Impact Hub Singapore & NUMA

Have you ever heard of France? Beyond the French baguette and the French kiss, France is also the home a vibrant startup scene. EUR 1.8 Bn were invested in France in 2015. In Paris only, there are more than 3.200 startups and almost 100 co-working spaces and 110 incubators and accelerators. Station F, the world's largest startup campus is about to open in June, and Facebook has already announced that they will open a startup garage there.... So... What's so special about France?

To find out, we are bringing you the best of this booming ecosystem. On March 27th, representatives of the French ecosystem will come to Impact Hub and will exchange with our community to bridge our two countries. We have invited Mr Matthieu Lec’hvien (R&D leader for Secure-IC Singapore), the International Director of NUMA (an international innovation hub that started in Paris and is now present in 8 countries) and an entrepreneur and advisor to the French Minister of Foreign Affairs on emerging technologies in France.

They will have the opportunity to exchange with Grace Sai, Founder and CEO of Impact Hub in Singapore, and three French companies operating from Impact Hub Singapore;

Mazars is an international, integrated and independent organisation, relying on the skills of 18,000 professionals in 79 countries across the globe and specialising in audit, accountancy, tax, legal and advisory services.

Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 400 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 152 countries.

Innovation is Everywhere is an innovation agency specialised in new business territories. They believe business models are changing, faster and faster. It’s even more obvious in Asia, the most dynamic, young, and digital region of the world. They provide a deep understanding of technology and consumer trends to design new business models.

What's so special about France ? Come to Impact Hub on March 27th to find out...

1:30pm: Introduction to Impact Hub Singapore and Singapore startup ecosystem
1:45pm: Introduction to NUMA and the French startup ecosystem by Frederic Oru (Co-Founder/International Director of NUMA)
2:00pm: Emerging technologies in France by Mr. Xavier Duportet (Senior Advisor on emerging technologies to the French Minister of Foreign Affairs)
2:15pm: IoT cybersecurity with Mr Matthieu Lec’hvien (R&D leader for Secure-IC Singapore)
2:30pm: Introduction of French startups at Impact Hub Singapore: Mazars (David Nosibor), Stingray (Mathieu Sibile) and Innovation Is Everywhere (Martin Pasquier)
2:45pm: Networking and coffee

About Impact Hub Singapore:

The Impact Hub Singapore is a co-working community comprising over 600 members, from ideation stage startups to billion-dollar ‘Unicorn’ ventures. Impact Hub Singapore is Singapore’s largest coworking community of techies, entrepreneurs and creatives. It has two locations in Singapore.

Members get access to funding, capacity building, community connections, and international networks – making Impact Hub Singapore a coworking space that grows entrepreneurs not just houses them. Through its multi-stakeholder ecosystem consisting of corporates, the government and the startup community, Impact Hub Singapore has established itself as the go-to place for entrepreneurs and their collaborators who seek a platform for innovation, partnerships and solutions.

The Impact Hub Singapore is part of a global network of Impact Hubs, located in 86 countries around the world. For more information, please visit our website at http://singapore.impacthub.net/homepage.

About NUMA:

NUMA supports entrepreneurship and innovation through a variety of activities: acceleration programs for startups, open innovation projects for corporates, events and coworking spaces for our communities.

NUMA has developed an influential network of entrepreneurs, corporates, investors and technical experts around the world.

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Mon Mar 27, 2017
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM SGT
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