Fact Sheet

Viva Tech’s Concept, Topical info, Visitor profiles and Testimonials… in a nutshell, everything you need to know in one place.

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FACT SHEET VIVA TECHNOLOGY 2020

WHO WE ARE
VivaTech is the world’s rendezvous for startups and leaders to celebrate innovation. We believe in the power of technology to transform business and society. Our 3-day annual conference has become, in only 4 years, the biggest gateway in Europe for innovation actors worldwide.

OUR MISSION
Help startups and major corporates to become the digital champions of tomorrow, to succeed in their digital transformation and to innovate collectively for the common good.

HOW WE DO IT
We gather under one roof the brightest entrepreneurs, executives, investors, students and academics to collaborate, network, pitch, get inspired and showcase their innovations.

WHEN
VivaTech will take place on June 11-13, 2020 in Paris, France. The first two days are B2B and on Saturday, we switch our focus to the General Public.

WHERE
VivaTech is anchored in Paris, France, at Porte de Versailles. Two large exhibition Halls of 55K sqm, are dedicated to major corporate exhibitors, budding startups, futuristic innovations, new experiences, lounges, and inspiring conferences. VivaTech’s Stage One welcomes 4,500 people and our additional four conference stages host up to 500 people.

OUR STORY
Created in 2016, Viva Technology is born from the imagination of leading communication company Publicis Groupe and major French business newspaper Les Echos. In four years we have grown tremendously, welcoming over 124,000 visitors from across the globe.
 

Startup Key Facts

79%

reported positive impact of their attendance on their professional activities.

84%

met potential investors.

34%

moved on to the next level and secured 
investment for their project.

Source: GoudLlink (independant survey institute) Satisfaction Survey, using a sample representative of the visitors of VivaTech in 2019

Key Figures

13,000

Startups

3,300

Investors

124,000

Attendees

2,500

Journalists

125

Countries

What they say about us

Antoine Hubert
CEO, Ynsect 

« VivaTech is a great place to get into contact very easily with top business leaders, and share knowledge and experience »

Thomas Plantenga
CEO of Vinted and winner of of the Next European Unicorn Awards 2019

« VivaTech is a great place to get into contact very easily with top business leaders, and share knowledge and experience »

François-Xavier Goemaere
Co-Founder, Skyboy

« In a commercial way, VivaTech is really important for us. 25% of our business in 2018 and in 2019 comes from leads we made at VivaTech. »