It’s like the appetizer of a longer program which will take us in a tour of the Downtown Project, an initiative powered by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and the City of Las Vegas to revitalize its downtown area.
Many thanks to Ethan Pierse for the neat organization! Should you need someone to help you on your business development strategy between France and the US, he’s the man.
FrenchPitch, 24+ startups pitching during the CES 2015 in Las Vegas
Catopsys is in the VR gaming sector: “Who wants to sit hours with big googles strapped on their heads?” Their Immersis product acquires 3D dimensions of a room and map your game on the room, in a very immersive experience. To be crowdfunded on Kickstarter in the next few days.
Adways specializes in easy to make interactive videos, do-able at a glance (e-commerce, e-learning, advertising).
Acoustic Arts works on sound strategy through consultancy & technology. Their main product is called “A”, and is a directional, personal and communicative speaker.
Apicoov is a maker of games, based in France. One of their bestselling products is a board game for a family casino, with already 20k units sold in France, looking for distributors in the US. They’ll be the official Euro 2016 board game provider.
Bactech, gets rid of passwords through a wristband which stores your data, recognizing you as a unique user. If the wristband is not on you, the information is locked.
Visiomed Lab, creator of the non-contact medical thermometer (ThermoFlash), is announcing at the CES a new brand, Bewell Connect, to empower users with connected data on their health.
Bidul & Co creates products to connect smartphones, tablets to computers through USB, Bluetooth.
ChipperSitter provides a marketplace for the booking of baby-sitters. Already working with MGM hotels. Making childcare a profession for sitters, with benefits & protections.
Ea.tt saves time on your nutrition planning by providing recommendations based on your data, both through partners, on-staff cooks, or recipes.
Echy brings natural light into the building. On a partnership with French retailer Carrefour, they saw 20% increase in time spent in marketplaces with better lighting.
Gamific.tv creates technologies to bring fans back on TV. Half social TV, half gamification & rewards.
Genymobile, a consultancy for Android OS, bringing innovation to anyone looking to tap it.
Green Creative helps us to better sort trash with a smart trash can that automatically compresses trash in the right container. Reduces waste collection, notifies you when the can is full.
GreenIQ: Water bills are high because of outdoor usage, 50% of which is wasted. Smart garden hub, collects weather info and translates it into actionable watering plans. Automatic, ecological.
HDSN Easylife solution, all-in-one Smart Home solution to home monitoring. Brings Energy savings, Family comfort (air quality, temperature), Security improvements (alarms) etc.
Ledger, helping to protect Bitcoin, ‘the digital cash’. Hardware elements and smart cards for the bitcoin world.
Oscadi: Diagonsis on iPad (Apple MFI certified). Bringing diagnosis to patients, not the other way round.
Perfect memory: an engine to help you get rid of search engines. Transfom your network into a thinking network.
Pro-vizion: Outsourcing is not only about cheap Indian IT specialists and its costs in terms of management. The Cloud-based platform with virtual robots helps you manage low-budget operations. RioTinto is a client.
Qwant is a search engine that respects your privacy and keeps the US hegemony in Europe. We index the web and the social web. Agreggate the information from social media, news, all in one page.
Rollkers, the first electronic “under shoes”, it’s not like skating, you just need to walk, and go faster.
Snapkin, 3D model of the entire space with nothing but an iPad.
Bionic Bird, a robotic bird that flies like a real bird and controlled by smartphone. It’s the drone of the future that looks like a bird, not a scary robot.
Abeeway, geolocation of everything, without using too much battery, for several industries and cities.
So overall we had a great session of pitches!