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Terms of Entry

The Impact Shakers Awards

General information

The organiser of the Impact Shakers Awards (herein ‘Awards’) is Impact Shakers.

Submitting an application and actively opting in to accept the terms of entry will be deemed as acceptance of these Terms & Conditions.

By completing and submitting the online entry form available at, the applicant will fully and unreservedly agree to all of the terms and conditions of the Impact Shakers Awards. If you do not agree with any of the terms or conditions, then you should not take part in the Awards.

Once you have submitted your application, we reserve the right to send you further correspondence. You can opt out from receiving further emails anytime by sending an email to us or by clicking ‘unsubscribe’.

Entry process

Applications open on March 1st 2021 and close on May 1st 2021 at 23h59 (CET). 

Applications must be submitted before 23h59 May 1st to be eligible to participate in the Awards.

Only one person per company is eligible for application. The person in question must be Founder or Co-founder of the company.

Eligibility for entry: minimum age of 18. Proof of age may be required.

Application is in the form of a submission on our landing page: (

Data processing 

By applying to the Awards, you agree that we will store the entry materials on our database. Your data will be accessed by Impact Shakers as well as the appointed judges.

Applicants grant Impact Shakers the license to use the data collected for all purposes including, but not limited to, post-promotion, sharing relevant information and the opportunity to offer the results to the media. Data collected may be passed on to carefully selected third parties in accordance with the data protection act.


Copyright to the entries will remain with the applicant but the applicant licences Impact Shakers to use their names and logos to promote it across websites and social media.


Impact Shakers will pre-select and appoint an international jury of renowned impact and startup ecosystem players. Names, companies and portraits of jury members will be made public on the awards website.

Impact Shakers will organise, select and manage the jury, which will be instructed to act without bias or favour. If a potential conflict of interest arises, the respective jury member will refrain from analysing the application in question.

Judging process

Together with our jury members we will shortlist the top 5 startups for each category. Once selected, we’ll announce the finalists and open public voting on May 21st 2021.

During public voting, we turn to our community and that of our partners and ask them to cast their votes on the shortlisted candidates. 

After the pre-selection by the jury members and then the public voting, the winners of each category will be announced during the Awards Ceremony. Make sure to secure your front row seat and follow the announcement of the winners live on June 21st!

Once the selection takes place, we will contact all applicants with the selection results.

The winner must confirm their acceptance of the prize within 14 days of notification.


We offer the following prizes to the winners of the awards:

a. The winners in each category will get to participate in an intensive bootcamp to help them 'Raise Alternative Funding'. The bootcamp will offer unique networking opportunities for the first winners of the Impact Shakers Awards. They will get to interact with the top founders in their region and learn from experts as well as peers. 

b. We reserve the right to add further prizes. 


Impact Shakers reserves the right to amend these Terms & Conditions at any time. In the event that this happens, this document will be updated with the amended terms.

If an insufficient number of eligible entries (as determined by Impact Shakers in its sole discretion) are not received by the closing date, Impact Shakers reserves the right not to award a prize or carry out the competition.


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