News EU-XCEL Challenge Final 2015 has taken place in Cork, Ireland on November 3rd!

EU-XCEL Challenge Final 2015 has taken place in Cork, Ireland on November 3rd!

November 11, 2015 3:07 pm

The EU-XCEL Challenge Final took place on November 3rd in Cork, Ireland. The 12 finalists of all the Start-up Scrums pitched their ideas in front of a closed-session judging panel consisting of:


  • Bruno Dureux, Managing Partner, BAL Partners, Spain
  • Francesco Benincasa, Investment Advisor PJ Tech Catalyst Fund, Athens & London and CEO, Gorithmic, London & New York
  • Kate O’Keeffe, Technical Training Manager, VMware, Cork
  • Dr Kevin Marshall, Head of Education, Microsoft Ireland
  • Marcin Jan Fejfer, Investment Manager, SpeedUp Venture Capital Group, Poland
  • Martin Corkery, Regional Manager, Entreprise Ireland
  • Katarzyna Wlaz, Capital Investment Co-ordinator, Poland


The 12 finalists taking part in the Challenge Final were SensusCare,, DataMine, NearBuyNow, SpeechAngel, Nammy, Soceed, Too Too, Tamaze, BeSpaced, ABLE and  WeQ4U.


The winners of the prizes are:


1st place: WeQ4U

WeQ4U replaces theme parks’ physical queues with virtual ones, providing visitors with a better experience. The prize is 5000 euros.


2nd place: DataMine

DataMine empowers researchers in the fields of medicine, pharmaceutical, life sciences and biotechnology to cure the most devastating diseases-cancer, stroke, and heart diseases. The prizes is 3000 euros.


3rd place: is a retail-price watch tool for manufacturers of consumer goods.DSC_0250

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