Viva Technology

May 16 - 18 2019, Paris Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

The world’s rendezvous
for startups & leaders

  • 100500 Attendees
  • 9000 Startups
  • 1900 Investors
  • 1900 Journalists
  • 125 Countries


VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation. It’s a gathering of the world’s brightest minds, talents, and products taking place in Paris on 16–18 May 2019.

From top speakers and exhibitions to open innovation and live experiences, VivaTech is a celebration of today’s innovations and tomorrow’s possibilities for everyone who believes in the power of technology to transform business and society.

  • The evolution over the last three years is impressive. The talent here is amazing.

    Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook
  • [VivaTech] is a very attractive event for a lot of people, for VCs, startups and high tech companies

    Emmanuel Macron, President of France
  • It's fantastic to be here in Paris and at VivaTech.

    Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft
  • For me, the key words for VivaTech this year are just dynamism and vibrancy of France and the Europe

    Priya Guha, General Manager, RocketSpace UK
  • VivaTech is one of the most amazing conferences in the world because it brings all the greatest mind

    Marc Pritchard, CMO, P&G


  • Discover Tech Trends

    Step into the world of VivaTech and interact with robots, drones, VR, AR,

    and as-yet-unclassifiable hardware and software. This is innovation you can touch and feel.

  • Dive into the program

    Learn from sector leaders and game-changers and continue the conversation at keynote talks,

    roundtable discussions and workshops that focus on redefining business and bringing it into the future.

  • Accelerate startups

    VivaTech is a once-in-a-lifetime springboard for nearly 2,000 early-stage startups,

    hosted by major VivaTech partners in our Open Innovation Labs (growth hacks don’t get bigger than this). Demos of innovative products and services and pitch contests reveal how these future tech stars plan to reshape the world of tomorrow.

  • Network for success

    Being the best and brightest of global tech takes collaboration. VivaTech provides unparalleled access to investment funds,

    corporates, incubators, consulting firms and business angels. Make connections and schedule appointments with the VivaTech app. Check out dedicated zones for coding, coaching and other resources to take your business to the next level.



Young SOHN

Samsung Electronics
Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer

Gillian TANS
Chief Executive Officer


European Commission
European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation



Spotlight on

Calling all Startups : Ace your pitch and win your booth @VivaTech

VivaTech is organizing Challenges and Pitch Contests with top partners such as Vinci Energies, Société Générale, Cisco, Capgemini Invent, Techstars Paris, JCDecaux, and many more.
Apply to the Challenges to pitch your solutions, exhibit for free at VivaTech on the AfricaTech Lab or on our Corporate Partners Lab. Meet investors, journalists, thousands of visitors and above all create strong commercial bonds.
Our Challenges cover many subjects: 5G, Women in Tech, Positive Impact, SmartCity, HealthTech, AR/VR, AI... there's got to be one for you!

President Macron @VivaTech

The President of the French Republic has honored our event again in 2018. Emmanuel Macron has delivered a speech about his views on how to make technology a positive force for our economy and our society. The day before his speech at VivaTech, the Tech for Good Summit gathered global tech leaders at Palais de l’Elysée to discuss the positive impact of tech & innovations.

Girls Just Wanna Have Funds

That’s the catchy – and totally relevant – theme for a VivaTech Tour event dedicated to women looking to secure financing for their startup, happening 3rd April at The Family in Paris. There will be a coaching session with leading actors in the tech ecosystem, a roundtable discussion, and plenty of time for networking. Stay tuned for more details, link to follow....Let the funding begin.

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