Final Event // EIT Digital

Final Event

EIT Digital Challenge

The finalists are confirmed, and date is set! On June 6 we will host our selected scaleup finalists from all over Europe for a day of pitching, networking and a VIP investors dinner.

Here you will find all the latest updates on the Final Event, including the finalists, confirmed attendees, the agenda and more.


  • Abtrace
  • Aether Biomedical
  • Arenametrix
  • BizzAway
  • Born Digital
  • Buddy Healthcare
  • Corsmed
  • Ekkono
  • Fermata
  • Iconicchain
  • LaavaTech
  • Orqa
  • OutThink
  • Plexigrid
  • SkillLab
  • Threedy
  • Tru.ID
  • Vizcab


Arthen Sirola-Hashemi

Arthen is an Investment Manager at Karma Ventures, bringing to the team strong financial expertise and experience in hyper-growth companies. A Deloitte trained chartered accountant and tax adviser, Arthen has both strategic and operational experience and knowledge gained from building up the finance functions at TrueLayer and FitXR.

Vinciane Lhuissier

Vinciane is an investor at Verve Ventures. With a background in software engineering and biomedical engineering, she focuses on Healthcare and DeepTech startups. Verve Ventures is a pan-european, early stage VC fund investing in tech driven startups. 

Oender Boyman

Oender has two decades of experience as an Entrepreneur, Strategy Consultant and Investor. Prior to joining Vi Partners, he was heading the Swiss Post Ventures team. He was also previously an entrepreneur, developing a symptom checker technology used by telemedicine companies, university hospitals and tech providers. Oender holds a master's degree in Strategy from the University of St.Gallen.

Jean-Baptiste Maenhout

Jean-Baptiste is an Investment Associate at Smartfin. Prior to joining Smartfin, Jean-Baptiste worked for several years as an Investment Banking Analyst at J.P. Morgan, both in Brussels and London. Before that, he successfully completed internships at Bencis Capital Partners and Lazard. Jean-Baptiste holds a Master in Business Engineering degree from KU Leuven and Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management and completed exchange programs at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and City University in Hong Kong.

Marieke Christmann

Marieke leads Forestay’s investment team in the London office. Marieke serves as a director on the boards of Icometrix, Convelio, and Manta. Prior to joining Forestay, Marieke worked at Octopus Ventures, where she focused on SaaS investments at Series B and beyond across the UK, Europe, and North America, including Ometria and Glofox. She studied in Germany and Mexico, has more than a decade’s experience in technology investing and banking between London and Frankfurt, and is particularly interested in the future of work, productivity, and automation.

Andrea Cinelli

CEO of the largest DeepTech European Venture Builder, Foolfarm S.p.A, Andrea is a recognized global expert in Artificial Intelligence, Biometrics, Blockchain, and Cybersecurity Markets. Recently named among Top 25 CEOs in Blockchain by the US magazine Technology Innovators, in 2022 he founded FoolCapital which will invest in Startup DeepTech around the world.

Oliver Kahl

Oliver is a quantum physicist and former entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He is part of MIG Capital’s deep tech practice which invests in early-stage companies throughout Europe. Previously, Oliver held roles in corporate as well as institutional venture capital where he led investments into technology companies globally. Currently, Oliver sits on the boards of various European technology companies. He holds a PhD in physics from KIT in Germany.

Rémi Prunier

Rémi Prunier is Investment Principal at Orange Ventures. With a strong B2B business and leadership background, Rémi is passionate about the society's evolutions generated by digital technology and innovation. He has also developed solid sector knowledge in the fields of enterprise software, Data AI and cybersecurity.

Marc Lambrechts

Prior to joining Capricorn Partners, investment director Marc Lambrechts was a senior scientific advisor at IWT (now VLAIO) and section head of Terumo Europe’s R&D division. His core investment interests lie in technology-fusion based opportunities - crucial for digital health and industry 4.0 related businesses as covered by the Capricorn Digital funds.


10:30 - 11:00Opening Remarks
11:00 - 12:30Pitches - 1st round
12:30 - 13:30Lunch / Networking
13:30 - 15:00Pitches - 2nd round
15:00 - 15:30Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:00Pitches - 3rd round
17:15 - 18:00Winners Proclamation
19:00 - 21:30VIP Dinner

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