Tech Trailblazers Awards Winners 2021

The Tech Trailblazers Awards announced the 2021 Tech Trailblazers at its inaugural virtual awards ceremony last night. Members of the high-profile judging panel joined the online celebration to reveal the newest cohort of winners across the 16 different categories and the regional awards.

As the first independent global awards program dedicated to the enterprise technology startup ecosystem, the Tech Trailblazers Awards recognises and rewards leading startups, innovations and individuals from around the globe. 

Watch the full virtual ceremony in the video below:

The 2021 enterprise category winners and runners-up are:

Female CxO Trailblazer

Winner: Katherine Frost, ORO Planner, USA


Alice Chang, CEO & Founder, Perfect Corp. @YouCamApps, USA

Andrea Manning, CEO & Co-Founder, Cyberpie, @andrea_data, Ireland

Male CxO Trailblazer

Winner: Antony Yousefian, Bx Technologies Limited, @BxEarth, UK


Adam Rimmer, CEO, Floodflash, @FloodFlash_Ins, UK

James Campbell, CEO & Co-Founder, Cado Security, @CadoSecurity, UK

Diversity Trailblazers

Winner: AppSec Phoenix, @appsecphoenix, UK


JupiterOne, @jupiterone, USA

Firestarter Trailblazers:

Winner: LifeHash, @Lifehash_, USA


AppSec Phoenix, @appsecphoenix, UK

Cyberpie, @CyberPieApp, Ireland

Propine, @PropineGlobal, Singapore

Investment Trailblazers:

Winner: Sapphire Ventures, @SapphireVC, USA


Mighty Capital, @MightyCapital, USA

The 2021 technology category winners and runners-up are:

Artificial Intelligence Trailblazers:

Winner: Deeplite, @Deepliteai, Canada


Kneron, USA

StrikeReady, @strike_ready, USA

Big Data Trailblazers:

Winner: Era Software, @Era, USA


Rockset, @RocksetCloud, USA

Varada, @varadaio, Israel

Blockchain Trailblazers:  

Winner: EQIFI, @eqifi_finance, British Virgin Islands


Gospel Technology, @gospel_tech, UK

Telos, @HelloTelos, USA

Cloud Trailblazers:

Winner: Stacklet, Inc., @stackletio, USA


Fungible, @fungible_inc, USA

Morpheus Data, @MorpheusData, USA

Containers Trailblazers:

Winner: Buoyant, @buoyantio, USA


Rafay Systems, @rafaysystemsinc, USA

Styra, @styrainc, USA

Developer Trailblazers:

Winner: TENNER Limited, UK


Ambassador Labs, @ambassadorlabs, USA, @soloio_inc, USA

FinTech Trailblazers:

Winner: Propine, @PropineGlobal, Singapore


Divido, @divido, UK

Earnest, @MeetEarnest, USA

IoT Trailblazers:

Winner: FloodFlash, @FloodFlashIns, UK


HighByte, @HighByteInc, USA

Radix IoT, @RadixIot, USA

Networking Trailblazers:

Winner: Prosimo, @Prosimo_io, USA


DriveNets, @drivenets, Israel

Wyebot, @Wyebot_inc, USA

Security Trailblazers:

Winner: Security Trailblazers: Salt Security, @SaltSecurity, USA


Beyond Identity, @beyondidentity, USA

BlackFog, @blackfogprivacy, USA

Kasada, @kasada_io, Australia

Ordr, @ordrofthings, USA

Storage Trailblazers:

Winner: Lightbits Labs, @lightbitslabs, USA


Fungible, @fungible_inc, USA

Pliops, @PliopsLtd, USA

The 2021 Regional Cup winners are:

Hopper Cup (for The Americas):

Beyond Identity, @beyondidentity, USA

Kesavan Cup (for Asia Pacific):

Propine, @PropineGlobal, Singapore

Turing Cup (for EMEA):

TENNER Limited, UK

Rose Ross, Chief Trailblazer and Founder of The Tech Trailblazers Awards said; “Congratulations to our 2021 Tech Trailblazers! Our 10th edition has been the most popular year for entries yet, so your place in the Tech Trailblazers hall of fame has been well and truly earned! We’ll be keeping an eye on how these innovations continue to blaze a trail in 2022, and I eagerly await the #TechOnFire winners podcast discussions soon!”

Shortlists for each category are chosen by the panel of leading IT industry experts, and winners are identified by a combination of judging panel opinions and a public vote. Winners of the regional Hopper (Americas), Kesavan (Asia Pacific) and Turing (EMEA) awards have been determined by the highest number public of votes in each region.

Key dates for your diary: Entries for the 2022 Tech Trailblazers Awards will open in Summer 2022.

For more information, visit, follow @techtrailblaze, or listen to the #OnFire podcasts.