Gen-E 2024

The Euroclear Financial Award

The Euroclear Financial Award recognises the Junior Achievement’s Student Start-up that exhibits most potential for financial viability and robustness, and a strong financial model.

2024 winners


  •  Financial viability and sustainability 40%

    • Does the company demonstrate sufficient business potential?

    • How compelling is the business model (realistic and viable)?

    • Has the company created budget/financial forecast? Are the assumptions behind the forecast clearly explained, realistic and well documented

    • Has the company defined financial/performance indicators

  • Future investment and growth 40%

    • Does the company demonstrate scalability in both geography and solution

    • Has the team been able to specify investment requirements? And has the team explained the business case and payback plan for an investor

  • Presentation & soft skills 20%

    • Was the pitch exciting and compelling?

    • Did the students engage the jury and catch their attention?

    • Were the students able to speak with confidence and address the jury’s questions demonstrating knowledge of the business environment?


Barbra Crabbe

Head of Enterprise Risk

Dominiek Braet

Head of Digital, Editorial, Training & RFP

Winnie Ng

Head of Client Onboarding Management

Katarzyna Miller

Euroclear Event and CSR Manager

Ellen Wachtelaer

GDC Transformation Lead

2023 Winners

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