2019 American Business Awards® – Silver Stevie:
Most Innovative Tech Company of the Year – Up to 100 Employees
The American Business Awards® are the premier business awards program in the U.S.A, and are nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word meaning “crowned”.
“Spoon Guru’s concept of helping individuals find the foods they need for their diet is very innovative and definitely needed in today’s age.”
“The platform is efficacious and furnished with niche technologies: Machine Learning, AI and many more. I hope the company and industries will be greatly benefited with this platform. Keep up the good work!”
Judges, Stevie Awards
2019 Red Herring Top 100:
Red Herring’s editors have been evaluating the world’s startups and tech companies for over two decades. It gives them the ability to see through the industry’s hype to pick firms that will continue on a trajectory to success. Brands such as Alibaba, Google, SalesForce.com, Skype, Spotify, Twitter and YouTube have all been singled in Red Herring’s storied history as companies that would change the way we live and work.
“If what you eat is who you are, Spoon Guru has found a way to help billions of users meet their identity. The AI platform scans all distributed foods and enables users to acknowledge all they ingurgitate on a daily basis. Transparency has never gone as far and the platform is already adopted by grocers around the food chain. An amazing rise and a ready to use solution at our fingertips. Thus Red Herring has selected Spoon Guru as one of the Red Herring Top 100 2019.”
Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring
2019 Red Herring Top 100:
These awards recognise Europe’s leading private companies and celebrate these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries. Thousands of the most interesting and innovative companies have graced the Top 100 list over the years, and it has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs.
Red Herring evaluates companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technological innovation, management quality, overall business strategy and market penetration. This assessment is complemented by a review of the track records and standings of similar startups in the same verticals, allowing Red Herring to see past the “hype” and make the list a valuable instrument of discovery and advocacy for the most promising new business models in Europe.
“We believe Spoon Guru embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. Spoon Guru should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.”
Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring
2019 Retail Systems Awards:
Online Innovation of the Year
The Retail Systems Awards recognises technology excellence and innovation within the retail sector. Winning entries come from retailers and technology suppliers who are leading the way in areas such as personalisation, mobile, online, payments, and loyalty.
2019 CV Magazine’s 2019 Corporate Excellence Awards:
Most Innovative AI-Driven Nutritional Data Discovery Platform
The Corporate Excellence Awards are handpicked by CV Magazine and are based purely on the comprehensive analysis of both qualitative and quantitative research undertaken by the wider group. Each award is carefully scrutinised, from a nominee’s region to their performance over the past 12 months, their commitment to innovation, their methods, and even their competition, to ensure that only the most deserving firms walk away with one of their prestigious awards. This proven approach ensures that they award on merit, not popularity, and recognise the very best in business on a global scale.
2018 World Retail Awards:
Retail Technology Gamechanger Award
Sponsored by: Google
The World Retail Awards recognise the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories. This new category is looking to recognise the technology start-ups that are inventing new solutions for the retail industry that will impress the judges for the way that they have developed a new approach to an existing retail process that helps the business and ultimately creates a better experience for customers and employees.
“In a market that you may imagine was already well serviced, our winner has spotted a much-needed gap and has come up with a brilliantly executed product. And we believe that this market will only get bigger as it solves increasingly common lifestyle and health issues. The company works with partners who have reported far stronger basket sales and less checkout drop-outs through working with them, while customer satisfaction is extremely high.”
Grand Jury comments, World Retail Awards 2018
2018 The Grocer Gold Award:
Technology Supplier of the Year
Over 400 top industry leaders come together to celebrate the year’s highlights for the UK’s enormous, diverse and fast-changing grocery sector. This category rewards the technology supplier whose innovation and execution has most meaningfully boosted the sales, profitability, effectiveness and/or reputation of a grocery/FMCG retailer or supplier.
“Spoon Guru is a highly useful tool that taps into a very current challenge for retailers and offers a drastic and demonstrable improvement on the limits of some of the search engines the retailers rely on at the moment. An excellent idea.”
Judges, Grocer Gold Awards 2018
2018 Nutra Ingredients USA Awards:
Personalized Nutrition Initiative
Rewarding true innovation and cutting edge research in nutrition and dietary supplements.
NutraIngredients USA Awards
“Congratulations to Spoon Guru on taking home the personalized nutrition initiative award of the year for a game changing technology platform that helps consumers customize their nutritional experiences.”
Nutra Ingredients USA
2018 Retail Week Awards:
Customer Innovation Award
Sponsored by: Salesforce
For 26 years, the Retail Week Awards have been a symbol of excellence for the retail sector. They provide a platform for industry-wide recognition and celebration from boardroom leaders to digital stars and store managers.
2018 Accenture Consumer Tech Awards:
Millennial Shopper Award
The Accenture ConsumerTech Awards recognize and reward early-stage innovators that are pushing the boundaries to better engage with the millennial consumer in the Automotive, Consumer Goods & Services, Retail and Travel industries.
2018 BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards:
Retail & E-Commerce Tech Founder of the Year
The BMW i UK Tech Founder Awards celebrates and champions the entrepreneurial journeys of those who create, disrupt and innovate within the UK’s rapidly changing tech landscape.
2017 IGD Awards:
Digital Engagement Award
With over 25 years of heritage, the IGD Awards are recognised across the food and grocery industry. Our iconic awards celebrate business excellence, people development, sustainability and individual success.
“Spoon Guru is a really good example of how technology can be used to solve a real problem for lots of shoppers: how to find products that fit with their dietary needs. The team created an innovative solution and has moved at impressive speed to deliver at scale. Spoon Guru is creating partnerships with many retailers around the world to create a commercial proposition and make a real difference to shoppers’ lives. The team are clearly very passionate about what they do and theirs is a story to track.”
Judges, IGD Awards 2017
2017 Startups Awards: Best App
2017 Startups Awards: Innovative Business of the Year
The Startups Awards has earned a reputation for unearthing some of the UK’s finest entrepreneurial businesses, and shining a spotlight on the start-up market.
2017 Cambridge Innovation Forum
The Innovation Forum is a student-led initiative that seeks to build bridges between academia, industry and policy makers. We focus on the future and the evolution of today’s technologies, which range from the nascent stage to the cusp of commercial application.
2019 World Retail Awards:
Retail Technology Game-Changer
Having won the Retail Game-Changer of the Year Award at the 2018 World Retail Congress, we were incredibly proud to have been nominated again as Finalists for the 2019 World Retail Awards.
2018 Retail Week Tech. Awards:
Artificial Intelligence Pioneer
Sponsored by: Retail Week & World Retail Congress
Best AI Product in Retail
At the CogX 2018 Awards we celebrate the year’s most innovative and influential contributors to AI.
2018 Retail Insider Transforming Retail Awards:
Overall Technology Innovation of the Year
The aim of the Transforming Retail Awards is to showcase the best examples of innovation in retail technology and across the sector during what is an unprecedented period of change.
2018 World Retail Awards:
Best Customer Experience Initiative
The World Retail Awards recognise the very best retailers and retail initiatives across a range of categories. This award category is looking for examples of outstanding customer experience that are being delivered by a retailer – an amazing customer experience that really stands out in an already highly competitive landscape.
2018 Good Web Guide Awards:
Website of the Year
Rewarding the very best the web has to offer, the shortlist represents a selection of useful sites and apps with something for everyone.
2017 Food Matters Live Awards:
Best Food and Drink Process or Technology
A celebration of the latest innovation from across the food, drink and nutrition sectors.