Viva Technology

Europe’s biggest startup
and tech event
Hybrid edition: online and in-person

June 17 - 19, 2021
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  • 3 Bn views
  • 13,000 startups
  • 3,300 investors
  • 2,500 journalists
  • 125 countries

This is where business meets innovation

Business 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.

The VivaTech 2021 edition will take place on June 17 - 19, online and in-person in Paris

VivaTech powers up

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. We’ll have new digital experiences, a stronger international reach, and a community engaged all year round.

"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

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 Chief Executive Office, 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

Dive into VivaTech

Trending topics

It all starts with one idea. Here's what game changers had to say on the forces that are changing our world

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.

Spotlight On

Safeguarding against cyberattack in an increasingly digital world

July 21, 2020

VivaTech, in partnership with McKinsey & Company, is publishing a series of monthly articles looking at breakthrough technologies. 

In the last few days, hacking group APT29 allegedly targeted organizations involved in…

The next European giants: Titans of Tech 2020

July 10, 2020

On June 30th, the investment bank GP Bullhound released, in partnership with VivaTech, during a live webinar its latest research report: Titans of Tech…

How and why do women have to seize the tech world? Think Tank Marie Claire

July 08, 2020

On June 11, Marie Claire and the Connecting Leaders Club brought together six guests with a wide variety of professions, for a new Think Tank Marie Claire "Acting for Equality" webinar:…

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

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.

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