The kick-off of the EY Startup Academy 2021 took place on September 16. At the end of the evening, there was a clear result: Alpha Brain Technologies BV, ambeRoad, AristanderAI,, evAI Intelligence, HCP Sense, Ignition, MotionsCloud and Summetix are participating in the six-week programme. The participants were selected by a panel of expert judges and the public.



ambeRoad brings the search experience known from the web into companies. With this, ambeRoad is changing the way employees access knowledge within companies. It allows employees to intelligently find information across several data silos and file types. With amberSearch not only the Know-How stored in unstructured documents but also the Know-How “between the lines” will be intelligently made accessible Making companies more productive and efficient.



ArgumenText offers a technology which extracts core information from large text resources, 1000 times faster than a human reader. ArgumenText licenses its technology to industry leaders from sectors such as consumer goods, automotive or banking.



AristanderAI helps e-commerce brands to automatically optimize their pricing strategy with the help of state-of-the-art deep learning approaches. The B2B AI solution analyzes each web shop user and his individual willingness-to-pay and sets better, more profitable prices accordingly. is the intelligent solution to convert unstructured data into insights. Our artificially intelligent system is built to understand the context of the documents and to extract most important information and display it for the benefit of the users.’s solution is modular and ranges from a Natural Language Processing (NLP)-based semantic analysis via machine learning to e-signatures to enable its customers with a total end to end digital process.


EmoSyS B.V.

EmoSyS B.V.’s long- term vision is to tame the unpredictable nature of epileptic seizures and ultimately prevent seizures by literally stopping them in real time before they are about to happen. Epileptic seizures can occur at any time (day and night), “out of the blue”, and represent a dangerous, potentially life-threatening incident. EmoSys is working on a wearable device to detect (first generation), predict (second generation) and ultimately stop seizures before they happen (third generation).


evAI Intelligence GmbH

evAI Intelligence GmbH is an AI-based company and solution provider in the Contextual Intelligence market. evAI develops proprietary methods based on Natural Language Processing to extract business-relevant information from texts. evAI was founded in Oct. 2019 and is headquartered in Bad Reichenhall (D).


HCP Sense

HCP Sense, spin-off of TU Darmstadt, is presenting its sensor bearing, a simple and economical solution for process improvement and predictive maintenance. The sensor measures and analyses the forces applied on the bearing and its lubrication condition. Prototypes are already being implemented and tested in real conditions for various customer applications.



IGNITION is an HR tech start-up and, on its way, to becoming Europe’s largest platform for holistic HR solutions. In doing so, IGNITION brings consistent transparency to the complex HR market. IGNITION supports its customers in uncovering and specifying their HR needs, shows individual development paths towards HR excellence, and enables the search, selection, and assignment of HR solutions.



MotionsCloud is an InsurTech/InspecTech company that enables property/vehicle insurers, fleet/property management companies or manufacturers to streamline and automate claims and inspection processes using computer vision technologies. Powered by an AI computer vision engine and user-friendly interfaces, MotionsCloud evaluates vehicles and home damages based on images sent in by consumers, drivers or inspectors and generates an assessment of the damage severity, possible treatments and estimated costs.




Closing Event – EY Startup Academy 2021

It’s this time of the year: the winner of the EY Startup Academy 2021 will be selected from our 9 finalists on November 18. Who will win the EY Startup Academy Award 2021: Alpha Brain Technologies BV, ambeRoad, AristanderAI,, evAI Intelligence, HCP Sense, Ignition, MotionsCloud or Summetix? Our expert panel of judges decides which of the startups has improved the most throughout 6-week programme – but attendees will also get a vote. Register now for our virtual Closing Event and get to know exciting startups, investors, companies and other participants in the startup ecosystem!

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