The Big Squeeze Awards 2021

On a mission to strengthen Belgium’s entrepreneurial ecosystem and providing a unified voice for entrepreneurs, Startups.be |Scale-Ups.eu, as by yearly tradition, will work again with a professional jury to identify, recognize and nominate the movers and shakers of the national entrepreneurship movement.

But as we also believe in believing in yourself and being proud of your own accomplishments we encourage you to apply for nominations! Do you have what it takes to become the next Startup of the Year? Is your Student Startup ready for that next steps? Did your tech solution disrupt the industry?

APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED

The Winners!

The Big Nominees

Simplicy
Simplicy

We are five young people motivated to make the legal area more accessible and understandable for everyone.We have developed a smart contact form that sets up on lawyer’s website. When someone wants to contact a lawyer, our artificial intelligence asks him / her to sum up his / her problems in a few words.Then, our artificial intelligence asks more specific questions depending on the described problem.Finally, our solution sends this request to a competent lawyer. Depending on the request, it also provides the lawyer with jurisprudence and response templates.

Liocare
Liocare

Liocare is  a platform that links students to care institutions in need of help in their  own region. The increasing aging of the population puts more pressure on  healthcare personnel. Students are the solution!

Toqua.ai
Toqua.ai

Toqua's goal is to  bring the potential of machine learning & digital interoperability to the  maritime industry to allow for data-driven decision-making & cooperation  to reduce fuel consumption & emissions. We create intelligent models able  to identify, predict and mitigate causes of inefficiencies, paving the way  towards carbon-neutral shipping.

SCARAB Sports
SCARAB Sports

SCARAB Sports is a  start-up positioning itself in the rapidly growing industry of data driven  sports technology. We strive to boost the performance progress of  professional athletes and assist their entourage with actionable data on  technical and cognitive skills.
In modern football there is an abundance of performance data on the  physical aspect of a player, but for youth players in physical development,  these data can give a wrong image and it is certainly not the only aspect  that defines a great football player. Highly skilled technical and cognitive  football players are becoming increasingly valuable, but there is a lack of  tools to test and train them objectively.

SCARAB Sports assists football clubs and academies with a flexible training  module around which a multitude of training drills can be built to train and  objectively test football players on their technical and cognitive  skills.  
Integrated high-tech sensors will be tracking the player all along the  exercises to provide data and valuable insights on the connected app. By this  way SCARAB Sports will reduce the number of lost talents to a minimum.

Intelliprove
Intelliprove

IntelliProve  is an innovative MedTech startup, developing a mobile app and processing  engine capable of accurately determining vital health parameters within 30  seconds, using a combination of novel signal processing and computer vision  technology. We enable healthcare providers to measure vital parameters of  patients with one click on a smartphone. Fast, contactless and without the  need for any specialized device or wearable.

Whale
Whale

Whale helps you centralize your processes, SOP's, policies, and tribal knowledge so you can onboard and train your team faster.

Nanny ML
Nanny ML

We monitoring AI in production ensuring all stakeholders know what decisions it's taking, how those decisions change over time, and ultimately the impact that those decisions have on business.

Huappi
Huappi

huapii is a talent platform that helps employees flourish their strengths, skills and full potential. Our mission is to empower employees and make companies “future proof". We do this through our internal LinkedIn, 360° feedback and mentorship. For HR, we bring dynamic succession planning and strategic insights. For managers a real people management tool, where they have the team members’ objectives and development needs centrally organized and can track the pulse of the team. We work in partnership with you to make the huapii platform viral for employees in a light and playful way.

Verbolia
Verbolia

Verbolia has created a SaaS tool to help ecommerce sites to create super optimized landing pages for SEO in a fully automated mode.   Company started in 2018, and is already generating more than 1.2M€ARR, with an international customer base like Mediamarkt, Decathlon, Hema, OLX (Brazil), for which the technology brings more than 8 millions new visitors per month. We raised about 1m€ in seed funding, and we are already profitable, and probably looking for series A funding in the next 12-24 months to accelerate growth.

