Past Venture Competitions

 

The Rudolf and Valeria Maag INSEAD Centre for Entrepreneurship

Winners & Runners up

IVC

Date

Winners

Runners-up

Patrick Turner MBA '78 Prize

42nd IVCJune 2021SPATULAGlocalLulu
41st IVCDecember 2020Capim CreditAheadStrom
40th IVCJune 2020MapoTapoGo-LifeSpotship
39th IVCDecember 2019WaterFulFunDaMove-it
38th IVCJune 2019AlumeTutorline.orgOne-North Biotech
37th IVCDecember 2018INSEACTThe Moringa Water CompanyBabyT
36th IVCJune 2018TendercareTechStyleFixUp
35th IVCDecember 2017PeoplepodsALAMITerra Kaffee
34th IVCJune 2017LivetonicPedaruSpazioNoon (Noon Capital)
33rd IVCDecember 2016TwisterPersian Boutique Hotel 
32nd IVCJune 2016Stan+Cultavo 

 

Participant Videos and Presentations

 

42nd IVC Finalist videos, 9 June 2021

Link to team presentations and each team timings are as follows:

Team Spatula: 9:20 – 27:15
Team RainbowGo: 29:25 – 47:33
Team Mogul: 49:00 – 1:08:00
Team Lulu: 1:10:00 – 1:28:00
Team Glocal: 1:30:00 – 1:48:00
Team Carbon27: 1:49:00 – 2:08:00

41st IVC Finalist videos, 9 December 2020

Link to team presentations and each team timings are as follows:

 

Team Vetri 11:55 to 31:00
Team Strom 32:00 to 49:55
Team OOOS 51:20 to 1:08:00
Team Nine 1:12:00 to 1:30:00
Team Capim 1:31:00 to 1:48:00
Team Ahead 1:49:00 to 2:07:00

40th IVC Finalist videos, 3 June 2020

 

 

 

39th IVC Finalist videos, 4 December 2019

Team WaterFUL: Offers a carbon negative trademarked ingredient centered around Spirulina (a micro-algae).
Members: Julia Streuli, Cristina Prat Taranilla, Sara Guaglio, Danielle Dennewald – MBA19D
Winner of the Thomas C. Barry Prize & Low Tech Award: €35,000 + €5,000
+ Automatic berth in the summer 2018 NAA UK Entrepreneurs Group Business Angel Event
+ $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support
+ Bespoke introduction and access to leading investors in your choice of Europe (Central Europe, Eastern Europe and/or Israel), the UK, the US (Silicon Valley and/or New York), and Asia (Singapore and/or Hong Kong). The offer is open to the winning team, either the team collectively or the team members individually.
+ 30 days development support from MOHARA
+ Free incorporation and Free Corporate secretary from BlueMeg Basic Tier (USD 650 per annum; applies for simple structures, that have up to 5 individual directors/shareholders) for the first year of services

 

Team FunDa: Provides boxes of carefully selected play products and bring together fun & learning to all children and achieving a social mission by creating a sharing platform and giving back to the community
Members: Shiyu Wu, Xu Ren – MBA20J & Zhipeng Wang
Second Place: €15,000
+ 10 days development support from MOHARA
+ $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support
+ Free incorporation and 75% discount on Corporate secretary from BlueMeg Basic Tier (USD 650 per annum; applies for simple structures, that have up to 5 individual directors/shareholders) for the first year of services

 
 

Team Move-It: Focusing on the Turkish domestic trucking logistics market with a tracked market place app, which pools the resources targeting non-contractual deliveries carried out by the small to mid-sized fleet owners as well as individual truckers.
Members: Eleanore An, Gokalp Aslan, Olesia Kurganova, Isha Dhoble – MBA20J
Patrick Turner MBA'78 Prize: €5,000
+ $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support
+ Free incorporation and 50% discount on Corporate secretary from BlueMeg Basic Tier (USD 650 per annum; applies for simple structures, that have up to 5 individual directors/shareholders) for the first year of services

 

Team MicroEscola: Enables individual teachers in Brazil to launch their own micro-schools, for children aged 6 to 11 years.
Members: Joao Augusto Zaratine, Rodrigo Bergmann, Ricardo Moreira, Beatriz Costa Madeira, Felipe Cirne Lima – MBA20J
Coromandel Foundation Social Impact Award: €5,000 – Venture with a focus on social impact

