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French Tech Community Fund

The French Tech Community Fund is a financing tool for French Tech Communities, aimed at supporting initiatives in line with Mission French Tech's strategic priorities, notably the promotion and development of the French Tech ecosystem.

The French Tech Community Fund 2023-2024 is a call for projects that provides 1.5 million euros in support for initiatives led by French Tech Communities over the period from 2023 to 2024.

How the Community Fund Works

Launched in 2019 by Mission French Tech, the French Tech Community Fund 2023-2024 is funded by the French government to the tune of €1.5 million.

By providing financial support for initiatives led by French Tech Community-labeled associations, in close contact with entrepreneurs and their needs, the French Tech Community Fund contributes fully to the development of French start-ups, throughout France and internationally.

The 3 Components of the French Tech Community Fund 2023-2024

Pour cette 5ème édition, le French Tech Community Fund se décline en 3 volets :

  • A national component to support the projects of French Tech Communities in France

  • An international component to support French Tech communities’ international projects

  • Une rubrique spéciale “Semaine des 10 ans de la French Tech” consacrée aux projets qui fédèrent l’ensemble de l’écosystème en France et à l’international à l’occasion des 10 ans de la French Tech.

Objectives of each component of the Community Fund 2023-2024

Four priority objectives have been selected this year for the French Tech Community Fund of French Tech Communities in France:

  • Strengthening parity and diversity in the French Tech ecosystem;
  • Supporting the ecosystem in the ecological transition;
  • Supporting start-ups’ access to public and private markets (Je Choisis la French Tech);
  • Supporting Hexagone’s French Tech Communities in highlighting a key tech sector for the development of its territory.

Four priority objectives have been set this year for the Community Fund of international Communities:

  • Promoting the French Deeptech and Greentech ecosystem;
  • Attracting international talent and investment funds;
  • Connecting French Tech start-ups with major corporations;
    Promoting French Tech’s commitment to gender equality and diversity.

Specific objectives for the special Community Fund “10 years of French Tech” week

  • Highlight the successes of the French Tech ecosystem over the past 10 years;
  • Carry France’s ambition for the next 10 years;
    Introduce French Tech to new audiences;
  • Increase the visibility of French Tech.

Selection criteria for the 2023-2024 winners

To be selected, projects had to :

  • Be in line with the previously stated strategic objectives of Mission French Tech.

  • Have a strong impact on the entire ecosystem, and on French start-ups in particular

  • Be carried out over a maximum period of one year for the classic sections – national and international – (from September 1, 2023 to the summer of 2024) and one week for the special section “French Tech 10 Year Week” (from October 16 to 22, 2023).

2023-2024 Winners

National Winners

OrganizerProject
La French Tech Le MansX Mobility Event
La French Tech LimousinBusiness Dating Day Startups X Industrie
La French Tech Toulon Région SudChallenge Eco Innovation
La French Tech LavalShowroom Réalité Virtuelle French Tech Laval
La French Tech Baie de Saint-BrieucBreizh Data Day 2024
La French Tech Poitou-CharentesEcological Transition support program for French Tech Poitou-Charentes startups
La French Tech Marne-la-ValléeGreencity Business 2024
La French Tech PerpignanLe Train French Tech
La French Tech Pyrénées AdourInnov’Adour #2
La French Tech Pays BasqueA unifying project for innovation
La French Tech AngersConnected Women Saison 2
Table of winners and the names of their projects supported by the Community Fund as part of the 2023 national program.

