The French Start-Up Award 2017 goes to…

1 Dec 2017 – On the occasion of the 5th edition of the Working Together Forum, the French Chamber of Commerce in Singapore was pleased to have organised the French Start-Up Award, presented in the presence of Ambassador of France to Singapore H.E. Marc Abensour, French Chamber President Mr Pascal Lambert, and President of the Jury Mr Eric Barbier.


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The goal of the Award is to recognise the achievements of the best start-up created by French founders in Singapore and encourage its development.

The jury panel consisted of business professionals who were looking for innovation and the use of new technologies in the start-up, as well as its ability to grow. The jury had convened at the French Chamber on 17 November 2017 and had shortlisted 7 start-ups out of the 27 excellent candidatures, which featured:

  • BEE BRYTE: Bee Bryte leverages artificial intelligence to provide intelligent energy solutions.
  • DATHENA PTE LTD: Dathena uses cutting edge machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies to identify and classify all documents across any organisation’s system.
  • INCOMLEND: Incomlend is a Fintech platform providing funds to SMEs in exchange of their invoices.
  • NESSA HEARING: Nessa Hearing provides sales and marketing of hearing aids and solutions for hearing loss.
  • PICKCELL: Pickcell develops a range of versatile, low cost and easy to use micro-consumables for the 3D cell culture.
  • SMART BUILD ASIA: SmartBuild Asia is the leading business intelligence for the construction industry in Singapore & Malaysia.
  • UEX GLOBAL: UEX provides Singapore expats and SMEs with a new way to buy health insurance: simple, personalized and immediate.


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Jury and start-up finalists for the French Start-Up Award 2017


A big round of applause to the winner of the French Start-Up Award : Incomlend!


We would like to thank all the companies that have participated in the French Start-Up Award ! The excellent candidatures of the 27 companies underlined the truly dynamic spirit of French entrepreneurs in Singapore and we would like to wish you “bonne continuation”!

We would also like to thank the sponsors of the French Start-Up Award for the great support, and the French business community for having joined us this evening! See below for more photos and see here for more on the Working Together Forum that took place.


Sponsors of the French Chamber French Start-Up Award







If you are an Entrepreneur, find out more the French Chamber’s Platform for Start-ups & Entrepreneurs here!

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