Tomorrow’s biggest stories in tech and business begin in Paris at VivaTech.
These are the 30 startups shortlisted by LVMH to pitch their solutions at Viva Technology 2019 event, the world’s premier rendezvous for innovation, set for this coming May 16, 17 and 18 in Paris.
2019 LVMH Innovation Award reveals the 30 finalist startups that will showcase their solutions in the LVMH Luxury Lab at Viva Technology 2019.
Chosen from the large number of candidates from around the world who applied, these 30 startups will showcase their vision of the customer experience of tomorrow to industry professionals and the public.
Following three intense days of pitches and exchanges, one of the budding enterprises will receive the third LVMH Innovation Award at a ceremony on May 17 at 10 am. The 2019 winner will benefit from personalized support for a full year to drive its growth, as well as a spot in the Maison des Startups LVMH, part of the Station F incubator.
The 30 startups selected as finalists this year propose the top solutions for “Crafting the Customer Experience of Tomorrow”. They represent nine different countries and span ten different categories, including omnichannel, supply chain, clienteling, customer service, data and AI. What’s more, 20% of them were founded by women.
These are the finalists this year:
- Allure Systems
- Amadou Leather
- Blackdragon Infotech
- Care Os
- Timekettle Technologies
- Yilou Software Ltd.
In three short years, Viva Technology has become an unmissable European stop on the global tech calendar, drawing more than 100,000 participants in 2018.
Viva Technology is back with a 4th edition that’s bigger and better than ever: more space, more startups, more innovations, and more opportunities to grow your business and accelerate your digital transformation. More than ever before, Viva Technology is the place to make sense of the most important trends in technology and innovation and to take advantage of them today.
The Main Stage will welcome nearly 5000 attendees in the Dôme de Paris (formerly the Palais de Sports) across from Hall 1. More than 450 speakers from around the world and some of the biggest names in tech will be featured:
- Young Sohn (Samsung) – SY Lau (Tencent) – Dr Kai Fu Lee (author) – Amnon Shashua (Mobileye) – Gillian Tans (Booking.com) – Garry Kasparov (Avast Ambassador and former world chess champion) – David Kenny (Nielsen) – Jean-Laurent Bonnafé (BNP Paribas) – Philippe Wahl (La Poste) – Bernard Arnault (LVMH) – Stéphane Richard (Orange) – Sébastien Missoffe (Google) – Jean-Paul Agon (L’Oréal) – Fatoumata Ba (Janngo) – Ankiti Bose (Zilingo) – Flora Coleman (Transferwise ) – Daniel Dines (UiPath) – Tanya Harrison (Arizona State University) – Casper Klynge (Danish Government) – Carine Magescas (AngelPad) – Frédéric Mazzella (BlaBlaCar) – Carlos Moedas (European Commission) – Pierre Moscovici (European Commission) – Emily Orton (Darktrace) – Françoise Soulié-Fogelman (Hub France IA) – Roxanne Varza (Station F).
The latest tech innovations and spectacular immersive experiences will be on display in the Hall of Tech, in the heart of Hall 1 and in the various Parks: Robotics, VR, GreenTech, and Mobility. Citroën will present two concept cars, one of which will be unveiled as a world premiere at VivaTech.