About FrenchFounders, the Startup Tour’s organizer :
FrenchFounders is the world’s leading business community dedicated to French-speaking CEOs, top executives, founders, innovators, and investors. With more than 3,000 members all around the world, FrenchFounders allows its members – all leaders in their industry – to meet, share experiences and grow their business thanks to personalized introductions, co-working spaces, and thematic events. With offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Montreal, Paris, London, Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Singapore, FrenchFounders maintains a global presence.
About BNP Paribas :
BNP Paribas is a leading bank in Europe with an international reach. It has a presence in 74 countries, with more than 190,000 employees, including more than 146,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main activities: Domestic Markets and International Financial Services (whose retail-banking networks and financial services are covered by Retail Banking & Services) and Corporate & Institutional Banking, which serves two client franchises: corporate clients and institutional investors. The Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, the Group has four domestic markets (Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg) and BNP Paribas Personal Finance is the leader in consumer lending. BNP Paribas is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model in Mediterranean countries, in Turkey, in Eastern Europe and a large network in the western part of the United States. In its Corporate & Institutional Banking and International Financial Services activities, BNP Paribas also enjoys top positions in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific.