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On January 14 2020, 10 Belgian startups take the Thalys-train from Brussels to Paris, where they will pitch for the French powerhouses Engie, Orange and BNP Paribas. The startups will be hosted in BivwAk!, the tech accelerator of BNP Paribas in the French capital.

Areas of interest for the pitch event are AI, machine learning, fintech, blockchain, robotization, tech for good.

After the pitches, all parties will be invited for a snack and a drink at the Belgian Ambassador’s Residence. At this reception there will be a possibility to meet a select party of French investors and venture capitalists.

After the reception, Thalys offers the startups the trip back to Brussels.

This event is organized by and Flanders Investment & Trade, and supported by Thalys, Engie, Orange and BNP Paribas.


  • The price is 350 euro per person (excl. VAT).

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