For its second year of participation, CBA USA will reward the winning startup of the Americas competition of the French Founders' Startup Tour with the "People Prize". The Prize offers a Design Sprint: 4 days of intense work sessions in NYC to identify a business challenge, work together to find solutions, and create a prototype that will go on to be tested by 5 customers.
Regional chapters have been taking turns electing their best in class to move on to the final competition, set to take place in New York City in September. Last week, the Los Angeles chapter chose startup Yobs Technologies, whose mission is to help companies scale their hiring with soft skills reports and video . They are the sixth nominee of a series set to compete in the final:
In Toronto, Sampler, as the leading platform supporting brands like L'Oréal and Nestlé in delivering samples online and gathering the insights they need.
As for the San Francisco chapter, winner came out to be Crossing Minds, that democratized access to recent gains in Artificial Intelligence (AI) research by building the world's best content recommendation platform.
Mexico City saw Decidata move on, a marketing software based on AI that predicts and guarantees results to advertisers and operators.
New York chapter chose UBEES, a startup committed to saving bees by combining traditional beekeeping expertise with innovative science and technology.
Finally, in Boston, online coaching platform Ace Up will go on. They deliver personalized executive coaching to connect employees from all levels with their full potential using a tech-enabled network.
Stay tuned for the final in September, in the meantime visit the Startup Tour website for more details.