“Paris takes a step closer on Thursday to fulfilling its ambition of becoming Europe’s technology capital when President Emmanuel Macron inaugurates Station F, the world’s largest start-up incubator on the banks of the Seine”.
The world’s biggest startup campus is opening today in Paris’s 13th arrondissement. Based on a former railway depot known as la Halle Freyssinet, the 34,000m2 space will accommodate more than 1,000 startups and counts as founding partners companies such as Facebook and Microsoft.
The building is a historical monument from the 1920s that is converted into a massive workspace for startups. The original building was used as a freight station and now it’s become a workstation.
The idea is to create a place that acts like a beacon and helps others.
Reason to build this incubator
The leaders of the nation want to create start up in their country , this incubator or another silicon valley called “Silicon-on-Seine” has been opened .
They want to attract most of entrepreneur to their country which both benefit economically and technically.
Features of Silicon-on-Seine
The space has been designed to create the feel of an American college campus.
The incubator is the biggest of around 40 that have sprung up in the French capital, which is competing with London and Berlin for the title of Europe’s technology leader.
A lot of different types of workspace can be opted according to ones need .
Different types of meeting rooms and event spaces for formal and informal events, including a “Creativity Room” that is designed for maximising creativity.
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