Viva Technology

June 11 - 13 2020, Paris Paris Expo Porte de Versailles

The world’s rendezvous
for startups & leaders

  • 124000 Attendees
  • 13000 Startups
  • 3300 Investors
  • 2500 Journalists
  • 125 Countries

WHAT IS VIVATECH?

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.

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
WHAT?

WHY ATTEND?

  • 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.

WHY?

OUR SPEAKERS

Jack MA

Alibaba Group
Executive Chairman
9
Tracks
450
Speakers

Ginni ROMETTY

IBM
Chairman, President & CEO

Margrethe VESTAGER

European Commission
European Commissioner for Competition
200
Sessions

Martin Villig

Bolt
Founder
WHO?

Spotlight on

President Macron @VivaTech

The President of the French Republic has honored our event once again this year with a visit on opening morning. After viewing the exhibition area, President Macron headed to Stage One to share his thoughts on how to make technology a positive force for both economy and society.

VivaTech 2019 : bigger and better than ever!

This year, more than 124,000 visitors from 125 countries attended this 4th edition, with 13,000 startups, 3,300 investors and 2,500 journalists.
With even more innovations, prestigious international partners and inspiring speakers for its fourth edition, Viva Technology has exceeded all expectations and confirmed its standing as an unmissable stop on the international tech calendar.

The Next European Unicorn Awards

For its 4th edition, VivaTech was on the hunt for the best European Scaleups who aim to be the Next European Unicorns! The first edition of the Next European Unicorn Awards, in partnership with VC partner Accel as well as media partners Les Echos and the Wall Street Journal, allowed us to showcase Europe’s solid potential for scaleups, with 30 European scaleups having been selected as finalists at VivaTech. We had 6 category winners as well as a Grand Prize. The 2019 Grand Prize was won by French scaleup OpenClassrooms for traction potential, impact and leadership.

The Next Startupper Challenge by VivaTech

The first edition of VivaTech’s inter-university competition was a real success! With the aim of promoting business projects amongst students, our French partner universities selected and submitted their students' best projects. 12 promising projects were pitched to top managers from BNP Paribas, EY, Google, Les Echos START, LVMH, Publicis and Valeo. Néolithe, a startup producing eco-friendly concrete from Polytechnique, was awarded the first prize by Frédérique Vidal, the Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

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