NETVA – October 17-21, 2016 [fr]
The New Technology Venture Accelerator (NETVA) is coming back to Toronto for its second edition from October 17 to October 21. Four selected French startups will have the chance to come to Toronto to discover or better understand the inner-workings of the North American high-tech market. This year NETVA also organizes “9 Pitch”, a pitch contest in partnership with Tract9 tech + design incubator. It’s not too late for Canadian companies to apply!
What is NETVA?
The New Technology Venture Accelerator (NETVA) is run by the Office for Science & Technology of the Embassy of France in Canada and the United States in four locations: Toronto, Boston, San Francisco and Washington, DC.
NETVA is a mentoring program tailored for young, innovative French companies hoping to discover or better understand the inner-workings of the North American high-tech market. This offer is broken down into different opportunities including, strategic training as well as access to a vast academic, scientific, and industrial network.
Companies are also supported and accompanied by one or two American or Canadian mentors in order to establish a lasting relationship with North-American partners.
How about 9 Pitch?
NETVA organize this year a pitch contest in partnership with Tract9 tech + design incubator (https://tract9.com/): 9 Pitch on October 19, 2016.
9 Pitch brings together ingenious startup innovation and storytelling on the cutting edge of entrepreneurship. This event is welcoming the four leading tech startups from France chosen by the New Technology Venture Accelerator (NETVA) and 9 pitch is inviting selected local startups to join them!
Startups will have the opportunity to pitch their vision to industry leaders in a specially designed pitch arena, and mingle with like-minded individuals and innovation experts.
And it’s not too late for Canadian startups to apply! If you are an entrepreneur and are interesting in joining this pitch contest, please send your startup pitch to Marla Charlette firstname.lastname@example.org