ANNUAL STARTUP COMPETITION

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2019 EDITION ARE NOW CLOSED 

HERE ABOUT THE RESULTS IN THE COMING DAYS.

An annual pitch competition with a transatlantic twist! Innovative startups will go on stage to try to convince you and our jury of top innovators and global corporate giants to help them expand to the U.S.

What's in it for you? Find out about the latest startups, hear from top level speakers, network with experts, CEOs, entrepreneurs, incubators and accelerators, and the media.

What's in it for the winner? A growth prize package, including:

  • Round trip tickets to the U.S. courtesy of United Airlines
  • Legal assistance by DLA Piper in France and in the U.S. thanks to its global coverage
  • World-class consultations with experts from Grant Thornton.
  • Private access to top French and American members of AmCham and the FACC-NY, as well as French incubators and FACC CoWork
  • NextGen membership at AmCham and Active membership at the FACC-NY
  • Video interview at the Les Echos studios
  • Your startup story featured on for-starters.com
  • Winner automatically entered into the second round of Startup Sesame Competition

 

2018 Edition Winner: Toky Woky

2017 Edition Winner: FACILITI

2016 Edition Winner: Selectionnist

Sponsors:

  • Disneyland Paris
  • DLA Piper
  • United Airlines
  • BNP Paribas

Partners:

  • F6S
  • Fahrenheit 212
  • French-American Chamber of Commerce NY
  • French Tech Hub
  • FreshVine
  • Klaxoon
  • La French Touch Conference
  • La Vallée Village
  • Motaword
  • Nextdoor
  • Nova
  • Raise
  • SMG 
  • Startup Sesame
  • U.S. Embassy