HomeGermany-StartupsStartup Awards: T​NW crowns twa​go as 'Best Web App​' in Germany, 2013

Startup Awards: T​NW crowns twa​go as ‘Best Web App​’ in Germany, 2013

twago, Europe’s leading cloud-working platform, was honored yesterday by Patrick de Laive, co-founder of The Next Web, with the award for the “Best Web App” in Germany in 2013. The Next Web, a well known online publications for the Internet and Technology sector, received 844 nominations for the “German Startup Award”. 35 companies were finally selected by a jury for seven different categories.

Besides twago, there were other companies such as Earlybird honored as “Best Investor”, SoundCloud as “Startup of the Year”, EyeEm as “Best Mobile app”, Klash with “Best Design” and Quote with the award for the “Best User Experience” as well as Alexander Ljung as the “Best Co-Founder”.

The Berlin-based startup twago acquires jobs and projects from companies as well as small and medium sized clients on its platform. twago then offers freelancers and agencies global opportunities to work on these projects with maximum flexibility – online, anytime and anywhere. On twago’s platform, clients find programmers and designers as well as online marketing experts, translators, journalists or assistants.

Since 2010, twago has successfully acquired projects and jobs totalling more than €70 million. Clients have access to more than 180,000 freelancers, agencies and experts from 177 countries. The young company is already successfully operating in Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Austria and Italy, and in November 2012, twago also entered the French market.

The company was founded in 2009 by Gunnar Berning, Maria Lindinger and Thomas Jajeh. In June 2012, twago completed its Series A successfully and received $3 million in funding.

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Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr
Thomas Ohr is the "Editor in Chief" of EU-Startups.com and started the blog in October 2010. He is excited about Europe's future, passionate about new business ideas and lives in Barcelona (Spain).


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