French startups

An opportunity to reach out to the largest economy in Eastern and Central Europe.

Benefit from our extensive knowledge of the Polish environment

France is one of the greatest investors in Polish economy. With about 1300 compagnies established in the country and 250 000 jobs directly depending on those investments, we have developed a full and deep understanding of the different segments of Polish economy and its culture. We can also promptly advise and connect you with the representatives you need to carry out your project in Poland.

Take advantage of the richness of Polish ecosystems

Poland is the economic heart of Central Europe and more widely of Eastern Europe.  With 408 000 specialists just in the field of ICT, it is the 6th European country in terms of the number of jobs in the tech sector and is fully engaged in the digital revolution. The will of the Poles to take their revenge on their communist past has developed a real entrepreneurial spirit at the origin of their economic vitality.

Benefiting from a highly qualified and mobile population, Poland has succeeded to build a wide ecosystem of startups and university education making it present on most tech sectors.


Connection between Polish and French innovation players, and product adaptations according to the uses and particularities in force in the countries concerned. Sourcing of customers or technological partners on the French market, in the Green Energy, Smart Metering, Cyber-Security, Software, Hardware sectors.

Papernest is a French startup created in 2015, member of the French Tech 120, which supports individuals in the daily management of contracts and subscriptions. Specializing in the procedures related to moving, the platform allows individuals to manage all housing contracts in just a few clicks.

The Union des Français de l'Etranger (UFE) is an association, founded in 1927, which brings together French people, Francophones and Francophiles throughout the world. It provides them with a privileged link with France, defends their interests and gives them support and mutual aid on a daily basis.

Scaleway helps developers and enterprises build, deploy and scale applications. The Scaleway ecosystem is used by more than 25,000 enterprises that choose Scaleway's multi-AZ redundancy, developer experience, carbon-neutral data centers and native tools to manage their multi-cloud architectures.

Airly is a Polish startup providing access to accurate, hyperlocal real-time air quality data, which is the first step to understanding health risks, monitor air pollution and reduce emissions. Airly provides information to governments, businesses and communities.

Founded in 1919, the Lycée français de Varsovie (LFV) is an international French educational institution. It offers a high quality and continuous education from kindergarten to high school, for children from 2 to 18 years old. The teaching is provided by a team of 70 certified professionals.

The CCI France Poland has been helping you to export and set up business in Poland since 2014. The CCI France Poland gathers more than 460 companies, organizes nearly 120 meetings per year, brings a few thousand participants to their events and an extraordinary French atmosphere!

Innovation Nest is a seed/VC fund focused on investments in Software as a Service (SaaS) companies across Europe. We support high-tech companies to grow faster and scale their business globally. We believe Europe has a lot to offer. European engineering talent and product intuition are amazing.

The Meero adventure started in 2016, with the desire to simplify the work of photographers and allow them to focus their energy and time on their passion: shooting. Meero relieves them of all these tasks that interfere with their activity: prospecting, client briefing, retouching, commercial management, billing, delivery, storage etc

Project People helps companies define their products and services, build business and marketing strategies, test and implement them. Based on the needs and expectations of their clients, they show them the way to scale their business. All in the spirit of lean methodology.

Open Eyes Economy is an intellectual and social movement created in response to contemporary social concerns. It facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration and opens eyes, providing many opportunities for the exchange of views and experiences. Join the leaders of change!

Social Movers Hub has been helping leaders create profitable organizations, community projects, and positive impact startups since 2017. Social Movers Hub helps create successful business models, inspire and integrate a community of entrepreneurs who are changing the world for the better.

The National Assembly is the heart of French democracy. 577 MPs are elected every five years to represent the French, legislate and control the action of the Government. The missions of the deputies are numerous, they can consist in representing France by supporting French initiatives such as La French Tech.

Lucky Duck Games is an international board game publisher known for its innovative and engaging creations. Lucky Duck Games' mission is to make a lasting impression on the board game hobby by publishing truly remarkable, timeless games that are accessible to everyone, everywhere.

Bidroom is the first membership-based marketplace for travel lovers, offers hoteliers a low distribution fee while members receive better deals on more than 3,000,000 hotel rooms worldwide. We’ve eliminated high commissions. Instead, we give you the flexibility to choose between a 6% fixed distribution fee or an annual membership fee.

BSJP Brockhuis Jurczak Prusak Sroka Nilsson is one of Poland’s leading multi-disciplinary professional service law firms. Established in 2001, BSJP has grown into more than 70 specialist lawyers, tax advisors, patent attorneys and auditors operating in four strategic business locations across Poland.

WISENE is a Polish technology company, founded in 2010 focused on the design, development, production and sales of applications in line with two core concepts: IIoT and Active Security Systems, which address the ever-growing need to enhance security and generate operational savings.

COBIN Angels is the largest professional club of business angels in Poland. Since 2015, COBIN has supported private investors in making investments in young, fast-growing technology companies from Poland and the Central European region. COBIN brings together business owners, board members and top managers. is a European venture capital founded in 2018 dedicated to insurance insurtech. Its goal: to invest in the startups that will create the next generation of the sector. covers the following 6 areas: InsurTech, FinTech, DigitalHealth, CyberSecurity, Mobility, SmartCity.

France Alumni Poland is a social and professional network, created in 2010 by the French Embassy in Poland, which brings together Polish alumni of French higher education, former scholarship holders of the French government, students and graduates of French-speaking programs in Poland and alumni of the Lycée français de Varsovie.

