Startup Tour #2: The Final Competition

A unique transatlantic startup competition: North America & France

Startup Tour

#Business Angel

September 26, 2018
From 11:30AM to 3:00PM

New York
New York

Selected Startups
CEO @ The Storefront
Président @ Waterdiam
CEO @ EmoJam
CEO @ OTO Systems Inc.
Xavier Peich
Xavier Peich
Co-founder & CEO @ SmartHalo
CEO @ InMemori
Joshua Haas
Joshua Haas
Co-Founder @ Bubble
American Competition
Mayur Saxena
Mayur Saxena
Founder @ Droice Labs
American Competition
Dana Farbo
Dana Farbo
Chief Operating Officer @ Augmate
American Competition
We will talk about

The Final of the Startup Tour is approaching!

Amongst 180 applications received, 35 startups have been selected to pitch throughout 6 local competitions taking place from June to July in major business and innovation hubs (New York, Miami, Montreal, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Paris). 6 French entrepreneurs with aspirations to expand in North America have been selected for the French competition of the Startup Tour.

In addition to focusing on French entrepreneurs, 3 American entrepreneurs looking to gain a foothold in France were selected for the Final.

The Final will be held in New York on September 26th. During the event, the 9 startups will pitch, and you will also have the chance to assist to 2 panels with recognized speakers, the first one on cyber security and the second one on climate.

Agenda (to be finalized)

  • 11.00 am: Doors open
  • 12.00 pm: Introduction
  • 12.15 pm: Cyber security panel
  • 12.45 pm: 9 startups pitches
  • 1.45 pm: Jury deliberation + Climate panel
  • 2.15 pm: Award ceremony
  • 2.30 pm: End of the event



Who is attending?

  • FrenchFounders members
  • Investors & US Venture Capital Firms
  • Corporates & Top-Executives
  • Startups & Entrepreneurs
Among the attendees
210 participants à cet événement
A. Lenquette
Pramex International
A. Legendre
Consulat général de France à New York
F. Moison
Colgate Palmolive
R. Deraison
J. Chessé
Bleu Capital
Invités pour l'occasion
  • Mikael Bes, Fondateur et Gérant, Smart Mobile Solutions
  • Guillaume Noisette, CEO, My Shopping Date
  • Celine Juppeau, CEO, Kotmo
  • Curtis Duggan, -, Blue Mesa Health
  • Aurelie Bret, Senior VP Innovation Hub, Bank of the West / BNP Paribas
  • Louis-Marie Angevin, VP North America MNC Coverage, BNP Paribas
  • Daphne Lora, Business Development Manager, Paris Region Entreprises - PRIME
  • Donna Guilloux, CEO, INTERSTELLA
  • Laure Menetrier, Business Development Director, Business France
  • Xavier Peich, CEO & Co-Founder, SmartHalo
  • Nadim Takchi, -, Cambridge Blockchain
  • Mathieu Ruch, Senior Manager, Wavestone
  • Tanja Gehring, -, MNP
  • Caroline Winter, Business Media & Public Relations Officer, North America, Business France
  • Diane Yu, Co-Founder & CTO, FreeWheel (Comcast)
  • Julien Borel, VP Investment Solutions USA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Adrien Lejal, Venture Capital Associate, Creadev
  • Joshua Haas, Co-founder, Bubble
  • Aleth D'assignies, Studio Director, Usbek & Rica
  • Jerome Ruskin, Founder & Publication Director, Usbek & Rica
  • Melissa Coussa-Charley, Partner, MNP
  • Frederic Bordiec, COO Office, BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking
  • Tejpaul Bhatia, Startup Programs NY, Google
  • Victoria Combis, Representative of the French Public Investment Bank for USA & Canada, Bpifrance
  • Melanie Bir, Marketing Manager, Maison Kayser USA
  • Magali Depras, President, INSEAD NAA Canada
  • Guillaume Maret, lead project manager, wwsight
  • Etienne Ardant, Software Engineer, Google
  • Laura Farbo, Senior Manager, Global Operations, Augmate
  • Steven Tollen, Vice President, Brand Strategy & Communications, Augmate
  • Dana Farbo Farbo, Chief Operating Officer, Augmate
  • Jeremy Smith, Co-founder, Spot Hero
  • Erez Abittan, Deployment Strategist, Palantir Technologies
  • Jamil Zeribi, Président, Grand Sud Network
  • Cyril Fabre, Associé, responsable du développement, Grand Sud Network
  • Yanis Zéribi, Chargé de communication, Grand Sud Network
  • Jean-François Cesarini, Député LREM de la 1ère circonscription du Vaucluse, Assemblée nationale
  • Matthew Devlin, Global Policy Development, Uber
  • Quentin Thibault, Head of NY CIO Office, Crédit Agricole CIB
  • Saskia Salzmann, ,
  • Arnaud Brohé, CEO, CO2logic
  • Marc Bollens, Media Services and Consumer Insights Sourcing Manager, L'Oréal
  • Emmanuel Dumont, CEO, Shade
  • Quentin Chesnais, Head of Business Development, InMemori
  • Marly Diallo, COO, InMemori

New York

To be announced
New York, , États-Unis