Central European Startup Awards (CESAwards)
is part of Global Startup Awards, one of the largest independent startup ecosystem competitions, and now it is open for nominations. You have time only till 2nd August to apply to nominate yourself or your favorite startup ecosystem player! Take part in it as joining the competition brings lots of opportunities
for startups and other ecosystem players.
Interested? Find more information below.
Apply or nominate your hero
Startups, investors, acceleration programs, founders, co-working offices, digital nomads and software development agencies and many more, apply to be nominated
. But you can also nominate your startup ecosystem hero
: a startup, VC, founder, coworking offices, acceleration program, digital nomads, software development agencies…
Public nominations are now open and can be made in the Central Europe
, South Europe
Competition brings lots of opportunities
The Global Startup Awards selects and recognises businesses with outstanding achievements in both business and service to the community and is bringing together the best ideas and best minds in 5 region, in 45 countries in Europe, Asia and Africa to celebrate entrepreneurial spirit and startups ecosystems.
The selection process is completely transparent
and no fees are charged
for anythings related to the competition. Additionally, as said co-founder and CEO, Kim Balle: “Joining the competition brings lots of opportunities for startups and other ecosystem players on a longer run, not only by being recognised and connected with each other, but also through unique programs we develop with governments and corporates.”
How does competition look like?
Finalists in each participating country will be competing first on a national, then on a regional level
and regional winners will be announced at the Grand Finales
in each region. And these events will not be only about the Awards Ceremony but also the Ecosystem Summits for the winners and stakeholders of the competition as well as juries, ambassadors and country partners as opportunity for networking, exchanging ideas, possible cooperations and much more.
CESAwards is part of a bigger network
Central European Startup Awards is part of the Global Startup Awards. It is a unique series of events in the Central and Eastern European countries – Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Croatia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia
in order to connect the Central European startup ecosystem and at the same time to bring together all actors from startups to investors and many more. 10 countries will be competing in 16 categories and each country will provide a national winner for each category.
Nominations are open till 2nd August
, while public voting will open on 30th September
Find more here.