The Open-F@b Call4Ideas 2020 contest, focused on the Next Normal and started on July 6, closed the application slot on September 30th, then let the experts of BNP Paribas Cardif appraise the projects and choose, among the many competitors, the 20 initiatives dealing each other in the Digital Battle, started on October 14th.
Here is the website! Join the Battle!
The startups, divided into 4 groups of 5 each, will face in weekly challenges: the videos of 5 startups sharing their best approach will be available on this platform every Wednesday; voting will be open until the following Monday.
At the end of the voting span the 2 most voted startups of the week will get access to the final event, totalling 8 finalists.
A repechage of 2 out of the 12 startups is planned, thanks to an additional vote given to BNP Paribas Cardif employees.
10 finalists will get access to the final event to be held on November 24th fully digital! Below is the calendar of the Digital Battle:
A Group: October, Wednesday 14 – Monday 19th
Bitlean, Blockchain Italia, Morphogram, Protechno, Voicen
B Group: October, Wednesday 21st – Monday 26th
Carchain, Hassisto, Leviant, Movers, Stip
C Group: October, Wednesday, 28th – November, Monday, 2nd
99bros, Contesto, Cop-Chi Odia Paga, get™ Aura, H4D
D Group: Wednesday 4th – Monday 9th November
DoctorTag, Equs, Keyless, SaveBiking, WhoTeach
Each user can vote for one startup only for each weekly grouping, choosing the “like” button within the project description. Promote and support your favorite project by clicking the “Share” button, sharing it on socials (Facebook, LinkedIn, Whatsapp).
On November 12th the 8 finalists will be presented at the final event, next November 24th.
The winners will be supported by BNP Paribas Cardif R&D team to develop and implement their project, whilst addressing both market and company needs. The finalist projects will also gain important international visibility: will be presented to C Entrepreneurs Fund, BNP Paribas Cardif venture capital fund which, together with Cathay Innovation, aims to accelerate Company innovation through investments in early stage startups. The finalists will also be included in the Open Innovation Scoop platform of BNP Paribas Group International Financial Services hub, for sharing, managing and promoting cooperation with startups.
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