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START-UP CONTEST IMM – 2016 edition - Multi-Media & Innovation

Published on September 8, 2016

Call for candidates

for start-ups with culture and media related activities

(21 days to apply – Closing date for the call: 20th of October 2016)

8 start-ups will be qualified for the quarter-finals

3 selection steps to victory

9 jury members

1 prestigious award

The 2016 IMM Start-up Contest, in partnership with Bpifrance, will take place

Friday the 18th of November 2016

At the BPI Hub




Candidates, whose applications will be accepted, will compete in order to stand out by defending their project through 3 selection steps in front of a jury composed of experts and a public of professionals:


Franck PAPAZIAN, President of the MediaSchool Group
Rosa LUNA-PALMA, General Director of the Institut Multi-Médias
Pierre VARROD, Content Director for IMM


Didier BARBET (founder of the Start-up Entrepreneur Engine event)
Philippe DEWOST, Deputy Director, “investment for the Future Program” Mission (CDC)
Stéphanie HOSPITAL, Founder at OneRagtime
Frédéric JOSUE, Global Executive Advisor / Head of Innovation – Havas Media
Chloé JULIEN, Founder and CEO of BandSquare (2016 laureate)
Xavier PERRET, Chief Digital Officer B2B Orange France & entrepreneur


Start-Up contest - édition 2015


Members of the 2016-2017 IMM class among the public will also be able to vote for the candidate who will join their class.

The prize: joining the next class of Institut Multi-Médias. This prize includes a one-week prospective study mission in the United States (NY-SF / Silicon Valley-LA) where the students will meet some twenty companies of the media sector.

The prize will be awarded by Rosa Luna-Palma, General Director of IMM and Franck Papazian, President of the MediaSchool Group.


Re-experience the best moments of the 2015 edition.