La French Touch Conference

Startup Weekend NYC French Touch

Startup Weekend Paris + NYC Unite for a Transformational Weekend!

Friday, June 17 – 19, 2016
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Rise NY
43 West 23rd street
2nd floor
New York NY 10010

Startup Weekend NYC x Paris for a Transformational Weekend!
Join us for the first ever joint city Startup Weekend hosted by the Startup Weekend NYC and Paris teams June 17-19th at the beautiful Rise New York event space! We’re gathering 100+ entrepreneurs, designers, developers, students, innovators, partners, & mentors to have a go at building an innovative startup in 54 hours! Will you join us?

This event will be open to all ideas, projects, and sectors! What makes this unique is that two great cities have joined forces to bring you one special event.
The winning team’s members will each receive tickets (valued at $900 each, total value of up to $6,300) to the “La French Touch Conference” in NYC on June 21st and 22nd. This year, the LFTC’s theme is all about connecting startups and major companies from both sides of the Atlantic.

In addition, the team will be invited to pitch their winning idea on stage at the La French Touch Conference in front of VC’s, angel investors, and the general audience.

This Startup Weekend is open to all, not only French profiles, the range and richness of profiles will allow this event to be magical! This event will be a general edition and held in English (in case there was any confusion).

Startup Weekend is your chance to learn how to take any idea from concept to creation within a matter of days! Whether you are looking to…

get introduced to the world of startups and entrepreneurship,
learn how the process for going from concept to creation,
meet experienced, talented, and passionate entrepreneurs in NYC,
join or build an all-star team,
or take your own idea from concept to creation

Startup Weekend is your destination for the weekend of June 17-19th!

It doesn’t matter what you do or where you come from, Startup Weekend is designed as an inclusive event and program that brings all sorts of people together including…

aspiring & experienced entrepreneurs,
developers and other tech-related professionals,
designers of all types,
non-technical talent (i.e. business, sales, finance, legal, etc.)
students from universities and even high schools,
professionals looking to switch careers,
passionate visionaries

For the $99 ticket you get :

Access to the full weekend-long event
Mentorship by the best entrepreneurs from the Techstars network and beyond!
Access to the networking cocktail
Work with awesome professionals
High-end catering for 54h intense hours
Unlimited coffee and tagadas candies
Membership in the Startup Weekend Community (>200K alumni) #SWMafia
The fluffy cloud you are going to live on for your new life
100 new awesome Facebook friends and thousands of tweets
Lots of love by the awesome #SWNYC French + NYC Teams ♥

Let’s create magic and change the world together in the heart of Manhattan! Join us for a transformational and magical weekend!

We love you guys ♥

About Rise New York: Rise New York is part of a global community of the world’s brightest thinkers and doers creating the future of financial technology. We listen, nurture and oxygenate through our international network of Rise spaces, and connect, co-create, and scale innovation, in partnership with Barclays. Rise New York also houses a world-class event space and is home to the U.S. cohort of the Barclays Accelerator, powered by Techstars.