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10 Startups take the spotlight at the Latitude59 2019 Pitch Competition

Latitude59, e-Estonia’s flagship startup and tech event is only a week away! In addition to an inspiring, challenging 2-day programme and a host of side events, some of the most promising early-stage startups will join the Latitude59 Pitch Competition 2019.

10 Startups take the spotlight at the Latitude59 2019 Pitch Competition

From 140 applications, ten top teams were selected to pitch in front of a jury on Friday, May 17 at the conference in KultuuriKatel. The teams will get their presentation skills at an intense Startup Wise Guys Pitch Training – a one-day intensive boot camp and individual mentoring sessions on how to improve the presentation and stage presence on May 15th.

All the top 10 teams will also be running for the Latitude59 Combo Prize which includes €10k equity-free cash, legal counselling from Hedman Partners, pass to Summit Summit goodies from Valge Klaar and three months workspace at Uma workspace

Making the tough decision is a jury made out of local and international experts:

Merlin Salvik – Hedman Partners
Kristjan Laanemaa – Karma.VC
Herty Tammo – Startup Wise Guys
Stanislav Ivanov – Tera VC
Donatas Keras – Practica Capital 
Eric Lagier – partner at byFounders VC

Here are our top 10 startups pitching on stage (in alphabetical order):

CENOS – makes computer simulation accessible for engineering SME CENOS provides vertical-focused simulation apps which even anon-specialized engineer can use. The apps are based on proprietary CENOS platform which connects the best of open source engineering tools, therefore, reducing the price to SME level.

eXpact Intelligent Matching App for global tech talent and growing companies. Using pre-screening algorithms and crowdsourcing. Our concept of Intelligent Matching is a combination of human touch and automation. We believe in a future where every tech rockstar has a personal Talent Manager who knows eXactly in which country, company and team their next adventure awaits.

HUGO.legal – AI powered platform of Lawyers. Disrupting the Legal Industry. Founded in Estonia. Scaling Globally. Legal services are one of the last industries to undergo technological development. We are disrupting the legal industry by redesigning the legal marketplace. Combining best A.I. technology and using the power of sharing economy.

Identix.one is a face recognition platform, helping businesses embed FR technology to provide better customer experience Our solution is a Cloud-Based Face Recognition platform. We provide businesses ready to use API, so that businesses could embed Face Recognition technology into their applications and systems without need to develop FR tech from the scratch.

Lumebot Autonomous snow removal robots that start working as soon as it starts snowing. Lumebot self-driving snow removal robots are more than 10x cheaper to make than snow plows. This allows each parking lot to have a dedicated snow removal robot(s). Through continuous work, it is able to keep the parking lot clean 24/7.

OriginalMy Blockchain is a RegTech that uses blockchain for authenticating identities, signatures and content for e-governance. We created a global alternative for authenticating people, issuing a decentralized Blockchain ID. People can now manage own assets, like home, car or certs, can e-voting globally, sign documents, auth on platforms without passwords or filling forms.

Portal365 is a Grant Writing and Management system for NGOs. We developed Portal365, a software that will include machine learning features for accelerating NGOs’ grant writing and management of funding & resources by shortening grant writing, reporting and budgeting time from weeks to couple hours.

VITS –  is developing a platform for Health and Safety Specialists to manage Health and Safety activities effortlessly. We are developing a platform, that helps to manage H&S activities, prevent work accidents, deaths and work-related diseases. Saves time and ensures, that everything is under control. The platform can point out, when there is a chance of a work accident.

WebTotem is a SaaS which provides powerful tools for securing and monitoring your website in one place. WebTotem is a SaaS which provides powerful tools for securing and monitoring your website in one place in an easy and flexible way. How does it work? 1) Sign up and type in your website domain 2) Adjust the alerts you want to get.

Zelos is a management solution for large volunteer teams and communities. Zelos encourages community members to take responsibilities within a set framework. This allows them to participate on their own terms while giving the administrators effortless overview and control over goals and timelines.

Come and see them battle it out on 17 May!

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