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Startup awards


To underline the importance of STARTUPS in the development of new technologies and process in the area of energy solutions for future mobility.


10 minutes to present your project and convince the jury ! Enjoy a special training for the pitch competition with a dedicated coach.


The first day on Feb 15. from 11.00 am to The Best Startup prizes will be awarded in a ceremony, to be held on Feb 15 from 7 to 8:30pm

A competition sponsored by HSBC

In 2017, HSBC France opened its first fully digital bricks and mortar branch dedicated to entrepreneurs in the Ile de France region. Business Banking Centre Live focuses first and foremost on young entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs with revenue of less than €2 million.


Competition for companies with less than 5 years of existence only ? Showcase your STARTUP in one of the 4 categories of Prizes:

  • Electric Vehicles & battery technologies
  • Infrastructures and energy smart solutions
  • Vehicle to Grid
  • Services and digital tools for e-mobility


The jury will be composed of decision-makers and investors experts in energy solutions for electric mobility. In addition to your pitch, the jury will assess your profile in relation with criteria such as:

  • Technological performances
  • Feasibility
  • Market potential
  • Strategic guidance services tailored to your needs/company provided by the forum partners, members of the smart energy ecosystem.
  • Press articles on the specialized website GreenUnivers and free subscription.
  • Promotion through different comunication media: internet website, newsletter and more.

Apply to the Startup Awards

Please fill in the entire form to participate:


Activity area*


Year of creation of your startup*

Country* (Headquarters)

Name of the main contact in your company*



Describe your concept in a few words*

Company stage (R&D, scale up, first sales…)*

Main partners* (clusters, investors, corporates…)

What is your main objective for applying to this startup pitch award ?*

Would you like to participate to an individual free coaching session to get prepare for the pitch ?*

I agree that information about my startup would be published online through the website*

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