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Top 15 startups selected for the Arctic15 Pitching Competition will vie for a €150K investment on June 7th

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Arctic15 is fast becoming a pivotal event in the startup ecosystem, serving as a launchpad for innovative ventures to secure growth opportunities. Each event brings together a valuable crowd united by a common goal: fostering innovation and supporting emerging technologies. Investors benefit from discovering nascent startups that have yet to gain significant visibility, as well as those at later stages seeking support to scale cutting-edge solutions. This offers investors a chance to balance risk and return in their portfolios by identifying high-potential startups across various sectors.

Arctic15 stands out for its ability to shine a spotlight on innovative approaches and connect startups with key ecosystem players. This is not merely an opportunity; it’s a gateway for investors to meticulously evaluate business models, teams, market potential, and financial projections of the startups they meet. The importance of delivering a strong pitch cannot be overstated, as it not only attracts capital but also secures critical elements for a startup’s success such as post-investment mentorship, networking support, and strategic guidance.

At ArcticStartup, we recognize the significance of these connections and strive to highlight the achievements of promising startups. We not only showcase their successes through our media channels but also create environments where they can present themselves effectively at our events. Among these, pitching competitions hold a special place.

Arctic15 Pitching Competition recently closed its application phase, with evaluations conducted by a syndicate of FIBAN angels and VCs. Out of 180 applicants, 30 startups were shortlisted and put to a public vote, which concluded on May 16th. These startups showcased their technologies and teams, rallying public support. Now, the top 15 startups have emerged from this vote, earning the chance to pitch on the Arctic15 stage. Here are the startups that garnered the most votes:

BeeSpeaker

Caidio Oy

Chargetronic

Controla

EcoCan

Ekotekt

Green Factory AI

Infine

nooon

Orbit8

Orijin Oy

SAKURA

Uspacy

Virtual Dawn

WasteLocker

BeeSpeaker

BeeSpeaker, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024BeeSpeaker is a contemporary language-learning app designed to build confidence and eliminate the fear of speaking English. The app utilizes the natural method, enabling users to converse with foreign language tutors available within the app. By incorporating machine learning, BeeSpeaker recognizes and responds to users’ spoken inputs, making the learning experience interactive and engaging. The app offers short, convenient lesson sessions that can be completed anytime, anywhere. BeeSpeaker aims to make language learning enjoyable and stress-free, focusing on practical communication skills through real-time conversations with native speakers.

Caidio Oy

Caido, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Caidio Oy is a Finnish startup that leverages artificial intelligence to enhance the quality and efficiency of concrete construction globally. Their innovative technology provides scalable smart solutions to improve concrete production, reduce environmental impact, and promote sustainable urbanization. With a strong presence in China and Southeast Asia, Caidio’s digital quality assurance tools help address the significant environmental challenges posed by the construction industry, optimizing resources and minimizing carbon emissions.

Chargetronic

Chargetronic, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Chargetronic specializes in advanced charging solutions for electric vehicles, catering to both commercial and private customers. They produce OEM kits that feature dynamic load balancing, queue management, and seamless integration with third-party systems. Chargetronic’s offerings include AC charging systems that operate independently of internet connectivity and 5G-connected charging stations with comprehensive server-side data processing. Their goal is to deliver cost-effective and user-friendly charging solutions, enhancing the EV charging experience.

Controla

Controla, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Controla is a cybersecurity platform tailored for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It integrates essential security tools into a single, easy-to-use dashboard, providing comprehensive protection against cyber threats. Designed for non-experts, Controla simplifies cybersecurity with features like antimalware, endpoint detection, multi-factor authentication, secure backups, and regular security updates. The platform offers a clear overview of an organization’s security status and proactive protection, ensuring SMEs can defend against cyber attacks effectively and affordably.

EcoCan

EcoCan, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024EcoCan is dedicated to sustainable management of beverage packaging and combating counterfeit products. They address waste mismanagement by implementing a Nordic-design Deposit Refund System (DRS), which incentivizes recycling of used bottles. ECOCAN also empowers consumers with technology to authenticate products before purchase, disrupting counterfeiters’ revenue streams. Their mission extends beyond environmental sustainability to fostering healthier communities by leveraging advanced technology for waste management and consumer protection.

