Business France at the 2019 Web Summit


November 4th-7th, 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!

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Discover the 20 startups of the 2017 edition!

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« The largest tech conference
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« Glastonbury
for geeks ».

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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

Sixty 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: Margrethe Vestager (European Commissioner for Competition), Gillian Tans (CEO, Xabi  Uribe-Etxebarria (Founder & CEO –, ou encore Maisie Williams, etc.

An all-encompassing trade show

Twenty-three conferences, twenty-three 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 170 countries in attendance

Presentation from both startups and major tech companies

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

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.

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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!

Apply before July 12th

Our Partners


Raquel Meleiro Abrantes, Business Development Manager – Transcom

Antoine Blanchys, General Manager – Mediapost et CCEF

Thibaut SCHLAEPPI, Head of Startup relations & Investments – BNP Paribas Cardif (to be confirmed)

Pauline ROUX, Investment Manager – Elaia Partners

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

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



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