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The Hypergrowth 2023 Awards: innovation at the heart of regional development

News Rise Partners
4 min of reading
24 Mar 2023

The second edition of the Hypergrowth Awards took place last night at the Anthéa Theatre in Antibes, in the presence of 400 regional innovation players.

This event, organized by Rise Partners, was developed this year in collaboration with the French Tech of the South Region: Aix-Marseille, Côte d'Azur, Grande Provence and Toulon.

The objective? To bring out regional innovation and reward local innovative startups.

This year, startups could present their projects in 3 categories to win the following trophies:

  • CHANGE THE WORLD : company that has met its market and participates in a direct way to the improvement of the society thanks to its societal and/or environmental impact
  • BOOST : promising company of less than 5 years with strong growth prospects and a turnover of less than 1M€.
  • SCALE UP: hypergrowth company of more than 5 years with a turnover of more than 1M€ at the end of 2022.

To award these prizes, Rise Partners called upon experts and actors of innovation:

After 1 pre-selection made by each French Tech, the final jury had to decide between the finalists.

The nominees and winners of the 2023 Hypergrowth Awards are

For the Change The World Trophy, the nominees are:

The winner is : Stéphane Asikian, for his company Pollustock, specialized in the development, the manufacturing and the installation of anti-waste nets to clean up our rivers, seashores and oceans.

For the Scale up Trophy, the nominees are:

  • Egerie, leader in cyber risk management and analysis
  • Prozon, purchasing platform for construction professionals
  • Travel Planet, innovative business travel agency
  • VGD, intelligent plant lighting

The winners are: Jean Larroumets and Pierre Oger, founders of Egerie, a cybersecurity risk analysis and management solution.

For the Boost Trophy, the nominees are:

  • Novetech Surgery, innovative orthopedic implants for veterinary surgery
  • Tut Tut, collaborative and responsible delivery
  • Holivia, management of employees' mental health
  • Green Score Capital, a scientific solution for environmental assessment and decision making

The winner is: Vincent Chabbert, founder of the startup Tut Tut, the intelligence and model of Blablacar, the technology and immediacy of Uber for delivery and last mile.

A Rise Partners Coup de Coeur prize was also awarded to Rémi Pillot, founder of PESS ENERGY, a clean mobile energy provider based in Marseille, which has just completed a €500k financing round.

Congratulations to all these talented entrepreneurs, who are building the future of the region and proving the dynamism of our economic fabric.

From left to right: Rémi Pillot, Vincent Chabbert, Stéphane Asikian, Jean Larroumets

Thanks also to all the members of the French Tech and final jury, for their time, participation and expertise.

The awards ceremony was followed by a networking cocktail party where all the players in this eco-system (investors, entrepreneurs, mentors, experts) met to discuss the challenges of innovation and regional economic development.

"This second edition of the Hypergrowth Awards was an opportunity for all the key regional players in the innovation ecosystem to highlight the hypergrowth companies in our region. They all participated in the pre-selection, selection and final jury. They are the ones who chose the 2023 winners.

We all have the daily goal of helping these companies grow, create jobs and boost our local economy. And this unifying event proves our collective strength in serving this common goal."

- Jonathan Laroussinie - President Rise Partners

This event would not have been possible without our partners whose permanent support and presence by our side we would like to thank: Région Sud Investissement, French Tech Région Sud, IODA Consulting, Novelliance, Audi Nice-Mougins, Caisse d'Epargne Côte d'Azur, CIC Lyonnaise de banque, SHL d'ADVANS Lab, ADVANS Group, Positive Planet, Tribune Côte d'Azur and the Nice-Matin Group

See you in March 2024 for the 3rd edition of the Hypergrowth Awards!

Contacts presse
Sarah Lefebvre - Chargée de communication
Jehanne Borromei - Manager en stratégie
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