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METSTRADE Announces Exhibitor Lineup for Entrepreneurship Pavilion

METSTRADE Announces Exhibitor Lineup for Entrepreneurship Pavilion


Yachting Ventures and METSTRADE, which will provide an innovative platform for emerging companies to showcase their latest products and technologies, have announced their line-up for the startup pavilion at this year's event.



Sponsored by FORT Insurance Company, the event will be held in a designated area of ​​Hall 7 during the three-day event, November 15-17, and will host 15 start-ups.


METSTRADE is the world's largest trade fair for leisure yachting equipment, materials and systems. Organized by the Amsterdam RAI International Convention and Exhibition Center in cooperation with the International Yachting Federation (COMIA).


The 15 start-ups selected for the Entrepreneur Pavilion are divided into two categories, those that accelerate the digitalization of industries through software and platform solutions, and those that accelerate the transition to greener technologies and alternative powertrains.



Startups focused on digitization:



SaMMY is a cloud-based IoT platform that allows captains and sea travelers to easily search, compare, book berths and pay for berths securely using on-demand services (web, gadgets, mobile apps).


Boatmate provides yachting businesses with a rapidly growing global technology platform to digitize, streamline sales operations and enhance customer experience.


LJ eLogbooks is a 21st century yachting data logging solution that provides paperless digital logbooks and allows users to create, manage, edit and store all logbook data in cloud and desktop applications on one platform.


IQNautics is the industry's first solution to introduce business process management, unleashing the power of digitization.


Metarina is developing intelligent terminal management software that bridges ship owners and terminals, streamlining communication and optimizing operations, thereby increasing revenue and customer satisfaction.


Captain's Eye has developed a real-time, comprehensive AI-based system for yachts based on a unique video AI algorithm that detects anomalies in real-time via security cameras on the yacht's standard closed circuit vision system.


Floatist is a game-changing fleet and charter operations management platform designed specifically for yacht charter companies.


Charter Itinerary is a sophisticated B2B SaaS solution that centralizes the booking and management process for luxury yacht and bareboat charters.


Sustainability-focused startups:


Zparq supplies electric motors and complete powertrains for recreational and commercial boats, enabling environmentally friendly, efficient and quiet propulsion with minimal maintenance.


BatteryCheck provides continuous monitoring and predictive analytics to help businesses safely operate batteries in devices, extend battery life, optimize energy usage, and provide alerts before potential battery problems occur.


Open Waters Solar designs composite solar panels that are stronger, lighter and more durable than any other.


Shapewave is building a complete system for calculating and fabricating the complex internal structures of inflatable parts, using proprietary robotics.


Shapewave is using proprietary robotics to build a complete system for calculating and fabricating the complex internal structures of inflatable parts.


Flag Turbines is building a new type of wind turbine using BLOWN technology, which adjusts the blades to an optimal angle and gives them the highest possible lift.


Hullbot designs, builds and deploys autonomous underwater robots that keep hulls in the water clean.


Pascal Technologies helps boat builders deliver long-range electric boats and ferries.


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