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ShapinG the future through innovation in France

 

 

Organized by Business France in collaboration with ODTÜ Teknokent, the Invest in France webinar will take place on 15 April 2021 and will provide an online discussion on the reasons why and how Turkish innovative companies can benefit of an ecosystem fostering innovation, through testimonies of Turkish companies already established in France.

Indeed, France has all the right assets in place to attract, develop and grow startup and scale-up businesses landing in the country. On the European level, France has gained the first position and became the leader followed by Germany.

Key Figures

According to EY Venture Capital Barometer French startups have been extremely resilient in 2020 !

  • €5.4 billion raised in 620 operations
  • +89% for > €50bn rounds
  • 9 rounds over €100 million

Download the full report here

  • Among the top five performing businesses in 2020 was Voodoo (with an estimated €400 million raised, amount not confirmed by the company), Mirakl (€256 million), Ynsect (€190 million), Ecovadis (€182 million), and Contentsquare (€173 million).

 

The French government, investors and the general ecosystem all align to offer these businesses the optimal conditions for their international success. Business France offers free guidance to make your new business in France a success, regardless of your plans : start-up, new investment sites, expansions to existing sites, industrial or technology partnerships, acquisitions or financial investments.

For more information contact  Business France Istanbul office: istanbul@businessfrance.fr 

When

Thursday, April 15th 2021

14.00 PM to 15.30 PM

(Istanbul Time Zone)

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Thursday, April 15th, 2021 – 14.00 PM to 15.30 PM (Istanbul Time Zone)

SHAPING THE FUTURE THROUGH INNOVATION IN FRANCE

Moderated by Véronique Priour

14:00 – 14:10     * This panel will be held in English. No translation provided

Welcome Remarks by H.E. Mr. Hervé Magro, Ambassador of France to Turkey

Opening Speech by Marie-Cécile Tardieu, Chief Operating Officer, Invest, Business France


14:10 – 14:35    * This panel will be held in English. No translation provided

France offers a supportive environment and a rich ecosystem focusing on fostering innovation

Join the 1st innovation community in Europe: Paris-Saclay Jérémy Hervé, Head of Innovation & Economic Development, EPAPS Paris-Saclay  

Investing in France: the good strategy to support international expansion & innovation Philippe Alcaras, CEO,  Airties


14:35 – 15:10    * This panel will be held in Turkish. No translation provided

Success Stories of Turkish entrepreneurs – Moderated by Murat Peksavaş – CEO – Binovative

Introductory remarks and testimony by Serdar Alemdar, CEO of ODTÜ Teknokent and Ex-French Tech ticket laureate

Göknur Şirin-Jubin, CEO and founder, GeoTwin

Çağrı Selçuklu, CEO and co-founder, DUCKT 


15:10 – 15:25    * This panel will be held in Turkish. No translation provided

How to set up a company in France, Bülent Özdirekcan, Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel Turkey  

Business France- A public agency dedicated to help foreign investors in France, Cécile Lavigne, Inward Investment Manager, Business France Turkey


Q&A

Speakers

Serdar Alemdar

Serdar Alemdar

CEO, ODTÜ Teknokent and Ex-French Tech ticket laureate

Marie-Cécile Tardieu

Marie-Cécile Tardieu

COO Business France

S.E.M Hervé Magro

S.E.M Hervé Magro

French Ambassador to Turkey

Jérémy Hervé

Jérémy Hervé

Head of Innovation & Economic Development, EPAPS Paris-Saclay

Philippe Alcaras

Philippe Alcaras

CEO, Airties

Murat Peksavas

Murat Peksavas

CEO, Binovative

Göknur Şirin-Jubin

Göknur Şirin-Jubin

CEO and founder of GeoTwin

Çağrı Selçuklu

Çağrı Selçuklu

Co-founder & CEO DUCKT

  Bülent Özdirekcan

Bülent Özdirekcan

Partner, Gide Loyrette Nouel Turkey

Véronique Priour

Véronique Priour

Managing Director, Business France Turkey

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