Phished
Phished

Phished is an  AI-driven platform that focuses on the human side of cybersecurity. By  combining fully automated training software with personalised, realistic  simulations of cyberattacks, Phished teaches your employees how to correctly  and safely deal with online threats. Because of this, employees are better  prepared and more secure, the data, reputation and assets of organisations  are more secure.

Oncomfort
Oncomfort

Oncomfort  is the inventor of the Digital Sedation™. This new digital therapy reliefs  patients’ pain and anxiety before, during and after medical procedures. This  revolutionising therapy combines clinical hypnotherapy and integrative  therapeutic techniques through Virtual Reality.

Lynx.care
Lynx.care

Leuven  based LynxCare and its AI powered data platform collects and analyses  structured and unstructured data from many different sources to provide  actionable insights for medical professionals with the sole goal of improving  patient outcomes. They partner with leading healthcare organisations to  increase the efficiency and healthcare quality while being compliant with  strict data protection legislation. The scaleup has a team of over 25 people,  all with both data and medical backgrounds. Over the last years they raised  capital through multiple investors like Annie Vereecken and btov partners

Wooclap
Wooclap

Wooclap is an EdTech startup that develops and provides digital tools with the objective of turning students into active learners. The company was founded in 2015 and boasts more than 500,000 educators amongst its users.

Soda
Soda

Soda is the data monitoring platform that keepsyour data fit for purpose, verifiable and trustworthy. We uncover data issues,alert the right teams, and trigger resolution workflows to identify causes thatimpede data quality. Our open source testing projects and data observabilityand collaboration platform brings together data engineers, operations and thebusiness to create trusted data. Data-driven organisations choose Soda torealise the value of their data and secure its quality.

Nodalview
Nodalview

Nodalview is used by  2.300+ real estate agencies and is the European leading mobile-based  photography solution that transforms smartphones into the ultimate toolkit  for real estate agents. Nodalview leverages smartphone technology, AI and  cloud computing into an all-in-one cutting edge visual marketing tool.

   With Nodalview, real estate agents can
   - create high definition perfectly exposed HDR Photos
   - capture 10k 360° automatically
   - assembled and control virtual tours
   - edit full HD videos.

Sunrise
Sunrise

Sunrise is a sleep testing technology simplifying access to sleep disorder diagnosis.Thanks to an easy-to-use, wireless, 3-gram sensor, Sunrise allows anyone to clinically test their sleep. It brings gold-standard quality from hospital diagnosis directly to the patient’s home and it is the only certified medical device with fully automated analysis which demonstrates above 90% agreement with in-lab sleep studies. All this at a fraction of the cost.

Rockestate
Rockestate

Rockestate  is a data science startup, founded in 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. We  specialize in the remote and real-time evaluation of buildings on a  country-wide scale to help companies understand their customers' houses. The  building data, valuations and 3D models we calculate enables property  insurers and mortgage lenders to digitize their product offerings with  frictionless customer journeys without compromising on risk management.

Moonbird
Moonbird

We’ve  developed an intuitive, tactile and handheld device to guide one’s breath.  The device expands and contracts like an external lung in your hand, giving  you a pace to match with your breath. The device has a sensor that collects  biosignals, displaying the impact of your breathing exercise in the app. The  trainer can be used stand-alone, as well as in combination with an app which  contains audio fragments with psychoeducation around breathing, anxiety,  stress and sleeping problems.

Ngrave
Ngrave

NGRAVE is a digital  asset and blockchain security company offering a secure while easy-to-use  end-to-end solution for individuals and businesses to manage their  cryptocurrencies, DeFi tokens, and NFTs with maximum peace of mind.

Ivex.ai
Ivex.ai

IVEX.ai is a software technology company having been pushing boundaries of safe autonomy since 2018. Our mission is to help companies to create the safest vehicles on earth. At IVEX, we develop tools and embedded software to both guarantee and validate the overall safety of self-driving vehicles and ADAS technology.We are a passionate international team of 15 people with a wide range of expertise, backed by top Belgian investors and trusted by many customers and partners including Renault, SAIC, Siemens, Infineon, VDL, CNHi,…

The Big Squeeze Awards 2020 : winners

Startup of the Year  

Student Startup of the Year 

Innovative Disruption of the Year

Scale-up of the Year