Close

Choose a country

United KingdomEnglish
South AfricaEnglish
IndiaEnglish
InternationalEnglish

Webhelp supports digital innovation at Viva Technology Paris 2016

Paris, May 18, 2016 – Webhelp, Europe’s third largest customer experience and BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) company, is offering start-ups involved in digital transformation the opportunity to showcase their ideas to some of the world’s leading companies and venture capitalists at the inaugural Viva Technology summit in Paris in June.

The summit runs from June 30-July 2 and is expected to attract more than 30,000 visitors. Webhelp will join global brands such as Orange, BNP Paribas and Accor Hotels to host co-working and demonstration laboratories with young businesses which are emerging as ones to watch in digital transformation. Webhelp is inviting start-ups to enter a challenge-based selection process which will result in 50 companies being chosen to join the outsourcer at its Customer Experience Lab.

Olivier Duha, Webhelp co-founder and president, said: “Webhelp leverages the best people, technology and ideas to allow us to engineer the ultimate in customer contact experience. VivaTech will see us bring together our clients, which include some of the world’s leading companies, with next level start-ups at the forefront of digital transformation. With the combination of buying power and tomorrow’s technology all in one room, we hope to create an explosion of inspiration and an unparalleled growth opportunity for these young companies.”

Webhelp has set the following six challenges:

Social selling – How to generate sales through social media?

Seamless omni-channel customer experiences – How to support seamless customer experiences?

Augmented and virtual realities in customer experience – How to enrich customer experience and create value?

Uberisation – Is customer service next? – How to help traditional models to reduce costs and improve experiences?

March of bots – Is this the future of customer service?

Big data + customer experience – Big customer experience?

The winners of each section will receive the following:

• An invitation to join other winning startups in the Webhelp “Customer Experience” Lab at Viva Technology Paris 2016

• The opportunity to work with Webhelp’s global R&D team in our development lab to work on and test their product

• An invitation to an exclusive event with Webhelp’s founders, Olivier Duha and Frederic Jousset, and representatives of our major investors KKR who will discuss their startup experiences and offer advice

• The opportunity to make joint proposals with Webhelp for their product to select clients from Webhelp’s 300 strong client base

The closing date for entries is May 31, 2016. For more details and to submit an entry please click here

 

Press Information:
For more information, or to arrange an interview, please contact
Heather Astbury, head of PR at Webhelp, on +44(0)7825 593242 heather.astbury@uk.webhelp.com


Webhelp
Article by: Webhelp

News & Insights

Recommended for you
Solution Designer
Service Provider
Technology Enabler
News
Webhelp group agrees to acquire Sellbytel in transformational transaction

Acquisition strengthens Webhelp’s position in the European CRM BPO Market   Webhelp Group, a leading global BPO and customer experience company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 100% of Sellbytel Group. Sellbytel is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC). By joining forces with Sellbytel, Webhelp expands its geographic footprint...

Blog
International B2B e-commerce: 5 pitfalls and 5 good practices

Increasing numbers of B2B businesses both large and small are setting their sights on trading internationally through an e-commerce platform. To give yourself the best chance of making a decent fist of it, Axel Mouquet, Development Director of Webhelp Payment Services, proffers his advice and...

News
Webhelp Payment Services wins a Mirakl Partner Awards

Webhelp Payment Services has been awarded « ISV Partner of the Year » at the Marketplace&Platform Summit by Mirakl, which took place this June 7th in Paris. This award is shared with our German client, Conrad Electronics, and their amazing B2B Marketplace Project. We have produced this...

Whitepaper
TECHNOLOGY IN THE TRAVEL SECTOR

How often are travellers using digital methods? What channels are customers using most frequently? And has the internet, as many predicated, replaced the traditional travel agent?   The Travel Industry is one sector that many people believed would be disrupted the most following the...

Case Studies
Webhelp People Analytics

...

×

Webhelp Cookies Preference Centre

Strictly Necessary Cookies
The website requires the use of cookies for essential functional requirements and these are outlined in the terms and conditions.

Enhanced Functional Cookies
Some features of this website use services provided by third parties websites. These features use cookies to implement their services on this website and may collect data about your visit to help them optimize their functionality. The Webhelp terms and contitions outlines the cookies used by these services.

We have links to social networking such as Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.
These websites are third party sites. We do not place cookies on their behalf, and do not have control over the way they collect or use your data.
We encourage you to read more about their policies:
Twitter
LinkedIn
Facebook