 
 

Finalists: $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support

Team Right& Physio: right hand of every physiotherapist; an indispensable product that assists in providing the best quality treatment to patients.
Members: Francisco Cary, Jack Nolan – MBA19D

Team Self-ie: is to help people gain increased confidence in their appearance and smile, and have the courage to face what is ahead.
Members: William Park, Diana Mok – MBA19D, Pauline Thanusutiyaporn, Joey Donovan & Jodi Vongvanij

Team Neural Pathways: to develop an AI-powered mobile camera system that can be deployed on moving vehicles for traffic law enforcement (TLE) and public safety
Members: Fabrizio Crisafulli, Farooq Husain – GEMBA & Panagiotis Salvaras

38th IVC Finalist videos, 12 June 2019

Team Alume - Offers affordable and long-term student loans to medical students in Brazil
Members: Pedro Silveira, Thiago Torres – MBA19J & Felipe Weinfeld
Winner of the Thomas C. Barry Prize: €35,000
+ Automatic berth in the summer 2018 NAA UK Entrepreneurs Group Business Angel Event
+ $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support
+ Bespoke introduction and access to leading investors in your choice of Europe (Central Europe, Eastern Europe and/or Israel), the UK, the US (Silicon Valley and/or New York), and Asia (Singapore and/or Hong Kong). The offer is open to the winning team, either the team collectively or the team members individually.
+ 30 days development support from MOHARA
+ Free incorporation and Free Corporate secretary from BlueMeg Basic Tier (USD 650 per annum; applies for simple structures, that have up to 5 individual directors/shareholders) for the first year of services

 

Team Tutorline.org - Tutoring marketplace that connects expert tutors in low cost locations with students in developed countries. Reduced fees versus face-to-face.
Members: Yvonne Zhang, Biao Wang, Adrian Johnston, Sumeet Surana – MBA19J
Second Place: €15,000
+ 10 days development support from MOHARA
+ $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support
+ Free incorporation and 75% discount on Corporate secretary from BlueMeg Basic Tier (USD 650 per annum; applies for simple structures, that have up to 5 individual directors/shareholders) for the first year of services

 

Team One-North Biotech – Screening platform to help pharmaceutical, biotech, food and cosmetics companies to test their products in a time and cost-efficient way
Members: Hannes Hentze GEMBA, Jessie Xiong, Xing Luli – MBA 19J, Zheng Miya MBA 19D, Haiyang Yu
Patrick Turner MBA'78 Prize: €5,000
+ $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support
+ Free incorporation and 50% discount on Corporate secretary from BlueMeg Basic Tier (USD 650 per annum; applies for simple structures, that have up to 5 individual directors/shareholders) for the first year of services

 

Team bleue - Sustainable fine jewellery brand using only recycled gold and cultured diamonds.
Member: Matthieu Chauveau – MBA’19D
Low Tech Award: €5,000 – Venture with a focus on retail or consumer goods.

 

Team Infinite - Seeks to create a Lithium Ion Battery (LiB) which can be charged and discharged without capacity loss
Members: Nimit Shah, Melissa Gu, Philipp Frey, Olli Mattila – MBA19D

 

Team StoreAway - On-demand storage eliminating the hassle of travelling to a house or storage unit, offering a mobile solution with packing services, free pick-up, 24/7 security and digital tracking
Members: Stephany Tabet, Jules Jurado, Drew Copuyoc, Rabih Mosleh, Yara Najm – MBA19D

 

37th IVC Finalist videos, 5 December 2018

 

INSEACT - Winner of Thomas C. Barry Prize: €35,000 + Coromandel Foundation Social Impact Award: €5,000 + 30 days development support from MOHARA + introduction to investors + berth to pitch at the IAA UK Entrepreneurs Group Business Angel Event + $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support

Members: Tim van Vliet, Abe Poon, Saby Maity, Jeev Singh, Rymax Joehana – MBA’19J

Mentors: Simon Hill and Antoine Poirson, MBA’16J

To provide sustainable and healthy food sources for the world through innovative technologies. The solution is to recycle palm oil bio-waste to produce insect-based fish feed a cheaper more sustainable alternative to existing products.


