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The second call for projects for the Impact Paris program  is open now!

The “Impact Paris” initiative is a cutting-edge startup incubation and acceleration program, brought to life by Creative Valley in collaboration with “Fonds Parisien pour l'Innovation”. Proudly backed by Ville de Paris and Bpifrance, this program caters to both international and French startups in their nascent stages.

Who can apply for the Impact Paris program?

Impact Paris is open to all entrepreneurs regardless of their nationality, whether French or foreign.

The conditions of the program are the next:

  • You can be a French or a foreign company / project;

  • Your project shall be able create a significant impact — either directly or via the cultivation of sustainable economic models — on sectors of priority for the city of Paris (see below);

  • Your project is at the pre-MVP stage or does have a MVP showcasing innovation beyond just technology;

The duration of the program​: 12 months

The beginning of the program: April, 2024

The incubation fee for the program: 800  per month (HT, tax excluded)
(14 400 € in total tax excl.; up to 8 000 € may be subject to reimbursement in case of particpation at FPI financing program). 

The priority sectors for the city of Paris are:

  • The sectors of ecological transition,

  • The health sector (sport, biotech and disability),

  • The cultural and creative industries sector,

  • The social innovation sector,

  • The sustainable tourism sector,

  • The industrial sector,

  • The financial resilience sector.

The main values of the program:


  • Participants gain direct access to mentors, experts, and partners from Creative Valley, one of Paris's premier incubators and accelerators.

  • Program participants can connect with potential clients and investors in Paris who have an interest in their product.

  • Through the FPI program (co-financed by Ville de Paris and Bpifrance), participants creating a legal entity in Paris can secure funding for up to 70% of their R&D initiatives, with a limit of 30,000 euros.*

  • The program offers participants a gateway to Paris's innovative business network, greatly enhancing their potential and that of their enterprises.

  • The program equips participants with the essential skills and knowledge to cultivate and expand their projects in one of Paris's key sectors

  • Program participants are provided with an office in Paris: a comfortable office space equipped with all necessary amenities**

* certain restrictions and obligations apply; please contact us to know more.

** subject to a separate fee, contact us to know more.

The second round of call for projects is at large now!
Don't hesitate to apply and become a part of community of innovative start-ups in the city of Paris!

Expert Committee :

Yann Gozlan (Co-founder and President of Creative Valley)
Alice Rousset (Deputy Head of the Innovation Office - DAE - City of Paris)
Anne-Laure Bedossa (Head of Products and Sustainability at Generali Investments, Deputy Legal Representative of GIP France)
Ruben Grave (Founder President of Be-Coworking, Be-Jazzy, Be-Cosmo)

Laure Hannecart (Be-Coworking General manager)
Vincent Boujnah (Founder of Finance Expansion)

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