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25.05.2018 | Альбина Весина

LVMH Innovation Award 2018

On the second day of the forum,Viva Technology 2018was awarded the LVMH Innovation Award. The award was presented to the winner by the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of LVMH, Bernard Arnault, and his son Alexander, CEO of RIMOWA.the largest French company on the stock market, but at the same time we try to stay mobile and want to keep the spirit of new beginnings," Bernard Arnault shareddirectlybefore presenting the award.


Ian Rogers, Director of Digital Technologies at LVMH, said that this year a record number of applicants took part in the award, 60% more than last year. As a result, 30 finalists were selected, from which the jury chose the winner, the companyOY.



The founder and CEO ofOYSTERJulien Fossard in his acceptance speech spoke about the gaps that e-commerce is currently facing, both from sellers and from the buyers' side. «When you want to buy a simple white T-shirt in an online store, you have to take 8 steps to do this. What for?"strong>OYSTER has created a technology that allows you to make purchases in one click without providing the seller with any unnecessary information."


The winner was congratulated by the Winner of the LVMH Innovation Award 2017Tony Pinville, Founder and CEO of HEURITECH. Among other things, he noted how thanks to the award from LVMH, the number of mentions of the company in the world media has increased and how in the future this will help them enter new markets in the USA, Europe and Asia.


Source: LVMH