The Start-Up 100 Awards were handed out last night and the winner of the overall award went to the music streaming service Spotify, ahead of there much anticipated US launch, having already made a large impact across Europe launching in eight European countries. The award honours promising technology start-ups in Europe.
The winners for each category are below:
Advertising and Marketing
Social Networking and Collaboration
Audio and Media
Education and Recruitment and Jobs
Security, Storage, Collaboration and Databases
Finance, Payments and E-commerce
Startup 100 media partners, The Telegraph, have been following the nominations and winners as judged by:
The Start-Up 100 awards were judged by a panel of experts including venture capitalists and angel investors. Entries were collected over the last six months.
The panel was supported by a team of analysts, including associates from Balderton Capital, Accel Partners, DFJ Esprit and others, who are helping to define the criteria and methodology our judges will use in their deliberations.
Read more here.