On 10th December, the SeedRocket and BStartup roadshow Venture on the Road landed in Gijón to find the best startups in Asturias. On this occasion, the local partners were CEEI Asturias, Centro Europeo de Empresas e Innovación del Principado de Asturias, Asociación Asturiana de Startups AsturValley and parque tecnológico IDEPA.
Among the high level of the finalist startups of this meeting, i4Life became the winner of the event, qualifying to the grand final of June in Madrid. i4Life is a startup that offers easy-to-use hardware and software solutions to improve the life and clinical care of the elderly and chronically ill.
The finalist startups of this meeting, which demonstrated a high level of competitiveness, were:
The session also featured the keynote of Rafael Garrido, CEO & founder of Vitamina K, called “Myths and truths of investment in startups”. “Sometimes, startups forget a basic principle: startups are financed with customers,” Garrido said. The investor also transferred to entrepreneurs the need to look for complementary profiles when setting up their businesses, and not creating them with friends.
.@i4_LIFE se alza con la victoria en un competido #VentureOnTheRoad #Gijón. ¡Gran nivel de todas las finalistas! Gracias al jurado, partners y público por hacerlo posible. ¡Nos vemos en la próxima cita! pic.twitter.com/362yz8Lkvs
— BStartup (@BStartup) December 10, 2019
Congratulations to i4Life for their place in the final! And thank you to the finalists startups and to all the projects registered in the roadshow of SeedRocket and BStartup.