4YFN is back! The startup event of the Mobile World Congress takes place from the 25th till the 27th of February in Fira Montjuïc in Barcelona. During 3 days, the latest tech startup innovations can be discovered here. It's the place where startups predict the future and where investors and companies connect and do business.
Also this year Signaturit will participate with a stand at the collective booth of BStartup Banco Sabadell on the 26th of February.
If you would like to know more about the event and why it's worth visiting then keep reading!
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The latest tech Startup innovations
The latest tech Startups from around the world will gather again at 4YFN from the 25th till the 27th of February. They will showcase their technologies that will be making a difference 4 years from now.
On the agenda there are keynotes, discussions, debates and startup competitions on 3 large stages and a Discovery Area for startups and investors.
Among the discussed topics and themes there is Artificial Intelligence and how it is changing our daily lives. Thanks to the participating companies and the developed programmes at 4YFN, you can see the real potential of Machine Learning and its endless opportunities.
An other focus will be on Trust & Identity where you will learn how to secure your network and how to protect your data. For digital organizations, it is a must to have strong security and privacy strategies in order to gain consumer trust.
Among the exhibiting startups are: Airning, who takes care of your compensation after a flight delay or cancellation, Eccocar, which is a shared mobility platform with different business models and vehicles in order to use the full potential of vehicles and MUST Travel & Tech, a social media app where experiences and places can be shared by individuals.
Why attending 4YFN?
With lots of topics on the agenda, also this years edition looks promising with several interesting keynote speakers such as Nicola Mendelsohn, CBE & VP for EMEA at Facebook, Claudia Nemat, Board member of Deutsche Telekom, Laura Urquizu, CEO and Partner of Red Points and Maximilian Tayenthal, Founder and Chief Financial Officer at N26.
Exhibitors can participate in the following activities: Feedback Tables, where they can receive advice regarding Fundraising, Business-Strategy, Engagement-Marketing and International Growth and Pitch the Press, where exhibitors can pitch their product to international media.
Several networking activities are organized during the 3-day event. You have the Innovators Coffee Tables, 4YFN19 Networking Drinks (each evening from 6:30 pm - 8 pm), 4YFN19 Chairman's Reception (Monday 25th from 8 pm), the Woman4Tech Meet up (Tuesday 26th from 5 pm - 6 pm) and the 4YFN19 Closing Party (Wednesday 27th from 8 pm).
The 4YFN Awards
As each year, also this year the 4YFN Awards Barcelona 2019 are held, where several startups compete to receive the award which represents an accelerating business development in new technologies.
After having received hundreds of applications, only 5 finalists have been selected:
3dlook which offers solutions to brands and retailers to deliver superior customer experiences across all channels,
Carfit, a maintenance platform for cars, providing dealers and service providers with customized lead generation,
Factorial, a SaaS software that lets HR departments automatize all their tasks.
Nanolock, provides unbreakable¸ low-cost security and management solution for connected devices and
Scoot a shared electric vehicle company.
They will compete on the 27th of February live on the Banco Sabadell stage from 3pm.
The winner of the 2018 edition was Boxmotions, who offers custom made storage solutions.
Signaturit's participation at 4YFN
Also this year we were invited by BStartup Banco Sabadell to exhibit at their collective booth at 4YFN on the 26th of February. During that day you can find us in Hall 8, Stand nr. 5 where we explain you everything about our Qualified Trust Services (eSignature, eDelivery, eID and Qualified Time Stamp).
Furthermore we will be glad to show you our newest solution Smart Contracts, based on Blockchain and Machine Learning.
On the 26th at 9:30h our CEO Juan Zamora will give a Pitch during the Pitch&Coffee session organized by BStartup at their stand, together with the 4 other exhibiting startups: Declarando, Adsmurai, Mondo and Exoticca.
After the pitch, at 11:00h an interesting round table will take place with Pere Vallès, CEO of Exoticca and Juan Zamora, CEO of Signaturit. Don't miss this dynamic round table which will put the focus on their experiences both inside and outside their current companies.
We hope to see you there!
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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 778550