NETVA - MassChallenge Pitch Battle [fr]
On Thursday, October 22nd, watch the NETVA pitch battle at MassChallenge and/or compete yourself: you can win 500 dollars cash!
When: Thursday, October 22nd, 6 to 8 pm
21 Dry Dock Avenue
Boston, MA 02210
This event will bring together entrepreneurs from France, the NETVA laureates, and entrepreneurs from MassChallengeto face off with their elevator and longer pitches, an opportunity for both groups to improve their skills in front of their peers and develop a growing network across the Atlantic. Each people in the audience will be able to vote for their favorite participant. Come join us for what promises to be an incredible opportunity to engage with French and International entrepreneurs in a fun and dynamic environment!
The grand winner of the competition will win a prize of $500 in cash, offered by our generous sponsor: Marie Landel & Associates.
In addition to the Pitch Battle, we are pleased to announce the participation of scouts from Saint-Gobain NOVA External Venturing, Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures, and Thales xPlor, a special opportunity to meet one-on-one with top subject matter experts and discuss key factors in growing your business.
Saint-Gobain External Venturing
NOVA External Venturing is the Saint-Gobain unit dedicated to developing strategic partnerships between the Group and start-up companies all over the world. Our mission is to combine projects from innovative start-ups with the industrial and commercial assets of Saint-Gobain, so as to increase the partners’ innovative capacities.
Sanofi-Genzyme BioVenturesSanofi-Genzyme BioVentures (SGBV) is the corporate venture capital arm of Sanofi. Previously known as Genzyme Ventures, SGBV has a recently expanded mandate to invest across the more expansive business footprint of Sanofi. SGBV is an important component of Sanofi’s broader global strategy to invigorate external innovation and research. SGBV only invests in early stage companies with promising new products that may be future Sanofi pipeline candidates.
Seeking ways to generate corporate growth beyond traditional R&D and M&A, Thales founded xPlor, which now serves as the company’s innovation hub in the United States. xPlor comprises an elite team of business leaders, technical experts and entrepreneurs whose mission is to identify emerging and disruptive technologies within the US start-up and academic communities.
French Catering will be graciously offered by NETVA’s sponsor: Marie Landel & Associates. As a sponsor of international cooperation and the NETVA program since its inception, Marie Landel & Associates is an invaluable resource in the Boston area.
This event will be held at MassChallenge’s headquarters in the vibrant Boston’s Innovation District. Their dedicated team continues to support entrepreneurship and innovation all over the world, and their headquarters in Boston has reinvigorated and empowered the global entrepreneurship ecosystem.