CLOSED – France Digitale Day

Europe’s most exclusive startup event is back on Sept. 15th, 2020!


Free for FD members. It’s not too late to join us !

3 reasons to get your tickets


startup founders, investors, C-Level executives from all across Europe

Inspiring founders

such as Shazam, Flickr, Grab, Ethereum, Zendesk, LastMinute.Com, Taxify, CureVac, WeTransfer, Adyen, Blablacar…

Scale your network

France’s largest 1to1 meeting-track startups/VCs and startups/corporates

A dedicated app

September 15th, 2020 (12:30pm-9:30pm)

Musée des Arts forains - 53 avenue des terroirs de France, 75012 Paris

Covid-19 - Safety precautions 😷

Your health and safety are our priority. In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, our event will be subject to sanitary measures of the highest standard:

Health safety measures for attendees

  • Limit of 1000 attendees simultaneously 
  • Mandatory use of masks within the event site 
  • One indoor stage moved outside
  • Disinfection cabins, temperature check, and hand sanitizer placed at the entrance 
  • Dedicated entrances and exits designated for each zone 
  • Individually packaged catering (instead of self-service buffets)
  • No-contact hand sanitizing stations placed throughout the event site 
  • Event program and map made available digitally on the event app and on screens.

Health safety measures for staff

  • Mandatory health safety guidelines specific to event set-up, run and disassembly.

Health safety measures for speakers

  • Single-use microphone protections 
  • Individual reusable drinking bottles provided
  • Social distancing measures on stage (one seat out of two)

What we expect from attendees:

  • We ask participants showing symptoms of fever, cough and headache not to attend (access to the event will be denied). We will refund participants who have purchased their ticket but were not able to attend for medical reasons.
  • Please come with your own mask and reusable bottle of water.
  • Please always use your own equipment (hand sanitizer bottle, computer, pen, etc.).

If your company offers products or services that could further improve this protocol, we invite you to contact our event team as soon as possible.

If you have any questions about the FDDAY health protocol, please contact us.


Talent Awards 2020 🏆

Rewarding the teams behind the best scaling stories.

Every scaling story … starts with an amazing team !

Awards are : 

  • Global: A success story about international reach and/or expansion (Marketing/Business/ Ops)
  • Diversity: A team who made diversity an essential part of their corporate culture and/or endeavors at creating a more inclusive tech world. (HR/whole team)
  • For France: A team who is a flagbearer of the French brand and ecosystem, locally and/or internationally. (Whole team)
  • For Democracy: A team who promotes democracy or social change through their action. (Whole team)
  • Governance: A team who successfully implements an impactful and inclusive decision making process in their organization. (HR/Finance/Executive Committee)
  • Branding: A success story about brand management and community engagement at a global level (Marketing & community team)
  • Stronger than Covid: A team who, despite having been strongly impacted by the pandemic, bounced back from the crisis and/or led altruistic initiatives to fight back. (Whole team)


  • Apply with your scale-up before August 28th
  • Awards will be reveleaded on Sept. 15th during France Digitale Day

If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected]

Scale-Up Fair 🤝

Top profiles from the best schools meet top French startups.

Come and meet incredible people from INSEAD, Polytechnique, EDHEC, ESSEC, CELSA, KEDGE … But also talents from all horizons and bootcamp schools !

This event will be phygital, with :

  • A digital stand, enabling you to contact and book meetings with candidates in advance on our dedicated app,
  • A physical stand (with table top stands and your kakemono) to meet our selected talents,
  • An exclusive access to FDDAY, with a Talent stage focused on alternatives (to « subway-work-sleep », to ivy-league profiles …)

Timeline :

  1. Early July – Opening of registrations
  2. Sept. 3, 11:00 am – Onboarding call & introduction to Swapcard, the matching app
  3. Sept. 7-14 – Network with future attendees and book meetings in advance
  4. Sept. 15 – The official Scale-up Fair and access to all the applicants

Cost :

  1. The event costs 2500€ (with 2-3 FDDAY passes)
  2. Included in the France Digitale Talent program.

Any questions? [email protected]


Corporate Impact Challenge

Get ready for the biggest startup/corporates matchmaking session of the year. Identify a corporate challenge that fits with your vision and/or product, and register to meet 4 to 5 large corporations at FDDay!

To participe in the Corporate Impact Challenge, check the box « Would You Like To Access The SPEED-BUSINESS MEETINGS With CORPORATES During FDDay? » when you get your ticket to FDDAY.