Startup Of The Week

The Top 25 Startups To Meet At 4YFN In Barcelona 2019

Written by Innovator Staff

Each year 4YFN gathers hundreds of startups from around the world to pitch to investors and corporates. The Innovator selected 25 startups we think would be most interesting to big business.

RETAIL

3DLOOK

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Developed advanced mobile body scanning that can be used for personalization by apparel retailers and other industries.

https://www.3dlook.me

FUTURE OF WORK

FACTORIAL

SPAIN

WHAT IT DOES: Developed a data-driven platform that allows companies to bring greater automation to such tasks as payroll and human resources.

https://factorialhr.com

SECURITY

NANOLOCK SECURITY

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Security platform, which works with IoT devices and connected automobiles, protects both the firmware of devices as well as data stored on them.

https://www.nanolocksecurity.com/

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

CARFIT

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Self-diagnostic and predictive maintenance platform uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to monitor and analyze data from connected cars.

https://car.fit/

LOGISTICS

ICONTAINERS

SPAIN

WHAT IT DOES: Simplifies the process of arranging overseas shipping by digitizing tasks like getting quotes, booking and managing shipments as goods are transported.

https://www.icontainers.com

LOGISTICS

JOONAAK

CAMBODIA

WHAT IT DOES: Runs a network of warehouses and delivery vehicles that provide last-mile logistics services to small and medium businesses.

https://www.joonaak.com/

LOGISTICS

KARGO

MYANMAR

WHAT IT DOES: Online marketplace matches truck drivers with local businesses to transport a wide range of cargo.

http://kargomyanmar.com/

FINTECH

KONSENTUS

UNITED KINGDOM

WHAT IT DOES: Helps financial institutions comply with Europe’s new open banking PSD2 regulations.

https://www.konsentus.com

MOBILITY

MAPBOX

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Provides location features like maps, search and navigation for clients such as Lonely Planet, The Weather Channel and Snapchat.

https://www.mapbox.com

FINTECH

HOVER

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Developed technology that allows in-app mobile payments even for customers without data plans as it enables mobile developers to turn an existing communications protocol, known as “unstructured supplementary service data (USSD), into an invisible transport layer.

https://www.usehover.com

ROBOTICS

PAL ROBOTICS

SPAIN

WHAT IT DOES: A platform that allows companies and researchers to more easily experiment with humanoid robots as they develop products and services.

http://www.pal-robotics.com

BLOCKCHAIN

PUNDI X

INDONESIA

WHAT IT DOES: A system that makes it easier for physical merchants to accept cryptocurrencies as payment.

http://pundix.com

QUANTUM COMPUTING

STRANGEWORKS

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Building tools for software developers to work with quantum computers, a next-generation computing architecture that allows processing on a molecular level.

www.strangeworks.com

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

STRATIO

UNITED STATES

IRELAND

WHAT IT DOES: Uses AI to give companies a unified view of all their data. Clients include BBVA, Telefonica and Carrefour.

https://www.stratio.com

FINTECH

TREZEO

IRELAND

WHAT IT DOES: Uses technology to help gig economy workers and other self-employed people better manage irregular income streams.

https://www.trezeo.com

FINTECH

VITALITE

ZAMBIA

WHAT IT DOES: A pay-as-you-go financing system that makes products ranging from household goods to solar panels affordable in emerging economies.

https://www.vitalitegroup.com

FINTECH

TOKEN

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Using digital identity and smart tokens it offers a way for individuals, businesses and financial institutions to move money around by giving third parties access to their account details in a secure and simple way.

https://token.io

MOBILITY

SCOOT

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Public electric scooter and electric bicycle sharing systems for urban areas. It was chosen to be part of San Francisco’s pilot mobility program.

https://scoot.co

COMMUNICATIONS

AGORA.IO

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: APIs allow developers and brands to embed real-time voice, video and interactive broadcasting functionality into their services to increase engagement with customers.

http://www.agora.io/

ROBOTICS

DEEP LEARNING ROBOTICS

ISRAEL

WHAT IT DOES: Makes a vision-based robotic controller that uses computer vision and machine learning algorithms to allow robots to learn tasks by observing.

https://www.dlrob.com

SECURITY
KETS QUANTUM SECURITY

UNITED KINGDOM

WHAT IT DOES: Developed quantum encryption technologies designed to protect systems in the coming era of quantum computing, which could render current security obsolete.

https://kets-quantum.com/

ROBOTICS

LIPS

TAIWAN

WHAT IT DOES: Makes 3D-depth cameras that enable robots to pick, place and scan objects.

https://www.lips-hci.com

ROBOTICS

LUCID

UNITED STATES

WHAT IT DOES: Makes 3D cameras used in a wide range of devices including drones, robots, mobile phones and security cameras.

https://lucidinside.com/

FINTECH

NEO

SPAIN

WHAT IT DOES: A multi-currency cash management platform designed to help medium-to-large corporates manage currency risk and streamline currency collections and foreign payments.

https://www.getneo.com

SECURITY

CYBERUS LABS

POLAND

WHAT IT DOES: A password-free authentication technology that aims to create better security for mobile, desktop and IoT devices.

https://cyberuslabs.com

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