What does it mean to be nominated?

Here’s what Blink, feat.fm, Kahoot!, mCash, StartupLab, Founders Fund, Dirtybit and Erling Løken Andersen think on being nominated!




“We’re so lucky to be nominated, and It’s great to see that The Nordic Startup Awards and the community welcomes more social and consumer faced startups! It’s not easy being from the cold North, but the Nordic Startup awards are an honor and a warm welcome and into the community.»

Martin Jensen

CEO & Co-founder, Blink




“Kahoot! is stoked to be nominated – who knew that building a global educational platform would be deemed cool enough to compete with top Nordic startups”

Johan Brand

Founding Director, Kahoot!




“Dirtybit is grateful for each and everyone who nominated us, thank you so much! It has truly been an exciting time since we started the company in a dorm room, and today we employ 8 young talents and have over 40 million downloads of our game Fun Run. With a new upcoming multiplayer game we aim to challenge the gaming industry and continue our journey to create fun multiplayer games for everyone.”

Nicolaj Broby Petersen

COO & Co-Founder, dirtybit





“Getting nominated for the NSA is a huge honor, especially considering strength of the other nominees!  It’s motivating see that people appreciate what we are doing and actually take time out of their day to nominate us, you guys are the best, thanks a bunch!”

Mathias Rygh

Co-founder/CMO, feat.fm


“It´s great honor for mCASH to be nominated for Startup of the Year. The nomination is an encouraging pat on the back to all the extraordinary and skillful people at mCASH who work relentlessly to transform the way we do payments. The nomination puts us within a group of very exiting companies that are introducing innovation and cutting edge technology to the market.”

Daniel R. Döderlein

Founder & CEO, mCASH


“It is great honor to be nominated for this award only two years after we established StartUpLab.  We are very happy with having become the biggest incubator in the Nordics, and it shows the value of having experienced entrepreneurs to run it the incubator. Now it is time to prove that we can help making our start up companies successful.”



“FoundersFund has proven to be a very interesting concept in order to match smart entrepreneurs with smart money from experienced and successfull entrepreneurs.  We are happy to be nominated for this award.”



“The Nordic Startup Awards has grown to become an important arena for showcasing the best talent the nordics has to offer. As such, merely being nominated for an award is a great honour. I look forward to the evening, which undoubtedly will offer great networking opportunities and a joyous celebration of nordic talent.”

Erling Løken Andersen

Head of Coworking at MESH, the innovation hub in downtown Oslo

Don’t forget to vote here! Voting opens until Thursday May 22nd.