On December 1st 2021, El Referente published their ranking with the most innovative startups in Spain on 2021 across all sectors. Beawre has been included on the top 60 most innovative startups of this ranking, competing with many other startups in many different sectors such as Software, Health, Fintech and Foodtech.
Over 150 agents of Spanish innovation ecosystem including accelerators, business angels, journalists and venture capitals, listed more than 200 companies as the most promising startups in Spain on seed and pre-seed phases.
Among all them, El Referente has preselected 150 start-ups, all of them matching the following the criteria: being founded in Spain, and with at least one Spanish founder; being founded between 2018 and 2021; having received a maximum investment of 1M € maximum; and having an innovative company mission and a scalable business model.
In a second stage, a jury conformed by 9 analysts from Spanish investment funds had finally selected the 75 most innovative startups in Spain for 2021 out of the initial list of preselected 150 innovative Spanish startups.
Beawre is located in Catalonia, one of the most innovative regions in Europe. This has been reflected in this edition of the competition as 1 out of every 3 start-ups competing and 5 out of the 10 finalist are located in Catalonia.
Top startups selected in the last edition, in 2019, have already obtained more than 43M € in private investment.