Viva Technology

Europe’s biggest startup
and tech event

June 16 - 19, 2021 Paris & online Paris Expo Porte de Versailles
  • 231M Reach
  • 13,000 startups
  • 3,300 investors
  • 2,500 journalists
  • 125 countries
  • Virtual VivaTech Tour

    The VivaTech team is back on the road, hosting a weekly series of online meetups to discover the world’s most vibrant startup hubs, to connect and discuss with global key innovation players, and to promote collaboration throughout the tech ecosystem.

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This is where business meets innovation

Innovation lights up positive change

We bring together the best innovation actors to ignite positive change in business and for society. We act as a global catalyst for digital transformation and startup growth.

It’s time to reconnect

For 2021, we’re launching an unmissable hybrid edition. Expect the best of both worlds, with a blend of online and in-person for an augmented event experience. You’ll be able to discover the latest innovations, inspiring speakers, budding startups and much more, in Paris or simply from your couch.

The VivaTech 2021 edition will take place on June 16 - 19, online and in-person in Paris

"VivaTech remains the go-to annual event which brings together the Paris, French and European tech scene in the one place. It’s great to get a download from the variety of founders and investors who attend every year."

Mike Butcher, Editor at large, TechCrunch

The world unites

No matter where you are,
VivaTech is giving you the chance to meet attendees from 125 countries, hear world top speakers talk live, discover AfricaTech and EuropaTech challenges, and benefit from our simultaneous multiplex events that will take place on 3 continents.

All year long

VivaTech is much more than 4 days. It's a community that meets all year-round. Around the event, participate on our online platform, to continue networking and access replays of our talks. Beyond VivaTech in June, join inspiring gatherings of the world’s leading tech ecosystems organised by our very own VivaTech Tour.

Watch the VivaTech Trailer

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They took over our stages

Mark Zuckerberg Facebook - Founder & CEO

Margrethe Vestager European Commission - Commissioner for Competition

Jack Ma Alibaba - Founder

Satya Nadella Microsoft - CEO

Dara Khosrowshahi Uber - CEO

Justin Trudeau Canada - Prime minister

Young Sohn Samsung Electronics - Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer

Holly Ridings NASA -Chief Flight Director

Bernard Arnault LVMH - Chairman & CEO

Stewart Butterfield Slack - Co-founder & CEO

Eric Schmidt Alphabet Inc. - Former Executive Chairman and CEO

Melanie Perkins CANVA - Co-founder & CEO

Dive into VivaTech

The latest innovations

Step into the world of VivaTech and interact with robots, drones, VR, AR,
and as-yet-unclassifiable hardware and software.
Be it online or in-person,
you’ll be able to discover the latest tech no matter where you are.

Start you up

VivaTech is a springboard for nearly 2,000 early-stage startups hosted by major VivaTech partners. With also 3,000 VCs participating, there are opportunities around every corner for getting new funding, boosting growth and igniting business.

Network for success

Find the people you've been wanting to connect with. VivaTech provides unparalleled access to the best and brightest profiles in tech.Thanks to the VivaTech app, you’ll be able to network with people across the globe at any time during our next edition.

They say it better

  • "VivaTech is a great place to get into contact very easily with top business leaders, and share knowledge and experience."

    Thomas Plantenga, CEO, Vinted

  • "I always make sure to come to VivaTech because this is a great chance to celebrate the promise of technology."

    Ginni Rometty, Chairman, President and CEO, IBM

  • "VivaTech is one of the most amazing conferences in the world because it brings all the greatest minds together and that creates an explosion of creativity and an opportunity for growth."

    Marc Pritchard, CMO, P&G

5 reasons to join

VivaTech is a place of action with business opportunities around every corner. Find out about the success found by our attendees, including our corporate partners and startups, at VivaTech.


1 out of 2 visitors with a project are decision makers


of the audience is C-Level


More than 85% of global satisfaction for visitors and exhibitors


Up to 25% of annual leads are generated by startups during VivaTech


of startups met potential investors

Source: VivaTech 2019 visitors and exhibitors survey, VivaTech 2018 startup survey - undertaken by an independent survey institute.

Get involved

Startup Challenges

Showcase your solution and pitch in front of top-level VCs and corporations. Partner with our top Corporates and scale your business.

VivaTech Awards

Partake in prestigious prizes created by VivaTech to identify the crème de la crème of innovation. More info coming soon.

  • Next Unicorn Awards
  • Female Founder Challenge
  • Next Startupper Challenge

Exhibit at VivaTech

Showcase, digitally or in-person, your innovations, solutions and open innovation initiatives. Sponsor and add your brand to an incredible zone. There’s many ways to get involved!

Press accreditations

Each year 2,500 journalists, representing over 75 nationalities, attend VivaTech to share news of top-level speakers, immersive innovations to the rest of the world.

Get your pass

  • Online Pass

    Excluding VAT

    Can't make it to Paris? Get the full VivaTech experience online

    Open to everyone

    Online access

    • Online networking and meetings

    • Live conferences & replays

    • Online booths and immersive experiences

    • Enriched exhibiting startups data

    4-DAY In-Person access

    • Access to the in-person event in Paris

    • Access to all conferences

    • Access to the exhibition hall

    • Scan visitors' badges with the mobile app

    • Priority access


    • Exclusive access to the VC Lounge

    • Enriched list of all exhibiting startups

    • Invitation to the VC Night

    Online Pass

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