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‘Europas’ – The European Startup Awards this week

The Europas, the European Startup Awards, will be held this Friday, November 19, in London. The event is now totally sold out, with over 350 people coming from the cream of Europe’s startups, VCs and entrepreneurs.

Here are the finalists for the awards, all of whom are listed on Crunchbase :

Best Business or Enterprise Startup 2010
Alfresco – Open Source Content Mgmt System
Everbread – Airline Fares & pricing Engine
Erply.com – Online Retail store platform
Huddle.com – Project Collaboaration & management software
MyBuilder – Builder marketplace
PeoplePerHour – Freelance job marketplace
Podio – Social work platform
ShipServ.com – Online marine supplies marketplace
Tradeshift – Digital invoicing
VideoPlaza – Ad video server
Zendesk – Hosted Help Desk
Zmags.com – Digital Publishing Platform

Best Advertising or Marketing Tech Startup 2010
adjug.com – Online Advertising Exchange
Cognitive Match – Content targeting solution
Livebookings – Marketing & Reservation systems for Restaurants
Populis – Content & Media creation
Skimlinks – Affiliate marketing for publishers
Struq – Personalised Advertising
Tigerlily –
VideoPlaza – Ad video server

Best New Startup in 2010
Bambuser – Live Mobile video streaming
Cognician – Thought processor
FinanceAcar.co.uk – Car Loan, Hire & Finance
Flattr – Social marketplace
Memrise – Accelerated learning System
OneFineStay.com – London’s Online Unhotel site
OpenGamma – Open Source Financial Analytics & Risk Management Platform
Shutl.co.uk – Online Delivery Solution
Timetric.com – Indexing the world’s economy
Tradeshift – Digital Invoicing
Put.io – Online storage streaming

Best Platform Startup 2010
Conversocial.com – Social communication on Facebook
Curated.by – Topic manager on Twitter
Datasift – Tuning your tweets using cloud computing
Duedil.com – Allows Linkedin users to give anonymous feedback on each other
Paper.li – Read Twitter as a daily newspaper
PeerIndex – Understanding your social capital
Qwerly.com – People search for the social web
Tweetdeck – Social broadcast & browser
Tweetmeme – Search & retweet the hottest stories on Twitter

Best European Startup Tool For Startups 2010
Bijk.com – Server performance monitoring
Codility – Automated testing of coding skills
Gosquared.com – Realtime web traffic analytics
Pagedo.com – Effective landing pages
PlayNice.ly – Collaboration tool for software developers
Zendesk – Hosted Help Desk Software

Best European Web Application Or Service 2010
BaseKit – Web Designing & Content Mgmt System
MoshiMonsters – Adopt a virtual pet monster
Seatwave – Ticket exchange
Spotify – Music exchange
Shazam – Music discovery solution
Soundcloud – Cloud based Music Mgmt.
Wonga – Online short-term cash lender

Best Mobile Startup 2010
Apprupt.com – Application affiliate network
Cardmobili – Mobile loyalty card
helloinbox.com – One App for all your msgs
HulloMail – Voicemail & Instant voice messaging Application
Layar – Augmented reality viewer
Nimbuzz –  Free calls, IM & text for smart phones
Rebtel – Cheap international calls
Shazam – Music discovery solution
Taptu – Mobile Internet viewer
Vouchercloud – Discount vouchers

Best Entertainment, Sport or Leisure Startup 2010
Blinkbox – Movie & TV Search
eRepublik – Online Virtual World
Fanduel – Fantasy sports
Moshi Monsters –  Adopt a virtual pet monster
Map My Tracks – Location based sports tracking
PickLive.com – Live Fantasy football
Qype – Find & share venues, restaurants & gigs
Spoonfed – Things to do website
Sportpost.com –  Sports News, Blogs and Videos
Teamer.net – Sports Team Management
WeeWorld – Online Virtual World Games
Zoombu – Travel Planning

Best Learning Startup 2010
Babbel.com – Online Language Learning
De.bettermarks.com – Online Learning
Busuu.com – Online Language Learning
Lingueo – Live Online Language Lessons
MoshiMonsters.com – Adopt a virtual pet monster
Mangahigh.com – Maths game site
Sofatutor – Tutoring website

Best Social Innovation Startup 2010
Bipper – Mobile management for kids
JustGiving – Online fund raising & donation
LeapCR.com / LeapAnywhere – Employee volunteering
Patients Know Best – Personal Health management
Schoolofeverything.com – Online Learning
UnLtdWorld – Social network for Social Entreprenuers
Worldeka –  Social network for Charities

Best Commerce Startup 2010

Boticca.com – Online Jewellery Store
Just-Eat – Takeway ordering
KupiVIP – Clothes store
Made.com – Online designer furniture
Onefinestay – London’s Online Unhotel site
Shutl.co.uk – Online Delivery Solution
Stylight.de – Online Fashion store
SponsorPay.com – Virtual currency & premium content monetisation
Wahanda – Online Beauty products
Zalando – Shoes & Fashion online

Best Music Startup 2010

Best Video Startup 2010

Best Cleantech/Environmental Tech Startup 2010

SpeedSell (for recycling)

Best Hardware or Gadget Startup 2010
Maxroam SIM roaming card

Best Startup Founder / Co-Founders 2010
Alastair Mitchell and Andy McLoughlin, jointly, Huddle.net
Alexander Ljung, Eric Wahlforss, jointly, Soundcloud
Daniel Ek / Martin Lorentzon, Spotify
David Langer, Andy Young, Groupspaces
Errol Damelin, Wonga
Kieran O’Neill, Playfire.com
Michael Acton Smith, Moshi Monsters
Alex Chesterman, Simon Kain, Zoopla

Best VC or Seed Fund of the Year 2010
360 Capital Partners
Accel Partners
Atomico Ventures
Balderton Capital
Dawn Capital
Eden Ventures
European Founders Fund
Highland Capital Partners
Holtzbrinck Ventures
Index Ventures
Northzone Ventures
PROfounders Capital
Team Europe Ventures

Best Angel Investor of the Year 2010
Christoph Janz
Dave McClure, 500 Startups
Italian Angels for Growth
Julian Ranger
Morten Lund
PRO Founders Capital
Stefan Glaenzer
The Accelerator Group

Best Startup Advisor/Mentor of the Year 2010
Alex Hoye, Angel
Angel Gambino, Angel
Bindi Karia, Microsoft Bizspark
Barry Vitou Bootlaw
Cedric Giorgi
Christoph Janz
Eileen Burbidge
Iqbal Gandham
Katy Turner, Eden Ventures
Marcin Grodzicki
Reshma Sohoni, Seedcamp
Stefan Glaenzer, White Bear Yard
Sherry Coutu
Sonali De Rycker, Accel Partners
Sean Seton Rogers, Profounders
Yossi Vardi, Angel

Best Service Provider to Startups 2010
Winston & Strawn / Bootlaw
Ballou PR
Spark PR
Brown Rudnick

Best Ongoing Startup Programme 2010
BizSpark (Microsoft Europe)
Hackfwd.com (Pan-European)
Garage48 (Estonia)
Seedcamp (Pan-European)
Startup Bootcamp (Denmark)
The Difference Engine (UK)
The Founder Institute (Pan-European)
Tetuanvalley.com (Spain)

Best Exit 2010

Betfair (public listing)
My CityDeal to Groupon
Plink to Google
QlikTech IPO
TrustedPlaces to Yell.com
Hostelworld / Web Reservations International to Hellman Friedman
Mail.ru IPO

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