Business France, the Trade & Investment Commission of France in India, is organizing, with several stakeholders and partners, the third edition of the ‘French Tech Tour to India‘, a multi-purpose and multi-format platform in the cities of Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai & Delhi NCR from the 30th September to 6th of October 2018.
The ‘French Tech Tour to India 2018‘ will consist of an immersive mission to India for 6 innovative‘French Tech‘ startups and SMEs. These companies will be meeting the Indian startups, investors, partners and clients as well as have pitch sessions that will aim to help them increase their visibility in India. This will be followed by a networking cocktail in New Delhi. In addition, H.E, Mr. Alexandre Ziegler, French Ambassador to India will felicitate 3 companies in a special award function in the categories of ‘French Tech Tour to India 2018 Grand Prix’, ‘Most Innovative Technology’ and ‘Most Promising Business Potential in India‘. The first two editions witnessed tremendous success and recorded a footfall of more than 400 participants in each city.
With the French President, Emmanuel Macron opening the doors for Indian entrepreneurs, France is focusing on technology and wants to further develop strong partnerships with the Indian startups ecosystems. Therefore, the ‘French Tech Tour to India 2018′ will also include mentoring sessions with the experts from Business France to guide the companies on how to enter the Indian market. “Indiaand France are both startup nations with a strong innovative culture and both countries should work closer to develop synergies and opportunities between their respective ecosystems,” says Jean-Francois Ambrosio, Head of I.T and Services Department for Business France in India.
In the years to come, Business France looks forward to take these initiatives to a greater scale. The French Tech initiative fits in the with the goals and objectives of the ‘Startup India‘ and ‘DigitalIndia‘ initiatives by the Government of India and aims to work more in this sector.
Meet The Delegation
Delegation of the 6 participating ‘French Tech’ enterprises, selected by the esteemed Jury:
Company Name: Cosmo Connected
About: The first motorcycle helmet brake light that indicates the motorcyclist’s position and deceleration by emitting a red light at the eye level of the driver behind.
Company Name: Tempow
About: An upgrade of the Bluetooth protocol which allows to connect any smartphone (laptop, tablet, tv) to several Bluetooth speakers, headsets or ear pods simultaneously.
About: Company specialized in the integration of Li-Fi solutions.
Company: 1to1 Progress
About: Specialist in distance language training, 7 targeted languages. A personalized program. Native trainers.
Company Name: Platform.sh
About: Platform.sh is a second generation, container based, Platform-as-a-Service. It provides a new approach to cloud hosting that removes the need for DevOps, while developing or running web applications.
Company Name: Dronisos
About: Company elaborating in drone shows.