Ajujaht’s jury selects six of the best business ideas

6. May 2019

Ajujaht’s jury selects six of the best business ideas

In the fifth show of Ajujaht’s TV season, six of the best business ideas that will be moving on to the next round of the competition were selected. During the further development of the business idea, each team will be supported by member of the jury who will become their mentor.

The six best business ideas that made it to the next round are:

  • Board game ALU for the visually impaired people (mentor Erki Mölder, EAS)
  • Groveneer, the producer of self-adhesive decorative panels made of natural wood (mentor Kaidi Ruusalepp, Funderbeam)
  • HIVE, a GPS positioning and navigation platform (mentor Mart Maasik, SEB)
  • HopKid, a riding and accompanying service platform for organising movement for kids (mentor Sami Seppänen, Elisa Eesti)
  • SecureBadger, a service for the background checks of the rental market (mentor Ott Jalakas, Lingvist)
  • Timey, a smart indicator of the “Best before” date that can be attached to products (mentor Heidi Kakko, BaltCap Growth Fund)

All of the six teams will continue to compete in the next round of Ajujaht to make it to the live super finale on May 23rd. The winner of the season will receive the title of “Estonian best business idea 2019”, and at least 30,000 Euros. This year’s prize fund is 75,000 Euros.

Ajujaht is aired on TV3 on Thursdays at 20.00. All episodes can be watched later here.

The founder of the biggest competition of business ideas in Estonia is Enterprise Estonia (EAS), the partner is SEB, and the major supporter is Elisa. Ajujaht is also supported by Funderbeam, Lingvist, law firm TRINITI, The Estonian Employers’ Confederation, The Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce, City of Tallinn, City of Tartu, City of Pärnu, Harku Municipality, Saue Municipality. The promotion of Ajujaht is funded by EAS from the resources of the European Regional Development Fund.

Ajujaht is organized by Civitta Eesti, Miltton JLP and Tehnopol.

Initiated by

The Ajujaht accelerator programme and TV competition is a collaboration between the public and private sectors and is created by Enterprise Estonia.

Initiated by: EAS