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The second Innovation Wave will launch soon!

OCT '19

Are you ready to meet the winners from the first Innovation Wave and to take on the new business challenges?

       *The date of the event is subject to change

What is Start4big?

We are the first cross-sector open innovation initiative in Europe driven by Aigües de Barcelona, CaixaBank, Naturgy, SEAT, and Telefónica, looking for the best start-ups to develop solutions to the most complicated business challenges. We want to be the first to adopt technologies that will have impact on our customers

Why to partner with Start4big?

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Connect

We create synergies between large companies and a community of high-level experts and leaders with whom you will make your business grow

Discover

We make it easier to access the knowledge and experience of our national and international professionals so that you can scale your project

Impact

We make our infrastructure, resources and technical and technological support available to you so that together we can develop pilot projects in real environments

How does it work?

We invite start-ups to compete in our six-month Innovation Waves and solve two types of business challenges

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Cross-sector challenges

Give the opportunity to work with two or more Start4big partners

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Transversal challenges

Give the opportunity to work with all the Start4big partners

Which are the most important dates?*

DEC '18

Beginning of the competition

Our platform opens for participants

MAR '19

Closing of the application period

The judges start evaluating the candidates’ projects 

OCT '19

Winners announcement & kick-off the next Wave

We’ll announce the winners of the first edition and launch the second Innovation Wave 

OCT '19

Development of pilot projects

Our partners begin working on pilot projects hand in hand with the winners

Which start-ups can participate?

We are looking for start-ups that are in an advanced stage of maturity and that have a functional prototype or a product that is already launched in the market. We are looking for:

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Developers

Start-ups with a functional prototype or an innovative technology seeking partnerships to make their business grow

Builders

Start-ups with a commercial product or service that can be adapted to any of the sectors where the partners operate

Scale-ups

Start-ups with  a product that has been tested and proven in the market that want to scale up to millions of consumers

Which challenges do we want to tackle?

what Are they saying about us?

Cuarenta start-ups compiten en la fase final de la iniciativa de innovación Start4big

Europa Press

Cuarenta start-ups han sido seleccionadas para la fase final de la primera edición de la iniciativa europea de innovación abierta multisectorial Start4big, impulsada por Aigües de Barcelona, CaixaBank, Naturgy, SEAT y Telefónica.

40 start-ups que dan respuesta a retos multisectoriales

Emprendedores

Start4big, la primera iniciativa europea de innovación abierta multisectorial impulsada por Aigües de Barcelona, CaixaBank, Naturgy, SEAT y Telefónica presentará el próximo mes de septiembre las 40 start-ups seleccionadas de su primera edición.

La convocatoria de Start4big, la competición de innovación abierta multisectorial, abierta hasta el 11 de marzo

El Referente

Start4big, la competición de innovación abierta multisectorial impulsada por Aigües de Barcelona, CaixaBank, Naturgy, SEAT y Telefónica llega a la recta final en su búsqueda de las mejores start-ups con las que colaborar en el desarrollo de soluciones tecnológicas de impacto.

Cinco grandes compañías, juntas para apostar por las start-ups tecnológicas

Innovaspain

Start4big, competición de innovación abierta multisectorial impulsada por Aigües de Barcelona, CaixaBank, Naturgy, SEAT y Telefónica llega a la recta final en su búsqueda de las mejores start-ups con las que colaborar en el desarrollo de soluciones tecnológicas de impacto.

Start4Big alliance connects start-ups with 5 of Spain’s largest corporations

Novobrief

CaixaBank, Seat, Telefónica, Agbar, and Naturgy are joining forces to create ‘Start4Big’, a new platform aiming to kickstart innovative start-ups through their corporate support structures to develop eight projects a year.

CaixaBank, Seat, Telefónica, Agbar y Naturgy se alían para atraer innovación

El País

Las cinco grandes empresas crearán Start4Big, un hub para que startup nacionales e internacionales desarrollen ocho proyectos al año.

Alianza entre grandes para ‘elevar’ la innovación

La Vanguardia

Aigües de Barcelona, CaixaBank, Naturgy, SEAT y Telefónica impulsan una plataforma de innovación abierta multisectorial para buscar start-ups con soluciones disruptivas e innovadoras.

Espacio de innovación en la capital catalana

El Periódico

Las compañías Agbar, CaixaBank, Naturgy, Seat y Telefónica se unen por primera vez en España para crear Star4Big.

Telefónica, Naturgy, CaixaBank, Seat y Agbar se alían para impulsar la innovación

Dirigentes Digital

Start4Big será el hub puesto en marcha por Telefónica, Seat, Agbar, CaixBank y Naturgy para que startups nacionales e internacionales desarrollen hasta 8 proyectos al año.

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From industry to start-up |  Start4big ® 2018

Start4big ® 2018

From industry to start-up