Winners will be invited to attend and showcase their technologies, May 30‒June 1, in Montréal
MONTREAL, March 29, 2018 — For its second edition, Movin’On, the World summit on sustainable mobility, is pleased to announce the launch of a global Startup Challenge. From May 30 to June 1, in Montréal, 50 of today’s brightest startups will come together to showcase their technologies and impact the future of sustainable mobility.
To compete in this high-stakes, global competition, startups must meet the following criteria:
- Be an early stage (with first turnover) or a venture business
- Work in the field of sustainable mobility
- Be a true game changer with a proven business model
- Be ready to showcase tangible technologies and actionable solutions
Startups who wish to compete must first register on the online platform Movin’On Startup Challenge, which is now open and will close April 25, 2018. A carefully selected jury will then evaluate the projects submitted and select a maximum of 50 contestants who will move to the next round. The selected contestants will be invited to attend, free of charge, the 2018 edition of Movin’On, the international mobility summit. This invitation includes a pass to access the event, a booth in the startup village, round-trip flight tickets and three-day accommodations in Montréal.
Secondly, among the lucky 50, the Startup Village Team will select 15 startups that will pitch their ground-breaking technologies to an audience of top decision-makers. Two Grand Prize Winners will be granted access to one of the main stages at Movin’On, the famous Cabaret.
The competing startups must demonstrate that they are true game changers, impacting any one of the following six industry’s hot topics:
- Decarbonization and air quality
- The new multimodal society
- Technologies to accelerate implementation
- Working together
- Circular economy
- Moonshots in mobility
Startups who wish to join today’s top decision-makers, global thought leaders and a handful of their most innovative peers in defining tomorrow’s mobility can apply by following this link: movinonstartupchallenge.michelin.com
For more information contact:
Anne Dongois, Media Relations, Movin’On
About Michelin North America
Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles. The Company has earned a long-standing reputation for building innovative premium tires. In addition to tires, the Company also publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America (www.michelinman.com) employs about 22,700 and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. Forbes magazine has ranked Michelin No. 1 on its annual survey of “Best Large Employers in America” for 2018. Learn more about purpose-driven careers with a purpose-driven company at jobs.michelinman.com.