Sinterit is a global supplier of innovative 3D printing solutions in SLS technology. With two SLS 3D printer lines – compact and industrial – it answers the needs of engineers, educators, researchers, scientists, and, above all, visionaries. Sinterit SLS 3D printers work every day across multiple industries.

Carrefour not only take care of people's basic daily needs, they also want to give access to a better quality of life. It is their role as a distributor to constantly look for new products and flavors. And this is not our last word. Et voila!

Open Routing is a technology company with online grocery DNA. It has been established by a founder of the largest online grocery service in Central & Eastern Europe. The uniqueness of our platform comes from both an intrinsic understanding of grocery e-commerce and technical excellence.

ST is a global semiconductor leader delivering intelligent and energy-efficient products and solutions that power the electronics at the heart of everyday life. ST’s products are found everywhere today. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.

Impact'20 brings together leaders from many sectors at the forefront of innovation to explore the possibilities for creating a global digital future. Themes include industry 4.0, 5G, IoE, fintech, biotech and digital health, transportation, energy and environment, science, business, investment and entrepreneurship.

Startup Poland is the most important technology think-tank in Central Europe. They connect startups with clients and investors and influence policy-makers, educators, academics and media,  they represent startups in dialogue with the Polish government and parliament, The European Commission and local governments.

The French Embassy in Poland is the diplomatic representation of the French Republic in Poland. It is in charge of maintaining and developing bilateral relations between France and Poland as well as assisting and following the administrative procedures of French citizens living in Poland.

The Consulate General of France in Krakow, located in the heart of the city, represents the public administration of France in Krakow. The Consulate General of France in Krakow and the Consul General of France in Krakow, Mrs Anne Schmidt-Riou, are regular partners of La French Tech Cracovie.

OVHcloud is a French company and the European leading cloud provider, they deliver public and private cloud products, shared hosting and dedicated server solutions in 140 countries worldwide. They also offer domain name registration, telephony services and internet access to our customers.

Packhelp is an online marketplace for custom branded packaging, established in 2015. We provide innovative packaging solutions for e-commerce brands, retailers, agencies and enterprises. Our customer portfolio includes more than 50.000 customers from over 30 markets.

The Kraków Chamber of Commerce and Industry is representing the business interests of their member companies with the national government and EU institutions and is supporting them in boosting their competitivity, innovation and promotion of their business in Poland and globally.

BlaBlaCar brings together the largest carpooling community in the world with more than 100 million members in 22 countries. The platform connects drivers traveling with free seats with passengers heading in the same direction. They share a journey and the costs. Wherever there is a road, there is a BlaBlaCar.

Decathlon's mission is to enable as many people as possible to enjoy and benefit from sports. Everyone should be able to afford sports equipment regardless of their wallet, this is why Decathlon is constantly improving its offer. Therefore, products are available in stationary stores and in online store.

TED, TEDx and TEDxKazimierz want to put great ideas on their stage, build community among those who attend the events and promote tolerance, inclusiveness, positivity and openness. They aim to maintain a welcoming atmosphere, keeping their sense of fun while maintaining the highest levels of quality and professionalism.

Innovative Małopolska is a project led by Małopolska Region and dedicated to support SMEs in their expansion into foreign markets, assistance in technology transfer and cooperation between science and business, promotion of creativity and innovative technological solutions of Małopolska entrepreneurs.

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. The group has over 350,000 team members in 50 countries.

Kraków Miastem Startupów is a non-governmental organization that undertakes training and educational activities for those who run or plan to run a business in order to support the development of the startup ecosystem in Krakow. They support startups by connecting them with each other and with companies, administration and universities.

The Heart is a Corporate Venture Builder that creates new businesses, products and services on demand together with corporate clients. Based on a proprietary developed methodology we build individually tailored solutions. Moreover we find and integrate technologies created by the ecosystem of tech pioneers and startups.

Hubraum is the tech incubator of Deutsche Telekom. By bringing early-stage startups and the leading European telco together, hubraum strives to ignite innovation transfer to create new business opportunities for both sides: startups benefit from co-innovation programs, seed-investments and the shortcut to tech assets.

Kraków Technology Park (KPT) has contributed to the development of proper conditions for the development of entrepreneurship for 25 years. For over 10 years it has managed the Technology Incubator for IT start-ups. KPT inspires the start-up community by organising numerous events including workshops, hackathons, and conferences.

OMGKRK is a Polish foundation whose mission is to create a world-class innovation ecosystem in Krakow. OMGKRK trains the next generation of entrepreneurs, creates new opportunities, brings together innovation, startups, technology and the tech community.

Coworking Rynek 28 is a Polish company offering coworking spaces and tailored services directly on the main square of Krakow. The place has a unique atmosphere and options like a 3D printer or a conference room. In total, Coworking Rynek 28 offers 20 desks.

Orange Polska is a Polish telecommunications company, subsidiary of the French Orange Group, born from the merger of Telekomunikacja Polska and PTK Centertel. Orange Polska is the leader in the Polish telecommunications market with more than 20 million customers using their services every day.

Business France is an agency in charge of supporting French companies in their international development, providing information and assistance to foreign investors in France, and promoting the attractiveness of French economic actors and territories.

Objectif Pologne publishes economic insights on the Polish market, including Polish start-ups. The initiative provides a better understanding of the local market to French-speaking entrepreneurs and present them with business opportunities.

Réseau Francophone de l’Entrepreneuriat en Pologne is an association created by French-speaking entrepreneurs from all over the world and based in Poland who put their networks, for the promotion of french entrepreneurship and the development synergies.