About the Tech Awards Gala by WLOUNGE, partners, and community.
Welcome to the 2nd edition.
The Tech Awards Gala by WLOUNGE is one of the largest and most prestigious award ceremonies of the German technology industry. Often mentioned as the ‘Tech Oscars’ of Germany, the event is initiated by the WLOUNGE network and its CEO and founder, Mali M. Baum, WLOUNGE partners, and community.
This year, the patron of the The Awards Gala is the German entrepreneur and investor, Brigitte Mohn, supports the Tech Awards Gala as a patron, accompanied by other well-known partners from the private and public sectors. Under the motto "Women drive innovation", the Tech Awards 2022 will focus on the innovation strength of women and diverse teams in the tech ecosystem and highlights the German economy regarding its impact, influence, sustainability and diversity.
The prizes, which are awarded in 10 different categories, create sustainable connections between founders and pioneers by bringing together the most innovative family businesses, small and medium-sized companies, investors, Venture Capitals, Corporate Venture Capitals, politicians, start-ups, innovators, universities and other key players of the tech ecosystem. The main vision of the awards is to promote Germany's attractiveness for start-ups and tech companies, celebrating creating the winners of tomorrow and celebrating today’s most innovative and sustainable companies.
Who should apply to the competiton? What the jury members are looking for?
All levels and stages of startups from MVP ready to SCALE UP who see themselves, their customers, their market, their team, and their investors related to GERMANY.
Did you fundraise in Germany / searching for?
Living in Germany? planning to?
Have employees in Germany / planning to have?
Located in Germany?
YOU CAN APPLY TO THE TECH AWARDS GALA 2022 COMPETITION! GOOD LUCK!
MAKE SURE YOUR APPLICATION IS FULL AND SUBMITTED.
The TECH AWARDS GALA competition:
Deadline: Registration for the Tech Awards Gala is now open.
The deadline for applications for the awards is 23.8.2022 at midnight CET, EU local time.
The 10 award categories at a glance
10 categories to apply to:
Startups will be awarded across each of the following categories:
MedTech & Healthcare - Good Health and well-being.
GreenTech & Sustainability. Impact. mean impact for the customer or environmental impact.
EdTech: from educational technology to facilitate learning in school, the workplace, and beyond.
FinTech: to improve and automate traditional forms of finance for businesses and consumers alike, including crypto.
Mobility Disruption: whether it's shared or autonomous, the potential for innovation in the mobility space is massive.
New Work: shaping the future of work, recruiting, and HR in general by focusing on people and organizations.
Diversity: Company is naturally diverse. diversity gives startups access to good ideas, growth, outperforming business potential, bigger perspectives, and real experience they could be lacking otherwise - so we are all for it!
Gen Z: born after 1995, Gen Z founders are the winners of tomorrow for the German future economy..
Rising Star: early-stage start-ups showing great potential to build the next big thing.
What is for you as a startup?
THE POWER OF COMMUNITY IS THE FIRST THING THAT A STARTUP NEEDS FOR GROWING AND SCALING IN THE LOCALA ND GLOBAL MARKET.
ACCESS, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, MEDIA .. All together under the umbrella of the strongest business, impact-driven, pushing all genders and diverse teams, community in Germany and Europe, WLOUNGE.
IN THE AUDIENCE, you'll be able to get acknowledged and connect in person in an invite-only event, with the most key players, industry influencers, family offices, p corporates, politicians, Venture capital, accelerators, and startups, all part of the WLOUNGE network OPENING for you. While you're on stage ! as a winner of THE TECH AWARDS GALA 2022
So, If you or your firm have any relation to the German ecosystems (clients, customers, partners, government, investors, and alike ) or simply aspire to join us,
this awards/ competition opportunity is for you!
Get exposure to a core group of the German economy and community, including local government, local startups, local corporates, family offices, and more.
Join us for an amazing night of fun, super high-level networking, and building bridges for your success and networking.
The Audience? Who is joining the TECH AWARDS GALA CEREMONY?
TECH AWARDS GALA IS AN 'INVITE ONLY' EVENT.
THIS IS THE TECH ‘OSCAR’ FOR THE GERMAN ECONOMY.
VIP passes into the 5 courses dinner and complimentary drinks including the after-party at the Waldorf Astoria Berlin.
in the audience, from the WLOUNGE community, partners, and network: family offices, politicians, CVCs. VCs, accelerators, universities, startups and all significant key players local in Germany and global who move the middle for a better future for the German economy. #Mission-driven community.
How does It work? Time line until the Gala.
THE TECH AWARDS GALA. COMPETITION TO THE GALA 'OSCAR' EVE: