The Europas 2019: Calling all Hot European Startups, Entries Are Now Open

The Europas is back for its tenth year and nominations for the hottest European tech startups are now open.

If you’d like to submit a startup to be considered for the awards, please apply here.

The Europas Awards will be held on 27 June 2018, in London, UK on the front lawn of the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton. Techcrunch is the exclusive media sponsor of the awards and conference. 

You can nominate a startup, accelerator or venture investor which you think deserves to be recognized for their achievements in the last 12 months. The deadline for nominations is 1 May 2019.

For 2019, we’ve overhauled the categories to a set that we believe better reflects the range of innovation, diversity and ambition we see in the European startups being built and launched today. There are now 20 categories including new additions to cover AgTech / FoodTech, SpaceTech, GovTech and Mobility Tech.

The complete list of categories is here:

  1. AgTech / FoodTech
  2. CleanTech
  3. Cyber
  4. EdTech
  5. FashTech
  6. FinTech
  7. Public, Civic and GovTech
  8. HealthTech
  9. MadTech (Ad / MarTech)
  10. Mobility Tech
  11. PropTech
  12. RetailTech
  13. Saas/Enterprise or B2B
  14. SpaceTech
  15. Tech for Good
  16. Hottest Blockchain Project
  17. Hottest Blockchain Investor
  18. Hottest VC Fund
  19. Hottest Seed Fund
  20. Grand Prix

Timeline of The Europas Awards deadlines:

  • 6 March 2019 – Submissions open
  • 1 May 2019 – Submissions close
  • 10 May 2019 – Public voting begins
  • 18 June 2019 – Public voting ends
  • 27 June 2019 – Awards Bash 

We’re also shaking up the awards dinner itself. Instead of a sit-down gala dinner, we’ve taken on your feedback for more opportunities to network. Our awards ceremony this year will be in the setting of a garden lawn party where you’ll be able to meet and mingle more easily. We’ll have more details on the venue and party soon, as well as the day conference. If you’d like to talk about sponsoring, please contact

The Europas Awards have been going for the last ten years and we’re the only independent and editorially driven event to recognise the European tech startup scene. It’s also been featured in Bloomberg, VentureBeat, Forbes,, The Memo, Smart Company, Cnet, many others and of course, TechCrunch.

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Join the party with 500 of Europe’s leading movers and shakers in tech

The Europas is the premier awards for Europe’s hottest tech startups celebrating the most ambitious and innovative tech companies across 20 categories.

Founded in 2009 and still run today by Mike Butcher, The Europas concentrates on the newest companies on the scene and also brings together the mid and late stage technology startups, as well as leading investors and media in the EMEA region.

It’s a genuine, editorially driven, independent awards, judged, in part, by the community itself.

For the last 10 years, The Europas has grown into a fun and fantastic awards ceremony, followed by an awesome after-party. This year, we’re turning up the networking with a garden lawn party and ceremony that allows more mingling and movement. We hope to see you there!


When Where
27 June 2019
18:30 - 23:00
Geffrye Museum, 136 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8EA