The French Tech Pavilion

Come to Pavilion 1325 – Aisle 3 to find out why France is ‘the next big thing’

For the fourth consecutive year, Business France is proud to host the French Tech booth by Business France at SXSW 2017. 20 high caliber startups have been selected by a panel of expert judges amid stiff competition to be part of the French Tech booth by Business France. Meet our 20 startups at the trade show!

Schedule for startups appearing at the booth:

MARCH 12, 10AM – 6PM


MARCH 13, 10AM – 6PM


MARCH 14, 10AM – 6PM


French Pavilion SXSW.pdf

Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France.

It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment, location, and also runs the VIE international internship program.

Founded on January 1, 2015 through a merger between UBIFRANCE and the Invest in France Agency, Business France has 1,500 personnel, both in France and in 70 countries throughout the world, who work with a network of public- and private- sector partners.

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Companies to look for

The best of French Tech will be on display at SXSW. Come visit us March 12-14 on our pavilion #1325 – Aisle 3. Companies you’ll meet include:

3dRudder designs a revolutionary foot powered motion controller that can be used while seated, for VR, Gaming and Engineering. Also a great Accessibility device.

Augmented Acoustics’ unique technology allows Live show’s spectators to benefit from an unprecedented immersive, customizable and multitrack sound experience according to their personal tastes and hearing profile.

Babbler is a social network that connects companies with the right reporters and influencers. Our simple and smart PR platform helps companies attract audiences with their stories translating it into mass coverage.

The mobile solution that creates opportunity through connectivity. By bringing connectivity to everyone, everywhere, NOW, the N4B platform extends your market reach to untapped users.

Specialized in processing, enrichment and harmonization of music metadata, BLITZR provides music services & digital media with smart data & B2B solutions.

Divacore, be smart, be wild. Divacore, cut the chords, push the volume.

The first foosball table to be connected to a social network : the Foosball Society.

Klaxoon is a platform that fosters and boosts collective intelligence at every turn and everywhere people collaborate together.

The huge increase in web, mobile and IoT devices means innovations need to be quick, reliable, engaging and future proof. Traditional development methods and technologies have now paradoxically become brakes because of their native structural limitations. Kuzzle accelerates innovation cycles, reduces time to market by 30 to 40% and increases ROI.


Magency is a solution that helps teams work better together, facilitates interactivity and gives everyone a voice in a meeting, regardless of the group’s size.

Okio-Studio is a creative Surround Video Production House based in Paris, specializing in immersive experience for Oculus-Rift, and other virtual reality devices.

Optinvent is a wearable technology and devices company specialized in patented scalable/low cost near to eye displays. We are making augmented reality viable and affordable.

Partnering Robotics is an innovative French company that creates robots with a proprietary artificial intelligence and a set of services dedicated to the B2B market. More than a robot, the Diya One is a platform that can support the development of multiple services across various industries. is a continuous-deployment high-availability cloud hosting solution that helps web applications scale effortlessly and serve the most demanding traffic. Its unique container-based architecture allows it to propose a 99.99% SLA and the capability of cloning a full production cluster, including all its data, in under a minute to deliver 90% faster testing, making it ideal for agile development teams.

Somm’It is a SaaS platform which democratizes the management skills of sommeliers for all restaurateurs and provides rich content to improve recommendations. It also assists professional somms in their daily management tasks. Last, but not least, it offers a tailor-made sommelier service for all customers, through a direct connection to a restaurant’s wine lists. It is endorsed by Gerard Basset, Best Sommelier of the World 2010, Master Sommelier and Master of Wine.

Capture the knowledge. Transfer the power. Speachme is a peer-to-peer skills and knowledge transfer platform.

twinme is a private messenger giving you the freedom to communicate online as if it were in real life, where YOU are in complete control of your interactions.

Wonda VR makes VR content creation easy and fun!

WYKER is the first mobile application that recommends musical events matching your musical profile thanks to artificial intelligence. WYKER also integrates social and community features making the application a real social network around live music.

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Orah is a leader in virtual reality solutions. Founded in 2012 under the name VideoStitch the company quickly established itself as a major provider of high quality live and postproduction 360° video creation software. With Orah 4i it entered the hardware market in 2016, offering the first all-in-one 4K camera designed for VR live streaming. Orah thus provides a solution for every scenario in VR video production on the market to date. Its customer base ranges from small production houses to Fortune 500 companies in over 62 countries, primarily from the entertainment and media industry. Originally founded in Paris, Orah is now headquartered in California.

Also appearing at SXSW:
Everyday Linkfluence helps worldwide brands conceive tomorrow’s strategy thanks to social data intelligence solutions.
Short edition produces vending machines that dispense printed short stories that take one to three minutes to read.
Qwant is a search engine that respects your privacy and eases discovering and sharing via a social approach.