Google, McKinsey and Rocket Internet announce second round of the Digital Top 50 Awards

12 JULY 2017, BERLIN
Summary
● New partnership with Tech Open Air (TOA) // ● Application will open in September 2017 // ● Winners to be announced at Tech Open Air 2018 (TOA) in Berlin

Google, McKinsey&Company and Rocket Internet today officially announced at Tech Open Air (TOA) in Berlin the second round of the Digital Top 50 Awards (DT50). Applications will open again in September 2017, companies from the EU and from EFTA countries can apply in the categories B2C Start-up, B2B Start-up, B2C Scale-up, B2B Scale-up and Tech for Social Impact. The winners will be announced in July 2018 at TOA, Berlin.

The Awards were started in 2016 by Google, McKinsey&Company and Rocket Internet to celebrate Europe’s thriving tech scene and honour the most promising entrepreneurial talents. INSEAD supports the Awards as academic partner. For the second round, the DT50 Awards have joined forces with Tech Open Air (TOA), one of the most popular tech conferences in and out of Europe.

Winners will receive tailored money-can’t-buy benefits, such as valuable support through exposure to industry leaders, professional advice and consulting, as well as access to a network of relevant contacts.

For further information about the DT50 application process and other updates interested parties can subscribe on the DT50 website.

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Rocket Internet incubates and invests in Internet companies with proven business models. It provides operational support to its companies and helps them scale internationally. Rocket Internet focuses predominantly on four industry sectors of online and mobile retail and services that make up a significant share of consumer spending: Food & Groceries, Fashion, General Merchandise and Home & Living. Rocket Internet’s selected companies are active in a large number of countries around the world with more than 28,000 employees. Rocket Internet SE is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ISIN DE000A12UKK6, RKET). For further information please visit www.rocket-internet.com.

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