Explore New Horizons: Join the South African Delegation to VivaTech 2024!


Are you a South African startup ready to make waves on the global stage? We have an exclusive opportunity for you to expand your business in Europe, and it’s not to be missed!

The Embassy of France in South Africa, in collaboration with la French Tech South Africa, is thrilled to announce an open call for projects. We are on the lookout for 8 innovative startups to explore the vibrant French ecosystem and take part in the prestigious VivaTech event from May 22nd to May 27th, 2024.

What is VivaTech?

VivaTech stands as one of Europe’s premier events dedicated to innovation and technology. Over 11,400 startups, 2,600 venture capitalists, and 150,000 visitors come together for four days of business, growth, and inspiration. This year’s themes cover a diverse range of topics, including AI, Climate Tech, Mobility, Deeptech, Future Societies, Internet & Democracy, and Gaming. For more information on the exhibition, visit VivaTech’s official website.

What’s in it for You?

Selected participants in the South African Delegation will enjoy a host of benefits, including:

  • Round-trip flight to Paris
  • Accommodation
  • 3-days Ticket for the VivaTech Summit
  • A tailored-made program to discover the French tech and innovation ecosystem

This is your chance to connect with potential investors and partners, elevate your business, and immerse yourself in the heart of European innovation.

How to Apply

If you believe your startup has what it takes, we invite you to apply before March 29th by completing this questionnaire.

A jury session is scheduled for early April (8th-12th) in Cape Town and Johannesburg to select the startups that will be part of this exciting delegation.

Get Ready for a Journey of Growth

We are confident that your startup could benefit immensely from this initiative. For any inquiries or further details – visit this website 

Don’t miss the chance to be part of the South African Delegation to VivaTech 2024 and open doors to new possibilities! We look forward to the prospect of welcoming your startup to France!

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