“10 000 startups to change the world” is an annual contest, formerly named “Prize La Tribune BNP Paribas for Young Entrepreneur”. The contest was created in 2013 and competitors – funder of promising company – have to pitch during 3 minutes to convince a selection committee made up of members from large companies and public organisms in order to have a financial support of their innovative projects.

Sebastien Faivre – director and cofounder of H2SYS – attended to the East of France selection round the 25th of January 2018 and competed in the environmental and energy transition division. This division gathers innovative companies which evolve in environmental sector, sustainable development and energy. The leitmotiv of companies inside this division is energetic efficiency and the development of new energies renewable and less polluting less.

In less than 3 minutes, Sebastien has convinced the jury to support H2SYS and to trust in the development of the company by presenting the project, its ambitions and the projected turnover and results.

Next step of the context will take place in Paris the 6th of March 2018. Each of the competitors selected by one the 8 regional committee will present its project and try to convince the “Grand Jury”.

Meanwhile, it is possible to vote on internet to support your favorite project. The online vote will start the 19th of February and will end on March 2.

In each category the project that gathered the most of vote will have one extra voice in addition to those of the jury.