2017 French American Entrepreneurship Award

Entry Deadline: 3/1/2017

Entry Fee: No fee

Description: The annual business plan competition that recognizes young francophone entrepreneurs launching businesses in the United States.

Judging Criteria: N/A

Eligibility: In order to be eligible to participate in the FAEA business plan competition: Entrants must enter one of the following two categories: Digital Innovation: New digital solutions / tools that offer enhanced customer value. Art de Vivre: New products or services associated with the traditional French way of living: luxury, home, beauty, food and wine, fashion etc… Entrant can submit more than one business plan. However, they cannot enter the same business plan in both categories. The project must be in an early stage, less than three years in business with a product or service commercially viable and the demonstrated ability to generate revenue. The venture must be operated in and for the US market. The entrant must be the founder-entrepreneur fluent in French and English, thirty-five years old or younger. Each entrant is expected to email to ssarian@transmarkpartners.com, a scanned photo ID, jpeg 300dpi headshot, as well as a short biography or resume. Plan submission indicates full acceptance of the Official Contest Rules

Awards & Prizes: $10,000 cash prize, Office space for six-month in one of the seven “Corporate Suites” business centers in New York City, A business fare round trip ticket New York-Paris on La Compagnie airline, $15,000 in strategy/accounting/legal in-kind services by Club 600 members, One year membership to the FACC-New York, International/national media exposure

Sponsors: French American Chamber of Commerce, Club 600, Deloitte, and many others Poutsch, Tomi Otee, Les Caneles de Celine, and many more

Year Started: 2008

Previous Winners: Poutsch, Tomi Otee, Les Caneles de Celine, and many more

Contact Person: Sophie Sarian

Email: ssarian@transmarkpartners.com

Phone: (914)-337-0082



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