Dreem and Sporteasy, winners of the Grands Prix de l’Innovation 2014
Two startups coming from École Polytechnique are among the 8 winners of the 'Grands Prix de l’Innovation de la ville de Paris 2014'. "Dreem" wins in category Health and Well-being, while "Sporteasy" wins in category Digital Content.
Dreem, startup winner of the Grands Prix de l'innovation 2014 (DR)
They received their award during the ceremony of the Grands Prix de l’Innovation de la ville de Paris, which was held on Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the Cité de la Mode et du Design. The creators of Dreem and Sporteasy are among the eight winners of the Grands Prix de l’Innovation 2014.
The founders of Dreem, Quentin Soulet de Brugière and Hugo Mercier, are two alumni of the Master 'Technology Innovation: engineering and entrepreneurship' at École Polytechnique. Their startup has won the award in the category Health / Well-being. The two students have invented a connected object which is a headband designed to improve the quality and duration of deep sleep.
Sporteasy, startup whose co-founder, Nizar Melki (X2002), comes from École Polytechnique, won an award in the category Digital Content. This comprehensive web and mobile application allows the user to manage his/her sports team and organize his/her games and practices, for all types of sports (soccer, rugby, basketball...). This app serves as a tool for both players and coaches to optimize practices, to have a common interface and therefore to save time.
Out of the 40 startups selected for the final round of the Grands Prix de l’Innovation de la ville de Paris 2014, six come from l’X: the two winners above as well as Echy, Wandercraft, TiVine Technologies and Padam.