Thirteen European startups to have been awarded $100,000 each by Founder.org, the investor in student entrepreneurs based out of universities. The winners included:
Volumental from Sweden is a cloud-based 3D scanner, which originally started as part of a research project Kinect@Home at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. It’s now working on personalised footwear.
Konux from Germany: Konux plans to disrupt the sensor market by providing “faster, more robust, simpler solution which is adoptable to a wide range of application areas.”
Bio-Bean from the UK. Turning coffee waste from the thousands of coffee shops around London into biofuel.
In addition there was:
WhoJam – collaborative music platform. About to go to beta. Allows musicians to create music and music videos together even when not in same place.
Cardiologs – Bringing power of big data to cardiology. Compares ECG results to thousands of results collected around the World to provide a more accurate diagnosis.
FeetMe – Plantar Pressure Assistant
Akvolution – sustainable water treatment
Zebra – Smart workplace lighting
RestoredHearing – helping people with tinnitus find relief from their symptoms
Eddy Labs – Smart sensing platform for the home