10 Startups will Battle It Out at the Latitude59 2018 Pitch Competition

Latitude59, e-Estonia’s flagship startup and tech conference is starting tomorrow! In addition to a stellar 2-day program and a host of side events, some of the most promising early-stage startups will join the Latitude59 Pitch Competition organized in partnership with Nordic Angel Program (run by EstBAN).

From 101 applications, ten top teams were selected to pitch in front of a jury on Friday, May 25 at the conference in KultuuriKatel. The teams are currently honing their presentation skills today at an intense bootcamp run by Elevator Startups.

4 teams on stage have been deemed investment-ready by the NAP syndicate partners and will be running for the prize of €170,000 seed investment. All the top 10 teams will also be running for the Latitude59 Killer Combo Prize which includes €10k equity-free cash, a 2-week Startup Embassy trip to Silicon Valley, flights by GoTravel, legal counselling from Hedman partners and goodies from Valge Klaar.

Making the tough decision is a jury made out of local and international experts:
Herty Tammo - Startup Wise Guys
Jaak Ennuste - Elevator Startups
Donatas Keras - Practica Capital
Maarika Truu - Startup Estonia
Joshua Slayton - Coinlist, ex co-founding CTO at AngelList
Lauri Kokkila - Inventure
Alla Levina - Starta Capital

And without further ado, here are our top 10 startups pitching on stage (in alphabetical order):
CastPrint is collaborating with the most innovative traumathology specialists and healthcare institutions in Latvia in developing solutions for numerous fracture types.
CENOS provides access to high quality on-premises engineering simulation for affordable costs, unleashing joint power of proven open source software.
FoodDocs helps food handlers to manage food safety plan quickly and easily.
Fractory is a one-stop-shop for laser cutting and metal bending services.
GigPanel helps you find great hospitality workers on demand.

Lovat is a VAT compliance platform designed specifically for digital companies selling globally.

Operose is a team of AR wizards, creating applications for business use.
StandByMate is a seaman jobs site that gets seafarers onboard their next sea job in less than 2 minutes.
TensorFlight builds a database of all buildings in the world, providing features like building footprint, number of stories, construction type or square footage.
Triumf Health makes it possible to create a healthier future for chronically ill children by giving them psychological support via mobile game.