The Europas Shortlist: Our nominees for the best in Europe

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The Europas, the European Startup Awards 2009 for European and EMEA tech companies, will be held on July 9 in London. Over 400 entrants were voted on by the industry and these results merged with those from 19 expert advisors.

Here are the shortlisted nominees in each category in alphabetical order:

The Europas Shortlist: Best Web Application Or Service (EMEA)

Amiando
Babbel
Dopplr
Jimdo
Spotify

The Europas Shortlist: Best Design

Babbel
IRL Connect
Songkick
Spotify
Wonga

The Europas Shortlist: Best Bootstrapped Startup (less than 3 years old)

BookingBug
Doodle
Mixcloud
Soup.io
Struq

The Europas Shortlist: Best Social Innovation (which benefits society, EMEA)

Aleveo
Amazee
Decisions For Heroes
Mendeley
School of Everything

The Europas Shortlist: Best Enterprise / B2B Startup (EMEA)

BlueKiwi
FreeAgent Central
Huddle
VideoPlaza
Zendesk

The Europas Shortlist: Best Cleantech / Environmental Startup (EMEA)

Alertme
Amee
Dopplr
RouteRank
SpeedSell

The Europas Shortlist: Best European / Real World Gadget (EMEA)

Fon
INQ Mobile
Modu
My Name Is E
Poken

The Europas Shortlist: Best Entertainment Application or Service (EMEA)

eRepublik
Moshi Monsters
Playfish
SoundCloud
WeeWorld

The Europas Shortlist: Best Mobile Startup (EMEA)

Aka-aki
Bambuser
Goojet
Nimbuzz
GetJar

The Europas Shortlist: Best Mobile Application (EMEA)

eBuddy
Fring
MobyPicture
Shozu
Spinvox
Tweetdeck Mobile

The Europas Shortlist: Best Startup Founder(s)

Alastair Mitchell, Andy McLoughlin, jointly, Huddle.net
Alexander Ljung, Eric Wahlforss, jointly, Soundcloud
Daniel Ek, Martin Lorentzon, Spotify
Felix Haas, Armin Bauer, Markus Eichinger, Dennis von Ferenczy, Sebastian Baerhold, Marc Bernegger, for Amiando
Richard Jones, Felix Miller, Martin Stiksel, for Last.FM
Richard Moross, Moo

The Europas Shortlist: Best Investor (VC or Angel fund, EMEA)

Atlas Venture
Eden Ventures
European Founders Fund
Index Ventures
TAG – The Accelerator Group

The Europas Shortlist: Best Investor Personality (EMEA)

Fred Destin, Atlas Venture
Morten Lund
Robin Klein, TAG
Saul Klein, Seedcamp/Index Ventures
Yossi Vardi, Angel

The Europas Shortlist: Best New Startup, Summer 2008-2009

SoundCloud
Spotify
Stupeflix
TweetDeck
Tweetmeme

The Europas Grand Prix
Decided by Judges vote only

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