All attendees gave very positive feedbacks on the June 27-28 event and outside parties recognize it was the first time that such a nice mix of great French and American entrepreneurs and enthusiastic Parisian cohort have been brought together.
You can find below a few first articles from French and American media, photos and videos:
ABC News: The French Kiss Business Hello -France Isn’t Known as a Hotbed of Entrepreneurship — That May Change
Inc. Magazine: Inc. Goes To France and Champagne and Robots in France
TPE-PME (Les Echos): FACE : s’inspirer de la réussite made in US
Speakers featured in the Conference:
Christine Lagarde French Minister of Financ, Craig Stappleton US Ambassador to France, Pierre Simon President of Paris Chamber of Commerce, Carl Schramm President of Kauffman Foundation, Larry Sanger co-founder of Wikipedia, Reid Hoffman co-founder of LinkedIn, Craig Newmark founder of Craigslist, Martin Eberhard founder of TeslaMotors, Kevin Ryan founder of DoubleCick, Mike Malone of ABC News, Rick Schine of Inc., Philippe Bloch, Michel Berty founder Capgemini USA, Alain Azan founding partner of Sofinnova Ventures, Fabrice Sergent founder of Club-Internet, CellFish Media, Pierre Kosciusko-Morizet co-founder PriceMinister, Philippe Houze owner of Galeries Lafayette, Francis Bailly Head of GE Europe, Jerry Sanders founder of San Francisco Science, Jonathan Benassaya co-founder of Deezer, Marc Rochet founder of L’Avion, Sandra Le Grand founder of Canal CE, Remi Barbier founder of Pain Therapeutics, Alan Lewis CEO of Novocell, Jacques Souquet founder of Supersonic Imagine, Pascal Josselin founder of CRM Company Group, Raymond Nasr former Google exectutive, Jeff Clavier of Softech VC, Sue Strommer President of the National Association of Seed and Venture Funds, John May President of the Angel Capital Association, Katherine Kinney President and co-COO NYSE-Euronext, Pierre Deschamps founder of Unilog, Anne Busquet of Golden Seeds, Joanne Sanders founder of Bolt Staffing Services, Maria Sendra partner at Baker&McKenzie, Ouriel Ohayon of TechCrunch France, Jean-Louis Missika of Ville de Paris, and a number of CEOs, VCs, business angels and entrepreneurs.