case study WAICF

WAICF AI startup competitions

To extend its influence and cultivate innovation throughout the AI ecosystem, WAICF partnered with Agorize to leverage startup competitions as a catalyst for driving AI progress across diverse industries.

Download the case study to unlock insights into how WAICF, in partnership with Agorize, leveraged startup competitions to propel AI advancements and reached concrete outcomes.

The World AI Cannes Festival (WAICF) is a global event orchestrated by Corp Agency. Positioned as the pinnacle event in the realm of artificial intelligence, WAICF serves as the epicenter where visionaries, decision-makers, and innovators converge to illuminate the forefront of AI technology. With a mission to establish itself as the premier hub of AI innovation worldwide, WAICF is dedicated to highlighting promising advancements and fostering collaboration that propels the AI landscape forward.

What is Agorize?

Agorize is the most comprehensive innovation management platform, supported by a team of experts and a community of innovators. For over a decade, we’ve been providing technology powered by a community of 10 million innovators to foster change and accelerate innovation. Our clients and partners worldwide crowdsource, evaluate, and develop solutions from startups, employees, developers, and students using Agorize.

We’ve helped over 300 global enterprise companies in Europe, North America, and Asia Pacific, including Enterprise Singapore, Huawei, Microsoft, LVMH, PepsiCo, Bayer, Schneider Electric, Hitachi, L’Oréal, and many more by running their innovation programs.

What is an innovation challenge?

An innovation challenge, or innovation competition, is a competition organized by a company to bring forward innovative solutions. The organizer defines clear objectives and problem statements, after which innovators are invited to submit their ideas and solutions. Proposals can come from startups, employees, students or other talent that is relevant to the topic at hand. Through a process of crowdsourcing and assessing ideas, mentoring participants, and developing solutions, the organization will identify the winning proposals that will be implemented. More than 300 enterprise companies have organized innovation challenges with Agorize.

Their results speak for themselves. They’ve reduced go-to-market time with internal teams, fast-tracked the development of niche solutions with the products and services of startups, created long-term strategic partnerships, and brainstormed future-proof ideas with students from top universities. Overall, it accelerated their own transformation and made them more future-proof.


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