Opening of submissions for the Business Plan Competition
Deadline to submit entries to the Business Plan Competition
Announcement of Semi-Finalists
Arthur Lenoir, Adrien, Cognee and Baptiste Poirier, co-founders of Jellynote, are the winners of the 2013-2014 French-American Entrepreneurship Award.
Melchior Scholler, Felix Winckler and Etienne Adriaenssen, co-founders of Poutsch, are the winners of the 2012 French-American Entrepreneurship Award.
The winning project for the 2011 edition of the Award was submitted by Thomas Ferré, a 31 years old French and the founder of Tomi Otee, a golf apparel brand currently sold in the USA and Korea.
Les Canelés de Céline
The winning project for the 2010 edition of the Award was submitted by Céline Legros, a young French entrepreneur passionate about cooking who switched career (former business lawyer) by passion.
Emmanuel Cargill is a senior vice president Human Resources at Pernod Ricard USA, the co-leader in the global wines and spirit industry
Recognized as a leading expert on business creation, brand management and organization development, Yves Coleon has 30+ years
Norbert Benaiche leads the French Business Services Group of Deloitte in the US
Martin Bischoff is Managing Director of the French-American Chamber of Commerce in New York City.
Anne Busquet is President of AMB Advisors where she advises companies on business strategy, marketing and development
After leading international PR campaigns for image-driven brands at Diageo, Seagram and Coty, Diana Castelnuovo -Tedesco founded New York
Eric Draghi is the founder and CEO of 1000 Passions Inc. Married to an American woman with two children, he lives and works in Westchester, NY
Thomas Ferre is an investor and entrepreneur, having spent most of his career in Private equity investing across the globe and in particular
Melchior Schöller is the co-founder and CEO of Poutsch , an online polling platform that won the 2012 FAEA
Stephan is a principal in the transaction advisory service department of Ernst & Young in New York.
Cyrille Bessiere is the founder and managing partner of Palais des Thés USA, the North American venture of French premium tea company Palais des Thés.
Gilles Rousseau is Chief Sales Officer at The Digital Marvels Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based omnichannel solutions
Sandrine Bernard is the Executive Vice-President of Solstiss, Inc., a subsidiary of Solstiss Sarl.
Born and raised in France, and proud Brooklynite today, Alex, CEO and founder of Placemeter,
Florent is the Co-Founder and COO of Placemeter, a TechStars NY startup that raised close to $8MM to turn any live video feed into data and make cities smarter.