A number of 18 technology start-ups from Romania have been selected for the Spotlight 2021 Program, organized by How To Web, one of the most important annual technology and innovation conferences in Europe, the organizers announced in a press release transmitted, on Tuesday, AGERPRES.

In total, 42 of the most promising tech start-ups in Eastern Europe are included in the program, which will end on November 24, with the pitching event “Pitch Day”.

The participating teams come from: Romania, Estonia, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Kosovo, Hungary and Ukraine.

According to the quoted source, the 17 projects in Romania are: Brio, CardioMedive, ClientZen, FlowOS, I’m Fine, KFactory, Konvi, Metabeta, NRGI.ai, Octavic, Orgo.space, Otium, RepsMate, Salarium, SenseTask, Live Streams , Vatis Tech and Vaunt Software.

Spotlight is one of the most important programs dedicated to early-stage tech start-ups in Eastern Europe. It will run exclusively online until November 21, 2021.

The program will end with a competition between the participating start-ups: the semifinals will take place on November 22 and 23, when the ten finalist startups will be chosen, and the final will take place on November 24, within the event ” Pitch Day “, where both investors, start-up founders, and representatives of the business environment and beyond are expected to participate.

“They will be able to connect with some of the most promising startups in Eastern Europe. Registrations for the event can be made on howtoweb.co. The best startup chosen by a jury of experts and investors will win the investment award for 350,000 euros, syndicated by TechAngels, SeedBlink, Growceanu, GapMinder Venture Partners, RocaX, Simple Capital and the Transylvania Angels Network (TAN) During the five consecutive weeks of the program, startup founders will benefit from over 1,000 meetings individuals with leaders in the technology industry, “the statement said.

The Spotlight program is developed in partnership with Google for Startups, KPMG Romania, Mastercard Romania and BRD – Groupe Societe Generale, with the support of eMag, 2Checkout (now Verifone), Fitbit, Microsoft Romania, BearingPoint Romania, Orange Romania, NN Romania and Credo Ventures.

Launched in 2011 and organized as part of the How to Web conference, Spotlight is the best-known competition in the Eastern European region for technology startups that want to grow globally.

How to Web is one of the most important annual technology and innovation conferences in Europe, bringing together technology entrepreneurs, product developers, developers, online marketers, innovators and investors who are looking for inspiration and know-how on how to develop digital products and business.

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