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
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
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".
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
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 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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
translated from the Maddyness website : Les 10 chiffres incontournables de l’écosystème
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