American startups seeking to position themselves rapidly on the global market for technology and innovation, can apply for the Young Entrepreneurs initiative (YEi) Award. The Award provides promising innovative American startups with prizes including Accelerators and Training Programs, an Air France Sustainability Award, individual coaching, matchmaking with business incubators, and transportation provided by Air France.

The Triana Group represented by Francois Boissinot joins other Jury members including the Embassy of France (Scientific Attaché Antoine Mynard); French Trade Advisors of Boston (CCEF) represented by Bernard Malfroy-Camine (Founder & CEO, MindSet Rx), Chris Hote (CEO Americas, Digimind), Eric Euvrard (Founder & President, RHM International), Linda Kassa (Manager of Integrated Operation Sites, Sud Chimie), Marie Landel (Founder, Marie Landel & Associates and CCEF President in Boston), Philippe Suhas (Operating Partner, Akoya Capital Partners), Jean-Marc Pandraud (President & CEO, Clean Membranes, Inc), Jean Marie Vallet (Founder & President, Cyrma Ventures LLC), Xavier Touret (SVP Risk Management and Internal Audit, Natixis Global Asset Management US); The Invest in France Agency (represented by Philippe Parfait, Vice President East Coast); the French-American Chamber of Commerce North-East (FACCNE) represented by Chérif Benattia (President & Director, APhaRC, LLC) and François Ducroux (Senior Vice-President, Winslow, Evans & Crocker, FACCNE President).

The Triana Group is also a partner of the initiative, along with MIT France, venturex, Marie Landel & Associates, Air France, and a number of other supporting companies and organizations.