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The Ultimate Fintech and Insurtech Ecosystem

In partnership with BNP Paribas

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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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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Length of Program

12 weeks
(twice a year)

Application Deadline

June 1st 2017

Company Sizes

Any stage of startup companies can apply

Class One

Selection Day

March 29th 2017

Program Start

April 18th 2017

Demo Day

July 11th 2017

Class Two

Selection Day

July 11th 2017

Program Start

September 12th 2017

Demo Day

December 9th 2017

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 & Partnership Director, BNP Paribas

Cedric Vallee
Cedric Vallee

Ventures Associate, France, Plug and Play

Gabrielle Inzirillo
Gabrielle Inzirillo

Ventures Associate, Plug and Play

Our advisory board.

Guiding the direction of the program.

Saeed Amidi
Saeed Amidi

CEO - Plug and Play

Our mentors.

Guiding the direction of the program.

Jason Boud
Jason Boud

COO - Enforcd

Antoine Grimaud
Antoine Grimaud

Founder - PayPlug

Jean-Patrice Anciaux
Jean-Patrice Anciaux

Investment Director - BPI France

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

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 Direct Bank & Innovation, International Retail Banking - BNP Paribas