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Upcoming events



YEi Start in France, started in 2005, is an accelerator designed to help tech startups to develop their project in France and grow their business in Europe.

It provides an intensive training in Paris and one free immersion week in France that will allow laureates to benefit from of an extensive customized business network and connections with the best resources in France in their fields. 

The competition accepts applications from startups incorporated in the US, in Italy, in South Africa... and in 2017 for the fist time in Taiwan and Korea!


French Tech Seoul is glad to have the opportunity to select a few innovative tech startups from Korea and introduce them to YEI program. Each of the Taiwanese startup selected to participate in the YEi Start in France accelerator program will be sponsored for one trip to France from 13/11/2017 to 17/11/2017.

The covered expenses include:

  • One roundtrip ticket (economy) to Paris from the Seoul;

  • Hotel Costs for one person including breakfast: 6 nights in Paris and another French region (as recommended by YEi Start in France);

  • Transportation between Paris and the other French region for one person (as recommended by YEi Start in France);


Criteria of eligibility:                               

  • Less than 30 employees

  • Less than 2M USD turn over in 2016

  • Any technology fields

  • Technological startups, which would benefit from partnering with French companies / research organisations

  • Motivated entrepreneur willing to spend one week in France (CEO or CTO)

  • Mature startup: at least with a prototype or a working app/service.

  • Korean based company


  • May 31: Online application deadline

  • July: Final announcement (3 startups selected for YEi programme in Paris)

Fill out the form and send it back before May 31st midnight to jonathan.lauerstumm@expertisefrance.fr

Past events

Seminaire Open Innovation

Open Innovation Seminar, Dec 8th 2016

Open Innovation has the potential to change how large companies and start-ups collaborate together.

Orange Day

Orange Demo Day, Sept 28th 2016

The 2nd promotion of Orange Fab Lab had its Demo Day !

La French Tech in Paris Region

La French Tech in Paris Region, July 4th 2016

The incubator Creative Valley signed 2 MoUs to enhance its collaboration with both SBC and KISED

FinTech Seminar

Fintech Seminar, May 30th 2016

An opportunity to meet the vibrant fintech ecosystem in Korea


Join the French Tech Seoul Kakao group


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