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Seedcamp Week Finalists for 2010

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Seedcamp Week is starting next Monday and we can’t believe how this year has really flown by! After the most active season so far (more locations, applications, teams, mentors and even continents than ever) we are coming down to what is the highlight of the Seedcamp year: our week long Seedcamp taking place in London from the 13th until the 17th of September.

 

We have made a great selection from the more than 600 teams that have applied over the year and went through the 9 Mini Seedcamps (and some gruelling interviews). We are now proud to finally present the Seedcamp finalists 2010 – a wide selection of teams from 16 different countries, active in more than 19 cities:
  • Albia – Testadon is an automated testing platform for software development that reduces costs for testing in enterprise software solution development. Based in Bosnia – Herzegovina.
  • Cognician – Cognician is a “thought processor” – a software that allows users to create, exchange, and view cogs – mindmaps developed on specific topics or content to speed up recognition and learning. Based in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Editd – Fashion trends visualized. Analysing web and trend data for fashion companies to enable trend forecasting. Based in London, UK.
  • Financeacar – Comprehensive overview of financing options when buying automobiles, comparing offers across the range of direct sales, leasing, and other financing options. Based in London, UK.
  • Garmz – Market place for fashion designers to vet creations through the community and enable the creation of virtual fashion labels. Based in Vienna, Austria.
  • Getagreatboss – Rate your boss, get feedback from employees – because people leave bosses, not companies. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • GIS Cloud – Geo and business data combined and offered in an SAAS model for industries from retail to government and telecommunications to business intelligence. Based in Zagreb, Croatia.
  • Hypezoo – Keeping track of product news, combined with powerful search and lead-generation model. Based in Sweden
  • Ineze – Structured decision making about products with a smart comparison engine. Based in Israel.
  • iSigned – Secure storage for important documents, contracts, and the like. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Mailerlite – Very simple email marketing solutions. Based in Vilnius, Lithuania.
  • Movyloshop – Mobile shopping outlets as SAAS for long tail retailers. Based in Turin, Italy.
  • Nuji – Social shopping platform that allows to tag, rate, share and remember products. Based in London, UK.
  • Offset Options – Using web services to fight climate change! Our technology enables companies to integrate carbon offsets into online point-of-sale. Based in Barcelona, Spain, and London, UK.
  • Profitero – Helping online retailers to maximize profits via actionable sales analytics. Starting with monitoring competitors’ prices, stock availability, new products and much more. Based in Dublin, Ireland
  • Publisha – Digital pubishing made easy – centralised input to all digital channels, allowing for easy distribution and monetization. Based in London, UK.
  • Robotmedia – Mobile rich content application publishing. Already top rated and more than 1.5 m downloads. Based in Barcelona, Spain.
  • Sparkeo – Platform for selling expert content through online videos. Based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
  • Tigerlily – Creators of tools to improve and monetize social media interaction for brands. Based in Paris, France.
  • Trebax – Provider of “damn small poker”, a solution to engage customers via mini games in flash adverts, focused on gaming and casino industry. Based in London, UK and Toronto, Canada.
  • Uberblic Labs – Data integration services for web and enterprise data, providing developers with API solutions for thus far untapped information sources. Based in Berlin, Germany.
  • Visionect – Web based tablet computers to enable wireless menus and ordering solutions in restaurants. Based in Lubljana, Slovenia.
  • Wordy – Copy editing in an SAAS model – send and receive edits within minutes in small bites, enabling high quality content for the smallest of publishers. Based in Copenhagen, Denmark.
All these great entrepreneurs will spend the next week with us and our top notch mentors in London to improve their business, find new customers, investors and supporters, and finally convince us to invest in their companies. Among the mentors this year are some real international startup stars, reflecting the quality and reach of the companies themselves. To mention just a few, this year we will have on board:
Keep an eye out for the blog and Twitter over the coming days to see what we are up to at Seedcamp week – we will post some videos and reviews and link to others writing about the event. Tim Bradshaw at the Financial Times has his own view on Seedcamp this year, looking at some broader trends in the group.

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