International Winners

OrganizerProject Name
La French Tech AthensForum “The Greek market, a growth opportunity for French startups”
La French Tech BarcelonaProjet Canfranc / Evénement France Espagne
La French Tech BelgradeSerbian – French Deeptech / Green Tech Forum
La French Tech BerlinRencontres franco-allemandes des écosystèmes Tech
La French Tech BrusselsJournée de la Souveraineté numérique européenne
La French Tech DublinProject Health tech Irlande
La French Tech DusseldörfLe Frühstück
La French Tech ItalyRencontres et Défis autour de l’eSport
La French Tech LondonSocial Entrepreneurship or Non for Profit
End of Year Flagship Event 2023
Delivering on the Paris Agreement
La French Tech MunichSERVUS Scaleup
La French Tech NordicsImpact in the Nordics by La French Tech
La French Tech PragueHackathon sur l’IA à destination d’un public féminin
La French Tech WarsawAprès-midi conférence : l’IA et la souveraineté européenne
La French Tech AustinFrench Tech à SXSW
La French Tech BostonDeeptech and Greentech
La French Tech DenverData and AI
La French Tech MexicoTech4Good
La French Tech MiamiFrench Tech Capital Days 2024
La French Tech New-YorkProject : #TOGETHERDTR
La French Tech San DiegoInnovation IA
La French Tech San FranciscoSerie Wine & Learn
Serie Wine & Connect
La French Tech Sao PauloFrench Tech Summit Brésil
La French Tech TorontoFrench Tech America Summit
ABEONA Network
La French Tech IndiaFrench Tech Talkies
La French Tech IndonesiaFrench Tech Summit Indonesia 2023
La French Tech SeoulTech4Good 2023
La French Tech SingaporeAsia Start-up Summit 2024
La French Tech TaiwanLivre blanc parité mixité
La French Tech TokyoCEATEC 2023
Meet & Connect 2023
City Tech 2024
La French Tech VietnamSeries Deeptech A.I.
Education Tech Forum
La French Tech BeirutPromotion de la tech française au Liban
La French Tech MauritiusProgramme de valorisation de projets et startup de la Tech for Good
La French Tech South AfricaGreentech Ecosystem Safari
Bridges & Challenges
La French Tech Tel AvivProgrammation French Tech Tel Aviv 2023-2024
La French Tech TunisSpin Days & CO
La French Tech AustraliaPutting the lucky country on the French Tech Map
La French Tech New ZealandLes Tech Talks
Table of winners and the names of their projects supported by the Community Fund as part of the 2023 international program.

French Tech 10th Anniversary Week Winners

OrganizerProject Name
La French Tech MéditerranéeLa French Tech Méditerranée fête les 10 ans de la French Tech
La French Tech Bordeaux10 ans de la French Tech à Bordeaux et en Nouvelle-Aquitaine
La French Tech Brest Bretagne OuestFemmes & Numérique
La French Tech Côte d’AzurCocorico Day Edition spéciale “Les 10 ans de la French Tech”
La French Tech Rennes Saint-MaloLe hackathon des 10 ans de la French Tech
La French Tech NantesLes 10 ans de la French Tech
La French Tech Grand ParisRetour sur 10 moments marquants
La French Tech AlpesSemaine de la French Tech
La French Tech LimousinEvénement de célébration des réussites de la Communauté & cartographie interactive d’identification et de vulgarisation
La French Tech Toulon Région SudSemaine de la French Tech
La French Tech Marne-la-ValléeLes 10 ans de la French Tech, Communauté French Tech Marne-la-Vallée
La French Tech Baie de Saint-BrieucFrench Tech Deiz & Noz
La French Tech Littoral Hauts-de-FranceLes 10 ans de la French Tech sur la Côte d’Opale
La French Tech Pyrénées AdourLes 10 ans de la French Tech
La French Tech PérigordForum Tech Day 23 octobre 2023
La French Tech Mont-BlancLa cordée de l’Innovation
La French Tech Pays BasqueLe Pays Basque fête les 10 ans de la French Tech !
La French Tech BarcelonaCélébrer la French Tech
La French Tech BerlinFrench Tech – Allemagne 10 ans, 10 awards
La French Tech BrusselsLa French Tech fête ses 10 ans à Bruxelles
La French Tech MadridSemaine des 10 ans
La French Tech WarsawDîner-débat : fêtons ensemble 10 ans de la French Tech
La French Tech BogotaSemaine de la French Tech
La French Tech DenverLa French Tech : 10th Anniversary
La French Tech MexicoSemaine de la French Tech
La French Tech New-YorkSemaine de la French Tech
La French Tech San DiegoSemaine de la French Tech
La French Tech TorontoSemaine de la French Tech
La French Tech IndiaMise en avant de 10 succès de la French Tech en Inde
La French Tech SeoulCélébration du 10e anniversaire de la French Tech
La French Tech CasablancaCélébrons ensemble les 10 ans de la French Tech
La French Tech AustraliaSemaine de la French Tech
La French Tech New ZealandSemaine de la French Tech : “Voilà la French Tech”
Table of winners and the names of their projects supported by the Community Fund as part of the French Tech 10 Year Week program.