sTARTUp Day 2022 announces the winners of its Pitching

Estonian startup festival sTARTUp Day 2022 has announced the winners of its Pitching competition. This year, organizers received the record number of 380 applications from early-stage startups from 47 countries, and chose 40 teams to participate in the final pitching stage.

The winners are the following:

  • LightCode Photonics received €200,000 from EstBAN and €7,500 from Sorainen
    • The startup is building the world’s first software-defined 3D camera for robots to see the world and navigate safely.
  • Nanordica Medical secured €150,000 from EstBAN and €7,500 from Sorainen
    • Nanordica is developing advanced antibacterial wound care products to avoid infection-related amputations.
  • Longenesis was awarded €100,000 by .Cocoon Ventures.
    • The company helps healthcare and life sciences companies make better use of their data to accelerate research, as well as engage patients.
  • äio Tech got €10,000 equity-free cash from Swedbank and €7,500 from Sorainen
    • äio Tech designs microbes for sustainable production of healthy food and feed ingredients.
  • Rexplorer received €20,000 from Greenergy Data Centers 
    • Rexplorer is a platform for exploration, planning, generation and monitoring of renewable energy.
  • Bloomcoding got €3,000 equity-free cash and mentoring from Head of Tele2 Estonia, Chris Robbins
    • Bloomcoding aims to build the No.1 online coding school engaging children through VR and AR game development in Europe.
  • Better Medicine received €5,000 and legal mentoring from TGS Baltic
    • Better Medicine is developing medical imaging AI and software tools to help radiologists fight cancer.

Acorai, Activate Health, and Exponaut were awarded with $5000 in Amazon Web Services credits from Cloudvisor. Ringo got a mentoring package from Tera Ventures.

About sTARTUp Day 2022

sTARTUp Day 2022 is a startup-minded business festival in the Baltics, bringing together more than 4000 people to celebrate entrepreneurship in Tartu, Estonia. This year, over 360 startups were pitched to more than a hundred investors. The speaker panel welcomed CEOs and founders of world-renowned companies like Bonzun, Grünfin, SuperBetter, and Vertical Aerospace, as well as the Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas.