APPLY TO PITCH

You can apply here to participate in the PPFF Awards which will take place in early fall 2021. 40 Fintechs will be selected to pitch in front of our international jury and win one of the 4 PFF awards. Only fintech startups in early stage or in series A or B, and less than 5 years old can apply for these awards.

NB: this year, in adition to having a chance to be selected for the awards, by applying here you will be able to FREE, if you are selected:

 

- Be on our virtual stage (pitch / showcase only for the CEOs of the Fintechs concerned),
- Have a free virtual stand from September to December 2021 on our online platform,
- See your request file analyzed by our 8 global partners who can, if they wish to, enter into direct contact with you in order to establish, on the sidelines of the PFF, business relations,
- Benefit from a free pass on our Paris Fintech Forum Communities platform where all our live events for the year 2021 take place and where our entire community actively networks,
 

 

Rules and key dates

- To participate to the PFF Awrds your company must be a startup offering product & services in the fintech space, being less than 5 years old (date of registration) and being in seed stage or having raised A or B series maximum,

- You can apply maximum until June 30 2021

- Until that date you will be able if necessary to edit your submission by the URL you will receive via email after each file modification,

- Applications must be filled out in English, and if you are selected to pitch, your speakership will be in English as the event is in english only on all stages,

- The information you provide is confidential and not shared with anyone without your explicit consent. If you accept it in the application form, your information will be shared with our 8 key partners for this event : namely Crédit Mutuel Arkéa, BNP Paribas, Banking Circle, Caisse des Dépôts, Finastra, Mastercard, Société Générale and Sopra Steria. They could then enter in direct interaction with you for business purposes,

- The organizer of the Paris Fintech Forum remains sole master of the selection criteria, it is in no case a contest or a draw but a subjective choice based on the information that you will provide,

- Among the criteria for selection may be noted: application date (the sooner the better), market innovation, technological innovation, level of maturity in its sector / market, potential disruption, funds raised, international presence, …

- By submitting your application you agree, if selected, that your CEO will make himself available in September 2021 to participate to the pitch session record and in October 2021 to the live final if your fintech wins one of the awards,

- If at the end of the selection we also offer you a virtual stand within our online event space free of charge and you accept it, you agree to update it regularly until the end of 2021 and to respond to any possible requests from our participants,

- The results of our selection will be announced to you by the end of July 2021 by email to the person designated as contact in the form, you will then have 1 week to

      -- Confirm your effective participation in the 2021 pitch sessions,

      -- Provide the communication elements necessary for communication about your participation (logo, information on the speaker, ...),

      -- Confirm or refuse the free virtual stand proposal that may be made to you.