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INTRO TO THE
PARIS STARTUP
SCENE
Liam Boogar
Editor, Rude Baguette
AGENDA                                                   2

PARIS STARTUP SCENE 101
‣   Background: Who the F*CK am I?
‣   History: 100 years of French innovation in 1 slide
‣   French tax laws – tough on revenue, but loves R&D
‣   French Engineers – underpaid & overqualified
‣   The Startup Scene – Who/What you need to know
‣   The French Market – penetrate it.
INTRODUCTION                                    3

WHO AM I?
‣   Born in the Silicon Valley
‣   Moved to France in 2010

‣   Rude Baguette – France’s Startup Blog
      ‣ Launched in November, 2011
      ‣ 30K UV/month today
      ‣ 47% readers in France
      ‣ Referenced by TechCrunch, Pandodaily,
        GigaOm & TechMeme in last 60 days
Intro to the Paris Startup Scene


100 YEARS OF
FRENCH
INNOVATION IN
ONE SLIDE
100 YEARS OF FRENCH INNOVATION IN 1 SLIDE                     5
                           THEN




                          TODAY




   7,500 in 2011                            Well-developed
  (2nd in Europe,   Top Schools in France      Technical
    4th in World)     Are for Engineers      Infrastructure
Intro to the Paris Startup Scene


FRENCH TAXES.
TOUGH ON
REVENUE.
GOOD FOR R&D.
FRENCH TAX LAWS – FAVORING R&D OVER REVENUE                               7
CIR: Subsidized R&D up to €100M     JEI Status: Subsidized employment
                                    of designers & developers

1st year: 40%
2nd year: 35%                                           20% tax on top
                                                        of salary
Every year
onwards: 35%                                            € 40K salary =
                                                        you pay €48K
All R&D beyond                                          instead of €60K
€100M subsidized
at 5%




                   OSEO: €650M SMB Grants for
                   innovation, expansion, and R&D
FRENCH ENGINEERS – OVERQUALIFIED / UNDERPAID                                 8
                               Facts

  Traditionally underpaid in           1000s of new engineers coming out
   startups (35-40K€/year)             of France’s top engineering schools


                               Myths


      35 Hour Work Week                Impossible/Expensive to Fire
Intro to the Paris Startup Scene


THE PARIS
STARTUP SCENE:
  WHO
  WHAT
  WHERE
THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE: WHO/WHAT/WHERE                                                                  10

       Who you should know…
                       ENTREPRENEURS                  STARTUPS

                          Xavier Niel                 Iliad (Free/Free Mobile) – made his money in Minitel
                      Marc Simoncini                  Meetic – Founding Partner, Jaina Capital
                          JB Rudelle                  K-Mobile Kiwee, Criteo
                          Tariq Krim                  Netvibes, JoliCloud
       Jacques-Antoine Granjon (JAG)                  Vente-Privée
                                      VC FIRM         NOTES / INVESTMENTS
               (1- 5M €)                    ISAI      Invests 1/quarter: BlaBlaCar, Shopmium, Commerce Guys
                (~1M €)        Jaina Capital          Takes Majority Stakes: Appsfire, Plyce
    (Seed +Series A)          Elaia Partners          Allmyapps, Criteo, Sigfox, Scoop.it, Ykone
              (300K €)         IMA Ventures           Sparrow, Rapportive, Paper.li, FreshPlanet

Partech, Ventech, 360 Capital, Omnes Capital, Xange
                                                        “Most Active Angel Investors in the World” -BI
THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE: WHAT?                                11

WHAT WE DO WELL.
 eCommerce   Internet of Things   Beautiful Apps   Marketplaces
THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE: WHERE?   12

SILICON SENTIER
Intro to the Paris Startup Scene


THE FRENCH
MARKET.
PENETRATE IT.
THE FRENCH MARKET. PENETRATE IT.                                                    14

                     A FEW FIGURES

    65 Million                #2 city in
   Inhabitants                 Europe


                                                               #2 in VC in Europe


                 50 Million
                  Internet
                   Users
                                           #2 city in Europe
INTRO TO THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE   15


Q&A
INTRO TO THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE   16



THANK YOU.

