Créative France newsletter - March 2017

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The Creative France newsletter provides you with the latest news on France and its innovation ecosystem every month. Please feel free to share it with anyone you know who would be interested in France.

"Welcome to France" website launch
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French Economy Minister Michel Sapin officially launched the website "Welcome to France, helping you to settle in", a platform for welcoming international talent in France, developed by Business France alongside Muriel Penicaud, Director General of the agency. [Read more]

Bpifrance is the world’s most active sovereign wealth fund investing in tech
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According to the CB Insights database, France’s Banque publique d’investissement, or Bpifrance, has been the world’s most active sovereign wealth fund investing in private tech companies over the last seven years. The government of Singapore owns the world’s second and third most active funds. [Read more]

France’s Central Bank to Launch a Blockchain Innovation Lab
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In a bid to boost the FinTech sector within the country, Banque de France will open a new blockchain innovation lab as it seeks to work more with blockchain startups. The French central bank has already welcomed over 100 key innovators since the creation of its FinTech Innovation Unit. [Read more]

Studies highlight Paris’s attractiveness to foreign investors
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Two weeks after the announcement of HSBC’s decision to relocate some 1,000 jobs from London to Paris, two studies, conducted by the auditors KPMG and EY, have emphasized the French capital’s attractiveness in comparison with its European and global competitors. [Read more]

Dernière modification : 10/03/2017

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