Initiatives

Créative France

The “Créative France” campaign was officially launched in the United States in June 2016 at tin New York by Jean-Marc Ayrault, the French Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development and Muriel Pénicaud, France’s Ambassador for International Investment and CEO of Business France. The “Créative France” initiative seeks to promote France’s key strengths – excellence in business and industry, major innovation potential, vibrant arts and culture – and will run in the United States throughout 2016. Having been chosen as a priority country for the campaign, along with nine others, due to its capacity to create and innovate, the United States is the leading job-creating investor in France, where 4,800 American companies employ more than 460,000 people. France and the United States also have a long tradition of bilateral trade and investment. See more


La French Tech

French Tech” is term used to describe the French startup community: everyone who works in or for a startup in France or for a French startup abroad. Entrepreneurs of course, but also investors, engineers, designers, developers, incubators, media, public organizations, research institutions, etc. who are committed to the growth of startups and to their international prosperity. It is also an example of innovative public policy through the French Tech Initiative at the service of the community and of startups’ growth. See more

In the USA, New York City and San Francisco have been disgnated “French Tech Cities”, offering a relay of the national initiative in the local ecosystem, connecting French startups with the local business community, investors and tech ecosystem. Click on the logos for more details:



French Tech Ticket

Thr French Tech Ticket is program designed attract global entrepreneurs to set up their startup in France. It organizes an annual competitions awarding a welcome package which includes a 45,000 euros financing scheme per project, a 12 month incubation in one of the 41 partner accelerators and a fast track visa procedure. The USA is one of the main entrepreneur pool for this scheme. See more