The “French Tech Tour to India 2017”, platform to bridging French and Indian Tech ecosystems

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Business France, the Trade & Investment Commission of France in India, is organizing, with several stakeholders and partners, the second edition of the “French Tech Tour to India”, a multi-purpose and multi-format platform to run over Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Hyderabad & Bangalore from the 13th to the 17th of November 2017.

The “French Tech Tour to India 2017” will consist in an immersive mission to India for 9 innovative “French Tech” startups and SMEs and 1 of France and the World biggest car makers. The program for these companies will include customize business meetings with Indian start-ups, investors, partners and clients as well as pitch sessions and curated networking cocktails across the 4 cities. The first edition of the event in 2016 pitch sessions and networking and networking event was a tremendous success and recorded a footfall of more than 150 participants in each city.

France is eager to develop strong partnerships with the Indian start-ups ecosystems. Therefore, the “French Tech Tour to India 2017” will also include meetings with several incubators in the 4 cities, and more specifically T-Hub in Hyderabad, Indian leading start-ups incubator, and one the biggest in the World. The “French Tech Tour to India 2017” will finally have a strong participation at the Bangalore

ITE.Biz 2017 (Bangalore, 16th to 18th of November 2017), with the objective of strengthening reciprocal awareness between the French and Indian Tech ecosystems, and of promoting France as a leading Innovation and Business Hub in Europe for Indian Tech Companies.

In the years to come, Business France looks forward to take these initiatives to greater scale. The French Tech initiative fits in the with the goals and objectives of the “Startup India” and “Digital India” initiatives by the Government of India. We hope that this spirit of reciprocal learning and collaboration between India and France strengthens in the following years.

For further information, please visit: www.businessfrance.fr

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