French Tech Houston

La French tech is an accreditation awarded by France to cities recognized worldwide for the dynamism of their startups ecosystem. The French Tech is responsible for supporting the structuring and growth of the French start-up ecosystem, in France and all around the world. FACC Texas is proud to host La French Tech Houston in the Texan ecosystem.

Houston ecosystem

Houston’s dynamic ecosystem serves as a beacon for progressive industries, with a strong emphasis on sustainability, life sciences and aerospace. The city proudly hosts key players such as Air Liquide, Schlumberger, TotalEnergies, Bollore Logistics, Texas Medical Center, Axiom, and NASA.

La French Tech Houston actively supports the local innovation ecosystem by fostering collaboration and connecting French tech companies to resources that support their growth within the area. It also promotes the unique savoir-faire of its community, helping to establish a strong presence in this dynamic market.

Board & Ambassadors

A strong team of entrepreneurs and experts leading the french tech community. 

Lionel Baraban

French Tech Houston President
Co-Founder & CEO Famoco

Constance Bost

FACC Executive Director

Georges Hostache

Osta Consulting

Peter Herbert


Michel Izygon


Aurore Ladeveze

Director - Austin & San Antonio

Aziz Bamik

Directeur General

Pierre Floriano

Director Of Therapeutic Development
NeoTherma Oncology

Juliana Garaizar

Founding Partner
Energy Tech Nexus

Emmanuelle Schuler

Founder and President
Corallis Consulting

Yann Zagame

Medical Z

Key Industries

  • Energy & Smart Cities
  • Biotech & Life Science
  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Logistic & Transportation
  • Advanced Manufacturing

Houston’s credentials

  • 2# America’s most diverse city
  • #4 largest city in the U.S.A
  • Key talent & skilled workers
  • Two international airports & four ports
  • International population: 90+ nations represented
  • 50+ Incubateurs, accélérateurs, Makerspaces et espaces de coworking
  • $490 billion in regional GDP
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