The Prize

The Prize Ceremony Program

February 22, 2018

Bibliothèque Solvay

Parc Léopold Rue Belliard 137 – 1040 Bruxelles

Evening animated by Dan Sobovitz

4 PM – Registration
5 PM – Introduction
Violeta Bulc, European Commissioner for Transport

5:15 PM – Innovation for mobility and road safety
Jean Todt, UN Special Envoy on Road Safety

5:25 PM – Inspirational Speech
Bertrand Piccard, Initiator and Chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation

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

6:00 PM – Pitch Session
5 of the finalist startups will present their pitches
AddSeat
(Sweden)
AppyParking (United Kingdom)
Atsuke (France)
Cargonexx (Germany)
Cocolis (France)

6:30 PM – Successfully scaling up in Europe
Frédéric Mazzella, founder of BlaBlaCar

6:40 PM – Pitch session
5 of the finalist startups + 1 invited will present their pitches
Klaxit (France)
MaaS Global (Finland)
NRGkick (Austria)
Tracefy (Netherlands)
Voltia (Slovakia)
BestMile (Switzerland)

7:15 PM – Drivy, Taxify, Stuart: success stories for young startups
Paulin Dementhon, Founder & CEO at Drivy
Martin Villig, Co-founder at Taxify
Damien Bon, CEO at Stuart

7:30 PM – Round table: “Europe a worldwide hub for new mobilities?”
Elisabeth Borne, Minister of Transport of France
Elżbieta Bieńkowska, European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Moderated by Albane Siramy, Global Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Director at Ujet

7:50 PM – The Prize Ceremony – Followed by a Cocktail

This pitching exercise is interactive! The audience in the room and online will get to vote from their phone after each startup pitch with the APP!

Speakers

Karima Delli

Karima Delli

President of EUSP for mobility and Chairwoman of the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament
Frédéric Mazzella

Frédéric Mazzella

Founder of BlaBlaCar and Sponsor of EUSP for mobility
Elisabeth Borne

Elisabeth Borne

French Minister of Transport
Violeta Bulc

Violeta Bulc

Commissioner for transport at European Union and Sponsor of EUSP for mobility
Pertrand Piccard

Pertrand Piccard

Initiator and Chairman of the Solar Impulse Foundation
Jean-François Dhinaux

Jean-François Dhinaux

Head of Strategic Marketing and Synergies at Via ID, a start-up accelerator focused on new mobility
Elżbieta Bieńkowska

Elżbieta Bieńkowska

European Commissioner for the digital single market, entrepreneurship and SMEs
Martin Villig

Martin Villig

Co-founder at Taxify (ride-hailing in Europe & Africa, we’re hiring!)
Jean Todt

Jean Todt

UN Special Envoy on Road Safety
Joël Hazan

Joël Hazan

Partner & Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group
Paulin Dementhon

Paulin Dementhon

Founder & CEO at Drivy
Damien Bon

Damien Bon

CEO at Stuart
Dan Sobovitz

Dan Sobovitz

Digital story teller and Facilitator of the event