Online Start-up Competition

Registration will open soon *please note that booking the event in your calendar does NOT mean that you are registered. You need to register first if you want to attend an event.

Are you a French entrepreneur? Pitch your project to French & American VCs. Gain high exposure, funding, mentorship to expand your business.

 

Who will get the title of "Startup of the Year"?

Stand the chance to e-meet with the best VCs based in France and in California and gain high exposure, funding, mentorship to expand your business in the Bay Area.

This contest is organized by the French American Chamber of Commerce in San-Francisco in partnership with Challenges magazine. It is open to companies based in the Bay Area or in France with a current or future project of development in the Bay Area.  (Open to members and non-members)

In 2020, the Startup of the Year competition consists in two prizes:  

  • Startup of the Year: VC Jury’s prize (French & American VCs)  
  • Startup of the Year: People’s Choice Awards

If you are pre-selected by our experts, you will have the opportunity to present your project during an online pitching contest on November10th 2020.   

APPLY HERE

Compete for a chance to pitch online in front of a selected poll of French & American VCs.

What are the criteria?

  • 5 years or less of existence / or product or service in the market (or BETA) for <5 years
  • Have a French or dual citizen founder or CEO
  • Based in the Bay Area
    • or Based in France with a current development in the Bay Area
    • or Based in France with a future project of development in the Bay Area May the best startup win!  

 

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