As part of its annual Congress, EBAN welcomed the 10th FIWARE Investment Forum in Porto on 25th May. Nine selected FIWARE companies got the opportunity to be coached by 4 experienced coaches and pitch to an investor jury of 13 seasoned investors! The jury had the tough job to select the two best companies (Totem Interactive & Spero) that were then offered the chance to pitch in the afternoon at the Global Investment Forum where one of them (Spero) won the “Most Investable” award”!
The 9 companies were also offered the possibility to attend the EBAN Congress on 26th and 27th May. EBAN had prepared a personalised stand for them ideally located in the networking areas where they could showcase their venture during the two full days of the Congress.
Each of them also got the chance to pitch a second/third time in front of the whole crowd of participants of the Congress (more than 200 people!), leading for some of them to some interesting connections!
The Investment Forum was organised by EBAN, the European Business Angels Network, a consortium partner of Future Internet Business project, with the support of other partners such as Media Deals and Metavallon.