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Go Global Lille

January 27, 2021 - applications closed

Make the best of your expansion to France, without leaving home. Join day 2 of our virtual Go Global mission to Lille & pitch your startup!

09:00 - 12:45 Pitch your startup to one of the leading north French investors

  • Creadev
  • Turenne/Innovacom  
  • Xange

Who will you meet for the pitches?

Creadev Partnerships

Launched in 2002, Creadev Partnerships (the business development division of Creadev), is an evergreen investment company operating worldwide, supporting companies able to become global best players in their sector. We are backed by the Mulliez family, who share their global footprint network and their entrepreneurial spirit. Their business is an autonomous federation of over 200 companies, which employ about 600,000 people in more than 35 countries, including Auchan Retail, Decathlon, ADEO, Leroy Merlin, Boulanger, Flunch etc… Learn more

Looking for:

Solutions with proven ROI in order to enrich or streamline the value chain of food products of its affiliated companies e.g. Auchan, Foodles, Kingfish, Nutri&Co, Innovafeed. Proposed solutions aim to add value to the consumer by creating new route to market models, adding product value or increasing traceability of products.

  • Use case 1: Technological enablers for the food products entire value chain with a consumer benefit
  • Use case 2: Consumer facing products or models (digital or physical) increasing the value of the end product offered to the consumer
  • Use case 3: Agritech solutions boosting efficiency and quality of the products.

XAnge

XAnge Private Equity is a venture capital firm based in Paris and Munich, with With €450M under management and a portfolio of 65 startups. Belgian portfolio companies include Odoo, Aerospacelab and Sweagle. Learn more.

Looking for:

  • Innovative entrepreneurs with Digital disrupt models: B2B applications that simplify clients' operations, B2C solutions offering a differentiated customer experience or solutions empowering users as economic agents.
  • Innovative entrepreneurs in Deep tech: AI, Blockchain, smart transportation and energy applications
  • Innovative entrepreneurs with impact: sustainable food & housing, environment and cleantech, open data, health & well-being, civic tech, ed tech
  • Early-stage entrepreneurs, but with proven international track record

Turenne

The Turenne Group, including Nord Capital and Innovacom, supports companies, start-ups, SMEs and intermediate-sized enterprises, providing equity financing at each stage of their development. They manage a portfoltio worth 1 billion€.  The Innovacom funds are fully dedicated to supporting technology startups. Belgian portfolio companies include Selligent and Magwel. Learn more. 

Looking for:

Startups offering disruptive solutions for the digital transition of any vertical. The innovation may relate to materials, components, equipment, software or even services, but it must have a "game changing" capacity for the sector in question. Maturity levels range from seed to venture plus late stage. Ideally its innovation comes from a large private or public research laboratory.

Some important notes:  

  • The pitches will be held upon application.
  • Deadline to apply is January 11, 2021.
  • The pitches will not be publicly accessible. Just you pitching to the investor.

Cost: entrance fee for January 27, when selected to pitch: 49€ (VAT excl.)

When selected as a pitching startup you will also get access to day 1 of Go Global Lille. More info here

Questions or not sure if it’s the right event for you? Contact  Catherine Van Eeckhaute from Startups.be | Scale-Ups.eu.