2018 Bully Awards

2018 Bully Award Submissions are now Open!

30 Winners from privately held European Startups in the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications sector (TMT) fall into three categories:


  • Yearlings: firms that seek or have received angel/seed rounds or equivalent; classic start-ups

  • Young Bulls: firms that seek or have received Series A financing; early stage companies

  • Longhorns: post Series A firms; growth stage companies

The Criteria:

  • Market Opportunity: How large is the opportunity? Is it compelling enough to build a substantial business and take it to  exit?

  • Competitive Landscape: Does the business have key sustainable competitive advantages over the existing and future competition?

  • Model & Revenues: Do the business model, existing revenues and growth forecasts present a compelling story?

  • Execution: What milestones have been reached, and how fast is the customer base growing?

  • Management Team: Is the existing management team and structure sufficient to drive the company forward?