The European Commission awarded the 2017 European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) prize of €1,000,000 to Paris.
The Paris Living City Awards is a new category of the “Grands Prix de l’Innovation” dedicated to international startups. This event aims to support the development of innovative companies in fast-growing sectors.
French startups raised a record-breaking €420m+ in September
The 23rd October, 14 startups have crossed the channel in order to launch the cooperation program between Paris and London on innovation. Paris&Co and London&Partners have announced a new cooperation aimed at boosting the circulation of entrepreneurs between Paris and London.
With its thriving tech ecosystem, Paris is a perfect gateway for entrepreneurs wishing to conquer the European market. In order to help them deploy and boost their business on the French market, Paris&Co launched one year ago the Paris Landing Pack_Explore.
Paris emerged as the top city in Europe for shared transport services, ranking ahead of Brussels, Berlin, Warsaw and Vienna, with the most self-service cars, bikes and scooters per capital
The French capital’s scope of innovation captured the attention of the International Olympic Committee: with 10,000 startups and more than 100,000 m2 of incubators, Paris has positioned itself as one of the most dynamic global metropolises in terms of innovation. In March 2017, to make sure startups were in the race, Paris&Co dedicated its 3rd edition of the Hacking de l’Hôtel de Ville to the Olympic and Paralympic Games.