It’s official – Wolt, the Helsinki-based technology aggregation that’s known for its food commitment platform, has clinched the title of 2020’s “most able startup” from all of Europe in the 7th copy of the Tech5 startup competition. TIER took second place, while Cowboy came in third. The winners were chosen by a panel of investors, influencers, and experts, who judged the entrants based on notable advance rounds, social impact, team growth and media buzz.

From climate-conscious food commitment to accessible, hi-tech carriage to a smart e-bike, here’s what you should know about these three able tech companies that are allowance to transform our lives — and angry for the health of our planet.

Wolt: Climate-conscious food delivery

Wolt helps barter accomplish their hunger cravings anytime, anywhere with an easy-to-use app for acceptable food commitment to homes or offices. Currently, the company’s belvedere consists of over 15,000 restaurants that span 90 cities in 23 countries.

In 2019, Wolt started to atone for the Co2 emissions its deliveries create. This includes the emissions from all past deliveries, dating back to 2015. To atone for the emissions, Wolt has partnered with South Pole to acquirement carbon credits — used to fund reforestation and forest attention projects in South America — to offset past and future deliveries.

Wolt CEO and co-founder Miki Kuusi says: “It’s an honor to be awarded as the Tech5 Most Able Startup, as there are so many able technology companies coming from Europe. I’m abnormally moved to see our Co2 advantage affairs was part of the acceptable criteria. Altitude change is the better threat that altruism is facing, and we want to play our part in attention the climate. We can still do more, but this is a start.”

TIER: Meaningful advancement for all

In second place, TIER is creating affordable, accessible, and acceptable urban carriage with its avant-garde e-scooters and e-mopeds. Currently, barter in over 70 cities across nine countries can use the app to locate and book a ride on one of TIER’s more than 50,000 electric vehicles. In January 2020, less than two years after its launch, the Berlin-based TIER became the world’s first micro-mobility aggregation to accomplish a certified climate-neutral status.

Cowboy: Smart e-bikes for the future

Belgian startup Cowboy took third place with its affiliated electric bike advised for city dwellers. The company, which afresh raised 23 actor euro in a Series B funding, aims to “reinvent urban advancement leveraging a clean, safe and advantageous means of busline .” Indeed, aggregate about Cowboy’s smart e-bike is forward-thinking and sleek, from its chip lights to its disposable array that snaps right into place, to its carbon belt manual that replaces the archetypal greasy bike chain. It even connects to an app through which its riders can access a whole range of appearance and casework — such as the afresh alien crash apprehension or its on demand repair and aliment account called Cowboy Mobile service, both industry firsts.

Seventh copy of Tech5

This year marks the seventh copy of Tech5, which has been a launchpad for companies such as Transferwise, Commitment Hero, Cabify, and Foodpanda. The Tech5 association is the result of a collaborative effort amid Adyen and TNW, bringing calm the two brands’ shared affection for tech. Tech5 is a advertise for Europe’s 100 top tech scale-ups based on performance, growth and potential. Each year, the absolute Tech5 belvedere allows the called startups a chance to arrangement and to enter a antagonism for “hottest startup” in all of Europe.

“Every year the Tech5 antagonism gets harder and harder, and this year’s level absolutely exceeded our expectations. European businesses truly embrace addition and adroitness now more than ever, and we are happy to give these companies a belvedere to meet agreeing entrepreneurs. We are very proud to have Wolt as one of our merchants, and we look advanced to alive with the aggregation in the future, abolition the food commitment industry together,” says Roelant Prins, Chief Commercial Officer of Adyen.

Here you can find the full overview of the country winners of this year’s Tech5 2020:

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