Following the certification of the French Tech Hub Dubai - UAE by the French government in October 2016, this 2nd edition of the French Tech Dubai UAE Award by FBC is an excellent opportunity to highlight the vitality of the ecosystem and the French tech, digital and entrepreneurial community of Dubai.
This initiative is organized by the French Business Council Dubai with the support of the members of French Tech Dubai UAE, Business France, Bpifrance, French Embassy, Consulate General of France in Dubai and French Trade Advisors. KPMG is the partner of the award and guarantees its impartiality.
2CRSI is a French startup that designs and manufactures storage systems and servers for high-performance computing (HPC). 2CRSI designs and builds innovative and green IT solutions for the Middle East.
About Alain WILMOUTH - Chairman
Alain WILMOUTH, the founder of 2CRSI has grown the company from scratch to an international business of 80 people. Alain Wilmouth is a well-known and recognized personality of the IT business. He is promoting innovation and intrapreneurship at all levels of the company to maintain a strong innovation dynamic.
To manage interactions with consumers over the Phone, Email, Chat or Social media, ASWAT is building ZIWO, the coolest and smartest SAAS solution for companies, integrating super easily thanks to 200+ API, web services and readymade connectors.
About Renaud de GONFREVILLE - Co-Founder & CEO
Renaud de GONFREVILLE is an engineering graduate from Arts & Metiers Paris and holds an Exec. MBA from INSEAD. Renaud is a Tech entrepreneur living in Dubai since 2004.
Inspired by excellence and innovation, BODYO helps communities better take care of themselves to prevent serious illnesses through BODYO AI Health Stations and app training programs.
About Patrice COUTARD - Founder
Patrice COUTARD is a sports scientist (London Olympics 2012) and was the fitness coach of UAE national Football Team during 16 years. Patrice is passionate about eHealth !
Launched mid-2017, EYEWA is the first dedicated e-commerce eyewear specialist based out of the UAE, covering the Middle East.
About Mehdi OUDGHIRI - Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Graduated from Stanford University and ESSEC, Mehdi OUDGHIRI has an in-depth understanding of the e-commerce and startup scene in the Middle East.
HELLO CHEF simplifies cooking. Every week customers receive a pack full of fun and easy recipes for delicious dinner ideas with the fresh ingredients they need to cook them, direct to their homes.
About Olivia MANNER - Owner Founder & Co-CEO
Olivia MANNER is a food lover ! She is an experienced co-CEO with a demonstrated history of working in the F&B industry.
LUMEN AT WORK is an innovative LED Lighting design, engineering and supply company. In 2017, LUMEN AT WORK developed a world-class innovative Smart City product. The “MANARATI” project will support the Dubai Smart City transformation, according to the highest international standards.
About Francois JARROSSAY - CEO & Founder
Francois JARROSSAY is an award winning young entrepreneur. Graduated from Canada, he started his carrier in the LED Lighting in Hong Kong, then opened his company in Dubai.
POCKERO is a blockchain based decentralized peer to peer marketplace for everyday services. POCKERO is your personal Pocket Hero !
About Alex RIGAUD - Founder & CEO
Alex RIGAUD is an Australian French artist, entrepreneur and innovator. Alex merges the lines between technology and the liberal arts.
The French startup SIGFOX is the world's leading provider of global, simple, cost-effective and energy-efficient connectivity and services for the Internet of Things (IoT) that any company can use to create new business models, accelerate digital transformations and generate new value, right now.
About Nicolas ANDRIEU - Managing Director, Middle East & Africa
Nicolas ANDRIEU is responsible for creating strategic and tactical plans that maximize growth and development and for accelerating the Sigfox global expansion efforts in the region.
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