French Tech Austin Meets French Tech over Breakfast

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201 E 2nd St

City of Austin Cultural Arts Division Conference Room

Austin, TX 78701

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The French Tech Austin Team and the French American Business Council of Austin (FABCA) present a French Tech Breakfast

Enjoy coffee and Easy Tiger croissants and pains au chocolat during our panel discussion, Austin's Innovation Economy Leaders Meet France's Booming Tech Scene, featuring Michele Skelding, Senior VP Global Technology and Innovation, Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce; Kevin Koym (Tech Ranch); Fred Schmidt (Capital Factory); Angelos Angelou (International Accelerator); and Thierry Daupin, one of our French entrepreneurs in Austin who is in the IoT/sports sector. This illustrious panel will highlight some of the reasons why Austin has been named the #1 city in the U.S. for startups.

Joining the conversation to discuss the thriving tech scene and investment landscape in France will be Roman Navalpotro of NUMA, Paris's premiere accelerator and tech meet up space; Yann Bonnet, Secrétaire général du Conseil national du numérique, the entity that issues independent recommendations on questions concerning France's digital strategy; and Grégoire de Padirac of Orange Digital Ventures, the corporate venture of Orange (telecom leader in France), which finances entrepreneurs who are developing new technologies in IoT, enterprise cloud and data, and fintechs.

8:30am - Doors open. Networking with French entrepreneurs at Austin for SXSW trade show, Business France, French Tech Austin mentors, FABCA members, Consulate general of France, and potential investor and accelerator contacts.

9am - Panel begins.

10am - End.

Reserve early as capacity is limited!

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If you find parking at the Convention Center parking garage where 201 E. 2d is located, please note that the City of Austin cannot validate for parking.

Questions about FABCA, this event, or French Tech Austin? Contact Christophe Daguet (christophe.daguet@gmail.com) or Liz Wiley, Honorary Consul of France for Austin (lwiley@gchub.com). Visit FABCA at http://fabc-austin.org or @FABCAustin.

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Austin, TX 78701

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