Why join?

France Digitale

Join the #1 network of startups in Europe, with over 1,500 startups and 100 investors!

Our mission

Our goal is to foster the growth of future European digital champions by:

  • Creating a favorable regulatory environment for our ecosystem.
  • Enabling our members to raise funds, recruit, train their C-Levels, meet with corporates, improve their impact, and network with their peers.

Our strengths

Together with our 20 esteemed board members and our 20-member team, we relentlessly defend the interests of our ecosystem by fostering relations with key government leaders and policymakers, ensuring they lend an attentive ear to our issues, as well as by maintaining a strong media presence.

3 of our 15 staff members are dedicated to publics affairs. Our official positions are determined by our members, organized in thematic taskforces, or through member consultations on a need-basis.

What we offer

France Digitale offers a plethora of events, online tools and services for our members:

  • Funding: facilite access to VCs (events, speed business meetings, etc) to help our startups raise funds
  • Recruiting: our “FD Talent” program helps our members recruit the best candidates through partnerships with schools, mapping high-level expats looking to return to France, etc.
  • Social and environnemental impact: we provide a free evaluation of our members’ social and environmental impact to identify pathways to improvement.
  • Networking: expand and cultivate your network among French and European policymakers, and corporate stakeholders, through our 200+ annual events (free for our members), as well as access to our private directory.
  • Public affairs: to be heard by the French Government and in Brussels, we regularly publish position papers, studies, manifestos and editorials.
  • Administrative help: we provide practical tools to help you with your administrative procedures, such as contract templates, as well as discounts on services and tools provided by our members.

Non-member Member Startup, Business Angels Member Scale-up Member VC
Access to official France Digitale policy positions Free access to public events Access to thematic policy taskforces and policymaker lunches Access to VC / CVC dinners
Fee-based access to public events Fast track for business matchmaking Invitations to France Digitale Scale-Up Fairs for exclusive access to top candidates from elite schools Reduced-rate access to the VC Hall of Fame on FDDay
Free access to our tools, templates, deals, FD Talent newsletters, free CSR evaluation + access to talent passeport (For C-Levels) Access to our business events: CMO Crunch, CTO Crunch, CFO Crunch, HR Crunch. Opportunities to promote your portfolio at our events

STRENGTH THROUGH UNITY

👊 We believe in playing as a team. Our members are invited to join thematic taskforces in order to:

  • discuss on a regular basis among peers
  • produce position papers and promote them to policymakers
  • map actors by sector
  • organize sector-specific meetings between startups, and corporate and government stakeholders

All France Digitale members may appear in our sector-specific directories and join our taskforces: