La French Touch Conference – NYC


On June 21st and 22nd 2016, the third Edition of La French Touch Conference was held in New York. The event gathered more than 580 participants coming from France and the United States.

With more than 65 speakers, 150 one-to-one business meetings and $12 million raised, La French Touch Conference was a unique opportunity for start-ups to accelerate their development and prepare their installation in the U.S.

During two days, Columbus Team assisted to the pich contest, roundtables and workshops, and met the entrepreneurs participating.

Columbus Consulting gladly sponsored the Make Music Day event, on June 21st, at the Clift Hotel in San Francisco. This unique event allowed participants to celebrate music by enjoying live music concerts and a DJ set.

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After weeks of intensive program, Demo Days were the final events of the 2016 UBI i/o Program.

In San Francisco, on June 14th,


and then in New York, on June 16th,

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both of these events were the opportunity to gather participants, partners and sponsors.

As sponsor, Columbus Team attended these last pitch sessions – which demonstrated the quality of the UBI i/o program, and followed-up on the progress of the entrepreneurs selected in their American expansion.