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Posted on March 29, 2018

Movin’On, the World-Renowned Mobility Summit, Announces the Launch of a Global Startup Challenge

Winners will be invited to attend and showcase their technologies, May 30June 1, in Montréal

MONTREAL, March 29, 2018 For its second edition, Movin’On, the World summit on sustainable mobility, is pleased to announce the launch of a global Startup Challenge. From May 30 to June 1, in Montréal, 50 of today’s brightest startups will come together to showcase their technologies and impact the future of sustainable mobility. 

To compete in this high-stakes, global competition, startups must meet the following criteria:

  • Be an early stage (with first turnover) or a venture business
  • Work in the field of sustainable mobility 
  • Be a true game changer with a proven business model
  • Be ready to showcase tangible technologies and actionable solutions

Startups who wish to compete must first register on the online platform Movin’On Startup Challenge, which is now open and will close April 25, 2018. A carefully selected jury will then evaluate the projects submitted and select a maximum of 50 contestants who will move to the next round. The selected contestants will be invited to attend, free of charge, the 2018 edition of Movin’On, the international mobility summit. This invitation includes a pass to access the event, a booth in the startup village, round-trip flight tickets and three-day accommodations in Montréal.

Secondly, among the lucky 50, the Startup Village Team will select 15 startups that will pitch their ground-breaking technologies to an audience of top decision-makers. Two Grand Prize Winners will be granted access to one of the main stages at Movin’On, the famous Cabaret. 

The competing startups must demonstrate that they are true game changers, impacting any one of the following six industry’s hot topics:

  • Decarbonization and air quality
  • The new multimodal society
  • Technologies to accelerate implementation
  • Working together
  • Circular economy
  • Moonshots in mobility

Startups who wish to join today’s top decision-makers, global thought leaders and a handful of their most innovative peers in defining tomorrow’s mobility can apply by following this link: movinonstartupchallenge.michelin.com

For more information contact:

Anne Dongois, Media Relations, Movin’On
514.826.2050, adongois@c2.biz

About Michelin North America

Michelin, the leading mobility company, is dedicated to enhancing its clients’ mobility, sustainably; designing and distributing the most suitable tires, services and solutions for its clients’ needs; providing digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences; and developing high-technology materials that serve a variety of industries. Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America, Inc. (www.michelinman.com) has more than 21,400 employees and operates 19 major manufacturing plants. 

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