Within the Palais Brongniart, La Place is the new meeting point for all players in the financial ecosystem, be they startups, large companies, institutions, investors or even students, to develop and promote innovation in France and internationally.
The Brongniart Palace was built by the architect Brongniart under the impulse of Napoleon Bonaparte. By laying the foundation stone in 1808, the emperor wanted to bring together in one place all the stock exchange activities, a real innovation at the time aimed at optimizing the existing system.
Inaugurated in 1826, the place will effectively be the lung of the financial activity of the XIXth century, favoring the expansion of the railways, the steel industry, and the great industrial adventures, until 1998, date of the closing of the Stock Exchange at the Palais Brongniart.
Today, the Palais Brongniart is one of the very first congress and event centers in Paris, carrying a philosophy of actions around economic, financial, social and solidarity innovation. A project led by the GL Évents group, one of the international leaders in the management of event spaces, and with the City of Paris owner of the building.
Place Fintech was created in 2018 with Palais Brongniart finance players, Bpifrance and three sponsor partners, who wanted to bring together a key place in the dynamism of Fintech and showcase their innovations. A place open to all, dedicated to sharing major developments that are disrupting uses and revolutionizing the economy. Today, La Place Fintech is an essential place for financial innovation: with exponential activity (more than 160 events), a growing community (more than 1000 members), strong action in terms of open innovation and of the major financial players. The Fintech niche is also a voice that counts on the scene of the Fintech ecosystem (more than 40 articles and interviews written by Finance Mag to promote current niche trends).
Our mission ? Encourage meetings between startups, large groups and investors in the fields of finance, banking and insurance, but also familiarize the people with Fintech and new trends.
La Place Fintech est un lieu ouvert et collaboratif où se rencontrent chaque semaine les acteurs de l'innovation en banque, finance et assurance (startups, investisseurs, grands comptes, etc) pour créer de nouvelles relations.
Each time, the key word is the exchange, whether it is to debate, consolidate its network or co-create around the three axes:
CREATE (worshop, hackatons), SHARE (debates, feedback) and CONNECT (workshops, afterworks).
INVENT THE FUTURE OF FINANCE TOGETHER
Through thematic workshops and ideation workshops on given points, La Place Fintech sets up the conditions allowing the creation of innovative financial services and products, from the idea to the prototype.
Partners, Sponsors, Corporates, Fintechs ... All stakeholders can come and bring their ideas to our teams who have developed an environment, a process and an offer to help you respond.
The numerous conferences, round tables and feedbacks organized at La Place Fintech allow you to exchange with experts and share quality content on topical themes.
Thanks to the partnership with Finance Mag, La Place Fintech acts as an immediate and specialized sounding board for ecosystem news: regulatory developments, trends, etc.