Starting tomorrow, Vivatech will be opening its doors at Porte de Versailles, Paris. The event will be from the 24th May 2018 until the 26th May 2018. Considered by some to be the place where startups and investors rendezvous, this is the place to be if you like to talk innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities.
Why Attend VivaTech
Designed its event to appeal to business leaders, investors, academics and students, VivaTech’s objective is to break down the traditional barriers between grassroots innovators and global leaders. They want to take the power of technology and transform business and society through innovation.
Attracting more than 68,000 visitors (last year), this will be their third outing. Those who attend can look forward to high-energy open innovation and a unique opportunity to preview the future by experiencing new products and demos such as autonomous vehicles, connected factories and shopping experiences.
Open innovation Labs
VivaTech’s theme-based Labs are back, with more than 20 spaces dedicated to 3 days of synergistic co-working and open innovation between startups and our corporate partners. More than 1,000 startups are selected to exhibit, pitch and demo their products and ideas at VivaTech. Big companies will also partake in showcasing their own latest innovations.
Discover Africa’s Tech Potential
Africa is home to 1.2 billion people, most of whom are digital natives under 25 years old. Already 362 million use the internet and 1 billion will have smartphones by 2020. This year VivaTech highlights the explosive growth potential of products and services in this vast continent.
The Ecosystem is Talking
This year VivaTech’s stage will feature conversations about Human Ethics & AI, Real-world Applications for Blockchain, Gaming and the Creation of New Worlds, IoT and Cyber Security: Securing the Internet of Everything, The Future of News in a Post-Truth Era, Friends Forever: Humans + Robots, Hacking the Human Brain, and much more!
With the first two days dedicated to professionals when the third day open to the general public, this is a melting pot of ideas, technology and innovation. where you will most likely bump into potential business partners.