Ready, set, go: the Digital Battle of the 8th edition of Open-f@b Call4Ideas, the innovation contest of BNP Paribas Cardif with InsuranceUp and PNICube, dedicated this year to the theme More Accessible Insurance”, has now started.
After the closing of the call on September 30, there are 18 startups chosen by the panel of experts: from October 12th to November 1st these will challenge each other with their ideas to win a place in the “grand finale” at the end of November: only 10 will be chosen thanks to the vote of the online audience.
Digital Battle, how the pitch battle plays out
The 18 projects that passed the selection are divided into 3 groups of 6. Every week, the startups of one of the three groups will challenge each other in the digital battle, with video presentations of their projects. Every Tuesday the video pitches of the competing startups will be uploaded on the dedicated platform, and users can vote for their favorites until the following Monday.
Dates and participants here:
October 12th – 18th: first group
Lawing, A.S.S.I. Security Holding, Klondike, Dragon Values, Messagenius, Lifedata
October 19th – 25th: second group
Inspector, Tiassisto24, Baboop, Insurance4music, One T, Italcare
October 26th – November 1st: third group
Ecosteer, Assibot, EASY CAI, AgentePiù, Zelros, Meedox
Digital Battle, here are the startups of the first group
Here are the projects challenging each other this week, from October 12th to 18th:
Lawing has developed Agree.Live, a web platform allowing Video-Meeting and Advanced Electronic Signature to shared files.
A.S.S.I. Security Holding
A.S.S.I. Security Holding solution is “Cyber Security Central,” which, thanks to artificial intelligence, reduces the incidence of risks found on the network such as ransomware, Trojans and other cyber-attacks.
Klondike automates business processes through the power of AI, increasing internal efficiency and delivering a better customer experience.
Thanks to Dragon Values it is possible to buy Green products for immediate or deferred delivery, through subscription or prepayment, with an immediate premium in products equal to 10% per year of the order, ensuring significant direct benefits to Consumers and Producers
Messagenius is instant messaging for safe, productive and integrated communications between colleagues and with BNP Paribas Cardif policyholders.
LIFEdata AI accelerates business with customer intelligence and customization: simplify human interactions with connected devices and turn information into ROI.
Open-f@b Call4Ideas 2021: the prizes
The winners of the contest will receive support from the BNP Paribas Cardif R&D team for the development and implementation of their innovative project.
In addition, all finalists will be introduced to C. Entrepreneurs Fund, BNP Paribas Cardif’s venture capital fund with Cathay Innovation, and included in the SCOOP platform used in BNP Paribas’ Open Innovation ecosystem to share, manage and promote cooperation with startups.
Finally, among the novelties of this year also the possibility for two members of each winning team to present their project and engage with other startups hosted at BivwAk!, the internal incubator of BNP Paribas Group.All rights reserved