Entrepreneurs and Road Safety Award


The Línea Directa Foundation has convened, for the eighth consecutive year, the Entrepreneurs and Road Safety Award, with the objective of Stimulate private initiative in the fight against traffic accidents.

The period to present the projects will be open until March 14.

The contest is a benchmark and wants to recognize the commitment and work of innovative companies that resist assuming traffic accidents as something inevitable. 

In this edition, those entrepreneurs who have projects located in Spain with an already established company. In fact, cWith this award, the Foundation wants to support those entrepreneurs who dedicate their efforts to start up business ideas that end the accident rate at the wheel, helping them to consolidate their project successfully.

The winner will receive a contribution of €20,000, training, mentoring and access to funding rounds.

In addition, both the winner and the project highlighted by the jury for its innovative nature will have access to a promotional stand at this year's edition of the South Summit-Spain Startup, global innovation platform for the generation of value, opportunity and business of the entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The novelty of this edition is that the requirement of 'co-investment' or carrying over of the 20,000 euro prize is eliminated, in order to give greater facilities to entrepreneurs.

The jury for this call is made up of:

  • Jorge Ordás, Deputy Director General of Mobility Management and Technology of the DGT.
  • Clara Gutiérrez, Managing Partner at BRAIN VC Fund.
  • Juan Roure, Professor of Entrepreneurship at IESE Business School.
  • Mª Jesús Magro, General Director of the PONS Foundation.
  • Marisol Menéndez, Director of Open Innovation at Spain Startup – South Summit.
  • Javier Megías, Director of the Startup Program of the Bankinter Foundation for Innovation.
  • Carlos Rodríguez Ugarte, Finance Director of Línea Directa Aseguradora.
  • Mar Garre, General Director of the Línea Directa Foundation. 

The award has the support of Línea Directa Aseguradora, the Bankinter Foundation for Innovation and the IESE Business School.

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