Demo day for SEED program start-ups (construction, real estate, energy, mobility) »PACA economic and political newsletter

Leonard, VINCI’s foresight and innovation platform is organizing a Demo Day for accelerated start-ups within the SEED program on Wednesday June 15, 2022 at 5 p.m.

After six months of support, 8 start-ups that joined Leonard in January had the opportunity to present their solutions to a panel of international investors.


June 15 from 5 to 7 pm – SEED program

Identify 8 start-ups from the SEED program that have received financial support, training and support to launch and develop their projects in 2022.

Aeternum (Switzerland) is a construction system that makes it possible to offer buildings that incorporate the principles of a circular economy. These reusable, re-adaptable and carbon-neutral assets maintain the value of their components over many life cycles.

Akanthas (France) is an automated monitoring and analysis software that optimizes the collection of industrial waste in real time by combining artificial intelligence and data capture via camera.

Arsenio (France) is an online learning platform focused on digital construction and the circular economy that offers courses, exams, training, use cases and mentoring for people interested in the future of construction.

Auxilia (France) allows airports and other sensitive locations to improve their level of security and speed up screening procedures. Artificial intelligence-based software automatically detects a wide variety of hazards (weapons, explosives, etc.) when luggage and goods pass through X-ray machines.

Fostr (France) is a smart platform for automation of administrative and financial processes of the real estate construction project manager, enabling a more productive and efficient day-to-day management of projects in real estate.

Machine 26 (Germany) is smart equipment software that helps construction fleet owners manage and resell their machines.

Oculai (Germany) automates job progress documentation to determine potential delays and potential efficiencies in workplaces. The data collected by cameras installed at construction sites is processed by computer vision and deep learning algorithms and then displayed on an intuitive dashboard for decision support.

Oke Charge (France) is a shared universal electric charging service (Peer-to-Peer), open to all and to any type of electric vehicle (car, scooter, bicycle, scooter, etc.).

The event will begin with an introduction by Julien Villalongue, director of Leonard, and will continue with a discussion with Guillaume Bazouin, head of innovation programs at Leonard.

The founders will present their project before a jury made up of leading investors in Europe and North America:

Darren Bechtel, Managing Director, Brick & Mortar Ventures Mathias Flattin, Partner, Axeleo Capital | VC Property and Construction Ibon Iribar, Investor at Cemex Ventures Konstantinos Matsoukas, Investment Team Lead at Proptech1, Venture Capital Margarita Skarkou, Senior Associate at 2150 VC Mauricio Weiss, Founding Partner at Zacua Ventures




June 22 from 9 am to noon – Intrapreneur program

After 4 months of incubation, eleven teams of intrapreneurs from the 2022 class will present their projects before moving on to the acceleration phase, to develop new activities within VINCI.



June 23 from 10 am to noon – CATALYST program

Start-ups and key accounts, feedback: four innovative companies supported under the CATALYST program will present their solutions and review the collaboration already established with VINCI teams.



* To register for online events, simply click the “Join event” button, go to the program and register for the desired session (s)!

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