The 32 startups shortlisted as finalists for the LVMH Innovation Award will be featured at the Atelier LVMH. Presentations and pitch sessions to professionals and the public will culminate in the announcement of the LVMH Innovation Award winner and the winner of the Public Award. See below for the complete schedule of pitches.
Throughout the three-day Viva Technology event the 32 startups shortlisted to compete for the LVMH Innovation Award will have a chance to present their solutions to a broad audience at the Atelier LVMH. The event lets them boost their profile, promote their innovation and connect with other startups. Three days of intensive activity will stimulate fresh thinking and innovative initiatives. Shortlisted by a jury of experts, the finalist startups will have five minutes to pitch their business model and vision of innovation. See below for the complete schedule of pitches.
THURSDAY JUNE 15: pitches by 32 finalist startups
First pitch sessions on Thursday, June 15, from 11:20 am to 12:50 pm
- 42 technologies
- Crossing minds
- De Blangy
- Linc global
- Tribe dynamics
Second pitch sessions on Thursday, June 15, from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm:
- Early birds
- Paptic ltd
V-Tex is also taking part int the LVMH Innovation Award.
FRIDAY JUNE 16: LVMH Innovation Award ceremony
The day will kick off at 10 am with the LVMH Innovation Award ceremony on the main stage, hosted by Bernard Arnault, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the LVMH Group, and Ian Rogers, LVMH Chief Digital Officer. The focus will naturally be on innovation, one of the core values of the LVMH Group. Ian Rogers will introduce the members of the jury, followed by the presentation of the first LVMH Innovation Award to the 2017 winner.
SATURDAY JUNE 17: presentation of Public Award
Following the results of voting by the public on tablets at the LVMH booth, a special Public Award will be presented to one of the 32 finalist startups. The Public Award winner will be announced on Saturday, June 17 at 5 pm at the Atelier LVMH.