The world’s rendezvous
for startups & leaders
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 coming from the rest of the world.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 European tech ecosystem.Priya Guha, General Manager, RocketSpace UK
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 growthMarc Pritchard, CMO, P&G
It's important to be at VivaTech today because it is the main show about innovation in Europe and France. VivaTech for a startup allows you to meet your partners, [and] your clientsNicolas Duvaut, CEO, K-Ryole (Startup)
and as-yet-unclassifiable hardware and software. This is innovation you can touch and feel.
roundtable discussions and workshops that focus on redefining business and bringing it into the future.
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.
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.
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 à 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.
TechCrunch hosted Startup Battlefield Europe for the first time ever in France at VivaTech. 15 cherry-picked startups presented in front of multiple groups of VCs and tech leaders serving as judges for a chance to win €25,000 and an all-expense paid trip to San Francisco to participate in Disrupt SF 2018. After a morning of fierce competition, they voted for Wingly, a flight-sharing platform that connects pilots and passengers, to be the winner.