A total of 36 companies will receive awards in this edition of the EntrepreneurXXI Awards.

In addition to the visibility, recognition and access to important contacts, the winning companies obtain cash prizes and international guidance:

To the best company in your territory…

The 17 companies winning the regional competitions in Spain (1 winning company in each autonomous community) and the 2 winning companies in Portugal (1 winning company in each region) will be recognised as companies with high growth potential in their territory and will receive::

  • A financial contribution of €5,000.

To the company with the greatest impact in its sector…

The 6 winning companies (1 winning company from each sector) will be recognised as companies with the highest potential for growth in their sector and will receive a financial contribution:

  • €15,000 to the winner in AgroFood
  • €15,000 to the winner in Health
  • €15,000 to the winner in Senior
  • €15,000 to the winner in Impact
  • €15,000 to the winner in Mobility
  • €15,000 to the winner in PropTech

In addition to the monetary endowment for the prize, the 19 companies that win the territory prize, the 6 companies that win the sector prize (1 winning company in each sector), and the 12 sector finalists (2 companies from each sector) will have access to an international business development programme.

All the winners (territorial and sector), as well as certain finalists, will also gain access to an international training programme, and be able to enjoy an international business development programme in Silicon Valley, organised by ESADE in collaboration with Singularity University, or an international business development course, Ignite Fast Track, from the University of Cambridge (United Kingdom).

Support in innovation

The awards feature the support of the Embassy of Israel and Spain and the Ministerio Adjunto e da Economia and the Agência Nacional da Inovaçao of Portugal.

The Agência Nacional da Inovaçao grants a second award for innovation with a €5,000 prize through the BFK awards in Portugal.

DayOne Open Innovation Programme

The EntrepreneurXXI Awards, through CaixaBank DayOne, will launch the “DayOne Open Innovation” programme in the last quarter of 2019. The aim of this programme is to select a company from each sector vertical in which the challenge will be to carry out a pilot programme with a CaixaBank group business line. The company selected from each sector will receive €15,000 to carry out a pilot project with CaixaBank.