A guided tour through the heart of the new “startup nation”

Published on 13/02/2019

The second ESIL Study Visit will take place in Paris on 27-28 March 2019



Paris, one of the most inspiring cities in the world and the new tech- and start-up hotspot of Europe, will be the second stop of the ESIL Study Visits tour. Scheduled for the 27 and 28 of March, this is a unique opportunity to get to know the French investment market in-depth, to meet aspiring French entrepreneurs, and to network with local and foreign investors.

Participants will be able to benefit from 20+ years’ worth of expertise of the ESIL local leader, France Angels.  The French federation of Business Angels comprises 75 networks in the country with more than 5.000 individual investors.

The #ESILangel for France and chairman of France Angels, Tanguy De La Fouchardière, is hosting this two-day event. He is pleased with the growth of Business Angels in France:  “When France Angels was started in the year 2000, nobody in France knew what a Business Angel was. Today everybody uses the term ‘Business Angel’ referring to a good business investing in startups, investing in the future. Our position will make France a startup nation”. 

The programme will allow participants to attend another major international event: the France Angels Spring university, which gathers angel investors form all around France.


For those interested in networking:

  • Meet lead angels and French investors
  • Workshops for network managers with lead regional club managers

For those interested in these subjects:

  • Market trends + legal and fiscal insights / takeaways
  • Innovative tools for co-investment and syndication
  • Partnerships and sponsorship - case studies
  • Representing angels towards - public authorities.

Practical details

  • Registration fee: no registration fee (hotel and travel at own costs)
  • Registration deadline: March 21.