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medmesafe is one of the 100 finalists of the south summit
medmesafe is the first online platform that offers genetic analysis services with video consulting.
Through the platform, anyone can know their genetic predisposition to develop certain diseases with a strong genetic component. Then, advised by a doctor, make preventive decisions that minimize the potential risk of develop diseases and improve their health.
- The 100 startups will participate from October 3rd to 5th at the South Summit Madrid 2018 event. They will have the opportunity to enhance their visibility as well as access new business opportunities by connecting with investors and corporations searching for innovation.

- Last editions South Summit finalists have already achieved more than $ 1.7 trillion in funding rounds.

- Fintech, Smart Mobility, Energy & Sustainability, Travel & Tourism Healthcare & Biotech, Content & Channels, B2C projects or software and hardware solutions for companies represent the main industries of the finalist startups.

- The winning startup of this edition will compete for one million dollars in funding in the Startup World Cup of Silicon Valley and will have the opportunity to carry out a crowdfunding campaign in Seedrs.

Madrid, July 19, 2018. medmesafe is one of the 100 best startups in the world selected by South Summit as one of the finalists who will compete in the next edition. The event will take place in “La Nave” in Madrid from October 3 to 5 and will gather the more disruptive corporations searching for innovation and investors of international origin.
medmesafe, coming from Madrid and led by a French entrepreneur Clément Destoumieux is focused on predictive and preventive medicine.

medmesafe has the support of various institutions: Spanish Bioindustry Association, Madrid Science Park and others. Furthermore, it is the first telemedicinal platform qualified by the Spanish Medical Colleges Organization, to offer its services to its members.

The startups have been chosen by 120 experts-committee from the world of investment and corporate among the more than 3,000 projects submitted, from 84 countries. Here are listed the criteria which have been considered for the selection: Project innovation rate, economic viability, scalability, equipment and interest for investment.

Regarding the projects level of development, 39% of these initiatives are already in a growth phase. Among the 100 finalists, we count with the presence of 24 companies led by entrepreneur women.

Some 52% of the startup applicants came from all over the world, including countries such as the United States, Israel, the United Kingdom, France, Portugal, Chile, Lebanon, India and Singapore. And at a national level, the companies are coming from Madrid, Barcelona, Valencia, País Vasco, Andalusia and more.

The 100 finalist startups will have the opportunity to participate in the South Summit 2018 event with their own space at the meeting to gain visibility, access new business opportunities and make their projects known to investors and corporations searching for innovation from all around the world. In addition, they will benefit of training, mentoring and personalized meetings.

The winning startup of this edition will have the opportunity to carry out a crowdfunding campaign in Seedrs, the main crowdfunding platform, and will compete for a one-million-dollars-financing in the Silicon Valley Startup World Cup. Last year, the winner of South Summit Madrid 2017, Wallbox, won a bronze award in this competition through the 28 international finalists.

Above this success, finalist startups from previous editions of South Summit such as Cabify, Typeform Glovo or Spotahome reached leaders in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and have already managed to raise more than 1.7 billion dollars in important financing rounds led by the firm’s investment projects at an international level.

As a novelty this year, in September, the finalists of the education vertical will be announced who will be eligible for the enligthED Awards 2018 prizes promoted by Fundación Telefónica, IE University and South Summit.

About South Summit

South Summit is the leading platform for innovation and business development that connects the most disruptive startups with investors and corporations around the world that seek to improve their competitiveness through innovation. South Summit is celebrated on 3-5 October 2018 in Madrid (Spain). In its latest edition, it hosted more than 450 speakers of recognized international prestige, more than 12,500 attendees, 6,700 entrepreneurs and 650 investors with an investment portfolio that exceeded 34,000 million dollars.
There are many novelties of this 2018 edition. Among them, highlights the Open Innovation Forum, exclusive meeting that will bring together the leading leaders in open innovation in the world to promote open innovation culture among corporations, learn from the most disruptive strategies and discuss about the challenges that the future holds in this field.
In addition, South Summit will host this year, as a novelty, the first edition of enlightED, a meeting organized by Fundación Telefónica, IE University and South Summit that will bring together a transversal and participatory approach to business leaders, academics, innovators, students and futurists in a debate on new learning opportunities and development of the EdTech world. In the framework of South Summit will be delivered the enligthED Awards to the best startups in education.

Comunicación Spain Startup/Trescom
Miriam Neguerela
915 625 784

Isabel Gómez/ Isabel Gata
650 36 36 57 / 630 70 10 69

Clément Destoumieux, CEO
+34 911 28 45 91

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