Hello Tomorrow Challenge 2016 - Propelling science startups onto the world stage

Hello Tomorrow is a global non-profit headquartered in Paris that aims to accelerate science & tech innovation by empowering startups with cash prizes and connections with investors and industrials. It was created in 2011 by Xavier Duportet & Arnaud de la Tour. Hello Tomorrow is supported by the French public and private sectors, but remains an independent organization governed by entrepreneurs.

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What is the Hello Tomorrow Challenge 2016?

It’s a global startup competition for the most promising science-technology projects and startups that aim to solve the world’s pressing issues. To date, our 60 early-stage graduates have raised more than $90 million and 57 of them are still operational.
The application period is between April 19th and June 17th. The grand finale will be held in Paris on October 13th and 14th, during the Hello Tomorrow Summit.

Who can apply?

Early-stage startups or non-incorporated projects that are transforming an innovative technology into a viable product, service or platform and that hasn’t raised more than €400K in equity funding. Projects must have a scientific validation of their claim and clear development objectives.

What do startups get?

- Equity free funding: €100,000 for the grand prize winner and €15,000 for each track finalist

- Visibility: maximize exposure through international media coverage and be part of our global ranking of early-stage science startups (Top 100 per continent)

- Connections: top-ranked startups get 2 tickets to our invite-only Summit in Paris to meet over 2,000 peers, investors, executives and journalists

For more information, please visit http://challenge.hello-tomorrow.org/

Last modified on 16/11/2016

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