WHY JOINING Smart Food Paris

Smart Food Paris is a dedicated space, geared to growing your company. It fosters emulation and multiplies opportunities for meetings with other startups, key partners in your business sector and innovation ecosystem players.

ECOSYSTEM

More than a simple business incubator, Smart Food Paris combines key food industry players (large companies, institutional partners, experts and start-ups, etc.).  

A STARTUPS COMMUNITY

Your business will be incubated in a startups community, all facing the same challenges;

40 start-up companies incubated since 2016 and more than 300 start-ups incubated by Paris&Co in 2017.

CUSTOMIZED SUPPORT AND 0% OF YOUR CAPITAL

Take advantage of non-equity, tailored support measures, based on public funding (BPI). 

OUR PARTNERS

Enjoy a privileged relationship with our founding members and develop business partnerships : Bel, Blanco Professional, Carrefour, Elior Group, Pomona, Honest et Tetra Pak.

A DEDICATED SPACE

Join the leading innovation platform dedicated to the food sector

Hot topic 2018 : a culinary laboratory is currently being built and will open in autumn 2018. This professional kitchen facility will also have a tasting room.

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Our incubation offers

 

détail de l'offre d'incubation

NB : Quoted accommodation costs exclude internet, telephone and electricity.

"Amorçage" offer

Are you launching or in the process of creating your start-up business? Are you looking for your first customers?

Apply for our 12-month "Amorçage" programme to :

  • Validate your business model
  • Secure your first customers, or your first BtoB or BtoC traction
  • Win over your first investors
  • Consolidate your business plan (statutes, legal and financial aspects, initial recruitment, public aid, etc.Valider votre business model;

How can you acheive this goal?

By being part of an environment geared to fruitful and timely meetings, you'll benefit from::

- Everyday emulation between startups;

- Special links with key partners in the food sector;

- A turnkey venue located at 80 Rue Haies in the 20th Arrondissement.

You'll enjoy customized support from the Smart Food Paris team at your side each day for:

- 1st entry on the market

- Funding searches

- Raising funds

- Networking

You'll join our collective business programme and gain in visibility, with access to:

- Workshops, Office Hours d’experts,  functional acceleration programmes (ex. Bizdev Academy)

- Exclusive offers for startups (Amazon Web Services, Mailjet, Jobteaser)

- Media representatives through the Paris&Co and partners network

Our business is to support you, not fund you. We don't buy shares in your company.

The cost of the Amorçage programme is 12,000 euros per year (excl. VAT, and accommodation costs).

"Décollage" offer

You are an advanced start-up company? You are looking to accelerate your growth and conquer new markets?

Apply for our 24-month “decollage” programme to  :

  • Boost your sales / secure new customers;
  • Complete your second round financing with investors (conventional or industrial);
  • Give your startup greater visibility;
  • Expand on the international stage.

How can you acheive this goal? ?

We connect you with our partners to:

- Put the emphasis on your business development; 

- Test your innovative solution under real conditions.

You'll enjoy individual support from the Smart Food Paris team to:

- Optimise your business partnerships;

- Raise funds and connections to an investor network;

- HR matters;

- Your international development strategy.

En accédant à la programmation business collective et en gagnant en visibilité:

- Workshops, Office Hours d’experts,  functional acceleration programmes (ex. Bizdev Academy)

- Exclusive offers for startups (Amazon Web Services, Mailjet, Jobteaser)

- Media representatives through the Paris&Co and partners network

Our business is to support you, not fund you. We don't buy shares in your company.

 The cost of the "Décollage" programme is 5,000 euros per year (excl. VAT, and accommodation costs).

 

Premises-free “Décollage” offer

Startups in the growth stage that don't need premises can, with a special exemption, join our incubator programme as an external beneficiary, with access to events and networking arranged for incubator start-ups.

The cost of this programme is 5,000 euros per year (excl. VAT).

 

Our support programme

Smart Food Paris team is your single point of contact. The team is there, on-site, every day, to challenge you in your business dealings, connect you to the ecosystem, create synergies and exchange good practice with other start-ups selected to join the platform.

It will provide you with a synchronised and tailored support programme that combines individual monitoring, collective intelligence and connection to the ecosystem, in three main formats: Incubation Board, Inter-Start-Up Workshop and Office Hours.

Localisation

Smart Food Paris

80, rue des haies 75020 Paris

Métro l.9: Maraichers, Buzenval