INVEST AND CONNECT!
The ‘Invest and Connect’ is an exclusive startup award series of pre-selected startups that follows the mission of boosting the collaboration between European investors, leading corporates and startups. The events are addressing multiple industry verticals and taking place in 9 different innovation hubs in Europe and overseas yearly.
SMART MOBILITY AWARDS 2020
UPDATE (16.03 & 07.07.2020) – Due to Covid-19 global outbreak in Spring, the first two events are rescheduled to Autumn (Barcelona to 17th September and Edinburgh to 29th October). The ‘Invest and Connect’ series is set to kick off on 4th June with the virtual (webinar) French event. The Stockholm physical event is also moved online and is now extended also to Denmark, Finland and Norway; hence, a ‘Nordic’ regional qualifier will take place virtually on 3rd September.
This year ‘Invest and Connect’ is focused on the Smart Mobility industry. The event series with the best local startups will take place in Scotland, Spain, France, Austria (cancelled), Sweden (now ‘Nordic’ regional qualifier), Italy, Switzerland, with the European Final in Berlin, Germany on 3rd December.
After 3 years of organising private pitching competitions, ESAC has partnered with some of the leading brands and companies, and has become an attractive platform for connecting brands with European investors and the next generation of growth companies.