Winners 2016

The Digital Top 50 Awards have been designed by Google, McKinsey and Rocket Internet to recognise and reward bold talent, cutting-edge innovation and sharp business acumen. We have seen many great applications in 2016.

Congratulations to our Top 5 2016

2016 Top B2C Start-up


Hey Habito is a digital mortgage broker service based in London. The company offers mortgage search and comparison services, thus allowing people to find and apply for the best mortgage deal. The start-up was founded by Daniel Hegarty in the UK in January 2015.

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2016 Top B2C Scale-Up


Bragi designs inventive technology in the field of Hearables. While recording key biometric data, tracking movement and coaching audibly, the scale-up converts the world of smart headphones through relentless innovation and discovery. The scale-up was founded by Nikolaj Hviid in Germany in 2013.

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2016 Top B2B Start-up


As a fraud detection system, Everledger uses the Bitcoin blockchain as a platform for provenance and combating insurance fraud. The company offers an immutable ledger for diamond ownership and related transaction history verification for insurance companies, owners, claimants, and law enforcement agencies. The Start-up was founded by Leanne Kemp in the UK in April 2015.

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2016 Top B2B Scale-Up


With offices in Berlin, NY, and HK, Seerene helps businesses tap into the power of their most precious resources in a digital world — its code and people. We exist to empower business to make sense of, and thrive in, the software-first world. Clients include SAP, IBM, Adidas, Mercedes-Benz, The Generali Group, and other Global 2,000 Companies.

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2016 Best Tech for Social Impact

Peek Vision

The Peek Vision Foundation builds and distributes sustainable eye care capacity in low and middle-income countries. The Peek Vision Foundation, a UK registered charity, owns the Company and generated profits are gifted to the foundation. Founded by Dr. Andrew Bastawrous in the UK in 2013.

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