French Tech is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and New Zealand’s French-speaking tech community made its voice heard during a friendly evening at the Grid/AKL Innovation Center headquarters.
French technology in a few words
A government initiative created in 2013, French Tech’s goal is to enhance the clarity and coherence of public actions in favor of startups, and to place France on the world map of major digital countries. 10 years later, French technology became important 25000 startups, 1.1 million direct and indirect jobs, 29 Unicorns (a company less than ten years old whose value has surpassed the symbolic $1 billion mark) and 13.5 billion The euro was collected in 2022. It is in New Zealand, as desired Strengthening the relationship between investors, businessmen and companies; Act as a support for French-speaking entrepreneurs, and be the main contact for New Zealand startups wishing to launch in France or Europe, while promoting leadership, innovation and creativity in the French entrepreneurship ecosystem present on New Zealand soil.
The concert, brilliantly presented by David Downes, 5 categories made it possible
Reward Businessmen and companies in Technology for good :
Zoe the camelWins Pioneering Women in Technology Award
Anthony LapinaWins Inspiring Individual Technology Award
Risco, wins Startup Impact Award
TechDojo Wins Technical Excellence Contribution Award
Liquium also received an awardIntellia Tech for the Good Innovation Award
In the presence of Laurence Bou, Ambassador of France to New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Samoa, the participants then had the opportunity to exchange and network over fine French drinks and products imported by Maison Vauron.
La French Tech managed to bring together all the ingredients for a quality evening and undoubtedly enhanced the French know-how of the new brand Make it special Launched by the government He would like to convey it to the international community.
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