Final Competition

Taking place in New York between September 19th and September 25th 2017



This unique competition is organized around 7 local competitions in 7 cities in North America, between June and September 2017.
The winners of the local competitions will attend the Grand Finale, where prizes will be awarded to the 3 winning startups (the prize for first place will be worth $100,000).
The Grand Finale will take place in New York in September 2017, with several notable guests in attendance.

Attend the competition

New York

Where innovation and entrepreneurship meet

The Grand Finale will take place in New York between September 19th and September 25th 2017.
Details about the exact location and dates will be available soon.

Selected Startups

The winners from the local competitions competing in the final


Winner of the San Francisco local competiton
Winner of the Los Angeles local competiton
Winner of the New York local competiton
Winner of the Boston local competiton
Winner of the Chicago local competiton
Winner of the Miami local competiton

Prizes

3 prizes rewarding the most innovative French startups


1st Prize
worth up to $100,000
  • - A check of $20,000
  • - Two desks at The Foundery co-working space for one year
  • - A one year FrenchFounders membership
  • - 6 months of advertising on French Morning
  • - Two round-trip flights between NYC and Paris
  • - A $10,000 voucher to be used on a selection of OVH cloud solutions, the startup will be supported by a solutions architect to choose and deploy it's cloud infrastructure. OVH Digital Launch Pad will promote the startup (events, social media..)
  • - One day at BNP Paribas
  • - Mentoring sessions
  • - And more: consultations with lawyers and accountants, benefits..
AAGEF Prize
the French Grandes Écoles Alumni Association
  • Awarded to one of the 7 finalists at the final competition selected by the Grandes Écoles Alumni Association
  • - Prize money (a check of $5,000)
  • - A one year FrenchFounders membership
  • - Mentoring sessions with experts from the Grandes Ecoles
People's Choice Prize
 
  • Awarded to the startup who gets the most votes on social media
  • - Prize money (amount TBA)
  • - A one year FrenchFounders membership
  • - One round-trip flight between NYC and Paris

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