Business France at the 2017 Web Summit


November 6th-9th, Business France will be bringing high-potential tech startups to the Lisbon Web Summit.

Sign up for a spot in the sun at this unmissable tech event!

La French Tech

Discover the 20 startups of the 2017 edition!

Super Prof

« The largest tech conference
in the world ».


Logo Web Summit

Web Summit

« Glastonbury
for geeks ».

The Guardian

This November, the entire tech industry will meet up in Lisbon — the place to be for any startup looking to grow, expand, or go international!


Europe’s largest tech trade show

Fifty-five thousand visitors including startups, large tech companies, venture capital firms, journalists, and many more.

Conferences that range in size and adress a variety of topics

Examples of keynote speakers: John Chambers (Cisco), Carlos Ghon (Renault), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (actor and founder of HitRecord), Ne-Yo, Ronaldinho, etc.

An all-encompassing trade show

Twenty-one conferences, twenty-one themes, and over 1,000 speakers covering a large variety of topics, including AutoTech, Binate, MusicNotes, PlaneTech, Talk Robot, Pub Summit, Sports Trade, MoneyConf, and HealthConf, among many others.

Organized according to topic and stage of development

Participating strartups are categorized by topic and stage of development, starting with “Alpha” (emerging companies), “Start” (more established companies), and “Beta” (startups that have already been funded).

An international trade show

Over 165 countries in attendance

Presentation from both startups and major tech companies

Facebook, Coca cola, IBM, Google, Oracle, Samsung, Intel, Cisco, Paypal, etc.

France 2016: A look Back


France had the fourth largest showing in terms of visitors after Germany, yhe UK, and the US.


100 French presenters — 1,448 visitors


A highly qualified networking event for the French tech industry in downtown Lisbon that drew 250 participants

La French Tech

Learn about the fifteen selected startups from 2016!

Super Prof

Business France oversees the international development of companies and their exports. It also solicits and receives international investments in France.

Business France promotes the attractiveness and economic reputation of France as well as the country’s companies and regions. It manages and develops VIE (Volontariat International en Entreprise), a French  international business program that helps employees gain professional experience abroad.

Founded on January 1, 2015, Business France was created throught  the merger of  UBIFRANCE and AFII  (French International Investments Agency).

Business France employees 1,500 people in France and seventy other countries. It works with a network of both private and public partners.

Business France is a founding member of French Tech.

For more information, visit


Our services

What does Business France offer?

Price: € 2,500 (excluding tax)

When it comes to major events in the tech industry, flying by the seat of your pants is not an option. It all comes down to how well you’ve prepared.
With Business France, you’ll receive a tailor-made program that will let you optimise your time at the trade show and boost your visibility!


  • Receive coaching sessions on your pitch and interview skills from highly experienced specialists
  • Receive advice from mentors who went throught the same experience in previous years
  • Befeatured in the French and UK media
  • Take part in the French Tech networking event
  • Make your mark at our Business France/French Tech booth and meet potential clients, venture capital firms and media outlets!

Our Partners


Axelle TESSANDIER, Founder — Axl Agency

Mathieu DAIX, co-founder DAPHNI

Thibaut SCHLAEPPI, Head of Startup relations & Investments – BNP Paribas Cardif

Pauline ROUX, Investment Manager — Elaia Partners

Ricardo MARVÃO, Co-founder, Entrepreneur, Connector, Firestarter — Beta-i

Hervé NAUDIN, Start-Up Business Development and Open Innovation

Eric MORAND, Services and Technology Manager — Business France

Join us

Be a part of our delegation at WEBSUMMIT FR!

FIL — Feira Internacional de Lisboa
R. Bojador, 1998-010 Santa Maria dos Olivais, Lisboa, Portugal

Web Summit

FIL – Feira Internacional de Lisboa
R. Bojador,
1998-010 Santa Maria dos Olivais,
Lisboa, Portugal



Mathilde NOIR
Project Manager
Tech & innovative Services

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