On July 4, the fourth edition of the Prix Entrepreneur Tech was held, organized by the French Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona and sponsored by SII Concatel. During the ceremony, which was held at the Old Estrella Damm Factory, the eight finalists presented their projects under the watchful eye of assistants, companies and investments.

The French Chamber of Commerce already has his winner of the IV Prix Entrepreneur Tech. For the fourth consecutive year, SII Concatel has attended the event as official sponsor and jury of the contest.

The initiative, which seeks to encourage and support innovation and boost entrepreneurial talent, is a unique opportunity for all those start-ups that want to see their project grow. Thus, of the 60 technological projects that were presented to the call, only 8 were selected by the jury to go to the final phase of the contest.

Once again, the Old Estrella Damm Factory was the chosen stage for the finalists of this edition to present their projects to professionals from the technological and business sector.

Philippe Saman, General Director of the French Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona, presented the act that continued with the presentation of the start-ups: Braincities, AI solution applied to HR to improve decision making; Coinscrap, financial planning software that facilitates savings by analyzing the behavior of people; Emotions AR, Augmented Reality to mobilize customers; Foot Analytics, Big Data platform that measures the traffic of people in a non-intrusive way; Kibus, domestic machine for feeding pets; Localoo, project of diffusion and optimization of the information of the physical businesses; Pricing Hub, a price optimization tool for retailers and ecommerce and Trucksters, an app that connects transport companies with different drivers.

While the members of the jury were deliberating, Louis de Fautereau, General Director of Uvinum, was responsible for conducting a talk entitled “Buying a start-up by an industrial group: the case of Uvinum and Pernod Ricard.”

Prix Entrepreneur Tech Award

Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Machine Learning, Virtual Reality, Industry 4.0 and Logistics have been the protagonists of this fourth edition of the contest.

The jury, integrated by Joan Carrillo, General Director of SII Concatel, awarded the prize to the Trucksters platform applied to the world of logistics and freight transport. By using AI, the application allows drivers to exchange themselves along the route, optimizing the management of long-distance trucks. From SII Concatel we congratulate the winner, and we wish him the best of luck to move forward with his project.

Trucksters, which received the trophy, won: one year of free membership in the French Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona as a member of the Chamber’s sponsorship committee, thus having access to exclusive events with more than 100 Franco-Spanish companies, a tutoring with corporate sponsors and meetings with some of the 450 companies associated with the French Chamber of Commerce.

The event continued with a networking in which all the attendants were able to share ideas and experiences in a relaxed atmosphere, fostering synergies and future collaborations among the attendees.