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. 

The 2021 enterprise category winners and runners-up are:

Female CxO Trailblazer

Winner: Katherine Frost, ORO Planner, USA

Runners-up:

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

Runners-up:

Adam Rimmer, CEO, Floodflash, @FloodFlash_Ins, UK

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


Diversity Trailblazers

Winner: AppSec Phoenix, @appsecphoenix, UK

Runners-up:

JupiterOne, @jupiterone, USA


Firestarter Trailblazers:

Winner: LifeHash, @Lifehash_, USA

Runners-up:

AppSec Phoenix, @appsecphoenix, UK

Cyberpie, @CyberPieApp, Ireland

Propine, @PropineGlobal, Singapore


Investment Trailblazers:

Winner: Sapphire Ventures, @SapphireVC, USA

Runners-up:

Mighty Capital, @MightyCapital, USA

The 2021 technology category winners and runners-up are:

Artificial Intelligence Trailblazers:

Winner: Deeplite, @Deepliteai, Canada

Runners-up:

Kneron, USA

StrikeReady, @strike_ready, USA


Big Data Trailblazers:

Winner: Era Software, @Era, USA

Runners-up:

Rockset, @RocksetCloud, USA

Varada, @varadaio, Israel


Blockchain Trailblazers:  

Winner: EQIFI, @eqifi_finance, British Virgin Islands

Runners-up:

Gospel Technology, @gospel_tech, UK

Telos, @HelloTelos, USA


Cloud Trailblazers:

Winner: Stacklet, Inc., @stackletio, USA

Runners-up:

Fungible, @fungible_inc, USA

Morpheus Data, @MorpheusData, USA


Containers Trailblazers:

Winner: Buoyant, @buoyantio, USA

Runners-up:

Rafay Systems, @rafaysystemsinc, USA

Styra, @styrainc, USA


Developer Trailblazers:

Winner: TENNER Limited, UK

Runners-up:

Ambassador Labs, @ambassadorlabs, USA

Solo.io, @soloio_inc, USA


FinTech Trailblazers:

Winner: Propine, @PropineGlobal, Singapore

Runners-up:

Divido, @divido, UK

Earnest, @MeetEarnest, USA


IoT Trailblazers:

Winner: FloodFlash, @FloodFlashIns, UK

Runners-up:

HighByte, @HighByteInc, USA

Radix IoT, @RadixIot, USA


Networking Trailblazers:

Winner: Prosimo, @Prosimo_io, USA

Runners-up:

DriveNets, @drivenets, Israel

Wyebot, @Wyebot_inc, USA


Security Trailblazers:

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

Runners-up:

Beyond Identity, @beyondidentity, USA

BlackFog, @blackfogprivacy, USA

Kasada, @kasada_io, Australia

Ordr, @ordrofthings, USA


Storage Trailblazers:

Winner: Lightbits Labs, @lightbitslabs, USA

Runners-up:

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 www.techtrailblazers.com, follow @techtrailblaze, or listen to the #OnFire podcasts.