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The Pitch Contest enables a selection of start-ups from the territory, looking for sources of funding, early stage or growing, to present their project, to benefit from the visibility offered by PARIS-SACLAY SPRING and to connect with investors and partners in their field of development.

The event takes place in the premises of CentraleSupélec in Paris-Saclay.

Closing of applications Monday, April 6, 2018
You are looking for sources of funding or partners in order to:
• Complete a product / service,
• Launch commercialization,
• Develop new products / services,
• Increase your production capacity,
• Internationalize,
• Undertake external growth,
• Etc.
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  • Pitch your start-up to an audience of:

    • Delegation of investors and industrials international present at VIVA TECHNOLOGY,
    • French investors (business angels, venture capital, corporate venture),
    • Industrials (large companies and SMEs),
    • Private and public research,
    • Public actors of innovation.

  • Increase the visibility of your company with the ecosystem players present at the event and exchange with them in scheduled business meetings,

  • Enjoy a personalized coaching session in advance of the evnt in order to prepare your speech,

  • Have a stand to promote your company and host your scheduled business meetings,

  • Appear in the book of the event,

  • Participation to VIVA TECHNOLOGY offered to winning start-up*.

Several prize are also to be won! You will soon be able to discover the endowment.

*One start-up by category will be designated by the jury following the pitch and a collective exchange session. PARIS-SACLAY SPRING is organized in partnership with VIVA TECHNOLOGY.
  • A company set up in the geographical area of Paris-Saclay,

  • A company working closely with one or more players of the Paris-Saclay area,

  • A start-up manager or a project leader who has completed his/her studies and/or doctorate at a higher education institution or from a research organization that is part of the cluster.
Start-ups are invited to compete in one of the following 5 categories:
  • Energy / Climate / Environment
  • Health
  • Mobility
  • Smart manufacturing
  • Security

More detail about these 5 categories
1) Register on the PARIS-SACLAY SPRING website by choosing the "Start-up Pitch Contest" profile and filling in the registration form,

2) Send your Presentation Deck (PDF or PPT format) to spring@essonne.cci.fr,

3) Return the completed “Minimis declaration” to spring@essonne.cci.fr.

To be considered, each application must include the three documents mentioned above. The application will then be considered complete.

> Download our deck model
> Download the Minimis declaration
> Download the rules of attendance
- 6th of April: closing of applications and submission of start-up files,
- April 20: announcement of the finalists in the 5 themes, at least 5 start-ups will be selected by category to present themselves,
- May 15th: individual coaching preparatory to the pitch (mandatory attendance),
- May 23: 4 minute pitch in front of a jury devoted to a theme and the public of PARIS-SACLAY SPRING, then exchange with the members of the jury.

Composition of the five thematic panels:

Each thematic jury is composed of 7 members and a group leader. The juries are composed of 3 key accounts, 2 investors, 1 technology expert, 1 public partner.
Should you have any question about the Pitch Contest start-up, please contact Mr Frédéric Devaivre or Miss Roselyne Cadinot.

Phone: +33 (0)1 60 79 91 26 / 01 60 79 94 53
Email: spring@essonne.cci.fr
The Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Essonne and Versailles-Yvelines in partnership with EPA Paris-Saclay aim to support the growth of companies from the Paris-Saclay area.
As a territorial facilitator, through this event they wish to promote the networking of economic actors and contribute to improving the visibility of the Saclay area in terms of technological know-how, research and economic wealth.
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