Dedicated to the digital sector hyper-growth business, the French Tech PASS is a national program aiming to highlight and fast track these flagships development.
This program offers a tailor-made assistance with a fast tracked prioritized unique access to solutions provided by main national stakeholders active in supporting business economic growth: Bpifrance, Business France, Coface, INPI (French Intellectual Property Organization) and DIRECCTEs (French Regional Office of Competition and Consumer Protection Commission)
This approach falls within the scope of the French Tech initiative. It aspires to develop growth and international prospect, innovation, funding and enhance companies profile.
To do so, supporting players take action and get involved offering approved companies a tailor-made services solution including :
- a premium offer implemented thanks to a dedicated chosen intermediary for each partner in the program
- a financing section providing connection with investors and assistance for fundraising
- an enhanced profile visibility thanks to partners communication
This package is now extended to other high profile sectors such as biotech, medtech, clean technology or industry.
ARII, which manages the French Tech PASS in PACA in partnership with competitive clusters with backing from the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region, leads the method of awarding the “French Tech Pass company “ seal of approval. To be approved, hyper-growth companies have to fill in an application form.
The French Tech PASS initiative is supported at national level by AFIC (the French National Association of Investors Corporation) AFPC ( the French Competitiveness and Business Cluster Organization) and the French Tech Mission. At regional level, French Tech metropolises (Aix-Marseille, Côte d’Azur, Avignon) the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region, ARII and competitiveness clusters promote the project.