BigBooster is a high-level international program over a 9-month period. Its ambition is to become the most important European competition for early-stage startups. To perform and do so, it requires the support and mobilization of Boosters: experts, mentors and judges, essential to the program: they were more than 200 to rally for the first Lyon Booster Camp!
This ecosystem of Boosters welcomes key accounts, investors, and successful entrepreneurs, who enable us to create a direct path and build a real community between startups and decision-makers.
Here is a summarized table of the roles and responsibilities of the boosters:
|MENTOR||Generalist and/or Sectorial Expert renowned in his/her field||
Supporting a set of startups while sharing his/her entrepreneurship and sectorial knowledge.
During the BC
Coaching monitored startups on business modelling tools, proofs of value, pitch ... with a generalist or sectorial orientation (according to profile)
After the BC
Supporting Top 20 startups from November to April (4 - 6 meetings expected)
|EXPERT||Renowned Targeted expertise (IP, Business modelling, market knowledge ...) and/or sectorial expertise (Bio & Health, Informative Tech, Global Impact)||
During the BC
Providing expertise: consulted by startups on specific points during corner sessions Presence on days 2 (09/11) and/or 3 (10/11) of the BC. Answering to startups' solicitations on specific issues (IP, Market access, POS ...)
|JUDGE||Renowned in his/her field (Entrepreneur, Investor, Incubator Manager, CEO, ... )||
Assessing applications (about 10/judge) and selecting the Top 100 startups that will attend Lyon BC
Selecting the Top 20 startups at the end of Lyon BC