New York, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco, Washington, Houston, Los Angeles (Online)

October 27th – November 19th, 2021

2 weeks of intensive coaching

1 week of business meetings

9 cities, 9 ecosystems

Le Créative Lab North America is the first program for innovative French tech companies in the culture, entertainment, creative and leisure industries. Powered by Business France and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the United States and the Cultural Services of the Consulate General of France in Québec City, the program has already successfully produced 6 editions in New York, Paris, Los Angeles and Montréal, with 59 alumni. In 2021, the 7th edition will move online! 

Next November, following a bootcamp and 2 months of intensive preparation, the next laureates will virtually meet local experts and professionals to better understand the North American markets and their respective business practices. They will further streamline their development projects and have opportunities to find potential future partners  to accelerate their growth in North America.

Why Join Le Créative Lab North America?


Learn about the North American market. Attend the bootcamp, get advice from our mentors and our experts.

Network & Increase Visibility

Meet our inspirational speakers, mentors, influencers, investors, and media outlets.

Accelerate Your Growth

Get all the information you need to determine if and how you will succeed in the US and Canada.

Is Le Créative Lab North America right for You?

Yes, if you are a French tech company working in the following areas:

Music, Podcasts

Fashion, Design

Museum Tools


Video Games, VR, AR

AI & Software applied to culture

Photography, Visual Arts

Video & Production Tools

2020 Laureates

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Contemporary art marketplace

Drum maker

Educational solutions for children

LED-fitted drone shows

Movement-based musical instrument

VR/AR experiences for museums & retail

Plateform promoting musicians

Online educational videogames to integrate

Videogame testing & audits

AI-powered video editing technology

Video & audio solutions for museums & retail

AR experiences for retail

Our 2021 Laureates

Our 2021 Partners



Media Partner

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Business France is the national agency supporting the international development of the French economy, responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, as well as promoting and facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location, and also runs the V.I.E international internship program. With branches in 8 cities and mobile teams, our North American network has both the knowledge and the experience to facilitate trade relations between France, Canada and the US.