Edge Rising Star of the Year

Calling all Edge Rising Stars!  Enter the Edge Rising Star of the Year Competition!

Edge Computing World and Topio Networks are delighted to announce that entries are open for the second annual Edge Rising Star of the Year Competition!

The Edge Awards at Edge Computing World, November 7th 2023 will showcase the best innovators in Edge Computing to highlight the quality and breadth of emerging companies in the vibrant edge computing space. 

10 lucky Rising Stars have the opportunity to win a package of enhanced promotion by joining the Shortlist for the final Award.


The 10 finalists will each win:

Free Exhibition Showcase at Edge Computing World 2023
Free CxO participation in the exclusive Product/Market Fit Workshop hosted by Topio Analysts to be held in June.
CxO Interview feature on the Edge Computing World website and Edge Essentials newsletter
Editorial Feature in the Edge Computing World Edge Quarterly Update Webinar


Entry requirements

Edge Computing World will take place on November 7th-8th 2023. We will host an annual competition to identify the best Edge StartUps to highlight to the industry.
Entries are OPEN for 2023. Deadline for Entries is June 2nd 2023. The Shortlist will be announced June 23rd 2023.
The final three will be selected by a high-profile Pitch-Off in front of a judging panel of VCs, and the final winner Edge Computing World 2023 Edge Awards Evening on November 7th.

Startups of the year categories

  • Edge Innovator of the Year – Less than $3M raised & fewer than 20 employees
  • Edge Startup of the Year- Less than $15M raised
  • Edge Rising Star of the Year –More than $15M raised
  • The startup must not have been previously shortlisted for the Edge Startup of the Year Award.
  • All sectors of edge computing will be considered, from Edge AI to Cloud Edge enhancement
  • The winners will be selected by a panel of Topio Networks’ Edge Analysts and other Industry Experts


Edge Rising Star of the Year 2022 Winner:

More than $15M raised
Precision AI leverages Edge computing for Precision Spray Drone System to increase yield, reduce inefficiency & overspray using artificial intelligence

Edge Rising Star of the Year 2022 Finalists