The 2014 Startup Challenge awards ceremony took place at Bouygues Telecom headquarters. The jury, made up of eight specialists in startups, telecoms and customer expectations, awarded the 4G Trophy, the Android Box Trophy, as well as a Special Prize. The startups were chosen according to three criteria: originality, innovation and the ability to convince as many people as possible.
The winners of the two trophies received an endowment of € 10,000 and a discovery trip for two in Silicon Valley worth € 10,000.
The 4G trophy was won by Travel Wifi and its Internet access solution intended for tourists and foreign businessmen passing through France. The concept of the start-up: the rental of mobile Wi-Fi hotspots with an online ordering device and sending to the place of residence chosen by the customer, anywhere in France.
The Android Box Trophy was awarded to JamJitsu, which offers a service allowing all participants of an evening with friends to add, via their smartphone, songs to the host’s playlist via the Android box. Beyond this collaborative playlist, participants can also publish photos, comments and live videos on the screen connected to the box.
The Special Jury Prize was awarded to Dynseo and its concept of TV application for seniors. The content: fun and cultural games to stimulate memory and reflection while learning and having fun.
To find out more about the 2014 Startup Challenge and discover the 2nd and 3rd prizes of each Trophy, Click here .