin Winner, Ricki Vester Gregersen – Amen
Azeem Azhar, Peer Index

Winner: Alexander Ljung, Eric Wahlforss, SoundCloud

The Europas Hero Award – Kicking Ass Globally From Europe
(New category)

Highly Commended:
Soundcloud
Mendeley
Moshi Monsters
Tradeshift
Badoo
Criteo
Songkick
BigPoint

Winner: Rovio for Angry Birds

The Europas Grand Prix Award

Sponsor presenting award:
Scott Sage, DFJ Esprit
Martin Varsavsky, FON

Grand Prix 2011:

Peer Index

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