- The company ENTHEC SOLUTIONS SL wins the 2022 Entrepreneurs Award
- UPPEREAT and AITACA have been the finalists
- The prize money has been distributed among 18 companies
This afternoon, the Conde Duque Contemporary Culture Center has hosted the award ceremony for the Entrepreneurs Award 2022.
The main objective of this award is to contribute to the recognition of original, creative and innovative projects undertaken by women to promote and boost the female entrepreneurship, as well as the generation of employment and increased economic activity in the city of Madrid, helping to eliminate the existing gender gap.
This award is one of the lines of recognition of the Madrid City Council for the work of women entrepreneurs and has a total economic endowment that amounts to €100,000. In addition, the winning companies will also be able to enjoy various prizes in kind provided by the collaborating entities.
The event featured Rocío Vidal, a science communicator known by the alter ego Schrödinger's catas mistress of ceremonies.
With a room full of businesswomen and entrepreneurs, Fernando Herrero, Madrid City Council's General Director of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, welcomed and highlighted the relevance of this award for the promotion and recognition of female entrepreneurship.
Finalists and winners
The delegate councilor for Innovation and Entrepreneurship of the Madrid City Council, D. Angel Child has presented the award to this year's winner as “Entrepreneur of the year 2022”, cwith a financial endowment of 20,000 euros, to ENTHEC SOLUTIONS SL, deep tech Spanish that has developed a technology with its own code that allows companies, organizations, public bodies and people to know exactly the information that cybercriminals have about a company.
the two companies Entrepreneurs Award 2022 finalists, with a financial endowment of €10,000 each, have relapsed into UPPEREAT, a digital platform that connects business customers with a high-quality restaurant marketplace, and AITACA, a business that transforms photos of a person into an accurate 3D body model with comprehensive measurements.
In addition to these main prizes have been awarded 15 second prizes, with a financial endowment of 4,000 euros ceach one:
The winner of the accesit to the youngest entrepreneur has been AMAZONIA ACAI EUROPA SL, açai import business from Brazil, for sale in its own stores and in restaurants in the capital. They were too nominees for this category: DELIGHTWEAR and PANTALA TEAM SL.
The winner of the accesit to the entrepreneur "silver" has been I AM QUALITY, a technology development company to assist in the digitization of management systems based on ISO standards. Rewere nominated in this category: GENUS LEGAL SLL and OCURAE.
The accesit to the entrepreneur from Madrid has been for MADRID KM0 LOGISTIC CENTER S. COOP. MADRID, a service cooperative for agroecological projects of food production and transformation that offers services related to logistics and distribution. They were nominated in this category: THE BULK SCALE SL and METHOD FIVE SL.
The winner of the accesit to the entrepreneur with the most technological project has been SHADOW TECHNOLOGY SL, a B2B solution to protect and track your confidential documents wherever they travel. Also nominated in this category: NFT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM and SINGULARITY EXPERTS.
The winner of the accesit to the entrepreneur with the most innovative project has been HOME DIAGNOSTICS SL, the first digital solution for "at-home lab testing" (or clinical analysis from home) changing the paradigm of traditional clinical analysis. They were nominated in this category: READY2PARK SL and WOWPLAY SL.
The accesit to the entrepreneur with the project with the greatest environmental impact has been for RECIRCULAR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SL, a company that gives a second life to industrial resources, reducing costs and generating environmental and social benefits. They were nominated in this category: ANOMALIA BUSINESS DESIGN SL and MISTRESS GREENFILM SL.
The accesit to the entrepreneur with the project with the greatest international projection has relapsed into EPISKEY MEDICAL CONSULTING SL, project manager responsible for obtaining the license for the distribution of medical devices, requesting the necessary CE marking for a medical device to be marketed in the European Union. They were nominated in this category: ECOM COMERCIO ONLINE SL and I AM QUALITY.
The winner of the accesit to the Entrepreneur with the best project in the field of health has been OCURAE, an innovative digital health project to help people with an ostomy to gain confidence, security, autonomy and independence in living with their ostomy. They were nominated in this category: ALMUDERMA and METHOD FIVE SL.
The accesit to the Entrepreneur of the network of business incubators of the Madrid City Council has been for BUDARE SISTERS, a kitchen and catering service with gastronomy of Venezuelan roots. Also nominated in this category: APP TOTEM and ANA MARTIN MAKEUP.
The winner of the accesit to the Entrepreneur with the best project in the Food Tech sector has been ORGANIC FOOD, e-commerce that offers local and regional food and organic products of the highest quality at a fair price, in a sustainable, accessible and affordable way. They were nominated in this category: THE ECO CHEF and MALFERRED.
The winner of the accesit to the Entrepreneur with the project with the greatest growth potential has been BE TOFF SL, the first Spanish women's company to produce, market and export differentiating and innovative canned beverages. They were nominated in this category: HOME DIAGNOSTICS SL and SHADOW TECHNOLOGY SL.
The winner of the accesit to the entrepreneur with the best elevator pitch has been PANTALA TEAM SL, an innovative fashion concept that allows women to have access to an unlimited catalog of Spanish designer clothes and sustainable fashion, where they can rent clothes with the option to buy. They were nominated in this category: DELIGHTWEAR and LILIAPP SL.
The winner of the accesit to the entrepreneur with the best project in the HORECA sector has been DELIGHTWEAR, the first company in the world that offers the HORECA sector to revalue its textiles for its own use, turning hotel textile waste into new products. They were nominated in this category: AMAZONIA ACAI EUROPA SL and BE TOFF SL.
The winner of the accesit to the entrepreneur with the best project in the STEM area has been WOWPLAY SL, a space for boys and girls to develop soft skills and STEAM skills through play and wonder using their own methodology. They were nominated in this category: SINGULARITY EXPERTS and TEAM TRAINING CONSULTING SL.
The winner of the accesit to the entrepreneur with the best Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy has been BABY FRIENDLY COMPANIES SL, a project of programs with digital services for companies in order to achieve equality and well-being of employees, accompanying them on the journey of being parents. They were nominated in this category: COBA COMPLEMENTS and MISTRESS GREENFILM SL.
The award is organized by the Madrid City Council but has the collaboration of these private entities that endow the award with different contributions:
- Womenalia, grants a visibility and dissemination campaign within its platform.
- Spanish Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Madrid (SEE ME) rewards with a free membership fee for 1 year and dissemination in said association.
- Hotel Business Association of Madrid (AEHM) In addition to dissemination on the web and social networks, it grants different packages of experiences in 5-star hotels in Madrid.
- King Juan Carlos University (URJC) provides a program mentoring.
- wave madrid will conduct radio interviews.
Regarding participation, the organization has highlighted the good figures of this edition. Of all the 154 participating companies, a total of 54 projects have been finalists and have opted for the 15 second prizes and the 3 main prizes.
Members of the jury
This year's jury is made up of:
- Estrella Martín Martín, Deputy Director General of Entrepreneurship of the Madrid City Council.
- Pablo Batlle, Marketing Director of AEHM.
- Eva Serrano, president of ASEME.
- Francisco Blanco, coordinator of Entrepreneurship of the URJC.
- Javier Pena, Onda Madrid.
- Purification Prytz González, secretary of the jury
Both the jury and the organization thank all the companies for participating in this XII edition of the Entrepreneurs Award.