Public Partners


The FSACCI is a private, non profit organisation that provides a range of services and activities, all aimed at facilitating business opportunities within the French and South African business communities. 


Business France, the French international business development agency, accelerates the growth of French companies abroad, through personalised services.


The Consulate of France in Cape Town and the French embassy in Pretoria are governmental entities representing the French Republic in South Africa. Both organisations provide an active support to French organisations and French initiatives located in the Western Cape.


Wesgro is the official Destination Marketing, Investment and Trade Promotion Agency for the Western Cape, located in Cape Town.


The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the oldest member-based business organisation in Africa. It is mandated to serve, enable and lead business. This is achieved through a multitude of services, networking opportunities as well as robust advocacy on behalf of business.

Private Partners


BPESA was founded in 2002 to promote and develop the IT-enabled services industry in South Africa, with a focus on contact centres. BPESA operates both as a specialist investment promotion agency and as a national trade association and networking body for the industry.


Le Cap40 is a online network focusing on the development of business between Western Cape and France. The organisation provides member with a public wall, blogs, forums, monthly events and resources available online.


The Cape Innovation and Technology Initiative (CiTi) is a non-profit organisation whose goal is to develop Cape Town and the region as a global technology cluster and a vibrant hub for innovation.


Silicon Cape is a local community of tech entrepreneurs, developers, creatives, angel investors, and VC's who are passionate about entrepreneurship and the roles we play in the future of South Africa.


We Think Code is an innovative tech institution dedicated to bridge the gap between undeveloped talent and the desperate IT skills shortage in South Africa. In partnership with Ecole 42 in France, WeThinkCode_ trains world-class software engineers in a peer-to-peer problem solving learning environment.

Founding Sponsors

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Dassault Systèmes is a subsidiary of the Dassault Group that develops 3D design, 3D digital mock-up, and product lifecycle management solutions.


Gemalto is an international digital security company providing software applications, secure personal devices such as smart cards and tokens, and managed services. It is the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards.

Methys is an international Technology firm blending functional and technological expertise in the areas of Enterprise Performance Management, Business Intelligence and Web & Mobile development. 

Orange Business Services

Orange Business Services, the business services arm of Orange S.A., offers integrated communications solutions and services to global enterprises in cloud computing, unified communications and collaboration.

Schneider Electric is a European multinational corporation that specializes in electricity distribution, automation management and produces installation components for energy management.

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