Startup Company of the Year: Multi4
Growth Company of the Year: Wayout
Audience Award: Zebrain
Social Impact Award: Myrspoven
Business Award: AirForestry
Industrial Award: STILRIDE
The entrepreneur competition for the Nordics' best startup and growth companies
Techarenan organizes an annual entrepreneurial competition that’s open to all Swedish and Nordic entrepreneur-led companies in the startup and growth phase.
The competition has been organized since 2014 and targets companies based on a unique innovation or business idea with the potential to be commercialized on the global market.
What you compete for:
The winners of Techarenan Challenge get a place in the winning delegation, which has previous traveled to New York and Silicon Valley, Tokyo, Seoul and Sao Paolo. The purpose of the delegation is to establish business contacts, create networks, and gain a deeper understanding of new markets.
Final Package ★
All companies that make it to the finals win a package that includes: exhibition space at Techarenan Summit, a spot in Techarenan’s Entrepreneur Network, marketing in Techarenan’s channels, techarenan.news and more.
- Startup Company of the Year
- Growth Company of the Year
- Audience Award
- Social Impact Award
- Industrial Award
- Business Award
The competition is open to all companies, regardless of company form, business area of phase. The company must:
- Be entrepreneurial
- Have a unique technology, concept or business idea.
The jury assesses the company and business idea based on:
- Market potential
- Global applicability
- Competence within the team
All award categories are awarded with a place on the winners delegation.
Previous trips have been to New York and Silicon Valley, Tokyo, Seoul and Sao Paolo.
The winners delegation 2020 in Sao Paolo
Photos from previous trips
Winners of Techarenan Challenge
Startup Company of the Year – Multi4
Growth Company of the Year – Wayout
Audience Award – Zebrain
Social Impact Award – Myrspoven
Business Award – AirForestry
Industrial Award – STILRIDE
Startup Company of the Year – Grace Health
Growth Company of the Year – Dynamic Code
Audience Award – Nectarine Heath
Industrial Award – Climeon
Social Impact Award – Grace Health
Business Award – Exeger
AI & Technical edge award – Sana Labs
Startup Company of the Year – Elypta
Growth Company of the Year- Too Good To Go
Audience Award – The Humble Co.
Industrial Award – Sentina Bay
Social Impact Award – TrusTrace
Startup Company of the Year – Kognity
Growth Company of the Year – Matsmart
Audience Award – PantaPåsen
Industrial Award – Swedish Algae Factory
Social Impact Award – Moving Floor
Startup Company of the Year – Sprinklebit
Growth Company of the Year – SaltX
Audience Award – Prindit
Industrial Award – SaltX
Social Impact Award – Coala Life
Startup Company of the Year – Furhat Robotics
Growth Company of the Year – Visiba Group
Startup Company of the Year – Cellink
Growth Company of the Year – Min Doktor
Audience Award – Cellink
Industrial Award – Cellink
Partner & Co Founder, Spintop Ventures
Founding Partner, Brightly Ventures
Founder, Humble Co/Investor
(Winner Techarenan 2019)
What's the Nordic region's top startup or growth company?
Nominate a company!
The company that you nominate will receive information that they have been nominated for Techarenan Challenge 2023. All companies that have been nominated must then register themselves for the competition.
Är ni ett av Nordens främsta startup- eller tillväxbolag?
Anmälan till 2023 års tävling öppnar i April 2023, men ni kan redan nu lämna intresseanmälan till entreprenörstävlingen.
Tävlingen är öppen för alla bolag oavsett bolagsform, verksamhetsområde eller fas. Bolaget ska:
- Vara entreprenörslett
- Ha en unik teknologi/koncept/affärsidé
Juryn bedömer bolaget och affärsidén utifrån:
- Global applicerbarhet
- Kompetens inom teamet