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Impact USA is the acceleration program launched by Business France and Bpifrance in 2014 to help selected French tech startups kickstart their growth in the U.S.

The Impact community counts 34 alumni, including: Botify, Evercontact, Redbird, Sevenhugs, Sublime Skinz...

Applications will be open between October 6th and December 2nd, 2016.

Please make sure to visit our website and read our FAQ (www.impact-north-america.com/faq/) for comprehensive information about the program and tips on submitting the best possible application. You can also contact us at impact@businessfrance.fr for any question.

There are a few topics worth highlighting here:

Early Bird Advantage
- If you submit your application before November 3rd, not only will application fees will be reduced to 100€, but the Impact team will also help you review your application.

Length of the program and required commitment:
- The onsite program is 10 weeks long.
- There will be a non-optional 2 month-long prel...
Impact USA is the acceleration program launched by Business France and Bpifrance in 2014 to help selected French tech startups kickstart their growth in the U.S.

The Impact community counts 34 alumni, including: Botify, Evercontact, Redbird, Sevenhugs, Sublime Skinz...

Applications will be open between October 6th and December 2nd, 2016.

Please make sure to visit our website and read our FAQ (www.impact-north-america.com/faq/) for comprehensive information about the program and tips on submitting the best possible application. You can also contact us at impact@businessfrance.fr for any question.

There are a few topics worth highlighting here:

Early Bird Advantage
- If you submit your application before November 3rd, not only will application fees will be reduced to 100€, but the Impact team will also help you review your application.

Length of the program and required commitment:
- The onsite program is 10 weeks long.
- There will be a non-optional 2 month-long preliminary preparation, including personalized coaching sessions on your strategy, marketing, pitching and storytelling. This preparation period starts early February with a bootcamp in Paris that brings all the selected companies together, then goes on with individual online sessions.
- The Impact team will be 100% dedicated to your project and we expect a mutual commitment to each and every part of our program: bootcamp attendance in Paris (2 days), remote preparation, and presence onsite for 100% of the duration of the program.

Important dates :
- Oct 6, 2016: Applications start
- Dec 2, 2016: Applications close
- Janv 16, 2017: Announcement of the 2017 selected line-up
- Feb 2, 2017: Launch Bootcamp
- Apr 17, 2017: Onsite residence starts (New York and San Francisco)
- Jun 23, 2017: Demo Day (New York and San Francisco)

Application tips:
- Be concise and very clear - the jury will not waste time trying to understand obscure sentences
- However, do not omit anything of significance - it will help the jury understand where you’re coming from and where you’re going. As much as possible, use metrics.
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Florence Tison Program Manager NYC
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Frederic Bidot Trade Advisor @Business France San Francisco. Marketing Innovation, Digital Startups, Social Web, Tech&Gadgets, IoT&Big Data, SFDC Certified
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