“Paris&Co was really supportive. They provided us with good programs as well as overall support which was very much appreciated.” Philippe Delplancke, Managing Director EMEA and Digital Director of Nanoleaf - alumni of PLP_Explore.
What does it take to open an office in Paris? What is the best strategy to approach the Parisian market? Who can help you out during the process? Forglobal and Paris & Co had a small chat with Ezequiel Vedana da Rosa, founder and CEO of Piipee, to find out more about their mission and international growth.
Our alumni Gallinée has closed its series A financing round with Unilever Ventures acting as lead investor.
The 29 January 2018, Gallinée, which was part of the 4th cohort of the PLP Explore last October and supported by Comet , has closed its series A financing round with Unilever Ventures acting as lead investor.
Discover the new batch of Comet: 10 international entrepreneurs from all over the globe!
Forbes unveiled its 2017 digital startup barometer, which has been compiled by Capgemini Consulting and ECap Partner since 2016. Its primary finding: last year, there were fewer funding rounds, but the amounts in play were larger. Shift Technology, GuestToGuest and Actility, all three in the top 10 largest funding rounds, were incubated by Paris&Co. In 2017, Paris&Co startups raised €200 million in total funding.
The Paris area boasts a concentration of high-performance startups, as well as corporate research centers attracted by its vast pool of qualified talent. Paris&Co, the economic development agency of Paris, is charged with promoting the French capital abroad. The agency welcomes foreign startups to participate in its dedicated incubator Comet, located in the heart of Paris.
The Dutch embassy in Paris is a very active partner supporting innovation on a global scale. The Dutch embassy is willing to shed light on opportunities for Dutch startups to expand to Paris and conquer European markets.