French Pavilion at SXSW opened


The French Pavilion at the SXSW Interactive is off to a good start with complimentary breakfast and pitches from innovative French startups like bitcoins protection solution Wallet Ledger (photo, a finalist of the SXSW Startup Accelerator).


French music at SXSW beyond the French Tech Club

stromaeBeyond the three full afternoons of free and open to the public live music at the French Tech Club from Wednesday to Friday, and almost daily DJ sets there, plus the Kitsuné Club night at Vulcan, there are many SXSW venues where you can catch French artists. The website listed them. Visit the SXSW 2015 page for the full list and details about the artists. And prepare to meet many French fans if you’re going to try to catch Stromae at the Spotify Houston tonight (Sunday), or at Stubb’s on Tuesday. He’s a big star in France, and the French in Austin are very excited about the shows!

French Tech Club at South by Southwest Day 1

IMG_6541Today’s been very exciting for the French in Austin. For the first time ever, France has an organized presence at South by Southwest! So, as the French Tech Club opened its door with a wonderful French brunch prepared by French chef Rémi Fournier and his team at 311 East 5th street, the French public agency helping French companies go international, Ubifrance, brought the French pavillion at SXSW Trade Show to life. Continue reading

French Tech Club now open!

Come enjoy free French food while meeting French startups!
Brunch lasts until 2pm and they’re not at capacity yet, so you can enjoy it even if you haven’t RSVPd!
French Club remains open with lounge, conferences, press room, startup cocktails, live music and parties until Tuesday.