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CONTEST LAUNCH: calling all BC startups with EU ambitions

Innovative BC startups considering EU operations can now compete for a curated softlanding program in the French Alps. The two most promising will join an international cohort-based bootcamp held in Grenoble, Nov 29-Dec 4 2020. Winners will benefit from pre and post bootcamp strategic advising, introductions to ecosystem stakeholders, and internationalization masterclasses, facilitated through Canadian-created incubation & collaboration platform ESP (

The French Alps Softlanding International Exchange (FAISE) program is an international initiative substantially funded by La French Tech, and led by La French Tech in the Alps, French Tech in the Alps - Grenoble,Invest In Grenoble Alpes, and Tarmac incubator at inovallée. Other partners include La French Tech Taiwan, UBIK ltd., Le Village by CA, Savoie, Savoie-Technolac at Chambéry-Grand Lac économie, HUB612, and GREX International at Team France Export.

The British Columbia-based partner is transnational incubator Empowered Startups, creator and provider of digital incubation & collaboration platform ESP.

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