FASHION INNOVATION AWARD 2022

FASHION INNOVATION AWARD 2022

Are you a startup that applies 3D assets to increase customer engagement and operational efficiency?

We are searching for B2B and B2B2C startups that could help BALLY, a Swiss luxury fashion house, to improve customer engagement – generating special content for them – and efficiency during the design process. 

The winner will have the opportunity to develop a pilot with BALLY.

If you have a solid tech solution that could be a fit, we would love to hear from you!

Finalists 2022

Learn more about the Fashion Innovation Award 2022 finalists here.

Timeline

04.07.22

CALL OPENS

30.09.22

CALL CLOSES

24.10.22

FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENT

16.11.22

FASHION INNOVATION AWARD - PITCH DAY
Lausanne, CH

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Co-organizers

Award Partners

What are we looking for?

WE WANT SOLUTIONS THAT CREATE VALUE FOR THE CUSTOMERS

B2B and B2B2C startups that can help the brand reinforce its customer engagement capabilities:

  • mobile-first augmented reality (AR) for engagement in the stores and physical spaces
  • virtual fitting and sizing
  • interactive advertising on different platforms
  • sharing digital samples with buyers/influencers/customers
  • increasing efficiency during the design process & reducing sampling
  • generating special content for customers & connecting them to the physical product
  • allowing customers to create their own looks

WHO QUALIFIES?

We encourage applications from B2B and B2B2C startups that:

  • are in revenue (up to 2 mln)
  • have credentials and a client portfolio
  • have a structured team
  • have a solution that fits the requests

Prizes

Both finalists and winner get a set of unique benefits, all designed to have an immediate effect on the startups’ scaling up:

THE FINALISTS GET:

  • Possibility to win an exclusive 6-months pilot with BALLY
  • Visibility – comms & PR
  • Event tickets for the eLuxury Summit– an exclusive event in which luxury and technology come together – in Lausanne on November 15, 2022
  • Free stand at the eLuxury Summit on November 15, with visibility to dozens of luxury decision makers
  • free speaking slot at the Fashion Innovation Award pitch day in Lausanne or remotely in front of the high-profile Jury
  • Mentoring:
    i. 30′ one-to-one with Nathalie Sisouk, CDO of BALLY
    ii. 1h one-to-one mentoring session with BALLY’s CFO team– mentoring about refining the business case & financials by other partners: Accenture, Microsoft, SUPSI, UBS, USI
  • Separate meetings with different jury members (startups picked by jurors)
  • Possibility to propose to BALLY one area that the brand could help them with

THE WINNER GETS:

  • funded 6-months pilot with BALLY
  • Special communication & PR visibility
  • Free desk for 1 year offered by Dagorà – Lifestyle Innovation Hub
  • Exclusive mentoring:
    i. 1h with Nicolas Girotto, BALLY’s CEO
    ii. 1h with Carlo Terreni, President of Lifestyle Tech Competence Center and Founder of Loomish

The Jury

The finalists will have the unique opportunity to pitch directly to the top manager of BALLY, influential journalists, as well as other executives from the Lifestyle Tech Competence Center: Accenture, Loomish, Microsoft, Switzerland Innovation Park, SUPSI, UBS, and USI.

Nicolas Girotto
Chief Executive Officer at BALLY

Nathalie Sisouk
Chief Digital Officer
at BALLY

Tommaso Beretta
Head of Travel Retail at BALLY

Laura Guazzaroni
Global Omnichannel Director at BALLY

Alfredo Russolillo
Global CRM Director at BALLY

Giovanna Melillo
Managing Director at Accenture Song

Dilan Mizrakli Landgraff
Co-Founder. Chief Strategy, People & Culture Officer at Antler

Elie Perez
Co-Founder of Booxi

Jelena Tašić Pizzolato
Managing Director at Lifestyle Tech Competence Center

Carlo Terreni
President at Lifestyle Tech Competence Center and Founder of Loomish

Andrew Reid
Director of Global Partner Solutions (GPS) at Microsoft Switzerland 

Anthony Stam
New Epoch Capital 

Jacqueline Ruedin Rüsch
Founding General Partner at Privilège Ventures SA

Achille Peternier
Adjunct Professor at SUPSI

Gabriele Amadò
Head of Corporate Clients Market Area Ticino 2
at UBS Bank

Anthony Stam
New Epoch Capital 

Jacqueline Ruedin Rüsch
Founding General Partner at Privilège Ventures SA

Achille Peternier
Adjunct Professor at SUPSI

Gabriele Amadò
Head of Corporate Clients Market Area Ticino 2
at UBS Bank

Nadzeya Sabatini
Lecturer and Researcher in Digital Fashion Communication at USI

Andrew Reid 
Head of Microsoft for Startups Switzerland

Apply and get the chance to win a fully funded pilot with BALLY

Any questions?

Please reach out to eleonora.decanio@loomish.ch

Meet our previous
Fashion Innovation Award Winners

2021 – Virtual fashion and augmented CX edition

2020 – Sustainability edition

2019 – Artificial Intelligence edition

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