LiveWIRE Rising Star 2016 award ceremony

  • 24 maart 2016

LiveWIRE Rising Star is an innovation award of LiveWIRE and the Chamber of Commerce. The Rising Star is awarded to the innovative entrepreneur who is able to convince judges and online public of the added value of his or her innovative product or service ánd the innovative basis of his or her company. The next Rising Star award will be granted on March 24 at the Venture Café in Rotterdam at 17:30- 18.30. The winner is presented 2.500 euro. 

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Meet the 5 nominees and vote

Want to see who are competing? Let us introduce you to:

  • ByTheWay: Safe roadsides
  • Correctbook: Infinitely reusable script in the fight against illiteracy
  • McNetiq: capacity of a magnetic pre-measured
  • Octo: together we arrange to provide and exchange energy
  • Villagepump: a simple solution to the global shortage of clean drinking water

Want to vote for your favorite? Visit our candidates page.

Professional judges (60%) and the online votes (40%) determine who will receive the honourable title of LiveWIRE Rising Star.

About LiveWIRE

Rising Star is part of the LiveWIRE programme. Together with the Chamber of Commerce LiveWIRE offers support to innovative entrepreneurs. This translates into guidance, access to a strong network, master classes and online tools. More than 800 Dutch entrepreneurs are currently using the 3-year LiveWIRE programme.

In addition to the LiveWIRE Rising Star the Shell LiveWIRE Award also takes place once a year, offering entrepreneurs a large platform. The LiveWIRE Award is presented once a year to an entrepreneur under the age of 35 who is able to convince the judges of his innovative power and entrepreneurial qualities.

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