Entrepreneurs first supporters!
Committed to help entrepreneurs to thrive, the sponsors are key supporters to entrepreneurship and help projects to become a successful reality.
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 73 countries, with more than 196,000 employees. BNP Paribas has built a strong and diversified presence in the United States to support its client base. The bank employs over 16,000 people and has had a presence in the USA since the late 1800s.
Agorize is an 80-person strong startup that specializes in organizing O2O (Online to Offline) marketing innovation challenges. Since 2011, the company has organized almost 500 challenges involving a community of 5 million innovators through its dedicated platform.
About Paris Region Entreprises:
Paris Region Entreprises is a catalyst for business and innovation which supports international companies willing to expand in the Paris Region.
As a non profit governmental agency, Paris Region Entreprises works with local public entities to provide free tailor-made services.
Business France is the French governmental agency facilitating international investment in France. We act as a one-stop shop providing customized, confidential and complimentary services to businesses considering an investment project in France, regardless of their plans: new investment sites, expansions to existing sites, industrial or technology partnerships, acquisitions or financial investments. Together with French regions, we can create a roadmap for your investments in France in complete confidence. We act as a facilitator between your teams and the French authorities at national and regional level.
Engie Factory is the first incubator and accelerator in Chile, Mexico and Asia-Pacific, focused 100% on technology and sustainability. They are committed to high impact solutions that improve the quality of life, connecting talent, capital, and innovative ideas today to create and accelerate companies that transform the future.
Launched in 2002, Creadev is an evergreen investment company : we believe that shareholders’ timing should match with the entrepreneur’s vision, up to an unlimited amount of time. We are backed by the Mulliez family, and its global footprint network. We have a global reach with offices in Paris, Shanghai, New York and Nairobi, and we are involved in 20 active portfolio companies with over 85,000 employees.
Theodo is a process-driven software development agency whose mains strengths are to help companies: build their market-relevant MVP in less than 10 weeks grow their product towards product/market fit scale their tech team once the product/market fit has been reached. They have a global team of over 200+ super smart developers, based in the US, the UK, and France and worked with successful startups like Cleo, Voodoo.io, Made.com, and BlaBlaCar.
The FrenchFounders team
International and entrepreneurship is in our DNA as we help business leaders to connect and meet with each other, within our business club. We know how important and efficient it is to get the right connection at the right moment when building your business => We make it happen!
We decided 3 years ago to launch the Startup Tour, to bolster the business connections between startups, corporates and investors by creating a one of a kind competition where pitching is just the beginning of an impactful journey.