Post Event Testimonials
"Tech Tour Growth Europe in Paris was a great opportunity to meet investors, entrepreneurs, fund managers and a wide range of key actors from the buzzing European VC ecosystem. Always a pleasure to share thoughts, opinions, outlook, meet old friends and make new connections."
Roger Havenith, Deputy Chief Executive – European Investment Fund
"Tech Tour Growth Europe in Paris 23 is Tech Tour at its best: meet old friends, make new friends, meet mission driven entrepreneurs, learn new things."
Remy de Tonnac, Partner – ETF Partners
"Incredible companies, entrepreneurs and teams, great VCs and ecosystems, very supportive public authorities: Europe is the place to grow!"
Pascal Lagarde, Executive Director – bpifrance
"The Paris edition of the Tech Tour Growth Europe was a fantastic event. The right place where the top European companies and investors met for a full day of rich exchanges and conversations. A unique event."
Daniel Kahn, Director Strategy & Business Development for Europe – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
"Thank you all and congratulations for a great and very successful event last Wednesday! Looking forward to seeing you again soon."
Anne-Douce Coulin, Technology Program Director – Boston Consulting Group
"The Tech Tour Growth Europe event that took place in Paris was a very special one as the topics discussed were spot on, and the audience very relevant. The atmosphere was also extremely friendly and collaborative; this is a rare example of an event with both GPs and LPs attending, but LPs not feeling hunted! I will for sure attend again."
David Dana, Head of VC Investments – European Investment Fund
"The Tech Tour Growth50 was a great event, starting from the selection committee, which brought together some of the best investors in the healthtech sector and was masterfully led, to the event itself, where I met with amazing growth entrepreneurs and companies and friends: it was a lot of fun! Tech Tour is going from strength to strength, and I look forward to continuing to sponsor it and working with their wonderful team."
Pietro Strada, Managing Partner – Silverpeak
"For 25 years, Tech Tour has been a pivotal organization in the EU, consistently connecting the tech industry stakeholders. Your events are among the greatest and most consistent events in the EU tech scene."
Francois-Xavier Dedde, Director – Omnes Capital
"Tech Tour delivers what it promises: connect innovators and investors in a hard to match way! Plenary sessions, one-to-ones and excellent catering during a well packed day."
Ekke van Vliet, Investment Advisor – EIC and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA)
"The event was a great opportunity for the EIC Scaling Up companies to increase their visibility to an audience of high-quality investors, and the panels & workshops were both informative and impactful in pushing European deep tech to its next growth phase."
Isabelle Bebear, Director, Head of International & European Affairs – bpifrance
"Thanks for the event – a great occasion to meet in a friendly ambiance the full community, including corporates, investors, companies, and LPs as well."
Jean Schmitt, President & Managing Partner – Jolt Capital
"A lot of positive feedback and fruitful discussions for EIC ScalingUp! Indeed, my impression was also that both investors and companies enjoyed this opportunity to meet informally and in a festive setting and found it worthwhile. The team’s actions and energy were highly professional and in tune with the ambitions and aspirations of both the entrepreneurs and investors."
Arnaud Legris, Partner – Deepwave Ventures
"TechTour Growth Europe truly embodies the spirit of innovation and collaboration that is driving the European healthtech industry forward. I look forward to continuing to engage with this vibrant and dynamic community."
Susana Amorim, Senior Associate – Gilde Healthcare Partners
"The Tech Tour Growth Event in Paris was a unique opportunity to bring together inspiring start-up companies with VC investors."
Thomas Alt, Venture Partner – Atlantic Bridge
"Congratulations to the whole team on a fantastic event! Attendance was of extremely high quality and impressive despite the strikes, and the panels & workshops were thought-provoking. It was a fantastic visibility opportunity for the EIC ScalingUp companies. It was also so nice to finally meet all of you in person!
I very much look forward to continuing our work together on Scale Up 100."
Fannie Delavelle, Manager for Europe – EuroQuity - bpifrance
"Congratulations on the organization of this high quality event!"
Aurelien Narminio, Head of Equity Listing – Euronext
"Another great event by the Tech Tour team. Great attendance from GPs, LPS and entrepreneur led to insightful discussions, panels and useful networking. Keep up the amazing work."
