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December 12th, 2017

Spaces Réaumur

Rockstar Paris #VR

Every two months, we put the spotlight on a specific industry with the potential to change the way we live, communicate and learn.

Rockstar Paris isn’t your typical pitching event. We turn entrepreneurs into rockstars! Get your Triple A ticket and connect with your peers before and after the event, nominate your favorite startup and forge new partnerships in an intimate gathering. Our events sells out at 150 attendees. Well, rockstars.

Our December session is dedicated to immersive technologies startups. This is all about new technologies that enable the most immersive, emotionally engaging and influential virtual experiences. We will showcase the best innovations in a series of 3 minute pitches and award the next rockstar at the end of the show.

Join us to discover the next rockstars of VR & AR!

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Winners

Jury Award

UPTALE: DIY 360° gamified real-life experiences in Virtual Reality for Learning

Public Award

SMARTVR STUDIO: Studio dedicated VR, editing VR games and experiences for VR arcades

 

Finalists

Jury
Daan Doornink

Daniel Doornink

General Partner XR Basefund & CEO VR Base

Hervé Fontaine

Hervé Fontaine

VP Virtual Reality B2B & Business Development, HTC Vive

Samantha Jerusalmy

Samantha Jerusalmy

Partner,
Elaia Partners

Yann Kandelmann

Yann Kandelman

Head of Investments & Development, Orange Digital Ventures

Denis Ladegaillerie

Fabien Siouffi

Director of Business Development,
UNI-XR

Programme

6.00PM

Welcome & Registration

Spaces Réaumur (124 rue Réaumur, 75002 Paris)

 

6.30PM

Introduction & Welcome Speech

Ben Costantini, Co-Founder, Rockstar Paris
Benjamin Debusschère, Co-Founder, Rockstar Paris

 

6.35PM

Keynote: Virtual Parallels – Why VR needs its left and right brain to survive

This exclusive presentation delivered by VR influencer Dean Johnson will demonstrate the necessity to strive for the most extreme immersion and creative challenges, whilst convincing a market barely familiar with the technology to actually adopt it.

Dean Johnson, Head of Innovation, Brandwidth

6.55PM

Startup Competition: Presentation of the Jury

Daniel Doornink, General Partner XR Basefund & CEO VR Base
Hervé Fontaine
, VP Virtual Reality B2B & Business Development, HTC Vive
Samantha Jerusalmy
, Partner, Elaia Partners
Yann Kandelman
, Head of Investments & Development, Orange Digital Ventures
Fabien Siouffi, Director of Business Development, UNI-XR

Host: Ben Costantini, Founder, Rockstar Paris

 

7.00PM

Startup Competition: Finalists’ Pitches (3mn pitch + 5mn Q&A with the Jury)

Advir.co (UK): The first monetisation platform for VR/AR.
LucidWeb (Belgium): Making it easy for everyone to get into VR.
Optinvent (France): Creating devices that enable new mobile AR & entertainment experiences.
RealityHunt (UK): Discover & discuss the best VR/AR/MR software and services.
smartVR studio (France): Studio dedidated VR, editing VR games and experiences for VR arcades.
SnapPress (France): Making it easy to insert augmented reality on any print.
Uptale (France): DIY 360° gamified real-life experiences in Virtual Reality for Learning.
Virdys (France): Software company focused on accelerating the 3D creation process.

 

8.05PM

Keynote Interview: The State of Virtual Reality

Stéphane Adamiak, Digital Content Innovation – Projects & Partnerships Manager, Orange Content

Interviewer: Ben Costantini, Co-Founder, Rockstar Paris

 

8.25PM

Startup Competition: Winners’ Announcement

 

8.30PM

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