Tech & Innovation

BNP Paribas is a Founding Partner of Europe’s largest startup and tech event, where business meets innovation.


Viva Technology, or VivaTech, is the go-to annual B2B and B2C event for the European tech scene. With a global reach, the 2023 event brought together 11,400 startups, 150,000 visitors to the venue and 405,000 online visitors from 174 countries to hear more than 450 speakers and see 2,800 exhibitors.

Over four days, VivaTech 2024 is set to be a powerful global catalyst for digital transformation and startup growth. The event will bring together in Paris and online, business leaders, startups, investors, researchers and innovators to ignite positive change in business and for society.

BNP Paribas has been a proud supporter of VivaTech since its first edition in 2016.

Activities on the BNP Paribas stand this year will fall around three main themes:

  • Wednesday 22 May: CYBERcyber startups to better anticipate risks
  • Thursday 23 May: MOBILITYinnovative solutions for the mobility of tomorrow
  • Friday 24 May: PAYMENTSsimple, useful and secure payment solutions

Meet our experts and partners at the BNP Paribas Lab

Wednesday 22 May

10.00 Startup pitch: Quantexa
Hear from BNP Paribas partner Quantexa on its AI-powered Decision Intelligence Platform

11.00 BNP Paribas expert view: AI and cybersecurity
Hear from BNP Paribas CIB’s Global CIB CISO Bruno Dehem and Cyber Data Scientist Arthur Migliorini on how AI is transforming cybersecurity challenges and opportunities.

15.45 BNP Paribas expert view: How can AI enhance financial security?
Hear expert insights from BNP Paribas CIB Chief Data Officer Goulven Charlès.

Friday 24 May

13.00 Startup pitch: Carbonplace
BNP Paribas partner Carbonplace will discuss its complete solution for the carbon marketplace of the future.

Expert Insights from VivaTech 23

At VivaTech 2023, BNP Paribas experts shared their insights from mobility and data, to how technology is supporting the sustainable transition.

Browse our expert articles below and stay tuned for more.

Tech & Innovation

Is AI the answer to real time trade settlement?

At VivaTech, leading fintech Saphyre discussed its recent investment from BNP Paribas and the benefits of this collaboration for clients and the industry.

Tech & Innovation

Intelligent virtual assistants: a smoother customer journey

A new generation of AI-powered virtual assistants is further digitalising the customer experience, for a faster, more reliable and transparent journey.

Access the full programme

Introducing Kayrros

Sustainability 1.41 min 08 June 2022

Meet Our Experts – Thierry Bujon de L’Estang

Engagement 02.30 min 07 September 2021