The rendezvous for Game Changers

VivaTech is a hub for the world’s innovators, tech-lovers and pioneers of the future - we exist to create relationships that will change business and society for tomorrow.

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Is your startup a game-changer?

In the true spirit of an ecosystem, VivaTech is where big companies and bold startups work together on audacious innovations that can transform businesses.

Companies who come to VivaTech are bringing business into the future; to find the world’s best digital solutions, they enlist the talents of the smartest startups with a gift for hacking challenges.

20 Labs are hosted by stars of their sector (the likes of Orange, BNP Paribas, La Poste and LVMH) that select the brightest startups in each category. Labs are the vibrant, beating hub of VivaTech: with access to think tanks, exhibitions, workshops and competitions all in one place, this is a startup’s moment to shine.

  • Collaborate

    Co-work with leading businesses on their challenges and find solutions that will be taken to market

  • Pitch

    Demo your product to execs, VCs, incubators and accelerators

  • Exhibit

    Showcase your startup to industry leaders, VCs and media at your own booth

  • Grow

    Participate in our accelerator program and collaborate with major players

2017 speakers

  1. CHAMBERS John - Cisco

    John Chambers


  2. Schmidt, Eric - Alphabet

    Eric Schmidt



    Gillian Tans


  4. PICCARD-Bertrand

    Prof. Bertrand Piccard

    Chairman, Solar Impulse Foundation

  5. SCHULMAN-Dan-Paypal

    Dan Schulman

    CEO, Paypal

  6. ZHANG-Daniel-Alibaba

    Daniel Zhang

    CEO, Alibaba

Bringing innovators together

Last year’s rendezvous saw 45,000 attendees from around the world, 5,000 startups and 600 speakers. Highlights included keynotes speeches by Eric Schmidt, Robin Li and David Marcus; The Self Driving Car Prototype from Waymo (which made its first European appearance at Vivatech 2016)

  • Labs

    We bring together big companies and startups who co-create the best solutions to challenges facing business and society. Labs are hosted by market leaders from each sector who have an opportunity to work with the talent they need. For startups, it’s a once-in-a lifetime experience (and growth hacks don’t get bigger than this).

  • Vivatech Labs Hall Of Tech

    Hall of Tech

    The spectacle begins the moment you set foot in VivaTech. Our Hall of Tech, a living display of premieres, global launches and showcases, welcomes guests into the celebration. The Hall gives way to a central arena featuring drone battles and robots, a sparkling musical setlist of the brightest new talent, today’s most advanced VR/AR and AI experiences, and a main stage that spotlights keynote speakers, awards and pitches.

  • Vivatechnology conference


    Whatever gets you excited, we’ve got a speaker for you. Across 6 stages, take your pick from 200 of the most inspiring thinkers, visionaries, entrepreneurs and leaders in the world. You’ll learn from sector leaders and game-changers at talks, roundtables and workshops that focus on redefining business and bringing it into the future.

  • Accelerator

    Being the best and brightest of global tech takes collaboration – that’s why VivaTech gives startups insider access to investment funds, corporates, incubators, consulting firms and other resources that’ll boost your business. Not only will you build industry relationships to take your startup to the next level, you can even scout via VivaTech’s matchmaking app and steady stream of shiny new next-gen talent.


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Showcase your latest innovations and collaborate with the world’s best startup talents as a VivaTech Partner.

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