Arcanys Partners With Carrefour des Créateurs to Support the 2014 Web Startup Challenge

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Arcanys Supports Innovation and Entrepreneurs through the Carrefour des Creatures Web Startup Challenge. Registration for the competition is now open.

CEBU,PHILIPPINES—July 28, 2014 — Carrefour des Créateurs with the support of partners Arcanys, GENILEM, Apptitude and Centre Patronal, is now accepting entries for the 2014 Concours Web Startup Challenge. The competition is held in conjunction with the 7th edition of Carrefour des Créateurs to be held on Friday September 19th, 2014 at the SwissTech Convention Center at the EPFL in Lausanne, Switzerland, and is designed to bring together young innovators, investors and startup accelerator companies under one roof to encourage and promote entrepreneurship.

The one day event will be punctuated by round table discussions, exhibits and workshops led by industry experts and is open to the public. The convention will culminate in the Grand Finale of the Startup Challenge, where the finalists will make their final presentation and pitch their innovations to the judges and the final decision and announcement of winners will be made. Two winners will be selected, one by the audience and one by a panel of technology experts. The winner from the panel’s choice will win 360 hours of web or mobile development services from Arcanys and Apptitude to help them launch their online startup project.

“We are pleased to support innovation and young entrepreneurs. Arcanys’ business is managing innovations, which means we work closely with startup ventures and the development of new ideas. Carrefour des Créateurs embodies all these ideals, so naturally we wanted to lend our support and contribute in whatever way we can.”

Arcanys CEO and Co-founder Alan Debonneville

Entrepreneurs interested to enter the 2014 Concours Web Startup Challenge, can submit an application online via the competition website: where the criteria for judging, competition guidelines, and requirements for entry can also be found.


About Carrefour des Créateurs

Created by GENILEM in 2007, Carrefour des Créateurs is an annual event dedicated to the promotion and support of innovation and the ideal of entrepreneurship. The 7th edition of the event is to take place on Friday, September 19th, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the SwissTech Convention Center / EPFL, Rte Louis-Favre 2, 1024 Ecublens, Lausanne, Switzerland. For more information please visit or email


About Arcanys

Arcanys is a Swiss software company based in Cebu, Philippines. Founded in 2010, Arcanys specializes in high quality software development, with a strong focus on innovation for startup ventures, software product companies and large enterprises who want to get their products to market as soon as possible. The company has recently ventured into innovation management and startup incubation, and has complemented its core programming services with mobile apps development, UI / UX design, digital marketing strategy and customer support assistance.

In the past two years, Arcanys has helped around 60 startup and established companies in Europe, North America, Asia and Australia, to develop and launch their ideas to the market. For more information on Arcanys, please visit or email

About the author

Fred had been working on IT and operational projects in the finance and software industry in Switzerland for 10 years before co-founding Arcanys in 2010. He carefully negotiated with and managed outsourcing suppliers as a corporate buyer on the one hand, and led delivery teams as an internal provider to operational departments at an executive level of listed companies in Switzerland, on the other. With nearly 20 years of experience in the industry in Switzerland, Hong Kong, and the Philippines, Fred is now leading the worldwide sales and marketing efforts of Arcanys. View on Linkedin

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