The Prize Ceremony 2018

Relive the European Startup Prize first edition!





“Let’s shape the future of sustainable mobility together!”

Karima Delli

President of European Startup Prize & Chairwoman of the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament

Cargonexx, Cocolis, Klaxit and MaaS Global win the first edition of the EUSP for mobility

The major European mobility players met yesterday in Brussels for the closing ceremony of the European Startup Prize for Mobility, during which the 10 finalists of the prize met in front of a jury of experts.

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February 22, 2018

Bibliothèque Solvay

Parc Léopold Rue Belliard 137 – 1040 Bruxelles

Evening animated by Dan Sobovitz
4 PM – Registration
5 PM – Introduction
Karima Delli, President of EUSP for mobility
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Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport
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5:15 PM – Innovation for mobility and road safety
Jean Todt, UN Special Envoy on Road Safety
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5:25 PM – Inspirational Speech
Bertrand Piccard, Initiator and Chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation
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5:40 PM – Round table: Beyond the prize
With co-founders of EUSP for mobility
Karima Delli, President of EUSP for mobility and Chairwoman of the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament
Jean-François Dhinaux, Strategy & CMO at Via-ID, mobility startup accelerator
Joël Hazan, Partner & Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group
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6:00 Pitch Session
5 of the finalist startups will present their pitches
(Sweden) Watch the video 🖥️
(United Kingdom) Watch the video 🖥️
(France) Watch the video 🖥️
(Germany) Watch the video 🖥️
(France) Watch the video 🖥️

6:30 PM – How the digital revolution benefits to mobility
Mounir Mahjoubi, French Secretary of State in charge of Digital Affairs
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6:40 PM – Successfully scaling up in Europe
Frédéric Mazzella, founder of BlaBlaCar
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6:50 PM – Conclusion: “Europe a worldwide hub for new mobilities?”
Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
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7:00 PM – Pitch session
5 of the finalist startups + 1 invited will present their pitches
Klaxit (France) Watch the video 🖥️
MaaS Global (Finland) Watch the video 🖥️
NRGkick (Austria) Watch the video 🖥️
Tracefy (Netherlands) Watch the video 🖥️
Voltia (Slovakia) Watch the video 🖥️
BestMile (SwitzerlandWatch the video 🖥️

7:30 PM – Drivy, Taxify, Stuart: success stories for young startups
Paulin Dementhon, Founder & CEO at Drivy
Martin Villig, Co-founder at Taxify (excused)
Damien Bon, CEO at Stuart
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7:50 PM – The Prize Ceremony – Followed by a Cocktail
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This pitching exercise was interactive! The audience in the room and online got to vote from their phone after each startup pitch with the APP!

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