Who We Are

STARTUP AWARDS is the largest startup and innovation event in Slovakia and the most prestigious competition for Slovak early-stage innovative companies. It recognizes top early-stage technology companies in four categories: Digital, Science, Art & Design, and Society and brings together innovators, entrepreneurs, designers, policy-makers, corporate leaders and investors from all over Slovakia and the wider CEE region.

Running sixth time this year, the event also brings to Slovakia top international speakers from all over the world, spanning from Tel Aviv to London to Palo Alto.

Startup Awards is considered to be the highlight of the startup season in Slovakia and is organized annually by the R&D and innovation consultancy Neulogy since 2011.

Our mission is to:

  • RECOGNIZE the best innovative companies from Slovakia
  • INSPIRE others in pursuit of innovation and entrepreneurship
  • BUILD Slovakia's image as innovative and creative economy

Our team

Peter Kolesár

Peter Kolesár

CEO

kolesar@neulogy.com
Michaela Jacová

Michaela Jacová

Co-founder

miska@startupawards.sk
Jaroslav Lupták

Jaroslav Lupták

Co-founder

jaro@startupawards.sk
Lucia Ftáčniková

Lucia Ftáčniková

Event Manager

lucia@startupawards.sk
Michal Laco

Michal Laco

Communication

michal@startupawards.sk
Marianna Andreeva

Marianna Andreeva

Media

marianna@startupawards.sk

Get in touch with us at info@startupawards.sk

310

total applications

64

finalists

24

winners

11 000 000+

EUR raised by finalists

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