Starting your own business can be difficult, yet YES!Delft startups are celebrating successes by securing investments and funds, developing new technology, as well as winning awards. Furthermore, four YES!Delft startups are flying to Las Vegas and attending the biggest tech fair in the world. Read on and find out all about it in this month’s top 10 tech startup success stories!
The Validation Lab Accelerator and resident in our Digital Hub in The Hague is the only Dutch company that is a finalist in the BASF and Greentown Labs Circularity challenge. Only five teams are selected to move into the finals out of almost 100 that applied.
They are on an upward trajectory! The ComplexTech startup received a multi-million Euro investment by the Dutch clean energy conglomerate Koolen Industries. They are developing a sustainable high-speed zero-emission transportation system. Yes, you heard correctly, completely CO2 neutral!
This year, they got to beey are awarded asto be the Most Innovative Wind Energy Development Solutions Provider in Europe 2019! They received the award by Corporate Vision Magazine. Each nominee was carefully selected based ony their performance over the past 12 months. Industry partners, as well as an in-house jury, choseselected the winners.
The aviation startup is collaborating with Global Flight GmbH, the biggest drone distributor in Europe. Together, they will be able to provide VTOL fixed-wing Marlyn drones to consumers in Germany and Austria and expand their customer base.
More great news from the Green Village, SOLHO has successfully installed its modular Thermal energy storage (TESMOD). This project is a collaboration with the Propulsion and Power group of the Aerospace faculty at TU Delft. In the upcoming months, they will assess its potential for a district heating application and its scalability.
Their indoor drone solution will be featured at the 2022 Florida Expo organized by the Urban Green initiative. Their Utopian Island implements new sustainable solutions to make cities greener. Although the Expo will take place in two years, there are many events planned in the run-up to it.
They were selected to be the European Robotics startup of 2019! This received the award by Robot Union EU. Their sleeping robot is helping more and more people fall asleep and improve their health. Curious to read more about it?
This year we were selected as the best European Robotic Startup by @RobotUnion_EU with Somnox. 🏆💤
Over the year we have gained massive support on all levels: R&D, Business Coaching and meeting various investors.
Grateful to be part of this initiative.https://t.co/W3O3sPIEJx
— Somnox (@somnoxsleep) October 23, 2019
The award ‘Dutch Startup of the Year’ goes to Envision! The winner was chosen by the audience and a selected jury at the Computable Awards in which they competed against 10 startups. Moreover, Envision could convince more than 20% of the audience to vote for their innovation.
The robotics startup recieved funding of 250.000 Euro from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific research (NWO)! With this money, ADI is planning on accelerating their technology and growing its core team. The startup is helping farmers to monitor their crops with the goal of minimizing the spread of diseases.
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10 CES 2020
Las Vegas, our startups are coming! Nowi, Circularise, Sense Glove, Envision, Odd.Bot and Project.BB are attending the CES 2020 in Las Vegas. The biggest and most prestigious technology fair in the world with over 180,000 attendees! Furthermore, Royal Highness Prince Constantijn van Oranje will travel with them. They were selected by TechLeap and can represent themselves from the 7th to the 10th of January 2020. Get to know the startups:
Nowi creates sensors that never runs out of power thereby it reduces the need for changing batteries and unwanted cables.
Circularise solves communication problems within the value chain by using Blockchain to enable a circular economy.
Sense Gloves’ innovation brings virtual objects to life so that the user can feel touch and interact with them.
Envision developed a software that provides people with visual impairment to live more independently for instance by reading menu cards or providing assistance when using public transport.
Project.BB has built a stand-alone robot that can detect litter and clean the beach from unwanted trash.
Odd.Bot their robot Weed Whacker provides a higher yield with less manual labor and less use of herbicides.
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