World’s biggest tech incubator opens in Paris

“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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