Tonight it will take place the award Ceremony of Frankfurter Gründerpreis 2018.

Since 2001, the prize has been awarded annually to outstanding founders from the Frankfurt city area. The competition is organized by Wirtschaftsförderung Frankfurt GmbH. In addition to members of the city council, founding and technical experts as well as former award winners also participate in the jury.

This year, from a total of 32 applications, 5 projects were selected.

The Finalists – Frankfurt Founder Award 2018 are:

  • awamo GmbH 
    Sectors: FinTech, IT-Software, Microfinance, Development Aid , Kaiserstraße 61, Founder: Roland Claussen, Benedikt Kramer, Philipp Neub, Internet: http://www.awamo.com
  • Martinas Brotgefuehle – Merlin Enterprises GmbH u. Faßbender, Martina GbR
    Sectors: Food production, distribution of gluten-free organic bakery and patisserie products, Walther-von-Cronberg-Platz 1, Residence Main Plaza, Founder: Martina Faßbender, Horst Richter, Internet: http://www.brotgefuehle.de
  • Meshcloud GmbH 
    Sectors: Cloud / IT Infrastructure Automation , IT Software Development, Wildunger Straße 6a, Founder: Jörg Gottschlich, Christina Kraus, Johannes Rudolph, Internet: http://www.meshcloud.io
  • MINDS-Medical GmbH 
    Sectors: Healthcare, IT Software, Digital Health, InsurTech
    Senckenberganlage 31, Founder: Matthias Bay, Lukas Naab, Internet: http://www.minds-medical.de
  • Oatsome – Reif & Horn GbR 
    Sectors: Food production and distribution
    Senckenberganlage 31, Founder: Tim Horn, Philipp Reif, Internet: http://www.oatsome.de

We are looking forward for tonight´s decision.

Three outstanding start-ups in Frankfurt am Main will be awarded a total of € 30,000 in a Gala taking place at the Rathaus Römer.

The list of the past winners include:

2001 knowbotic systems GmbH & Co. KG (IT)

2002 humatrix AG (Biotechnologie)

2003 MoschMosch GmbH (Gastronomie)

2004 Bitter&Zart Chocolaterie (Einzelhandel)

2005 Geohumus International Verwaltungs GmbH (Umwelttechnologie/Wasserspeicherverfahren)

2006 HEEL WELL GmbH (Gesundheit)

2007 DALB Deutsche-Auto-Leasing-Börse GmbH (IT/Automotive)

2008 LITTLE STARS and friends GmbH & Co. KG (Kinderbetreuung mit Laden + Restaurant)

2009 Weissbooks GmbH (Verlagswesen)

2010 bio.logis GmbH (humangenetische Diagnostik und Beratung)

2011 Chalkless Media GmbH (Bildung + IT)

2012 Happy Landings Flightsimulations GmbH (Event-Veranstalter und Pilotenschulungen)

2013 stARTistics GbR (Marktforschungsstudien)

2014 MeinUnternehmensfilm.de UG (Medienbranche)

2015 COBI GmbH (Soft- und Hardwaresystem für Fahrräder)

2016 Mobileeee GmbH & Co. KG (E-Mobilität)

2017 CargoSteps GmbH & Co. KG (Logistik)