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Grand ouest 2018

On the 14th and 15th of June 2018 in Nantes with the Web2Day


Multiplying the business opportunities for innovative startups / SMEs!
For this 2018 edition, BigUp For Startup joins forces with the international startup competitions, the Web2Day Global Challenge and the France Digitale Tour.

Save the date – 14 &15 June 2018, two rich and intense days, to meet investors and connect quickly and efficiently with large groups.


opening of online      applications on         may 2, 2018



To make your services known to all major partner groups, with one single file.

To pitch in front of the large goups' directors of innovation and to speed up your relationship-building process .

To land a business meeting with one or more large groups and gain access to large group markets.


Start-ups and innovative SMEs that have a solution corresponding to the large groups' needs (see fact sheets for calls for projects as from 2 May 2018)

How to apply ?

Fill out the online application form

Read the large groups' calls for projects

Fill in the maximum information on your application file to allow large groups to analyze your file. Give yourself every chance to be remembered!

Before applying, read the large groups' calls for projects

By clicking on the logos below,  starting from May 2, 2018

The schedule


MAy 2, 2018 at 11 am

Launch of large groups' calls for projects and opening of online applications for startups and innovative SMEs.

MAY 28, 2018 - AT Midnight

End of online applications for startups and innovative SMEs.

MAy 30, 2018

After being selected by major partner groups on May 30, startups will receive a dedicated e-mail with business meeting location and schedule details.

June 14, 2018 

AT la cantine, 11 rue La noue bras de fer, Nantes

9:00 AM TO 4:00 PM:


5:30 PM:

Pitches of large groups' national innovation directors

7:00 PM: 

BigUp For Startup / Web2Day networking event with the territorial ecosystem and national innovation directors of major partner groups - Register by clicking on this LINK -

JUNE 15, 2018

AT la cantine, 11 rue La noue bras de fer, Nantes

- by appointment only -

9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Pitches of selected startups/ innovative SMEs in front of the large groups representatives

12:00 PM TO 1:30 PM:
Cocktail luncheon

1:30 PM TO 5:30 PM:

Business meetings between large groups and selected innovative startups / SMEs.


ecosystem partners