PriceWhirl Wins Alpha Startup Award for Best Mobile App


Bridgetown, Barbados, Sept. 16, 2015. is the first Barbadian Mobile E- Commerce Platform to become the latest winner of the Alpha Startup Award from WebSummit, the largest Tech startup event in Europe. PriceWhirl’s innovative and cutting edge technology […]competed against 20,000 applicants to win one of the much- coveted awards.

Considered as one of the world’s most prestigious Tech conferences, WebSummit, has been described by influential leaders as “A grand conclave of the Tech industry’s highpriests from all over the world” New York Times, “Davos for the Geeks” Bloomberg, and “Hot Ticket on the Tech conference scene.” Forbes.

The Alpha Award includes an exhibition booth, and an opportunity to pitch PriceWhirl to thousands of the Tech worlds’ leaders and investors who are searching for the next big thing in the Tech industry. This year, over 30,000 people from 100+ countries have preregistered to attend the event in Dublin, Ireland.

PriceWhirl’s award winning Mobile Shopping Companion provides consumers with the ability to save money and time on their weekly grocery shopping bills by comparing the prices of products before, or while shopping, to determine where savings can be made. Our technology allow vendors to develop new retail formats, engage in market expansion, communicate in real-time with consumers, in addition to many other cost saving and revenue generating benefits.

PriceWhirl is about to launch the Beta versions of its Android, IOS, and Web apps for Barbados at the end of October, 2015.

“We are extremely excited about being recognized as one of the most promising startups globally. We intend to represent Barbados and the wider Caribbean as innovators in cutting edge mobile technology. The award speaks to the quality of solutions we are offering and the supporting business model. We will be joining the ranks of past winners such as Vine, Waze, Coursera, Fanduel, and HelloFresh.” said Teddy Leon, CTO of

Across the globe there has been a noticeable shift in consumer behavior. The recession, and the effect its had on incomes is forcing many to become price-savvy shoppers who seek the best value at the most affordable prices . PriceWhirl is a free solution for shoppers everywhere, it helps consumers overcome their economic challenges and creates a unique communication platform for vendors like supermarkets.

Consumers interested in saving money and time on their weekly shopping bill, can subscribe online at to receive price updates and launch date notifications, or find page on Facebook –

Supermarkets that are interested in cutting operating cost, and expanding their market share can contact the app developers at

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3 Comments on “PriceWhirl Wins Alpha Startup Award for Best Mobile App”

  1. David September 23, 2015 at 2:04 AM #

    Congrats to the team PriceWhirl!

    BU as a rule do not promote commercial entities but exceptions are tolerated.


  2. Hants September 23, 2015 at 4:12 PM #


    This is the kind of new business that Barbados needs in 2015. Hope more will follow.


  3. David September 23, 2015 at 4:15 PM #


    The climate in Barbados is not supportive of startups. It is a work in progress.

    Even in this forum many will prefer to post to the other blogs and avoid a commendable achievement by this initiative.



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