The French Program for International Startups 2016-2017

Publish Date: Jun 24, 2016

Deadline: Aug 24, 2016

The French Tech Ticket is a program designed for entrepreneurs from all over the world who want to create their startups in France. 70 international startups will be selected through a global competition for a 12 month program from January 2017.

The French Tech Ticket program is back with even more startup-tailored benefits and 41 partner incubators all over France ready to welcome international startups!

Winning teams will receive the following benefits:


€45,000 per team over the course of a year, with no loss of equity (€20k to cover personal costs and €25k to cover professional services)

Resident Permit

Fast-track procedure for team members to obtain a French residence permit.

Acceleration Program

Tailored program of events to support your startup’s growth 

  • Masterclasses
  • Networking events
  • Mentoring sessions
  • 2 Demodays with investors and corporate executives


12 months in one of the 41 selected partner incubators

  • Dedicated office space
  • Weekly and monthly coaching sessions

Help Desk

A dedicated contact to help you through administrative procedures so you can focus on your startup!

Soft Landing Pack

“Welcome Guide” and special offers from our partners to help you relocate easily to France! 

Who is eligible: 

Foreign founding teams of 2 or 3 people

The team can include a maximum of 1 French citizen.

English speaking teams

The entire program will be held in english.

A startup project

Startups must be in the creation or growth phase.

Consulting firms and import-export businesses are not eligible to the French Tech Ticket.

Full-time team in France

Founders must be ready to live in France for a year and devote 100% of their time to their project.

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