French Tech Days Stockholm and Copenhagen10th-13th September 2018

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3 days of immersion in the Swedish and Danish Tech ecosystem 

A true cradle of technology, Sweden is at the origin of many start up that we can not do without. Sweden, in particular, is behind innovative start up we all know, such as Spotify, Skype, Crush Saga and SoundClound.
Adding to this a very strong digitization of the country since the beginning of mobile and computer, Sweden, and more precisely Stockholm is clearly positioned as a forerunner in the field of new technologies. Sweden, the most innovative country in the Union, is an European leader in the digital field, and one of the countries in the Union where the digitization of the economy is undoubtedly the most advanced. All the indicators are green, whether it is the availability of digital infrastructures (93% of households have a broad band, compared to 79% in France), of the digital part in the economy (6.4%, against 3.8% in France) or the degree of penetration of NICTs. Sweden is the only EU country to spend nearly 3.5% of its GDP on R & D.

From September the 10th to 12th, 2018, Business France & the French Chamber of Commerce in Sweden, with the support of Openers, organise French Tech Days in Stockholm . Swedish & French startups, VCs & corporate companies will meet each other, discuss business opportunities, financing, partnerships, and startups will also have the opportunity to pitch.

We will also visit specific hubs, the startup ecosystem Sup46.

 

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Thursday sept 13th

Paris -  5 Parvis Alan Turing, Paris 13ème

  • 12.30 Lunch with the participants of French Tech Days Benelux at Station F.

  • 14.30 Bootcamp at the premises of Station F in Paris, with the aim of presenting the Swedish ecosystem and good practices to adopt in this market. Presentation of the supervisors who will be present during these days: Justine Vautrin, Ludovic Bouveron, Stanislas Buffet, Tomas Felbom, Antoine Montier, Astrid Nielssen.

Stockholm - Waterfront Building, Klarabergsviadukten 63, 111 64 Stockholm, Suède

  • 18.00 Welcome cocktail / networking & Presentation of the program at French Chamber of Commerce in Sweden

STOCKHOLM

Morning - Discovery of the Swedish digital ecosystem - Bureau Business France, Storgatan 11, 114 44 Stockholm

  • Exchanges with local actors on the Digital Ecosystem in Sweden
  • First meetings with Nordic Tech actors: Antoine Hetfler (French Tech Nordic coordinator), Erwan Derlyn (French web correspondant in Sweden)

Afternoon - Inspiring visits

  • Visit of Ericsson Studio
  • Visit of Spotify's premises
  • Networking session, pitches, possibilities of BTOB appointments

Evening - Apéri'Tech at Ambassador's residence

  • David Cvach, ambassador of France in Sweden, will introduce the French Ecosystem in Sweden
  • Antoine Hetfler will talk about the ambitions and opportunities of this Tech community

Morning - BTOB meetings SUP 46

  • Pitches in the premises of SUP 46, a Swedish incubator
  • Personalized BTOB meetings in the premises of SUP 46

Lunch - Food Tech Sweden

Afternoon - BTOB meetings

Evening - Departure to Copenhagen, for those whohave chosen the option

  • Flight from Arlanda Airport at 7:00 PM (flight duration 1 hour)

Morning - Breakfast and open engineer's event Factory technician, Copenhagen Fintech Lab

  • Visit of the places and exchanges with the actors Tech Lab
  • Pitch start-up session with the Danish Tech's major accounts : ATOS (world leader in digital transformation), IoT Denmark (exclusive operator of the Sigfox network in Denmark), Nordea (One of the largest financial groups in Northern Europe), Danske Bank (one of Sweden's leading banks, presides over the Nordics), Copenhagen Fintech (a central association of the Fintech ecosystem in Denmark)

  • The expert panel to animate the French Tech Days: Simon Chou (Copenhagen Fintech),Philippe Roy (Nordic Financial CERT), Jesper Jarlbaek (Danish Business Angels), Simon SCHOU (Fintech Copenhagen Michael), BUSK JEPSEN (Finans Danmark), Peter KJRGAARD (MobilePay Claus), CHRISTENSEN (Clearhaus)

Afternoon - BTOB meetings

Evening - Return to France

Partners:

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Smart City Sweden

Smart City Sweden is the national export and investment platform for smart and sustainable city solutions.

The Smart City Sweden head office is located in Hammarby Sjöstad, Stockholm, one of the world’s most famous sustainable city developments. The Smart City Sweden initiative is funded partly by the Swedish Government through the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation and the Swedish Energy Agency, and partly by the industry and business promoting networks. It is managed by IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute, in close collaboration with business promoting networks and organisations, as well as private companies.

 
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NFT Ventures

We invest in the next generation of Financial Technology start-ups

We support entrepreneurs so that they can establish and scale their businesses and maximize growth to become market leaders. We believe that success comes from hard work. To achieve optimal results,
we provide our entrepreneurs with funding, expert guidance, and increased exposure and visibility. 

Our goal is to be the primary partner for next-generation FinTech companies

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Finance Innovation

France’s official innovation Cluster for the financial industry

Founded in 2007 by the French Public Authorities, FINANCE INNOVATION is the unique cluster for innovation in the French financial sector. It has directed concrete actions to accelerate the creation and development of innovative projects devoted to economic, societal and environmental challenges in the service of growth and employment.

With over 500 members (our members are primarily innovative SMEs, bank and insurance corporation but also major universities, research labs, public authorities), FINANCE INNOVATION seeks to address the key barriers and opportunities in the financial ecosystem:
• Promote and support the French Fintech ecosystem locally and internationally, while building bridges with the other Fintech hubs
• Advocate for a democratic and inclusive financial services industry
• Support SMEs of the territory in their search for capital and funding
• Attract greater investment

 
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iZettle

iZettle is on a mission to help small businesses succeed in a world of giants. Founded in Stockholm in 2010, we revolutionized mobile payments with the world’s first mini chip card reader and software for mobile devices. Today, our commerce platform for small businesses in Europe and Latin America provides tools to get paid, sell smarter and grow your business. We are committed to developing our set of powerful tools to level the playing field for small businesses.