provides EU-funded start-ups and innovators with opportunities to scale up their efforts and visibility by providing coaching, access to resources and participation in e-pitching events. Each successful match made between an investor and innovator is a success for mission and, subsequently, a success for innovation within the EU.

Looking back at the successful projects that found their investors over the past years, we see a promising sign for the upcoming innovators who believe in their idea and aim to make a change. Therefore, we gathered a list of companies whose pitches stood out from the crowd and secured notable investments, awards, and endorsements, through the platform:

Material Mapper, a Norwegian start-up, offers an EU-funded digital platform that allows architects and construction companies to source reusable building materials from demolitions. Material Mapper closed a €1m round last week after securing Dealflow support (investor readiness training and investor introductions)

SME Hydrogenious, the German cleantech, won the “Tech for Society” category at the Innovation Radar Prize 2020 and secured support in preparing their pitch deck and investor introductions from Dealflow. In September 2021 Hydrogenious raised €50m in growth capital to deploy their transformative EU-funded hydrogen technology at scale. The estimated firm valuation is over €200m

My Corena, an EU-funded Swedish Foodtech start-up, received training and coaching from Dealflow before pitching to investors at a event in May 2021. This led to them raising a €24m Series A round shortly after, a Spanish green-tech start-up, that received investor readiness training and investor introductions from and subsequently closed a €1.5m round deal

SDS Optic, a Polish SME, developed with EU-funding a new approach to in-vivo cancer biomarker diagnosis. They won the “Women-led Innovation” category at the 2019 Innovation Radar Prize. Subsequently, they secured support and advice from Dealflow on the possibilities to raise funding, including a public listing. Two weeks ago, they had an IPO on the Warsaw Stock Exchange

Brain+, an EU-funded Danish neurology research start-up, that aims to create therapeutical applications for Alzheimer’s treatment and prevention. They pitched their concept to investors in December 2021 through event and had an IPO subscription rate of 169% with 1,288 investors following shortly after

Makersite is a German EU-funded data software company that develops next-generation product data management tools for the global manufacturing industry. The award-winning start-up received coaching from Deaflow and pitched in the 2020 sustainability event, which had them landing a Seed in May 2021 with Planet A Ventures and closing a Series A round

Selfback is an EU-funded project with a Danish spin-off company, centred around the self-management of lower back pain by developing a smartphone app, providing resources and a personalised self-management plan. The project received coaching and training from Dealflow and secure sufficient funding from the European Innovation Council. The company was one of the 12 finalists for the Innovation Radar Prize in 2021

Spindrive is a Finnish EU-backed start-up, that produces AMB systems for original equipment manufacturers. The company was highly regarded during the e-pitching event in May 2021, which led to Spindrive raising 1.6m in pre-Series A funding round

Enerpoly, a Swedish company producing sustainable and rechargeable batteries, won European Innovation Council e-pitching event with investors with interest in DeepTech in 2021 and went on to later claim the “Renewable Energy & Cleantech” prize category at EIC Investor Day on EU Green Deal in 2022. The company participated in Dealflow’s Sustainability e-pitching event in May 2021

Goava is a Swedish funded company that uses big data and machine learning to help discover the best fit for customer prospects. The project secured Series A funding in 2021 from Enento Group Oyj. The company pitched at Dealflow’s Tech e-pitching event in March 2021

Daze Technology, an Italian high-tech start-up, has developed DazePlug, the first autonomous conductive charging system for Electric Vehicles (EV) to automate EV recharge secured €2m from EIC Fund in 2021. The company participated in Dealflow’s Sustainability e-pitching event in May 2021

Sensoneo is a Bratislava-based company that develops smart IoT sensors and software apps for waste management, secured €2m from the EIC Fund in October 2021. The company pitched at Dealflow’s Tech e-pitching event in March 2021

OGOship, a Finnish company building a sustainable supply chain platform for e-commerce, raised a €4m pre-series A round from Flashpoint Venture Capital, Investor Ventures and in November 2021

LeydenJar Technologies is a Dutch scale-up company developing a new super battery with pure silicon anodes that closed a €22m round with Catalus Capital, YARD ENERGY, Invest-NL, ING Sustainable Investments, and Somerset Capital Partners in August 2021

AdScanner is a Croatian start-up that aims to revolutionise video and TV advertising that has raised a €2.4m from South Central Ventures, J&T Ventures, and their business angel in July 2021

Cubbit, an Italian-based green cloud provider, secured a €7m round from different backers, i.e., Techstars and CDP Venture Capital. The company pitched at Dealflow’s Tech e-pitching event in March 2021

Investors can now join the platform and innovators can claim their page, become discoverable and showcase their latest information.

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