Accelerate your business in Sweden and Finland at Slush conference with
THE FRENCH TECH DAYS NORDICS
The Business Acceleration Programme for French Startups
From March 19th to April 23rd 2021 in Stockholm, from November 19th to 20th
in Helsinki, at Slush conference
4TH EDITION OF THE FTD NORDICS
+40 COACHED STARTUPS AND SMES
+20,000 PARTICIPANTS AT SLUSH CONFERENCE
+ 500 MEETINGS ON THE FTD AND SLUSH
You are a startup or an innovative company
Specialized in one of the following sectors…
To develop your business on high potential markets with strong demand for innovative technologies and accelerate your recovery!
explore your true potential IN THE NORDICS
meet future customers and partners
extend your network in the nordics
gain visibility with business france TEAM
BUSINESS FRANCE NORDICS SUPPORTS YOU IN YOUR RECOVERY WITH FRENCH TECH DAYS
Come and seize post-crisis business opportunities in fast-growing markets, decipher new trends and adapt your strategy for a winning recovery.
The French Tech Days Sweden-Finland 2021 edition is the accelerator of your recovery!
the french tech days in the nordics
Sweden & Finland
We will support you from March to December 2021 with your development in the Nordic markets with tailor-made assistance from Business France experts and mentors.
Bootcamp to teach you the specificities of business practice in Sweden and Finland organised by Business France Stockholm and Helsinki.
Follow-up of your development in Sweden and Finland by an expert in the Nordic markets, for 2 hours/month.
We canvass your priority targets in Sweden and Finland and present them to you during digital B2B meetings and during Slush, in person (to be confirmed).
We organise B2B meetings with prospects in Stockholm and Helsinki.
High-level networking with local decision-makers present at the French Tech Days and Slush.
Sessions of Pitch Elevator in front of a jury and an exceptional parterre to make you gain visibility.
2 OF THE MOST DYNAMIC TECH HUBS IN EUROPE
Pioneers in the adoption and integration of new technologies, Sweden and Finland represent a huge potential in terms of outlets for French startups.
The strengths of Sweden
# Top 10 of Digital Economy & Society Index 2019
Sweden stands out in terms of connectivity and integration of digital technologies by companies.
# Top 3 European countries in FinTech
Stockholm has become FinTech’s third largest European centre, behind London and Berlin, with investments of €942m in 2019.
Digital and innovation hub
Excellent infrastructure in the field of connectivity, data storage and Tech applications.
Spotify, Klarna, iZettle, Mojang, King
IKEA, H&M, Ericsson, Volvo
The strengths of Finland
# TOP 1 - DIGITAL ECONOMY AND SOCIETY INDEX 2020 (EUROPEAN COMMISSION)
Published by the European Commission, this ranking places Finland 1st out of the 28 EU Member States in 2020.
# TOP 7 - GLOBAL INNOVATION INDEX 2020
The country is one of the most digitalised countries in the world, with 94% of the population having access to Internet.
# TOP 20 - DOING BUSINESS 2020 FROM THE WORLD BANK FOR "THE EASE OF DOING BUSINESS"
France is in 32nd position.
SLUSH - # TOP 1 TECH EVENT in the nordics
SLUSH broke attendance records again in 2019: 25,000 participants, 6,000 start-ups, 2,000 investors, 600 journalists from more than 100 different countries.
Nokia, Supercell, Kone, Nordea
FRENCH TECH DAYS - From Mars to April 2021 (TBC) - Digital Edition
End of January 2021
End of application. Selection of the participating companies by our jury.
Digital Bootcamp in preparation for the French Tech Days event. Beginning of mentoring by an expert coach, lasting two hours per month until personalised appointments.
Communication on our networks: production of a promotional video of your company, qualified push on our social networks (LinkedIn, Twitter) and sending a monthly newsletter to our local ecosystem.
Pitch in front of the French Tech Nordics community.
1/2 day of individual B2B appointments.
SLUSH - October to December 2021 - Physical Edition (TBC)
Bootcamp Slush preparation at the Business France headquarters in Paris.
19 and 20 November 2021 (TBC)
Mentoring the day before Slush by a certified expert coach.
2m2 stand on the Business France Pavilion during the two days of the conference.
Communication dedicated to Slush, from the beginning of October to December
From March 19th to April 23th, 2021, digital edition
November 19th and 20th, 2021, at Slush conference, presential (TBC)
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS
ROADMAP – FRENCH TECH DAYS NORDICS
The FTD Nordics allows you to
Understand the market,
Adapt your marketing and strategy,
Meet new partners and customers,
Acquire high visibility in order to develop rapidly.
[SWEDEN] This is a country with a high degree of digitisation, and our solution is high-tech. The Swedes are open to it. In addition, our solution increases the productivity of software developers through advanced automation, which is another advantage for Sweden, where labour costs are very high and developers are very scarce. The decision-making process in Sweden is not as cumbersome as in other countries, where companies are organised more hierarchically. Finally, Sweden has a very large number of international brands, with a decision-making centre in Sweden. Winning contracts in Sweden therefore means conquering international markets”.
[SLUSH] On the investor side, I haven’t seen better. They even come to us, which never happens! We see funds that we wouldn’t have had the chance to see elsewhere. By 9.30 am on the first day, I had already found a potential partner. We meet again in France next week. Even if you only exhibit for one day, you can spend the other full day in an appointment. The atmosphere is excellent and the design incredible.
Contact our local teams in Stockholm and Helsinki for any further information about the French Tech Days Nordics!
Previous editions have been a great success! Few pictures below of our attendance in 2019.
French Tech Days 2019
French Tech Days 2019
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