La French Tech Australia: A successful first event!
The French Tech team was delighted for its first panel series about Financing Innovation in Australia at the Alliance Française in Sydney.
With over 70 attendees, there was a lot more people than expected for this first informative and social evening, attendees networked in a relaxed atmosphere. They also had the opportunity to attend the first panel discussion about financing innovation in Australia. Among other topics, the panel discussed about drivers and trends of the financing market, which startup-ups are bankable, why and when ask for capital financing, how to prepare for fundraising, how to ensure liquidity to investors.
If you couldn’t attend this first panel serie, you can still:
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What is the French Tech?
The French Tech Australia community provides a focal point for the French entrepreneurial ecosystem in Australia and brings together companies, startups, investors, events and organisations.
Its mission is to:
- Facilitate introductions between entrepreneurs/corporates based in Australia and French entrepreneurs willing to expand their business in Australia.
- Provide visibility to startups founded by French / francophone / francophile entrepreneurs who are operating in Australia.
- Reference public and private initiatives and organisations who support French startups expanding in Australia.
- Be the entry point for Australian investors, companies, engineers willing to explore new opportunities in France.
The French Tech panel
During this event, the panel moderator, Anne-Beatrice Brechemier, FrenchFounders Australia’s Ambassador, Independent Senior Advisor and Venture Partner, asked to panelists Gilles Planté, Managing Partner at Artesian (Alternative Investments), Loic Barancourt, CEO at Thinxtra, Stephane Ibos, Co-founder and CEO at Maestrano, Xavier Rizos, Co-founder and Entrepreneur in Residence at the Westpac Garage their advice to develop a successful French Tech.
The French Tech Australia committee
The French Tech committee is composed by Bertrand Raoult, Senior Account Manager at Business France, Leo Denes, CEO and founder at Australiance, Eric Wimphen, Managing Director at Viseo, and Tanguy Fournier Le Ray, Regional Managing Director & Co-Founder at Palo IT. Don’t hesitate to contact them to register your company in the La French Tech Australia directory or register your next event.