partnership with Bpifrance, Business France runs twice a year Impact USA, a
10-week acceleration program to help the best French startups successfully
launch in the US. Impact USA is based both in San Francisco and New York and
has been named by CB Insights “Most active accelerator for French Startups” in
82% of graduated companies are now established in the US with a
over $120M of VC funding have been secured since program was
launched in 2014
200+ US sales contracts have been sourced by Impact USA.
+50% workforce in graduated companies post Impact.
French Tech Tour America by Business France and Bpifrance
on site program to validate your roadmap in North America. Launched 10 years
ago in San Francisco, it has been successfully duplicated in Canada, with
dozens of alumni becoming awesome stories: Criteo of course, but also BIME (now
Zendesk), Dataiku, Followanalytics, Ivalua, Moodstocks (now Google), etc.
first time in 2017, FTT America addresses two tracks : 14 companies will be
introduced in the USA and 7 in Canada.
companies will work upstream with Business France teams to design and execute
an action plan based on their needs and their strategies for the North American
market. One goal : get ready for their launch within the next 12-18 months.
will benefit from 2 full weeks to generate immediate business opportunities.
They will attend qualified 1:1 meetings with potential clients and partners.
of NUMA World, NUMA New York runs a ten-week program for non-US startups
designed to accelerate entry into the New York market. Focusing on User
Acquisition, B2B Sales and/or Fundraising, NUMA New York leverages its deep
network in the New York ecosystem to facilitate a strong transition into the
New York market, creating lasting value for program participants. To be
considered for the NUMA startup program, companies must have established
traction at home or POC in US markets, as well as a minimum of $500k-2M
investment or sales.
Over 350 startups accelerated by
NUMA with an 82% survival rate
6 prestigious participants since
program inception in January 2018
85% of graduated companies are now
established in the US with a local team
NUMA assists companies in accessing
five markets around the world: US, Latin America, India, Europe, North Africa
receives on average 600+ applications from around the world per call for
applications and selects a maximum of 5 startups per season.
The French-American Creative Lab is an intensive, 10-day program that includes networking sessions, meetings, seminars, and creative sessions for content creators and startups in the culture sector. During the sessions, participants will engage in themed workshops relating to intercultural topics and technology creation. These sessions aim to encourage participants to think deeply about the fundamental building blocks and value of their projects in order to view them from a new angle. These seminars will also tackle how to launch a project in a different cultural and economic context.
In addition to the seminars, participants will benefit from individual mentorship. They will have the opportunity to collaborate with their peers over the course of several creative sessions, aimed at helping participants develop connections with large cultural institutions (museums, operas, television channels, audiovisual production companies, publishing houses, brands, and music distributors).
The French-American Creative Lab // Connecting Cultures has been created in partnership with a diverse group of professionals including engineers, journalists, entrepreneurs, producers, and other leaders of the culture sectors.
The Lab is supported by the expertise of top-notch host incubators like Numa, Gaîté Lyrique, Créatis, Paris&Co, and hosted in New York by the Made in NY Media Center by IFP, that will collaborate with the Cultural Services and Business France to define a program for the French-American Creative Lab.