French Iot is

Launched by La Poste in 2015, French IoT is the first innovation program, involving startups and large groups to accelerate the development of connected services.
For its 4th edition, French IoT is opening up opportunities for new startups to join the program and benefit of its founding pillars and emblematic values carried by La Poste Group.

A dynamic ecosystem, with a large network of partners and experts, including 9 large groups and more than 80 digital partners in France.

They play an active role in bringing out the best talents and provide them with strong support both locally and nationally, in close collaboration with La Poste Group.

A startup community that offers innovative connected solutions.

The French IoT program brings a real opportunity to meet and make connections with each other.
They are regularly promoted alongside La Poste at major IoT events in France.
The 4th edition is the opportunity for more than sixty startups to join the French IoT community.

An acceleration program for finalists

Each year, fifteen laureats receive full support over a period of 6 months, getting access to:

  • A one-week bootcamp to get a 360° vision of the entrepreneur
  • Six “Startupers days” : Tailor-made coaching sessions and workshops
  • in the form of monthly meetings.
  • The most famous demo event : participation at the CES 2019 along with La Poste
  • A pilot experiment with La Poste or a corporate sponsor

An IoT platform, Hub Numérique by La Poste

French IoT startups benefit from access to La Poste’s IoT platform,
Hub Numérique, as soon as the solution is finished and at the pre-market stage.
Hub Numérique enables startups to accelerate their scale-up by offering them a value-added cloud services to:

  • A secure data hosting
  • Design and deliver personalized services to end users
  • Be referenced in the Hub Numérique Catalog of products and services

The French IoT is an essential accelerator program for the startups. It offers them multiple possibilities to develop their business, going from a media promotion and visibility, to the marketing of a co-developed service with a large group partner.