Organisers

  • City of Paris

    The City of Paris aspires to become the global leader in innovation. The ambitious policy driven by Anne Hidalgo has already put 130,000 sg. m of premises at the disposal of young innovative companies in Paris and the figure will be ramped up throughout her term. With a high-density community of incubators, start-ups and major corporations involved in Open Innovation programmes, and a unique concentrate of globally-recognised research laboratories, universities and schools, Paris has exceptional advantages to boast. Thanks to a large number of programmes, including the Paris French Tech Ticket, Paris Landing Pack, newly-signed twinning programmes with major international corporations and the 2016 Hacking City Hall event, Paris is capitalising on the new generation of entrepreneurs, investors, engineers, and designers in Paris, France and across the world, opening up to talents and ideas from the world over.

  • Paris&Co

    Paris&Co is Paris’ agency for economic development and innovation. Paris&Co works to extend the reach of the Greater Paris Region’s innovation ecosystem, by
    incubating young innovative enterprises. With a network 600 startups strong, it selects 200 per year for closer support, working on ten sites across Paris. Focusing on topics such as tourism, e-health, sports, socially-impacting technologies, digital publishing, digital content and creative industries, video-gaming, it tests out innovative solutions across the Greater Paris Region, works the soil of the Greater Paris Region’s ecosystem by holding startup events, connects startups with key accounts in a dynamic of open innovation and promotes Paris internationally.

  • 50 Partners

    50 Partners is a French incubator funded by 50 successful web/IT/media entrepreneurs. We provide startups with high-quality mentoring, financing, office space in central Paris, and special services from relevant companies in the ecosystem (VCs, Corporates, Media etc). Each year, only a few selected startups can benefit from one of the most comprehensive programs (18 months) with the best engaged mentors.
    50 Partners has also introduced the first automatic financing in an incubator in France – up to €150,000 available per project.

  • Celsa

    One of the nation’ foremost institutes of higher learning, set within the University of Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV) and a member of Conférence des Grandes Ecoles, CELSA is France’s leading communications school. Equipped with its own research laboratory (GRIPIC), CELSA analyses and facilitates transformation in the communications and media industries. The research run at GRIPIC sustains a wide range of top-tier training programmes (Licence 3, Professional Master’s) in the following specialities: Journalism, Media, Brands, Enterprises and Institutions, Management and Organisation, and Culture.
    The CELSA Chair backs a selected core of actions in support of innovation and creation in intrapraneurial and entrepreneurial projects. One prime example is the Specialised Master’s Degree® in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Bac +6 degree), a 12-month programme for project-owners specialised in communication and the media (LIEN). It also includes multiple educational projects, however, structuring the training programmes for university students and adults in continuing training: how to create original media, trans-media projects, inventing innovative products or services, etc.

  • MBA DMB

    The MBA Digital Marketing & Business of the EFAP, a school of new professions linked to communication and a partner of the Think Tank the “HUB Institue” is the first MBA on digital transformation in Bordeaux, Lille, Lyon, Paris and Shanghai. The management team has over 20 years of experience in the business and training on the digital age, they benefit from a network of professional links and a unique brand in France and train digital marketing professionals or those supporting transformation. #InsideDigitalRevolution