Valeo wishes to encourage students from all over the world to innovate and to develop their entrepreneurial spirit, offering the winners the opportunity to create their own start-ups.
First Stage: Registration & Ideation: From November 15, 2017 to March 30, 2018 at noon (Central European Time +1)
Students are invited to create an account on the platform and participate to the challenge by forming a team of two to five people maximum. Next, present your team idea in a mp4 video pitch (maximum 3 minutes) accompanied by 5 slide describing the composition of the team; the problem identified; the existing or known solutions; the proposed technical solution; the target market and the business model.
Second Stage: Project accelerations: From June 16, 2018 to September 28, 2018 at midnight (Central European Time +1)
The 9 selected teams will have 8 weeks to work on their projects (file and proof of concept). They will have the support of Valeo and recognized for their experience and professional expertise, like scientists, designers, sociologists and architects.
Third Stage: Final Pitch & Awards, October 12, 2018
On October 12th, all finalist teams will have 3 minutes to pitch their project, followed by a 2 minute Q&A session with judges.
The judges will select the 3 winning teams!
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RULES AT A GLANCE
The competition is open to post-baccalaureate students worldwide in higher education from all disciplines and to the teachers, one per team.
Entrants must compete in teams made up of between two and a maximum of five people.
Teams can take part to the challenge by presenting a relevant, innovative project in English by submitting:
1. mp4 video pitch (maximum 3 minutes) that explains the project in a clear, simple and audible way,
2. accompanied by 5 slides describing the composition of the team; the problem identified; the existing or known solutions; the proposed technical solution; the target market and the business model.
Deadline: March 30, 2018
Cost/funding for participants: