The startup PilliotY, represented by its co-founder Dr. Hafid Griguer, has just booked a place in the Top 100 of the prestigious international accelerator of BigBooster startups. Next step: participate in the final to reserve a place among the top 20 best startups worldwide.
In total, these nearly 200 nominations were submitted to be part of season 4 of the program BigBooster, and only a few were selected to participate in the Booster Camp in Lyon where 17 nations will be represented, including Morocco whose flag will be proudly worn by PilliotY. Next step for the Moroccan startup: Booster Camp Lyon, which will take place at H7, from 14 to 18 October.
At the end of the Booster Camp in Lyon, the selected startups will live the learning expedition in Boston in January 2020 and will participate in the final stage of this 4th edition, March 5, 2020, in the final of the TOP 20, during which the startups nominees will have to present their final pitch to investors.
“Dust-out” on the way to the final
Specialized in the development of technological solutions for Industry 4.0, PilliotY was selected for this new BigBooster season thanks to its “Dust-Out” project. A digital predictive maintenance solution for solar installations that aims to improve energy productivity and optimize the operating costs of solar fields.
With this innovative project, PilliotY will compete in the final of the BigBooster, October 17, 2019 to reserve a place among the top 20 global best startups.
It must be said that the Moroccan startup PilliotY has a good chance of being able to distinguish itself. She has already won numerous awards and honors, including the gold medal at BIXPO 2018 in South Korea, the IFIA trophy for the best invention in Geneva in 2018, OCP’s mining challenge, the Creative Challenge of PSA, ONEE’s We-Power-Innovation and the innovative HubAfrica 2019 startup prize.
The objective of this accelerator, which brings together the best global startups in the fields of biotechnology & health, industry 4.0 and digital products & services, is to support innovative projects with strong international growth potential, by facilitating them access to markets and fundraising.
Since its creation in 2015, BigBooster has helped to accelerate 230 startups, creating more than 450 job creations and 80 million euros in fundraising. After heading to Asia and Africa in 2017, BigBooster Season 4 is now focused on its fundamentals and the initial focus Boston, the leading ecosystem of startups & innovation.
The richness and the particularity of Big Booster reside in the diversity of its ecosystem and the actors mobilized in the program. Since the launch of Season 4, Big Booster has been joined by several partners, including the GAC Group, the Orial firm, the Solvay group, Noether Partners, Business France …