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Pitches, Conferences, Labs… Discover BNP Paribas' program at VivaTech

Once again this year, BNP Paribas is playing an active role in the international conference, which will take place from Thursday, June 15 to Saturday, June 17, 2017 in Hall 1 at Paris Expo in Paris.

  • BNP Paribas will introduce his Lab Financial Services, designed as a playground of sorts, will allow everyone to experiment with a plethora of innovations, exploring them in the context of real life scenarios: Home / Shopping / Daily Banking and Insurance / Business. All in all, more than 40 international start-up from the Group’s ecosystem will present their detailed and innovative projects.
  • This year, BNP Paribas has dedicated an area exclusively to the financing and management solutions the bank offers for start-up, which are available during all stages of their development.
  • Finally, many experts of BNP Paribas will present themed conferences.

Discover few BNP Paribas’ events on VivaTech:


  • From 9am to 10.30am

    Positive Impact Inauguration

    Laurence PESSEZ, BNP Paribas, Head of the CSR Department, Christian DE BOISREDON, Sparknews et Bruno VINAY, Viva Technology : Introducing why and how VivaTechnology 2017 will shed light on Positive Impact

  • From 10.30am to 11am

    BNP Paribas Plug and Play Global Acceleration Program                                                         Laurent HERBILLON , BNP Paribas, Head of Open Innovation & Startup Cooperation International Financial Services, Hélène MOULY, BNP Paribas International Financial Services, Head of Acceleration and Partnership et Omeed MEHRINFAR, Regional Director FinTech - Europe for Plug and Play : As part of an ambitious Open Innovation strategy, the aim of the BNP Paribas - Plug and Play  partnership is to accelerate digital transformation through cooperation with startups
  • From 14pm to 15.30pm 

    Lux future Lab start-up’s pitches

    Lux future Lab is a leading incubator in Luxembourg, hosting pioneering innovative startups

  • From 16pm to 18pm 

    Fintechs Pitch

    Fintech Pitches that will enable the audience to discover more about new innovative Fintech initiatives that are both of great interest to BNP Paribas and extremely relevant to our Corporate and Institutional businesses


  • From 9.45am to 10.15am

    Banking Customer Experience: revolution in motion                                                                 Sophie Heller, COO Retail Banking & Services, BNP Paribas, Nigel Vaz, CEO, Sapient Razorfish and David Sosna, CEO, Personetics : In a changing world, how can traditional companies adapt their Customer Experience fast enough to keep up with the pace of change? How can they be inspired by startups and work closely with them to achieve this goal? FOLLOW IN LIVE

  • From 11.30am to 12am

    Future of Banking                                                                                                                                 Jean-Laurent Bonnafé –CEO, BNP Paribas, Hugues Le Bret –CEO, Compte-Nickel, Christophe Dolique –CEO Lyf Pay and Nathalie Doré –CEO Atelier BNP Paribas San Francisco                             30 minute panel discussion on the “Future of Banking”, how the banking sector will adapt to the driving forces of change confronting the sector. FOLLOW IN LIVE

  • From 14.55pm to 15.25pm

    Artificial Intelligence is here; is your business ready?                                               Constance Chalchat, Head of Change Management at BNP Paribas CIB ; Nicolas Vayatis, Head of master MVA « l‘Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan » and Guillaume Prunier, CEO Flaminem : The three core constituents of AI – data, computing power and cognitive science – offer enterprises vast potential to develop.  But this potential still remains to be fully unveiled, understood and harnessed. FOLLOW IN LIVE


  • From 9.30am to 10am

    Women's Forum                                                                                                                                     Florence SAMY, Partner, SikSal Private Equity, Saloua KARKRIi-BELKEZIZ, CEO of l’APEBI and GFI Informatique Maroc, Sofia MERLO, BNP Paribas, co-CEO BNP Paribas Wealth Management, Frédérique CLAVEL, Partner, Fincoach and Modération: Claire SASSONIA, Au feminin.com

  • From 9am to 19pm

    During the open house on Saturday 17 June, the Financial Services Lab is offering visitors a multitude of interactive virtual reality experiences with Birdly, the best VR flight simulator.                                                                                                                                   

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