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The Ultimate Fintech and Insurtech Ecosystem

In partnership with BNP Paribas
Great access and insights into the bank. Focus weeks were a great idea to be able to manage long-distance setups. Really appreciated the level of involvement of PNP in making sure the bank and startups work together smoothly.

Julia Richter, Sr. Operations Manager at Savedo

Introduction to key decision makers, professionalism of the whole PNP team (huge availability and commitment), great support to better understand internal process decision, very inspiring meeting with Jacques d'Estais

François Nadal, CEO at OneUp

While we received numerous propositions from various fintech programs that wanted to come to Station F, the program offered by Plug and Play and BNP Paribas is by far one of most ambitious. Offering top level expertise and solid international reach, this program brings true value to our campus and startup community.

Roxanne Varza, Director of Station F

Congratulations on the launch of the BNP Paribas Plug and Play team. From my perspective, it was very successful and has a very strong future ahead of it.

Peter Scanlon, CMO at Miracl

What We Do

We are a powerful group of banking, insurance, and fintech experts. Tap into our vast network of mentors, executives, and VCs to accelerate your time-to-market, fundraising, and revenue pipeline.

During the 12-week programs you will receive free co-working space in the heart of Paris, access to all of our events, and major corporate dealflow sessions. You are also invited to visit Silicon Valley.

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Our Goal

We bring the ultimate innovation platform to Paris. Uniting startups with the unrivaled tech expertise of Silicon Valley and the bank for a changing world.

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Length of Program

12 weeks
(twice a year)

Application Deadline

December 31st 2017

Company Sizes

Any stage of startup companies can apply

Class Two

Selection Day

July 11th 2017

Program Start

September 12th 2017

Demo Day

November 29th 2017

Class Three

Selection Day

February 9th 2018

Program Start

April 3rd 2018

Demo Day

June 26th 2018

Bridging Paris and Silicon Valley

Bridging Paris and Silicon Valley

Why you should join us.

The all-in-one startup ecosystem

Whether you are looking to pilot your product, scale your business, hire new talent, or secure a round of investment, we provide the platform to make those goals a reality. This is the all-in-one startup ecosystem.

From MVP to POC

We organise private one-on-one meetings with top executives from the largest corporations in the world so that you can negotiate pilots and sell your product rapidly and efficiently. Don’t waste your time talking to the wrong people!

From POC to Industrialisation

We hate POC bulimia and discussions leading nowhere. We work hard for your successful pilots to scale to other verticals and convert into sales. Fight corporate tourism!

Fundraising, Recruiting and More

Seasoned entrepreneurs, investors and experts are here to help you grow your business faster. Are you raising funds? We’ll schedule meetings with 20 top European VCs. Looking to hire a dev? Let us contact our university and recruitment agency partners. Some doubts about international or French law? Jump on a call with our legal experts.

Get a boost from our technology partners.

Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure
IBM Cloud
IBM Cloud
Google Cloud
Google Cloud
AWS
AWS

Meet our Team.

Working with you to meet your goals.

Omeed Mehrinfar
Omeed Mehrinfar

Director - Plug and Play Fintech

Hélène Mouly
Hélène Mouly

Acceleration and Partnership Director - BNP Paribas

Cedric Vallee
Cedric Vallee

Ventures Associate - Plug and Play

Gabrielle Inzirillo
Gabrielle Inzirillo

Ventures Associate - Plug and Play

Our advisory board.

Guiding the direction of the program.

Laurent Herbillon
Laurent Herbillon

Director, Startup Cooperation - BNP Paribas

Scott Robinson
Scott Robinson

VP, FinTech - Plug and Play

Saeed Amidi
Saeed Amidi

CEO - Plug and Play

John Finley
John Finley

Head of Innovation and Customer Journeys - Bank of the West

Our mentors.

Supporting you along your journey.

Valerie Eymard
Valerie Eymard

Chief Innovation and Digital Transformation Officer, BNP Paribas IRB

Romain Lavault
Romain Lavault

General Partner - Partech Ventures

Renaud Guillerm
Renaud Guillerm

Managing Partner - Side Capital

Marc Rougier
Marc Rougier

Partner - Elaia Partners

Farshad Nowshadi
Farshad Nowshadi

Investor - Level39 London

Nicolas Landrin
Nicolas Landrin

Managing Partner - iSource VC

Antoine Grimaud
Antoine Grimaud

Founder - PayPlug

Tamim Elzein
Tamim Elzein

Investor - Newfund

Julien Creuzé
Julien Creuzé

Investment Director - BlackFin Capital Partners

Xavier Lorphelin
Xavier Lorphelin

Managing Partner - Serena Capital

Claude-Etienne Armingaud
Claude-Etienne Armingaud

Partner - K&L Gates

Anne Leslie-Bini
Anne Leslie-Bini

Associate Director - BearingPoint

Our Champions.

Ensuring PoC success.

Jack Cutts
Jack Cutts

CIO - BNP Paribas Personal Finance UK

Carl Faulkner
Carl Faulkner

Head of Digital Transformation - BNP Paribas IRB

Emmanuelle Wilbrod
Emmanuelle Wilbrod

Digital Transformation Manager - BNP Paribas Asset Management

Stéphanie Lavinaud
Stéphanie Lavinaud

Head of Aggregation & App - BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Corentin Poels
Corentin Poels

Banking Innovation Synergist - BNP Paribas Fortis

Sophie Le Layo Couturier
Sophie Le Layo Couturier

Sales & Marketing Transversal Missions - BNP Paribas Wealth Management

Halil Ozcan
Halil Ozcan

Digital Banking Senior Manager, BNP Paribas TEB

Thibaut Schlaeppi
Thibaut Schlaeppi

Head of Startup Relations & Investments - BNP Paribas Cardif

Julien Girault
Julien Girault

Digital Transformation Manager, BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Laurent De Teneuille
Laurent De Teneuille

Head of Retail Innovation & Marketing B2B - BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Jean-François Cagnard
Jean-François Cagnard

Innovation & Market Watch - BNP Paribas Domestic Retail Banking

Véronique de Combremont
Véronique de Combremont

Marketing Director - BNP Paribas Cardif

Bernard Forot
Bernard Forot

Regional Head of Collection and Recovery - BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Khalid Saad Zaghloul
Khalid Saad Zaghloul

Head of Digital Risk and FinTech - BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Sébastien Remy
Sébastien Remy

Product Manager Mobile Wallet - BNP Paribas AlphaCredit

Fabienne Kerihuel-Framery
Fabienne Kerihuel-Framery

Legal Head - BNP Paribas Cardif

Pierre-Etienne Bonjean
Pierre-Etienne Bonjean

Project Manager for Digital Transformation - BNP Paribas Asset Management

Sonia Voronine
Sonia Voronine

Head of Digital Marketing - BNP Paribas Wealth Management

Vincent Marchand
Vincent Marchand

Head of International Payments - BNP Paribas Cash Management

Olivier Scotti
Olivier Scotti

COO - BNP Paribas IFS Compliance