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.
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.
THE TWO TYPES OF STARTUP CHALLENGES
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.LAB CHALLENGES
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.
ENJOY FREE PASSES
DEVELOP YOUR NETWORK
EXHIBIT AND PITCH
GENERATE BUSINESS LEADS
with top decision makers from top companies, public sector and NGOs.
BENEFIT FROM OPEN INNOVATION PROGRAMS
BOOST YOUR VISIBILITY
CHALLENGES BY TOP CORPORATES
APPLICATIONS EVERY EDITION
STARTUPS SELECTED STARTUPS EVERY YEAR