Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy and businessman Mikhail Fridman attended the Conference of European Rabbis 2015 Internet Entrepreneur Prize Award Ceremony in London on January 10.

The winners

John Harper


1st prize winner ○ Award: €26,000

Hagit Alon

ALS Mobile Analyzer

2nd prize winner ○ Award: €18,000

Chana Kanzen

Jewish Interactive

3rd prize winner ○ Award: €18,000

Distinguished Guests and Dignitaries

A gala dinner was held at the Hilton Metropole and attended by dignitaries from various countries, including the founder of the Delin Group Igor Linshits, Chief Rabbi of England Ephraim Mirvis, president of the World Jewish Congress Ronald Lauder, head of the Russia-China investment fund Doctor Hu Bing, Lord Peter Mandelson, as well as other distinguished guests.

Tikkun Olam

The award was created three years ago and is inspired by the Jewish principle of ‘Tikkun Olam’, which literally means “world repair” but in a modern context is understood as steps toward social action and justice.

Cash prizes to digital & web ventures

The Conference of European Rabbis (CER) gives cash prizes to digital and web-based ventures that have potential to change the world and improve lives.