French-American Entrepreneurship Award (FAEA) Winners Announced | national business

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aug. June 2022–

For the 13th edition of the FAEA (an initiative of Club 600 in partnership with Les Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France), the jury evaluated 26 start-up participants on the viability, profitability and scalability of their business model.

The winners were announced during an awards ceremony held on June 7, 2022 at the French Consulate General in New York and in the presence of Jérémie Robert (Consul General), Damien Laban (Deputy Consul General). , Margaux Buridant (SVP, Wealth Management Market Manager, Bank of the West) and Alan Sullivan (Co-CEO, JCDecaux North America).

FIRST PLACE WINNER: GROOVER

Groover is a platform that connects artists looking to promote their music with top curators looking for emerging talent. A unique solution that guarantees all musicians are heard and receive accurate feedback on their music.

Romain Palmieri (Co-Founder and CEO of Groover) said: “We are really proud to win the FAEA award. Three months after opening our New York office, we are making the US market our priority. A big thank you to the FAEA team and to the jury for their trust. »

SECOND PLACE WINNER: BEMYVAN

Ready to live the van life? Bemyvan is a passionate team of experts creating bespoke vans that allow you to live, work and travel just like in a real house on wheels.

Benoit Lafond (CEO & Co-Founder, Bemyvan) said: “It was a great pleasure to exchange ideas with the members of the jury and with the entire FAEA team. Our relationship with the FAEA is just beginning and will help us develop our business.”

Groover and Bemyvan won:

– a unique presence that offers awareness raising and networking opportunities

– Cash Prizes (First Place Winner: $10,000 – Second Place Winner: $5,000)

– Benefits in kind: French Bee airline tickets, corporate suites office space in NYC, coaching, membership of French Founders.

– Automatic participation as semi-finalists in the upcoming French start-up competition

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS

The FAEA is made possible through the support of the following companies and organizations:

Sponsors:

– Platinum Sponsor: Bank of the West Wealth Management, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas

– Gold Sponsors: JCDecaux North America, Corporate Suites

– Silver Sponsors: Jade Fiducial, French Founders

– Bronze Sponsors: Saint James, Extend, Ballon Stoll PC, French Bee, LR Paris, Loop Seven, Baron Francois

Partner:

– Les Conseillers du Commerce Extérieur de la France – Committee for the US Northeast

– French morning

About the FAEA

www.faea-us.com

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CONTACT: Sandrine Carpentier (Co-Chair, FAEA)

Eric Draghi (Co-Chairman, FAEA)

contact@faea-us.com

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SOURCE: French-American Entrepreneurship Award

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