Moringa Water Company - Winner of 2nd Prize: €15,000 + Low Tech Award: €5,000 + 10 days development support from MOHARA + $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support

Members: Veit Dinges, Andrew Locke – MBA’18D

Mentors: Vikram Aggarwal and Veronica Chew, MBA’10J

A progressive beverage venture offering active healthy drinks and delivering tech-enabled traceability, social-impact as a norm & sustainable operation from plant to customer. It uses exclusive organic ingredients, recyclable packaging materials and practices transparent tech-enabled supply-chain operations.


BabyT - Winner of Patrick Turner MBA’78 Prize: €5,000 + $15,000 in AWS Promotional Credit and 1 year of AWS Business Support

PMembers: Ruben Juan Juan, GEMBA’18A, Roberto Iannone – GEMBA18E, Stavros Ntalampiras, Paolo Ingraito, Matteo Ingravalle, Davide Busacca

Mentors: Ashutosh Kumar, EMBA'05Dec and Aalok Doshi

A device that translates newborn cries into what the baby is trying to communicate. The product is a physical device that, using deep learning, translates the cry sound into the actual meaning. It will be wireless and completely portable, the size of a package of tissues, and the shape of a cute stuffed animal.


Careme – Finalist

Members: Elisa de Lapuerta, Daniel Benito, Pedro Assuncao – MBA’18D

Mentors: Jesper Drescher, EMBA'15Dec and Alexis Hernot

Provides in-home senior care, helping elders continue to live well and independently at home. The driving idea behind the solution is three-fold: firstly, facilitating the search for a caregiver, secondly, ensuring high quality and reliable service to the senior that enables their independence and security and thirdly, monitoring practical health status about senior’s health.


Zera – Finalist

Members: Members: Sorouch Kheradmand, Hela Hamdi, Guillaume, Lemaire, Kunal Guha – GEMBA

Mentors: Somashekhar NS and Krystian Fikert

A customized subscription-based business model built for and with children. The product offers faster scale-up and better feedback by leveraging access to educational system. The vision is to be the caring avatar of children with a new recipe by combining gaming, psychology and meditation, which can empower and offer them a path to their own well.

36th IVC Finalist videos, 6 June 2018

 

TenderCare – Winner: €30,000 + 30 days development support from MOHARA + introduction to investors + berth to pitch at the IAA UK Entrepreneurs Group Business Angel Event

Presented by Julie Yang, Jiemi Gao, Sebastian May MBA’18D

To provide high quality, professional elderly care to Chinese families at reasonable prices by leveraging leading-edge technologies, and hence improving quality of life overall.

 


TechStyle - Winner of 2nd Prize: €10,000 + 10 days development support from

Presented by Adrien Tran, Tiffany Chen – MBA’18J

An integrated end-to-end digital apparel sourcing platform that enables fashion brands to communicate directly and collaborate efficiently with suppliers and factories, creating greater transparency and connectivity of the apparel sourcing and manufacturing value chain


FIXUP - Patrick Turner MBA 78 Prize: €5,000

Presented by Caroline Ballaloud, MBA’18J, Jean-Charles Rollier, Thibault Lafosse

A health digital tool with content designed by doctors, surgeons and physiotherapists. Through both computers and smartphones, they will introduce a comprehensive rehab solution connecting clinicians, patients and health insurance providers

 


LaborEatery- Finalists

Presented by Sudarshan Sriraman, Sara Zhou, Jaime Urquijo Zobel de Ayala– MBA18J MBA18J

Restaurant Incubator that partners with aspiring restaurateurs to provide a space and resources to test-drive and refine innovative, fast-casual restaurant concepts every 6 months; while providing novel and exciting dining experiences to customers


Orycle- Finalists

Presented by Andrea Carmignani, Paul Warren - MBA’18D, Mark Heath, Michael L Kripchak

Data security solution that will allow people to securely store and share confidential information, gifts and memories with their loved ones at any time in the future

 


TOQUITY.IO – Finalists

Presented by Akshay Bhimrajka, Mazin Biviji – MBA’18J

Platform for investors and founders that allows creation of customized termsheets and other documentation. These are converted to smart contracts that are executed and verified automatically

