The 2-week sprint to validate
your roadmap to America

Co-organized by Bpifrance & Business France

October 17-27, 2017

Go commando for 2 weeks!
Your goal: Get ready for your launch in 12-18 months
Learn from the best
Our lineup of mentors is made of successful entrepreneurs and market experts. No one is a consultant, everyone is local!
Test your traction
We introduce you to as many potential clients/partners as possible, so you can test your market fit and generate opportunities.
Validate your roadmap
Our balanced combination of coaching sessions, workshops and business meetings will help you fine tune your go-to-market strategy.
11 years of success
100+
Alumni
Join the ranks of the many successful companies that have graduated
60+
Partners
Leverage our close relationship with Fortune 500 and high-growth companies
2,500+
Meetings
Pitch and demo your product to targeted business contacts
1 Program, 2 tracks
US Track
New York: Oct. 17-20
San Francisco: Oct. 23-27
Canadian Track
Toronto: Oct. 17-20
Montreal: Oct. 23-27
Program timeline
Jun. 23rd
Jun. 23rd
Application deadline
Jun. 26th
Jul. 5th
Jun. 26th
Jul. 5th
Selection by local jury
Jul. 10th
Jul. 10th
Program starts
Sept. 5th
Sept. 5th
Bootcamp in Paris
Oct. 17-27
Oct. 17-27
Onsite program
We are proud of our community
Our Alumni
3dtv (2009)
Abphone (2009)
Activnetworks (2010)
Alphaui (2010)
Appoke (2011)
Arkamys (2010)
As an angel (2009)
Ateme (2011)
Atonis (2012)
Avencis (2011)
Avob (2010)
A-volute (2009)
Backelite (2011)
Biboard (2016)
Bime (2012)
Binarysec (2009)
Bittle (2014)
Bluwan (2015)
Bobex (2008)
Brainwave (2013 - 2016)
Calinda (2009)
Caps (2011)
Cbien (2016)
Codasystem (2009)
Co-decision technology (2013)
Cognik (2013)
Contactoffice (2007)
Criteo (2007)
Dataiku (2016)
Delcrea (2008)
Delfmems (2010)
Digitrad (2007 - 2009)
Doctracker (2013)
Dotscreen (2014)
Dsia (2014)
Easytransac (2016)
Ecovadis (2010)
Exaprotect (2008)
Feeligo (2016)
Flashiz (2013)
Followanalytics (2014)
Followapps (2013)
Gigatribe (2009)
Gingersquid (2011)
Global vision systems (2011)
Headoo (2016)
Hubee (2015)
Hyliosoft (2007)
I-dispo (2012)
Iminent (2007)
Intooch (2012)
Iqsim (2013)
Ivalua (2014)
Kalistick (2013)
Kawet (2012)
Kerlink (2015)
Kpsule (2013)
Laster technologies (2010)
Leankr (2013)
Lexip (2010)
Lifedomus (2016)
Lyatiss (2010)
Maeglinsoftware (2008)
Mlstate (2010)
Mobile distillery (2010)
Mobilegov (2010)
Mobiquant (2011)
Momindum (2008)
Moodstocks (2012)
Mootwin (2011)
Multiposting (2015)
Myerp (2008)
Nanomade (2012)
Natural security (2012)
Neiio (2012)
Neofi solution (2015)
Newscape (2008)
Nit action (2008)
Ntx research (2011)
Ogust (2016)
Oledcomm (2015)
Open studio (2015)
Orcanthus (2009)
Paytap (2009)
Peuplade (2007)
Pixeliris (2014)
Pole star (2011)
Prim'vision (2010)
Relaxnews (2010)
Rok solution (2012)
Runmyprocess (2011)
Sculpteo (2012)
Secure-ic (2012)
Sentinelo (2014)
Sinequa (2008)
Smartquantum (2009)
Spideo (2014)
Splitgames (2007)
Squid solutions (2013)
Stardust (2014)
Stg interactive (2008)
Studyka (2012)
Sunpartner (2013)
Sush.io (2013)
Systancia (2014)
Taxtag (2009)
Tellmewhere (2008)
Tinyclues (2013)
Tradelab (2015)
Twinsoft (2008)
Ubicmedia (2010)
Vertical m2m (2015)
Vesalis (2012)
Viapass (2015)
Vision sas (2009)
Vity technology (2009)
Webshell (2012)
Wimi (2013)
Wiztivi (2016)
Xilopix (2013)
Yseop (2011)
US jury
Frédéric Plais
CEO
@ Platform.sh
Mat Kaliski
Associate VC
@ Rubicon Venture Capital
Blake Armstrong
Vice-President
@ Sillicon Valley Bank
Kevin Lee
Venture Capital Associate
@ Fundersclub
Florent Peyre
Co-founder
@ Trade It
Evan Cohen
Partner and Head of Platform
@ Hardware Club
Frédéric Montagnon
Founder & CEO
@ Secret Media
Jay Thakrar
Venture Capital Investor
@ SeedInvest
Canadian jury
Alexandre Gonzalez
CEO
@ Clever Age
Raghu Barat
Investment Manager
@ Emerillon Capital
Gauthier Garnier
Managing Director
@ Kaliop Canada
Kiran Panjwani
Manager, Regional Programs
@ MaRS Discovery District
Yves Lostanlen
CEO North America
@ Siradel
Thomas Park
AVP Operations & Strategy
@ BDC Capital
Mohamed Musbah
Co-founder
@ Maluuba (now Microsoft)
Michelle Killoran
Associate
@ OMERS Ventures
Our Partners
Among our close business partners
Our sponsors
About us
French Tech Tour America is co-organized by
Business France and Bpifrance
Bpifrance, the public investment bank, is a trusted partner for entrepreneurs. Bpifrance finances businesses through loans, guarantees, and equity during all stages, from the seed phase to transfer and listing on the stock exchange. In partnership with Business France and Coface, Bpifrance accompanies firms developing export activities and provides support for their innovation projects. Bpifrance offers businesses the benefit of a powerful contact, one who is readily available and able to efficiently respond to their financing needs during every step of their development.
Business France is a government agency supporting the international development of the French economy. Based in New York, San Francisco, Montreal and Toronto, its Tech team for North America works every year with 250+ companies. Through personalized services as well as its acceleration programs (the French Tech Tour and Impact), Business France helps entrepreneurs efficiently adjust and thrive in one of the most challenging markets in the world.


Contact Us
FrenchTechTour-America@businessfrance.fr
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