Helsinki, Finland, November 28, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- HammerKit who offers a complete online studio for web designers has been chosen as one of the 25 finalists to compete in the Eurecan European Venture Contest in Barcelona on December 14-15. The event brings together the most promising European growth companies within ICT, Life Science and Clean Tech industries to pitch before the grand jury consisting of international venture capitalists and investors. The winner will receive a cash prize of 90.000 EUR.
The Top 25 were selected from among 102 pre-selected high potential European companies evaluated by a panel of European and Global VCs and investors at Venture Forum events held across Europe during the course of 2009. HammerKit was chosen among the top 10 Nordic growth companies at the Nordic Venture Forum in Copenhagen on October 19th. The selected companies scored high in the following criteria: the entrepreneur, business potential, team experience, product/technology merit, competitive position, investment or partnering interest and growth.
"To be nominated by investors as one of the most exciting technology companies in Europe is a real honor. We will do our best to bring back the prize for Finland" comments Mark Sorsa-Leslie, Managing Director of HammerKit.
About Eurecan European Venture Contest
The Eurecan European Venture Contest offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to grow their businesses across borders by facilitating contacts to an experienced and international network of venture capital and corporate investors, strategic partners and expert advisers. Finding, evaluating and awarding world-class innovative companies with the potential to dramatically impact their industry contributes to increasing European competitiveness and growth as a whole.
About HammerKit Ltd.
HammerKit turns the web into a dynamic business platform. The easy-to-use online toolset allows instant creation and deployment of web applications that cater to business, marketing and communications needs. With the HammerKit platform, companies can leap beyond plain presence on the web by picking and choosing the right applications for their business from libraries of functionalities. For web designers, the HammerKit platform boosts the productivity by introducing reusable web functionalities, enabling faster and more cost efficient response to customer needs. HammerKit was awarded as one of the Red Herring Top 100 companies in January 2009.
For further information, please visit www.hammerkit.com
or contact MD Mark Sorsa-Leslie, Tel. +358 40 580 1962, Email: mark (at) hammerkit.com.