@LIAMBOOGAR
LIAM@RUDEBAGUETTE.COM

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Rude Baguette - Intro to the Paris Startup Scene

  • 1. INTRO TO THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE Liam Boogar Editor, Rude Baguette
  • 2. AGENDA 2 PARIS STARTUP SCENE 101 ‣ Background: Who the F*CK am I? ‣ History: 100 years of French innovation in 1 slide ‣ French tax laws – tough on revenue, but loves R&D ‣ French Engineers – underpaid & overqualified ‣ The Startup Scene – Who/What you need to know ‣ The French Market – penetrate it.
  • 3. INTRODUCTION 3 WHO AM I? ‣ Born in the Silicon Valley ‣ Moved to France in 2010 ‣ Rude Baguette – France’s Startup Blog ‣ Launched in November, 2011 ‣ 30K UV/month today ‣ 47% readers in France ‣ Referenced by TechCrunch, Pandodaily, GigaOm & TechMeme in last 60 days
  • 4. Intro to the Paris Startup Scene 100 YEARS OF FRENCH INNOVATION IN ONE SLIDE
  • 5. 100 YEARS OF FRENCH INNOVATION IN 1 SLIDE 5 THEN TODAY 7,500 in 2011 Well-developed (2nd in Europe, Top Schools in France Technical 4th in World) Are for Engineers Infrastructure
  • 6. Intro to the Paris Startup Scene FRENCH TAXES. TOUGH ON REVENUE. GOOD FOR R&D.
  • 7. FRENCH TAX LAWS – FAVORING R&D OVER REVENUE 7 CIR: Subsidized R&D up to €100M JEI Status: Subsidized employment of designers & developers 1st year: 40% 2nd year: 35% 20% tax on top of salary Every year onwards: 35% € 40K salary = you pay €48K All R&D beyond instead of €60K €100M subsidized at 5% OSEO: €650M SMB Grants for innovation, expansion, and R&D
  • 8. FRENCH ENGINEERS – OVERQUALIFIED / UNDERPAID 8 Facts Traditionally underpaid in 1000s of new engineers coming out startups (35-40K€/year) of France’s top engineering schools Myths 35 Hour Work Week Impossible/Expensive to Fire
  • 9. Intro to the Paris Startup Scene THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE: WHO WHAT WHERE
  • 10. THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE: WHO/WHAT/WHERE 10 Who you should know… ENTREPRENEURS STARTUPS Xavier Niel Iliad (Free/Free Mobile) – made his money in Minitel Marc Simoncini Meetic – Founding Partner, Jaina Capital JB Rudelle K-Mobile Kiwee, Criteo Tariq Krim Netvibes, JoliCloud Jacques-Antoine Granjon (JAG) Vente-Privée VC FIRM NOTES / INVESTMENTS (1- 5M €) ISAI Invests 1/quarter: BlaBlaCar, Shopmium, Commerce Guys (~1M €) Jaina Capital Takes Majority Stakes: Appsfire, Plyce (Seed +Series A) Elaia Partners Allmyapps, Criteo, Sigfox, Scoop.it, Ykone (300K €) IMA Ventures Sparrow, Rapportive, Paper.li, FreshPlanet Partech, Ventech, 360 Capital, Omnes Capital, Xange “Most Active Angel Investors in the World” -BI
  • 11. THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE: WHAT? 11 WHAT WE DO WELL. eCommerce Internet of Things Beautiful Apps Marketplaces
  • 12. THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE: WHERE? 12 SILICON SENTIER
  • 13. Intro to the Paris Startup Scene THE FRENCH MARKET. PENETRATE IT.
  • 14. THE FRENCH MARKET. PENETRATE IT. 14 A FEW FIGURES 65 Million #2 city in Inhabitants Europe #2 in VC in Europe 50 Million Internet Users #2 city in Europe
  • 15. INTRO TO THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE 15 Q&A
  • 16. INTRO TO THE PARIS STARTUP SCENE 16 THANK YOU. @LIAMBOOGAR LIAM@RUDEBAGUETTE.COM

Editor's Notes

  1. 2/3 of Startups under JEI Status
  2. 2/3 of Startups under JEI Status