34th IVC Finalist videos, 9 June 2017

 

LIVETONIC – Winner

Presented by Marcelo Santiso - MBA17J, Pablo Sixto, Antonio Casal, Alejandro Marino & Juanjo Lores

Livetonic provides online, unbiased and personalized financial advice to the user while allowing a direct contracting after benchmarking all available products in the market.
Industry: InsureTech

 

Pedaru - Winner of 2nd Prize: €10,000 + 10 days development support from MOHARA

Presented by William Chen, Jad Saleh & Kei Furukawa - MBA17J

Pedaru is a dockless bicycle sharing service that will improve the way people move about in Japanese cities by reimagining the bicycle sharing concept and providing users a reliable, convenient and environmentally friendly experience.
Industry: Transportation


SpazioNoon - Patrick Turner MBA 78 Prize: €10,000

Presented by Luca Dotti - MBA17J, Massimiliano Travisi, Carlo Argano, Riccardo Balzano, Andrea Sirtori & Pemika Udomsupamongkol

Spazio NOON is a real estate project aimed at offering high standard housing solutions to the lower-middle income Thai population. A new breed of residential properties, featuring modern private apartments, flexible leases and state-of-the-art facilities including gym, swimming pool, food court, movie theatre, and co-working space.
Industry: Real Estate

 


Puraleaf - Winner of Coromandel Foundation Social Impact Award & Low Tech Award: €5,000 & €5,000

Presented by Leilei Tong, Alex Lawrence, Catherine David & Sushant Chalipat – MBA17J

PuraLeaf concept is to replace the millions of disposables take away coffee cups & food boxes that are simply thrown away each year with a bio-degradable solution that has a vastly smaller footprint on the earth’s resources – by using a Palm leaf which is currently a by-product.
Industry: Social Ventures


Posterity - Finalists

Presented by Amit Baranwal, Remco Mol, Justin Straub, James Wicker & Nao Ohira – MBA17D

Posterity - Delivering the most immersive Virtual Reality music concert experience.
Industry: Digital Media

 


Winest – Finalists

Presented by Marcelo Santiso – MBA’17J, Pablo Sixto, Antonio Casal, Alejandro Marino & Juanjo Lores

Winest is a tracker and platform for fine wines, giving each bottle an identity and closing the information gap.
Industry: High Technology

33rd IVC Finalist videos, 2 December 2016

 

TWISTER – Winner

Team members: Michel Grebenikof, Vlad Oliinyk, Nordine Hadi – GEMBA16ME

An app tool that can eliminate price discrimination based on unique search algorithms and business model innovation.

 


Persian Boutique Hotel - 2nd Prize Winner

Team member: Sophie Cahen, MBA'16D

A venture to help savvy travellers find trendy and affordable places in Iran.


WeCare Pharmaceuticals – Low Tech Award

Team members: Maxim Ogarenko, MFin17 and Tatyana Rukhlyada

Designs to promote their own umbrella brands in certain niches in OTC drugs, fodd supplements, medical devices and cosmetics in Ukrainian.

 


Trusteex - Finalist

Team members: Mauro Ometto, MBA’16D, Marco Monaco, Riccardo D’Alisera and Simone Paoli

Supply chain management solutions leveraging the blockchain technology for anti-counterfeiting, supply chain tracking and consumer engagement applications.


ATLAS - Finalist

Team members: Vincent Xu, Apoorv Mathur and Sean Zhou – MBA’16D

A machine learning algorithms identify certain reckless behaviours and send instant reminders/warnings to reduce risk.

 


Cubijoux - Finalist

Team members: Muzi Yu, Eloisa de Castro, Stanislaw Ostoja-Starzewski, Naman Maheshwari, Pedro Henriques – MBA’17J and Nicholas Armstrong
An online jewelry marketplace.


Judges' Feedback & Awards Ceremony

 

 

32nd IVC Finalist videos, 26 June 2016

 

Stan+ - Winner


Cultavo – 2nd Prize Winner


WeSure - Coromandel Foundation Social Impact Award


MediSense - Finalist


FinMates- Finalist


Secure Solar Solutions- Finalist

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