Plugg2009 Annouces Finalists for the Startup Pitching Competition

    Plugg, the European one-day conference on celebrating of entrepreneurship and innovation announced today the 20 final nominees for the Startup Rally. Finalists also include three arctic startups: Burt and Senseboard from Sweden and Hammerkit from Finland. Plugg is taking place on March 12 in Brussels. If you’re interested to see the most promising European web and mobile startups, TechCrunch is offering a 15% discount.

    hammerkitHammerKit(from the ArcticIndex): is a web application service platform that has been developed to make it easier and faster to build dynamic, data-driven web sites. The platform allows an entire web site or application to be designed, assembled, deployed and managed online from reusable components in minutes.

    burt-logo-hi_resBurt helps marketing agencies to perform better in the new read-write web. They want take advertising and analytics past the cost-per-click methods and banners. Current product offering includes: Copybox – “a Photoshop for copywriters”, basically a smart text editor, Mememachine – cloudcomputing for marketing data, and Rich – an analytics tool for campaigns.

    senseboardSenseboard develops cool wearable technology on for hand gesture based computer interaction. Two hand bands or glovers enable a method for capturing, analyzing and interpreting hand and finger movements.

    Total of 133 European companies registered to the competition and 20 were selected from these. ArcticStartup congratulates all the chosen startups and wishes extra luck for the arctic startups!

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    From the Plugg site:

    Here’s the list of the 20 nominees that will be presenting at Plugg (in alphabetical order):

    ApSynth (Calcul Plus) from France –

    BeeBole from Belgium –

    Bubok from Spain –

    Burt from Sweden –

    ContextIn from Israel –

    Desktop Reporting from Belgium –

    DPIvision (CannyBill) from the UK –

    Hammerkit from Finland –

    iOpus (AlertFox) from Germany –

    Jinni from Israel –

    Mendeley from the UK –

    Myngle from The Netherlands –

    Nulaz from The Netherlands –

    Plista from Germany –

    SenseBoard from Sweden –

    Silentale from France –

    Snagsta from the UK –

    SofaTutor from Germany –

    Tailgate Technologies from the UK –

    VinoGusto from Belgium –