The Next Web Startup Awards Europe 2013 roadshow comes to Barcelona on Feb 7th …
As part of its ongoing Startup Awards Europe 2013 12-city tour, visiting a dozen European tech hubs to discover and reward the best startup, founders and investors on tap in Europe today, online tech publication The Next Web is coming to Barcelona on Feb. 7th to present the TNW Spanish Startup Awards:
Thurs, 7 February, 7:30 PM
TNW’s Spanish Startups Awards 2013 (http://tnw.co/UoCJTn)
Venue: To be announced
The Next Web, now in its seventh year online, is one of the world’s most influential technology news sites, with more than 7.2 million monthly visits and 9.5 million monthly page views. By the time TNW’s Startup Awards Europe 2013 tour reaches Barcelona on Feb. 7th, it will have already visited Berlin, London, Dublin, Paris and Bucarest, with six whistle stops after Barcelona before the tour culminates on Feb. 28th in Copenhagen, all in the run-up to the annual The Next Web Europe Conference set for Amsterdam in April.
Unlike some awards competitions, TNW’s Startup Awards Europe 2013 gives you a chance to participate in the first-round public voting for your favorite startups — helping TNW to field nominations, before they whittle down the number of submissions to a shortlist for finalists and award winners across seven categories.
Spanish Startup Awards voting opened Jan. 10th and will run through Jan. 30th online at this link: http://thenextweb.com/startupawards/spain. If you sign-in before the end of this month, you can nominate your favorites in the categories of: Startup of the year, Best Co-founder, Best web app, Best mobile app, Best design, Best user experience and Best investor.
The TNW judging panel will select a maximum of five (5) startups per category in advance of a weeklong final voting round, in which you’ll once again have a chance to vote on your favorites in each category via TNW’s online platform.
The winners in each of the seven categories will be announced during Feb. 7th Spanish Startup Awards ceremony, with the prizes bestowed by TNW Europe Editor Robin Wauters and the team at Barcelona.IO, who are the local Barcelona co-hosts of the event. Among the awards are a free pass to attend The Next Web Europe Conference in Amsterdam in April.
And, best of all (?) you can attend the Spanish Startup Awards Ceremony to see the award presentations and enjoy “a night of fun, excitement, networking and champagne.” What’s not to like about that! The first 60 tickets are free, then it’s €15 a head, so mark your calendar and register, now!