PRIME, Paris Region Entreprises and the Open Innovation Club are welcoming a delegation of US companies to Paris from Dec 8 to 11th 2014. The objective of this Paris Region Business Tour is to connect US companies with the Paris region ecosystem and facilitate business activities and expansion plans.

This is a unique opportunity to connect with large French companies, R&D centers, universities, innovation clusters, incubators, start-ups, government leaders and investors. Each participating company benefits from a customized tour and personal one-on-one meetings with potential partners and clients.

Here are some of the participants:

  • Arrayent – IoT. Cloud platform for connected products.
  • Bay Area Council – Public-policy. Advocacy organization.
  • Beckon – Marketing. Omni-channel analytics software for marketing
  • Coursera – Education Tech. Online course platform
  • Docker – IT. Open Source platform for distributed applications.
  • EventBrite – Internet. Social commerce, event planning.
  • Flextronics Lab IX – start-up investment arm of electronic manufacturing company
  • Global Upside – Consulting. Accounting / HR Services
  • Momentum VC Mobile tech accelerator
  • Orphmedia digital marketing. Web design, online marketing.
  • Qwalytics – Business Intelligence. Cloud analytics solution, big data
  • Rescale – Performance Computing. Cloud simulation platform.
  • Rocket Fuel Mobile advertising
  • Taboola Internet. Content distribution and advertising
  • Tech Shop – Workshop with access to tools and equipment.
  • Vehicule Data Science – Automotive. Driver Assistance Systems, Data Science.
  • Zendesk IT. Customer service software

There is still a chance to join these companies and participate in our 2 key events:

  • December 8th 5:30pm – 10:00pm: Innovation Meetup with corporations, SMEs, VCs and top leaders of industry and state government.
  • December 9th 4:30pm – 7:30pm: Event at Ecole 42 with top French R&D centers, innovation clusters, incubators, start-ups and universities.

In addition, some participants will be attending LeWeb, the most talked about digital conference. Paris Region Entreprises has a significant discount to attend the event.

Throughout their stay, participants to the Paris Region Business tour will benefit from extensive media and brand visibility. This includes exposure in the press kit that will be distributed to 400 LeWeb accredited journalists, individual interviews, logo visibility at the Paris Region meeting point at LeWeb, and mention on website and social media.

For more details about the tour, please see:

If you are interested in joining the tour, please email Olivier Allegret, Business Development Director.