I-COM Data Startup Challenge 2017

The 5th edition of the I-COM Data Startup Challenge showcased top Startups from around the world. Startups who leverage value from Marketing Data & Measurement as the central selling point of their product or services. 

2017 Winners

  • General Category Winner and Unilever Award Winner - MindLytiX, France
  • Social Media Category Winner - Cubeyou, USA
  • Emerging Market Regions Award - Vispera, Turkey
  • Overall Winner & Attribution Category Winner - E Fundamentals, UK

Official Selection 2017:

Data Venture Challenge
  • Catalyx, UK
  • Cubeyou, USA
  • DataLion, Germany
  • E Fundamentals, UK
  • LiftIgniter, USA
  • MindLytiX, France
  • Ourcart, Israel
  • Personalyze, UK
  • Sentiance, Belgium
  • SpotRight, USA
  • Vispera, Turkey

See the videos from the Official Selection presentations at the I-COM Global Summit on our YouTube channel.

The I-COM Data Startup Challenge (previously known as the I-COM Data Venture Challenge) once again teamed up with Unilever for the Awards.

The winner will receive up to US$ 50,000 from Unilever to fund a pilot programme. Unilever will spotlight the success of the pilot, if undertaken, and cover the winner’s attendance to the I-COM Global Summit 2018, including travel & accommodation.

For the 2017 Data Startup Challenge, I-COM extended an invitation to the Top 20 startups to register for the I-COM Global Summit as part of the Official Selection.

The Top 10 Startups also qualified to participate in the final round of judging and present to all the attendees of the I-COM Global Summit.  

Success in a Data world means aligning a “dream team” and Ecosystem of companies that enable competitive advantage for their clients by leveraging value from Data. Never before has there been such a curiosity and need for large enterprises to understand and invest in the latest approaches and technologies that are on the horizon.


Who can enter?

The I-COM Data Startup Challenge is specifically aimed at Startups who leverage value from Marketing Data & Measurement as the central selling point of their product or services, pertaining to Digital Marketing. I-COM defines a Startup company as follows:

  • Product is live in the market, at least having one client = 1 case study
  • The company is less than 4 years old
  • Annual Revenue is less than US$ 2.5 million

2017 Official Selection presentations

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