Brazil Startup Awards: And the nominees are…

Brazil Startup Awards: And the nominees are…

Only a few days after letting you know that we would bring the TNW Startup Awards to Latin America, we are now ready to announce nominees for Brazil, which will be the first country to welcome our award ceremony.

The event will take place in São Paulo on July 20th, and it is still time to become a sponsor, so don’t hesitate to contact us if you are interested. Options start at $750 and you can find more information here (PDF).

Without further ado, here’s the list of finalists for each category:

Startup of the year:

Best Web app: ContaAzulCrowdtestGrubsterKupzZeeweTV

Best Mobile app: Ant SmasherBoa ListaCrossfyEasy TaxiZoemob

Best Design:

Best User Experience: BedooLedfaceNaveggPitziSiteApps

Best (Co-)Founder: Fabio Seixas (Camiseteria); Fernando Okumura (Kekanto); Gustavo Caetano (Samba Tech); Julio Vasconcellos (Peixe Urbano); Marco Gomes (boo-box)

Best investor: 21212.comAstella InvestimentosFIR CapitalMonasheesRedpoint eVentures

Thanks again for all your nominations (1139 in total!), which exceeded our expectations! But it is not over yet, and finalists still need your support to win in their category, so don’t forget to vote for your favorite Brazilian finalists! Prestige aside, winners will get a free ticket to our upcoming TNW Latin America Conference.

As for the Startup Awards, they will follow their route to Argentina, Chile and Mexico – stay tuned for imminent announcements!

➤  TNW Brazil Startup Awards – Phase 2

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