4YFN Awards 2022

The 4YFN Awards is a global startup competition aimed at finding the best digital startups around the globe. It is the highest official recognition offered exclusively to startups during MWC Barcelona 2022.

***4YFN Awards 2022 Call is now closed***

Five finalists, carefully selected by a panel of industry experts and investors will make it to the grand finale and will be pitching on the 4YFN main stage. After the pitches, the winner will be announced on main stage and will be given an attractive award package.


Meet the Global Judges

Anyndya Saha
Entrepreneur and Founding Partner
Nero Ventures

Aniol Brosa
Operating Partner for the Digital technology Vehicles

Isaac de la Peña
General Partner

Wade Owojori
Innovation Fund Director

Paloma Mas Pellicer
Ventures Associate
Plug and Play

Leire Corral
Investment Manager

Paloma Cabello
Angel Investor

Gerald Wang
Director and Head Asia Pacific Public Sector

Sandeep Bakshi
Head of European Investment
Prosus Ventures

Luca de la Vega
Investment Director
Zubi Capital



Each Finalist will receive the following:

  • Pitch Opportunity at the main 4YFN Stage
  • Meet international press for promotion of the finalists projects
  • One dedicated highlight article on 4YFN website during 4YFN Barcelona
  • Mentions on Social Media and Newsletter
  • Invite to the 4YFN VIP Activity
  • 4YFN certificate of participation


The Winner will receive the following:

  • Free Startup Booth for 4 days at  4YFN MWC Barcelona 2023
  • Pitch Opportunity at the main 4YFN Stage during 4YFN Barcelona 2023
  • Complimentary passes for  Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2022**
  • Meet international press for promotion of the winning project
  • Interview with Mobile World Live broadcasted to all MWC audience
  • A dedicated article as a winner published on 4YFN website and included in newsletter and across social channel
  • Mentions on Social Media and Newsletter

Rules and regulations


● Startups already incorporated and duly registered with no more than five years of existence

● Startups from any sector, related with digital technologies.

● Startups solving one or more UN Sustainable Development Goals

Read full Rules of Entry and Terms & Conditions