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REGION SUD PROVENCE ALPES COTE D’AZUR

The Region SUD has built a smart specialization strategy around 8 excellence sectors called "OIR" (Opération d'Intérêt Régional) with a strong ambition to become the first Smart Region of France. The "OIR" Industry 4.0 aims to develop tomorrow's new industrial models through cross sector cooperation. All this, using the regional tools such as engineering services for digital transformation from the RisingSUD agency and the "Région SUD investissement" private equity regional funding and the "Région SUD Investissement activité Prêt".

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CAAP CREATION

The Crédit Agricole Alpes Provence « Capital & Innovation » is supporting innovation through private equity investment in high potential startups as well as through very early stage loans of honor. Il The bank is also supporting helping structures like competitiveness clusters, accelerators and events linked to startup creation. The Crédit Agricole Alpes Provence has also designed its own accelerator called « Village by CA Alpes Provence » located in "thecamp" campus in Aix-en-Provence, in the heart of open innovation.

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Société Marseillaise de Crédit

Fondée en 1865 à Marseille, la Société Marseillaise de Crédit offre à plus de 381 000 clients la proximité d’une grande banque régionale grâce à ses 1 342 collaborateurs et à son réseau de 142 agences regroupées en 15 Directions Régionales réparties sur tout le pourtour méditerranéen. Dans le cadre d’une relation personnalisée et par des conseils de qualité, elle propose aux particuliers, professionnels et aux PME régionales une gamme complète de produits et services en matière de placements, crédits et gestion de flux. Si par son activité, la Société Marseillaise de Crédit accompagne naturellement l’économie locale, elle s’engage également aux côtés de toutes les initiatives prises dans des domaines complémentaires et porteuses d’efficacité économique pour son territoire.

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PROVENCE BUSINESS ANGELS

The Provence Business Angels is a non profit association created in 2008. PBA's mission is to enhance investments in Startups that need ressources and equity capital, organizing networking sessions with Business Angels investors. PBA is thus helping innovative high growth companies to pass through the first "take-off" years. PBA is a member of the FRANCE ANGELS federation, the French association for Business Angels investment promotion.

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SOFIMAC

Sofimac Innovation is an AMF approved independent investment company in technology and innovation. Based in Paris, Lyon, Rennes and Aix en Provence, Sofimac Innovation helps innovative startups to grow thanks to a large portfolio of investment funds (8 funds). With a varied companies portfolio (80 active companies), it particularly focuses on the digital and health sectors. Sofimac Innovation relies on a senior and specialized team within Sofimac Régions, from the Sofimac Investment Managers Group, which invests in growth and development phases since 40 years now.

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SOPHIA BUSINESS ANGELS

Sophia Business Angels is a Business Angels network gathering 10 different nationalities. They scout, help and back local, national or international high growth startups. The 15 year's old club of around 40 highly qualified members, has build an efficient international network and has helped creating numerous clubs in the world. Over the years, Sophia Business Angels has backed more than 100 companies for almost 55 million euros investment.

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