Andrea Traversone, Partner – Amadeus Capital Partners
"I was fortunate and honoured to join the Tech Tour Growth Europe in Paris event and was blown away by the calibre of attendees and organisation. Very impressive and powerful group of investors and startups making the world a better place."
James Mawson, Founder – Global Corporate Venturing
"A thoughtful and intimate event. Our panel's moderator, Massimo Portincaso, structured a straightforward, honest, and pragmatic discussion that was time well spent. Thank you for including me!"
Gregory Bernstein, Executive-in-Residence – EQT Ventures
"The Tech Tour Growth Europe is a fixture in the European later stage funding ecosystem. It’s where many leading growth companies and the most relevant growth investors meet in a compact, networking friendly format."
Roland Dennert, General Partner – Cipio Partners
"Tech Tour Growth Europe, an event with the right combination of size and relevance, in which personal interactions is making the difference."
Vincent Hebbelynck, Business Manager – PMV
"Tech Tour Growth Europe in Paris was an eye opening, productive and exciting event. As always, Tech Tour managed to bring together under one roof an array of some of Europe’s most active investors, innovative growth technology companies and those who support the ecosystem under one roof, which sparked interesting panels and conversations, and the forming of new connections. I particularly enjoyed moderating the panel “Scaling Growth: Best practices by entrepreneurs”. I was joined by my panelists Jean Schmidt (Jolt Capital), Julian Kley (Avi Medical), Peter Windischhofer (refurbed), Mark Kotter (bit.bio) and Alena Harbatava (Cubbit), where we discussed a wide array of topics and shared experiences that both entrepreneurs and investors will find valuable as they or their portfolio companies chase growth."
Jose Campos, Partner – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
"This Tech Tour program was an incredible opportunity to hear from leaders in Europe’s tech environment. The insights that investors could share from working across the landscape, perspective from other founders and the learning from the Tech Tour team were invaluable. We have gained so much from our participation in the EIC Scaling Up program and the capstone event in Paris was a nice way to reconnect with everyone and take a moment to celebrate all that we have accomplished. The mentoring sessions and the dedication from everyone at Tech Tour to help us improve our story and amplify it were the highlights. Behind a great program, there are even more incredible people. Thank you! "
Veronica Orvalho, CEO – Didimo
"I was part of the Tech Tour Growth event in Paris on March 8th and thoroughly enjoyed it. There was a great mix of entrepreneurs and investors mingling in a very relaxed atmosphere with plenty of opportunity to engage and interact. As the companies and their opportunities were more oriented toward the scale-up phase, rather than the start-up phase, also the investors present were there with that mindset, which strongly helped the quality of the interactions. Finally, I also enjoyed the panels discussions, in particular where the entrepreneurs shared their experiences!"
Johan Feenstra, CEO – Smart Photonics
"The Tech Tour Growth Europe was one of the best events in this space I have been to. It was a very intimate setup that allowed meetings with leading investors and entrepreneurs from the Deeptech sector."
Jan Goetz, CEO – IQM Quantum Computers
"Thank you for a very well organised event. I loved how fast and positively everyone in the team responded to questions and queries and made it easy both for me and my team in London to make the most out of our participation."
Ingeborg Oie, Chief Strategy & CFO – Huma
"ICEYE is grateful, proud and humble of being granted with the Tech Tour Growth Digital Award 2023. Sincerest thanks and gratitude go to our investors, clients and the whole ICEYE Team, who made have made the journey possible and to celebrate the joint success with valuable networking, interesting presentations and fruitful discussions. We are honored to have been awarded by Tech Tour. Thank you again very much for the award and the great event - and looking forward to move together to "another next level"."
Tero Vauraste, Senior Business Development Advisor – ICEYE
"It was amazing to meet so many other founders and investors and discuss how we can use technology to boost the circular economy."
Peter Windischhofer, CEO – refurbed
"Great event with very senior executives and very high-level discussions."
Pierre Khoury, CEO – Shippeo
"Tech Tour not only brings together a very exclusive group of entrepreneurs and investors but facilitates the right format to extend your network! I hope to be back next time."
Julian Kley, COO – Avi Medical
"Great forum to meet and exchange with investors & entrepreneurs!"
Kai Eberhardt, CEO – Oviva
"Thank you for the great panel and exciting event in Paris. I look forward to staying in touch."
Mark Kotter, CEO – bit.bio
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