Europe's top 100 blockchain startups

EBC Blockchain Awards 2023

Barcelona | Feb 15-17, 2023

EBC Blockchain Awards is the official European Blockchain Convention recognition to the 100 top early-stage blockchain startups in Europe.

The Awards Finale will take place in the framework of European Blockchain Convention 2023, to be held on 15-17 Feb 2023 in Barcelona.
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10 Finalists

The 10 finalists will pitch on the stage at European Blockchain Convention 2023 to a jury panel of investors. After the pitches, the winner will be announced on stage.

The all-in-one crypto trading platform. Atani works as an aggregator, integrating over 20 crypto exchanges. Users can access different exchanges in one spot, monitor their portfolios, and trade cryptocurrency.

Aleph Zero is a layer 1 privacy-enhancing blockchain that ensures scalability, low transaction fees, and maximum security guarantees for developers.

Cheqd enables individuals and organisations to take full control of their data while providing a payment rail, that allows companies to create new and different business models. Through its network, anyone can verify identities quickly and securely.

Circularr rewards customers when they recycle. It is a sustainable blockchain ecosystem focused on the incubation and development of sustainable crypto assets backed by recycled sustainable commodities.

Credefi is an hybrid of FinTech Solution and DeFi Protocol connecting crypto lenders with small & medium business borrowers from the traditional economy.

Folks Finance is a non-custodial DeFi protocol providing financial tools for digital assets. Users can deposit assets to earn yield, as well as use their deposits as collateral for loans.

Gamium is a Web3 and Metaverse technology company building the truly Decentralized Social Metaverse. Gamium is building the first decentralized social metaverse and the digital identity of humans.

PropChain allows its users to invest in fractional Real Estate properties. Built on an interconnected, Ethereum-based blockchain, they provide its users with a platform to monitor, manage, and collect rent returns directly on the marketplace.

RBL Labs is a gaming studio with the mission to build games, NFTs and other products to power the future of Web 3. They believe that GameFi, Metaverse and the news for critical thinkers are the three pillars of their business.

Telos is a third-generation blockchain platform for the construction of fast and scalable distributed applications with free transactions. Its network can sustainably support hundreds of millions of transactions per day, and produces blocks in 0.5-second intervals.

100 Nominees For Europe's Top Blockchain Startup

1. Quasar Labs
Quasar is the gateway to multi-chain DeFi Investment opportunities. Quasar offers tools and infrastructure to create vaults, fundraise through the open marketplace and earn revenue on top of yield.
2. Rated Network
They call themselves as “Reputation for machines”. They offer node and node operator ratings, pipelines, robust data, and the most comprehensive infrastructure dataset for Ethereum.
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3. Neol
Neol is a learning and on-demand talent platform. It is powered by a global creative community and enabled by Web3 to produce more equitable value creation and exchange.
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4. Propchain
PropChain allows its users to invest in fractional Real Estate properties – both sourced and developed by PropChain directly. Built on an interconnected, Ethereum-based blockchain network through Polygon.


16 November 2022

List of 100 Nominees Published.
Vote for 10 Finalists open to public

30 December 2022

Public Voting to Select the 10 Finalists Ends

5 January 2022

10 Finalists Announcement

17 February 2023

EBC Awards Finale

The 10 finalists pitch at European Blockchain Convention 2023. The winner is announced on stage.


100 Nominees

10 Finalists

1 Winner


100 Nominees

The 100 nominees have been selected by an EBC Committee in line with the following criteria:

  • Startups must have raised a pre-seed or seed funding round in the last 18 months. 

  • Total funding raised must be over €1M.

  • Startups must be founded in 2018 and onwards

  • Startups must have at least an MVP (minimal viable product)

  • Startups must be related to Blockchain, crypto, Web3, NFTs or Metaverse industry

  • Startups must be based in Europe

10 Finalists

The 10 Finalists will be determined by a weighted total between:

  • Public Voting: 50%
Your input is very important in terms of shaping the Awards.
  • EBC Committee: 50%

A group of industry experts from around the world, will provide significant feedback on all proposals.