Techstars is opening a Paris-based accelerator in partnership with Air Liquide, Groupama Group, FDJ, Groupe Renault and Total.
Techstars, considered the most prestigious startup accelerator globally with 27 programs in the US, Europe and Africa, will move into the Partech Shaker, the startup campus founded by venture capital firm Partech Ventures.
Led by Bertier Luyt, Managing Director, Techstars Paris is looking for companies focused on Artificial Intelligence, Data and Bots; B2C Apps and services, Blockchain; IoT and Connected Hardware; SaaS and Cybersecurity; Smart city and smart transportation should apply.
The first class of the 13 week program will settle into the Partech Shaker in September 2017. Interested startups can apply to join the program on the Techstars website.
The application deadline is Jun 18, 2017.
Led by Marie Raichvarg, Managing Director, Partech Shaker is a program and space that aims to support entrepreneurs and help foreign tech companies set up a base in France and expand their activity in France and/or in Europe. Residents include Made.com, Etsy, Dropbox, Hired, Influans and Pinterest.