10 key figures of the French Startups ecosystem (source : maddyness)

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The 2015-2016 annual report of the Digital Agency, which oversees the French Tech initiative, is an opportunity to step back and have an overview of this label of the French entrepreneurial ecosystem, which has become global.


This is the number of start-ups in France. 1/3 are in Île-de-France and 2/3 are divided into regions, including overseas.

Between 2012 and 2015, there is an increase of more than 30% in the number of start-ups created, demonstrating the dynamism of the ecosystem

Chiffres FT pour 2015-2016

13 metropolises

Aix-Marseille, Bordeaux, Brest, Caen-Rouen-Le Havre, Grenoble, Lille, Lyon, Montpellier, Nancy-Metz, Nantes, Nice, Saint-Malo and Toulouse all have been labelled French Tech between November 2014 and June 2015 A way to stand out and gain visibility on the territory with other local ecosystems to form, with Paris, "the French team of start-ups".


9 thematic networks

HealthTech, IOT, EdTech & Entertainment, CleanTech & Mobility, FinTech, Security & Privacy, Retail, FoodTech and finally Sports are all entrepreneurial communities, bringing together start-ups as well as support structures and specialized funds.

The goal? Support the growth of young French start-ups in these fields and help them to expand at the national and international levels.


22 International Hubs

22 cities on five continents! Only Oceania remains where the French Tech has not yet hang its hat. From San Francisco to Tokyo and from London to Cape Town, these metropolises form a global network, relaying the growth of French start-ups internationally. Entrepreneurs know that they can find many "communities of entrepreneurs and French investor, dynamic and settled in their local ecosystem".

Map Hubs

169 young start-ups

It is the number of start-ups that have integrated the program of the French Tech Pass, into three successive promotions. In hyper growth, these French golden nuggets benefit, since 2014, from the network and the increased visibility offered by French Tech. These pearls of tomorrow are identified by the certified metropolises to help them accelerate their development, both in terms of fund raising and international expansion. Notably thanks to the various partners of French Tech: bpifrance, Business France, INPI (French Patent Office), Coface and the DGE.

Promo 2016

200 million euros

It is the investment capacity of the French Tech acceleration fund over five years, by 2020. Managed by bpifrance, it aims to promote the emergence of private accelerators on French territory, which already has more than 300. At the end of March 2017, 38 million have already been invested in seven projects, the most recent of which being Alacrité, located in Lille.

1774 grants awarded

From 2014 to 2016, more than 46 million euros were distributed under in the context of the French Tech Grant, again operated by bpifrance. This grant is intended to support the creation of startups, to allow future golden nuggets to cover their first expenses.


3 million euros

This is the amount of subsidies allocated in 2015 and 2016 to six private projects to promote French start-ups. Reviens Léon, the French Touch Conference, Reboot, NUMA international, Hello Tomorrow and French Founders present synergies with French Tech and contribute to the visibility of the French ecosystem internationally.


93 international start-ups

This is the number of start-ups supported by the French Tech Ticket. This is more than 230 entrepreneurs. This program allows foreign start-ups to be guided by French Tech to settle in France. After a first season limited to the Parisian structures, the program expanded to involve 41 incubators in the labelled metropolises.

178 start-ups

It is the number of French start-ups present at the last CES of Las Vegas (only 44 in 2014). A nice growth that proves the visibility of the French ecosystem internationally. Other Tech festivals, such as the SXSW, the Mobile World Congress or the Web Summit, are other prime targets for French start-ups to develop their network and carry out their ambition to conquer the world.


Article translated from the Maddyness website : Les 10 chiffres incontournables de l’écosystème startups français


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3 days left to apply to the "founders" program of the Station F incubator in Paris...

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Station F

Station F, the new name of Halle Freyssinet in Paris, will be inaugurated in April 2017. The world's largest start-up campus, is launching a call for applications from start-ups from around the world to participate in new incubation programs.

The Founders Program, a program for which a call for applications is launched with innovative startups, will be managed directly by Station F.
It is an acceleration program for startups who have already developed a prototype or prooved the feasibility of their concept without having raised funds ("early stage"). The offer includes a permanent office at Station F for a minimum period of three months (competitive rent of € 195 / month) with access to all events, trainings and services.

About 100 projects will be accepted and Start-ups are invited to fill in an application by 5 February 2017.

To apply:

Another program will be launched shortly: the Fellowship Program - an offer of offices available five days a month for startups or investment funds wishing to have an office in Paris and access to rooms for their appointments Business.

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Trésor-Éco 183 : La mondialisation des activités de R&D des entreprises : où en est la France ?

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Depuis une trentaine d'années, le mouvement d'internationalisation de la chaîne de valeur s'est progressivement étendu aux activités de R&D, qui étaient auparavant localisées près des centres de décision. Ce mouvement semble néanmoins se stabiliser dans la plupart des pays européens sans qu'il soit possible de déterminer si cette inflexion est conjoncturelle ou structurelle. L'internationalisation passe notamment par des investissements directs à l'étranger (IDE) dans la création de centres de R&D, qui sont principalement à destination [la suite de cette article sur le site de la Direction Générale du Trésor]

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Retour sur le 50ème CES à Las Vegas (article du SE de l'Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis)

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Cette année, Michel Sapin, Ministre de l’Economie et des Finances et Axelle Lemaire, Secrétaire d’Etat chargée du numérique et de l’Innovation étaient présents sur le salon. Ils ont eu l’occasion de rendre visite aux start-ups, ETI et grands groupes français exposant au CES. Axelle Lemaire a également participé à une table ronde organisée par le site internet TechCrunch pour [lire la suite sur le blog du Service Economique de l'Ambassade de France aux Etats-Unis]

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One month business acceleration program in Paris - apply before January 13th

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Paris Landing Pack_Explore – March 2017


Paris&Co launches a new call for applications for the next session of Paris Landing Pack_Explore!


Foreign-based startups looking to expand into the French market are invited to apply to

Paris Landing Pack_Explore, a business acceleration program organized by Paris&Co.


This 4 weeks program will take place in March 2017. It will provide selected startups with a complete set of workshops on how to do business in France. It will give entrepreneurs the opportunity to validate their solution on the French market and explore business opportunities in Paris:

how to make my startup visible? How to develop my business in Paris? How to make it in Paris, practically?  

Based in a co-working space in the heart of Paris and surrounded by startups

from all over the world, they will get the chance to dive into the thriving Parisian Tech Scene.


The laureates will also have the opportunity to attend the "Hacking of the City Hall" on the 16th of March. They will have the chance to meet startups,  investors, experts and corporates. The previous edition gathered three thousands of participants from all over the world.


In a nutshell: fast-growing startups under 8 years old and looking to expand into France, preferably active in the following fields: IT / Medtech / Traveltech / Tourism /Sports / Foodtech / Mobility & Smart City / Circular Economy


Application open until 13th of January under:


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