Young Enterprise Initiative (YEi) 2015 Call for Applications [fr]
Leverage transatlantic resources and partnerships!
The Young Enterprise “Start in France” initiative is an accelerator program designed to help entrepreneurs start and grow their business in France and Europe. Winners of the program will benefit from a one-week immersion in France, allowing laureates to benefit from an extensive customized business network and connections to some of the best resources in Europe.
Say "OUI" to France
A fiercely competitive global technology market is a challenge to any entrepreneur. The key to success is being able to internationalize your vision and activities at an early stage. The YEi Start in France program can help you achieve your goal through a free, personalized, one-stop program in France.
France offers significant advantages to innovators and entrepreneurs:
World renowned R&D centers; business hubs eager to partner with technology ventures
Highly skilled workforce - labor costs 20%-50% lower than in the US
Fertile, productive business environment - advantages and benefits for startups
Access to European markets, stable R&D tax credits, access to funding
And so much more!
What do we offer?
All US-based entrepreneurs selected to participate in the YEi Start in France 2015 will benefit from mentoring and networking programs in the U.S., to help them study the feasibility of setting up their venture in France, the gateway to Europe.
And for the overall winners…
The high point of YEi Start in France 2015 is a one-week immersion stay in France including training, personalized connections, and mentoring. This immersion week will be split between the Paris area and one other French region whose innovative ecosystem best fits the needs of each laureate. The French week includes:
APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 27