WHAT IS VIVA TECHNOLOGY

VivaTech is the biggest startup and tech event in Europe and is recognized worldwide as a powerful catalyst for business transformation, startup growth and innovation for the common good. Since 2016, VivaTech brings together, in Paris and online, business leaders, startups, investors, researchers and innovators to ignite positive change in business and for society.The next VivaTech edition will take place in Paris and will gather the best international startups.

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WHAT ARE THE VIVATECH STARTUP CHALLENGES

For the past five years, VivaTech’s Startup Challenges have been a core part of VivaTech’s DNA, showcasing our open-innovation mechanism that connects startups with industry leaders, corporates, ecosystem and institutional partners. The VivaTech Startup Challenges platform is the place where startups and partners work together to create a shared future. It is open to all startups who are able to come up with solutions to challenges proposed by these partners.

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THE TWO TYPES OF STARTUP CHALLENGES

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VIVATECH LAB CHALLENGES

Labs are dedicated spaces for open innovation where startups and  industry leaders have a chance to work side-by-side. Since 2016 thousands of startups have taken part in Lab Challenges with companies such as LVMH, Orange, Huawei, Sanofi and AWS, while scoring some valuable face-time with the world’s top investors and influencers. Apply and get the chance to pitch and exhibit at the upcoming edition of VivaTech in Paris and online.

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VIVATECH PITCH CONTESTS

Whether you’re a founder going solo or a whole orchestra tuning up for a command performance, choose from the list of challenges and pitch your solution to a jury of experts and potential investors. Selected startups will benefit from free passes to attend the upcoming edition of VivaTech in Paris and online.


PITCH CONTESTS

REWARDS

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ENJOY FREE PASSES

 
to access
all the event content (meetings, conferences, side events, innovation parks…).

02 

DEVELOP YOUR NETWORK 

 
by meeting VCs, Business Angels, accelerators and other startups.

03 

EXHIBIT AND PITCH 

 
your product or solution in a Partner Lab and/or on a Pitch stage. Be coached by pitch experts.

04 

GENERATE BUSINESS LEADS

 

with top decision makers from top companies, public sector and NGOs.

05 

BENEFIT FROM OPEN INNOVATION PROGRAMS

 
from top corporates. Scale your business.

06 

BOOST YOUR VISIBILITY

 
benefiting from a strong international media coverage.

 VIVASTORIES

 
 
 
STARTUPS
"When we won the LVMH innovation award, it was much more than 3 days of visibility, but 6 months of incredible media coverage, a special contact with the group's companies, two months later, in the United States, people knew about Heuritech " 
Tony Pinville, CO-Founder and CEO of HEURITECH
 


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CHALLENGES BY TOP CORPORATES

 


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APPLICATIONS EVERY EDITION

 


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REACHED COUNTRIES

 


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STARTUPS SELECTED STARTUPS EVERY YEAR 



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