We unveil the winners of the x VivaTech Challenge »PACA’s Economic and Political Newsletter

Since the first edition was launched in 2021, we and Viva Technology are pleased to announce the winners of the three challenges of the 2022 edition.

The awards ceremony was held last night, Monday, May 30, 2022, in the presence of the VivaTech management team and the esteemed judges of this session.

In this year’s program, there are three themes that highlight the positive combination between technology and the cultural and creative arts.

Here are the winning startups in each category:

  1. Web 3.0 and Creative Industries : The pianistCEO: Kevin Primiserio, NFT Music Track Buying Platform

The “Web 3.0 and Creative Industries” challenge rewards young French start-ups who have been able to provide innovative solutions in software / hardware technology and services. This victory demonstrates the virtual and immersive technology, a good mastery of solutions BlockchainAnd artificial intelligence.

  1. Fashion Tech: The Future of Fashion : NamesCEO: Arnault Dubresque, the brand is offering to customize your jewelry using software created on their website

The “Fashion Tech” Challenge rewards those who have been able to provide innovative solutions to the new digital upheavals facing the fashion industry. Nemes responds to these challenges by using new technology as a way to unleash his creativity and create his own jewelry.

  1. EdTech and the art of creativity : VovakochCEO: Digital Speaking Coaching Tool Powered by Paul Hughes, Artificial Intelligence and Voice Analysis

The “EdTech & Creativity Industries” challenge focuses on young startups that have artificial intelligence in education services. VocaCoach offers a complete tool, designed to provide unprecedented assistance to oral communication coaches and voice analysis experts.

We and the VivaTech team and jury would like to congratulate all the candidates who are very qualified, who presented their project yesterday morning.

A competition for French startups

This is the X Vivatech Challenge The first technology competition for French start-ups in the cultural and creative industries. The purpose of our challenge is simple: to bring innovative start-ups, to build the future of the French cultural industry.

Startups have been running in record time

Last year, more than 100 startups responded to our challenge. This year, Number of applications 168The VivaTech ecosystem reflects the growing interest of startups and the vitality of the creative and entrepreneurial sector.

The 4 startups that were awarded last year are already seeing results: Grover raised 6 million euros to conquer the U.S. market, raised 2 million euros to accelerate the development of Faum, and Alma Heritage created a platform to help cultural sites find revenue.

This year’s winners are offered:

  • Vivatech and we have strong exposure to the network (5,000 driving people at the ICC);
  • The possibility of pitching their project before an exceptional jury (VC, decision makers, CCI entrepreneurs);
  • We have the opportunity to join the community;
  • Support from Bpifrance and French Touch, partners in the challenge.

A carefully selected jury

We warmly thank the jury for their encouragement and the passion they have placed in this project.

Reda Berehili (CEO, Club), Alexander Michelin (CEO, KIF Event), Sandrin Vist (CEO, Razorfish), Giles Fresinier (Digital, Head of Art), Charles-Henry Trini (Managing Partner, Danner) ), Maëva Bessis (CEO, La Caserne), Nicolas Parpex (Head of Creative Industries, Bpi France), Nicolas Santi-Weil (CEO, Ami Paris), Diaa Elyaacoubi (CEO, Monnier Paris), Patrick Thill (CEO, My Digital) University), Marie-Christine Levet (Founder and Investor, Educacital), Annabelle Beganon (Founder, Maria School), Souvenir Buson (Founder, Women’s Adtech), Eric Newton (We Are Co-Founders), Elsa Farin (Communications Director) , We)

We are about

The true House of Creative Industries, we have today brought together over 800 decision-making members of the CCI. Actors of French Touch, we combine the creative and digital industries and allow its actors to work and produce together.

We design all kinds of events in its space and have an audiovisual production activity in its studio, in parallel with its private club.

To learn more about our beautiful community, here it is.

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