The 9th edition of Start-up Numérique has started. Organized by the IMT Starter Incubator, this Trophy aims to identify new digital startups still unknown, to emerge young shoots and allow them to grow faster thanks to a particularly rich endowment. That’s why the contest is open exclusively to very young startups less than a year old or to business creation projects. This year again, the trophy will reward 4 winners in 4 categories each sponsored by a large group: E-commerce, E-health, IoT and Digital Transformation.
Launch of the 9th edition of the Start-up Digital Trophy by IMT Starter The IMT Starter
Incubator enables ambitious digital entrepreneurs to develop their project and have the means to achieve their ambitions. Created in 2000, it has already supported more than 170 companies on the road to success including Recommerce solutions startups, Bruce who has just raised 5 million and more recently Seaclick the activities search engine winner of the 2017 Trophy and startup incubated at Look Forward!
They will share 100k € of support in various forms: integration with IMT Starter, as well as the accelerator sponsor of the category, accounting consulting services, legal, technical, intellectual property, a financial endowment ..
The Start-up Digital Trophy is also the opportunity to meet investors, experienced entrepreneurs and large groups and initiate the first financing. Indeed, on the day of the award ceremony, next November, IMT Starter will organize the Start-up Digital Village, allowing all finalists to meet, during one-on-one meetings, investment funds, business angels, lending institutions and public financiers, key accounts, research laboratories, and IMT Starter network mentors.
“This trophy is an opportunity for start-ups to quickly get in touch with business angels, investment funds, incubators and accelerators, and large groups. And in a very short time. Which is very rewarding when you are starting your project, before having clients or having structured your company. This makes it possible to confront the market and get started in the right way, “explains Sébastien Cauwet, Director of IMT Starter.
The nomination file must be submitted no later than October 12, 2018, and the trophies will be awarded on November 14, 2018.