Techcrunch startup Battlefield

TechCrunch Startup Battlefield is headed to VivaTech in Paris to find and feature the best early-stage startup across Europe. In partnership with Michelin, Startup Battlefield Europe will feature startups from across continental Europe working on the cutting-edge technologies blooming this Spring.

And the winner is...

On Thursday, May 24th, 15 startups competed to be elected Best Startup in Europe and win 25,000€ and an all expense paid trip for two to San Francisco to participate to the Disrupt SF 2018 Battlefield.

Glowee, IOV, Mapfy, Wakeo and Wingly where the 5 finalists and they all pitched their project in front of a jury panel composed of Brent Hoberman (Founders Factory), Liron Azrielant (Meron Capital), Keld van Schreven (KR1), Roxanne Varza (Station F), Yann de Vries (Atomico) and Matthew Panzarino (TechCrunch).

Here is the link to watch their pitches and the Q&A with the jury.

Finally, Wingly won the competition with their flight-sharing platform that connects pilots and passengers !

The best startup in Europe

TechCrunch will host Startup Battlefield Europe at VivaTech on May 24th in front of a live audience and top judges. The show will also be live-streamed on TechCrunch.com and the winning startup will receive €25,000 prize money plus an all-expense paid trip for two to San Francisco to participate in the famous Disrupt San Francisco Battlefield in September 2018.

Why Michelin supports TechCrunch Startup Battlefield

Michelin is dedicated to enhancing its customers’ mobility by designing and distributing the most suitable products, services and solutions, and moving customers forward by enriching unique mobility experiences. Michelin is convinced that digital innovation will make human life better; and that technologies, such as big data and AI, will drastically enhance our capabilities. Michelin is committed to driving innovation by supporting development of the startup ecosystem.