Grand Prix ACF Autotech 2021

January 1, 2022

The Automobile Club de France and the ESSEC Automobile Club announce the opening of the 4th edition of its startup contest. As in 2019, the cluster is an official partner of the competition.

Tweet #GPACF2021 Grand Prix ACF AutoTech is today the benchmark competition in the automotive sector. Since 2018, the Automobile Club de France and the ESSEC Automobile Club have been highlighting, rewarding and supporting the most innovative French and international startups in the use, marketing, manufacturing and design of automobiles. The event, which is organized around a large-scale system and an exceptional jury made up of leading personalities from the automotive and entrepreneurial worlds, is a springboard and gas pedal for new technologies and mobility.

Three Prize Categories  

GRAND PRIX ACFAUTOTECH For startups that are most advanced in their development (Series A and +)

PRIX PIONNIER ACF For youngest startups, at the early stages of their development (Seed)

MENTION GPACFGREENTECH For finalist startup with the most eco-friendly product


15th October 2020

→ opening of applications

The following are eligible for the "ACF AutoTech Grand Prix": automotive service or technological development companies whose articles of association have been filed no earlier than January 1, 2011 in France or abroad, with at least 50% of the capital held by its partner(s), who are individuals. Candidates compete to win 1 of the 3 Prizes and endowments (for a valuation of more than €200,000 in total). . 27th November 2020

→ closing of applications

9th February 2021

→ announcement of the 6 finalists

The competition organizers will unveil the 6 startups selected for the final of the "Grand Prix ACF AutoTech 2021". These finalists will benefit from support in their speeches by the consulting firm Humeaning to prepare their speech, but also from networking and visibility during the award ceremony. 15th April 2021

→ revelation of finalists and award ceremonies

Apply before 27th November 2020


The jury of the Grand Prix ACF Autotech 2021

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