May 24, 2016 -
Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has won the GP Bullhound 2016 Summit Superstar award, GP Bullhound’s annual invitation-only, not-for-profit summit in Marbella.
The annual GP Bullhound Summit brings together a select group of 100 founders and business leaders of some of the most inspiring and high performing companies in the digital economy, spending 36 hours sharing insights and looking at new trends. This year`s event featured talks from Mark Read, CEO of Wunderman / WPP Digital, Mark Curtis, Founder of Fjord-Accenture, and Gustaf Hagman, CEO & Co-founder of LeoVegas, as well as discussions on the critical developments in the digital economy, key trends, virtual and augmented reality, the pursuit of talent, and GP Bullhound’s latest findings on the European Unicorns which were revealed exclusively to the audience.
Four high growth companies were selected to present and compete for the Summit Superstar Award: Innogames, Uniplaces, Essence and Fingerprint Cards. The winner of the Summit Superstar 2016, as voted for by the group, is Fingerprint Cards, the biometric fingerprint solutions provider that outperformed every other European stock in 2015 with 1,391% growth, led by CEO Jörgen Lantto.
“GP Bullhound’s Summit is designed to bring together the most innovative minds in the tech community to debate and predict the future challenges and opportunities within the technology sector. The discussion was inspirational and the message that emerged was clear – there has never been a better time to be a tech entrepreneur in Europe”, said Per Roman and Manish Madhvani, Managing Partners of GP Bullhound.
The 2016 summit was financed by GP Bullhound and a small group of sponsors including Berenberg, London Stock Exchange, KKR, Barclays, Olswang and Clifford Chance.