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

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 Finalists

Authena

Authena

Switzerland

Authena makes the world a more connected, transparent and authentic place, by enabling instantaneous verifiable trust across entire value chains.

Citibeats

Citibeats

Spain

Ethical AI platform providing real-time social leading indicators.

Idun

IDUN Technologies

Switzerland

IDUN specialises in measuring brain activity through earbuds, providing cognitive & emotional insights in real-time.

Nax

Nax Solutions

Spain

Leaders in satellite precision agriculture.

Roybi

ROYBI Robot

USA

ROYBI Robot is an award-winning AI-powered educational companion for children.

Meet the Global Judges

Anyndia Jury

Anyndya Saha

Entrepreneur and Founding Partner
Nero Ventures

Aniol Brosa Jury

Aniol Brosa

Operating Partner for the Digital technology Vehicles
Inveready

Isaac Jury

Isaac de la Peña

General Partner
Conexo

Wade Jury

Wade Owojori

Innovation Fund Director
GSMA

Paloma Mas Jury

Paloma Mas Pellicer

Ventures Associate
Plug and Play

Leire jury

Leire Corral

Investment Manager
Adevinta Ventures

Paloma Cabello Jury

Paloma Cabello

Angel Investor

Wong Jury

Gerald Wang

Director and Head Asia Pacific Public Sector
IDC

Sandeep Jury

Sandeep Bakshi

Head of European Investment
Prosus Ventures

Lucas Jury

Lucas de la Vega

Investment Director
Zubi Capital

Timeline

awards timeline

Prizes

Finalists

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

Winner

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

4YFN Awards Trophy
4YFN Awards Trophy

Rules and regulations

Eligibility:

● 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