StartHer Awards, the first European contest for female-founded startups

The Paris-based NGO StartHer (formerly Girls in Tech Paris), dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurship and careers in tech, is holding the first Europe-scale contest for startups founded by women.

The contest will take place on October 19th at Station F, the brand new biggest startup campus in the world, in Paris. The event will include a pitch competition and conferences on women in tech.

Any tech startup (internet, mobile, video games, AI, VR, etc.) that is between six and thirty-six months old, is headquartered in a European country, and has at least one woman on the founding team, is eligible to apply online until 31 August.

Applications and more information

The French Apéro : Breton Edition

December 3, 2018

It's time for the French Institute's second aperitif which will this time be inspired by the Brittany region! We hope to see you all on December 14 at 18h45 at Pudel for a real fest-noz with Breton folk dances, cider and crepes! The aim of the French Institute's new apéro tradition is to bring...

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Estonia, the real start-up nation

The French magazine Stratégies, specialized in communication and marketing, has published an article "Estonia, the real start-up nation". In Estonia, the administration is fully digitalized and citizens have a digital identity. The foreigners can also benefit from the virtues of the system with...

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The best of the 50s French songs

July 31, 2018

France, its wine, its famous baguettes, its beautiful architecture... and its songs! What would be the French romanticism without the voices of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Barbara or Charles Trenet? Today, thanks to our own summer hits and the Culturethèque, we offer you a jump back in time to...

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The traditional Breton dances, both for leisure and for challenge

July 24, 2018

Dancing is an ancient tradition in Brittany and its many centuries of existence has led the practice to evolve in many ways. So, nowadays, there are dozens of dances and some of them have different variants from one Breton region to the other. However, the most popular and known dances are the...

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The French Institute of Estonia cares about your data

May 22, 2018

From May 25th onwards, European regulations will protect your personal data even more closely. The French Institute of Estonia always cared a lot about your privacy. We don't hold much information about you, but email addresses do need lots of attention. Here is a short recap of our data...

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European Night of Museums 2018

May 16, 2018

Since its launch in 2005, the European Night of Museums attracts every year a numerous public, in an increasing number of museums: last year, the event had mobilised more than 3800 museums in thirty European countries. In Estonia, more than 110 000 people took part in the Night of Museums 2017, to...

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