GP Bullhound announces the winners of GP Bullhound Connect 2013

LONDON: 21 November 2013 – The winners of the GP Bullhound Connect Awards were announced last night at a ceremony at The May Fair Hotel, London. The event, organised by technology investment bank GP Bullhound, celebrated innovation and the evolution of technology that is changing the automotive industry.

The event included discussion panels featuring input from market-leading companies, including Google, Drayson Racing, Spotify, Softkinetic, Neonode and BlaBlaCar. Also released was GP Bullhound’s research report “A seat at the cutting edge of Innovation in the Automotive sector”.
The full lists of winners of the GP Bullhound Connect Awards 2013 are as follows:

Green Tech Growth Awards

Fastest Growing Company – Lucibel
Fastest Growing Larger Company – RTR Rete Rinnovabile
One to Watch 2013 – Heliex Power
Judges’ Award – Anesco

Automotive Awards

Platform & Apps – Streetline
Human Machine Interface & Safety – Tobii
New Infrastructure: Collaborative Consumption & Charging – BlaBlaCar
EV & Efficiency – Nexeon

Andre Shortell, Partner at GP Bullhound, commented:

“This year’s winners represent the most exciting companies pioneering technological change in the automotive industry at the moment. The innovations we see now will fundamentally change the driving experience as we know it. On behalf of GP Bullhound, I would like to congratulate all the winning companies and those shortlisted for their achievements this year and wish them success for the future.”

Shortlisted and competing for the Green Tech Growth Awards: Fastest Growing Company, Fastest Growing Larger Company, One to Watch 2013 and the Judges’ Award were:

AlertMe.com
Amee
Amplio
Anesco Limited
Azotic Technologies
Azzurro Semiconductors
BiAqua
Bluewater Bio
Breathing Buildings
Cyberhawk Innovations
Dutch Rainmaker
E-Leather
ECO Plastics
Elstat
ENERTIME
Eto Gas
First Mile
First Utility
Freetricity
Greenclouds
Heliatek
Heliex Power
i2O Water
Kiwi Power
Locamotion
Lucibel
Magpie Polymers
Metalysis
Newlisi
Organica Water
Paradox Engineering
Parax Paper
PassivSystems
PE International
Perpetuum
Rapid Action Packaging
RTR Rete Rinnovabile
Smarter Grid Solutions
TMO Group
Triton Water
Voltea

Shortlisted and competing for the Automotive Awards: Platform & Apps, Human Machine Interface & Safety, and New Infrastructure: Collaborative Consumption & Charging and EV & Efficiency were:

Airbiquity
Ashwoods
Audiovox
BlablaCar
Charge Point
Citeecar
Cohda Wireless
Compact Power Motors
Drayson Racing
Goodwolfe Energy
Greenroad
Neonode
Nexeon
Riversimple
SP3H
Streetline
SoftKinetic
The Eye Tribe
The Mobility House
The New Motion
Tobii
Ubitricity
WePredict
Voicepark
Zipee Bike

Enquiries
For enquiries contact Cecilia Roman, Director of Marketing cecilia.roman@gpbullhound.com