Ekotekt

EkoTekt, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Ekotekt is a manufacturer of robotic 3D printing systems for the production of precast concrete elements. Their technology, which includes GFRC spraying printers, enables the creation of topologically optimized concrete structures, reducing costs, raw material usage, and CO2 emissions. By integrating automation into existing precast factories, Ekotekt enhances productivity, precision, and safety while allowing for greater design flexibility. The company aims to revolutionize the construction industry with sustainable and efficient digital fabrication methods.

Green Factory AI

GreenFactory.ai, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Green Factory AI develops AI solutions for industries to optimize processes and transition to net-zero emissions. Industries currently contribute 30% of global CO2 emissions, requiring significant investment to achieve net-zero by 2050. Green Factory AI’s AI models predict product qualities, recommend optimal operation setpoints, and automate process control, aiding in emissions reduction and cost savings.

Infine

Infine, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Infine is a Finnish tech startup focused on turning sustainability into a competitive edge for businesses. They offer automated tools that analyze product data to provide insights across various sustainability metrics. Using advanced technology like AI and deep tech, INFINE helps companies in the retail and FMCG sectors enhance their sustainability, manage risks, and foster growth.

nooon

nooon life, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024nooon is a Scandinavian startup that simplifies the process of hotel bookings through influencer collaborations. Their platform allows hotels to manage, schedule, and track influencer partnerships efficiently. By doing so, nooon helps hotels increase direct bookings and effectively reach their target audiences through influencer marketing.

Orbit8

Orbit8, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Orbit8 offers a personalized digital career assistant designed to help individuals discover their potential and plan their career paths based on their unique traits. Serving parents, educational institutions, and organizations, Orbit8 provides tools to enhance career guidance, improve student engagement, and streamline recruitment, thereby reducing turnover and costs.

Orijin Oy

Orijin, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Orijin Oy specializes in digital solutions for the agricultural supply chain, particularly in coffee and cacao production. Their platform provides detailed tracking and transparency from farm to market, ensuring compliance with EU regulations. Orijin supports sustainable and ethical practices, aiding farmers, producers, and importers in maintaining efficient and compliant operations.

SAKURA

Sakura, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024SAKURA is a Swedish platform dedicated to making emotional health resources accessible through a marketplace of online sessions. Users can book sessions on various topics with professional coaches, promoting a community focused on emotional well-being. SAKURA’s goal is to ensure everyone has access to mental health support, helping individuals feel less isolated.

Uspacy

Uspacy, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Uspacy is an all-encompassing digital workspace aimed at optimizing communication, collaboration, and CRM for small and medium-sized businesses. The platform integrates tools for team interaction, task management, and data security, all within a user-friendly interface. Uspacy supports business efficiency and complies with GDPR to ensure data privacy.

Virtual Dawn

Virtual Dawn, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024Virtual Dawn is a comprehensive virtual reality service provider, offering a wide range of VR simulations and educational content. Their platform is customizable and scalable, designed to provide engaging and intuitive VR experiences for businesses, schools, and individual consumers. Virtual Dawn combines 3D development, programming, and multimedia to create immersive learning environments.

WasteLocker

WasteLocker, Arctic15 Pitching Competition 2024WasteLocker offers advanced waste management solutions, providing real-time data on waste contamination and volume for businesses and governments. Their technology enhances waste sorting accuracy, reduces overall waste, and optimizes collection schedules. WasteLocker’s data-driven approach supports environmental sustainability efforts and ensures precise ESG and CSRD reporting.

These top 15 startups will pitch on the Arctic15 stage on June 7th in Cable Factory in Helsinki, vying for a spot in the top 3. The winner will receive an investment of a minimum €150K. If you would like to witness this and experience the Arctic15 atmosphere, click here to buy tickets

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Nurcin Metingil
Nurcin Metingil
A permanent student, a passionate first reader and nowadays doing master’s degree in Publishing Management. Beside these, I am up for games! I have been playing games since I was 6. Now, I am whispering "Business. Business. Numbers. Is this working?"

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