How to Web 2022 identified the most disruptive startups

Eastern Europe’s leading startup and innovation conference How to Web 2022 gathered entrepreneurs, investors, and product and technology professionals in Bucharest, Romania 

How to Web 2022

How to Web 2022 identified the most disruptive startups. Source: fb

One of the most anticipated tech events in Eastern Europe, How to Web 2022 conference took place Sep. 21-22 in Bucharest, Romania. The event organisers selected 23 elite startups for the ultimate competition. The winner – Braight Technologies – received a record investment prize of €465K. 

About the conference

How to Web is an annual conference that takes place for the 11th year straight, connecting the tech community with unique opportunities for networking, collaboration and entrepreneurship. 

This year, around 2,000 participants from Eastern Europe got together to connect, seize collaboration and business opportunities and solidify their expertise with insights from 50+ industry experts.

Besides expo, pitching, business meetings and Q&As, the conference hosts a dynamic competition for early-stage startups in Eastern Europe called Spotlight. 

Spotlight award winners

How to Web’s Spotlight program allows early-stage startup teams to accelerate their business growth, connecting with over 100 internationally recognized mentors and some of the most active investors in Central and Eastern Europe. In addition, the most disruptive startup receives a grand investment prize, worth almost half a million euros.

The list of semifinalists contained 23 startups. After a few hours of discussions, the jury selected the top innovator – Braight Technologies. The Poland-based startup was founded in 2019 in Katowice, Poland under the name Epeer. 

Its initial idea was to empower financial inclusion with technology. The startup enables scoring young and unbanked people by replacing traditional credit scoring data with behavioural, online data. Today, Braight offers its solution to larger institutions. Their cross-industry, adaptable and behavioural analysis tool helps global companies become leaders through innovation.


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