French-American Business Awards Third Edition: Winners Announced

SAN FRANCISCO--()--The French-American Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco is honored to announce the winners of the 3rd edition of the French-American Business Awards (FABA). Held in San Francisco to reward the best French-American companies, startups and personalities out of 64 nominees among 10 categories, the event gathered 300 attendees for a dinner celebration.

Organized by the French-American Chamber of Commerce of San Francisco in partnership with Leaders League Group, the FABA is dedicated to the French-American business community, rewarding entrepreneurs and executives’ involvement in the business and the community. 120 industry experts participated in the process to select and gauge the best French-American ventures in the Bay Area.

“The French-American Business Awards were once again a great success. We are really proud to recognize and appraise all the hard work, dedication and success of the French entrepreneurs in the Bay Area, and the support of American companies in France!” announces Frederic Stemmelin, President of the FACCSF. “It took our jury members long hours of debate and deliberation, and we are very grateful to them for their involvement and expertise”.

LAUREATES – for a complete description of each laureate click here



Food Business:

High Tech, over $30 Million in revenue or funding:

High Tech, under $30 Million in revenue or funding:

Lifetime Achievement:

Personality of the Year:

Startup of the Year:

US Investment in France:


About the FACCSF:

The French-American Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit, non-governmental and member-driven organization, created in 1978. Its mission is to foster the French-American business community and to support companies settle and develop in the Bay Area, from Napa Valley to Silicon Valley. The FACCSF focuses on providing the highest level of services to its 15,000 members, through its 3 pillars: Members, Events and Trade Services. The FACCSF provides a full range of services: recruitment, training, marketing tools, and the most efficient networking platform for French-American businesses in the Bay Area.

About Leaders League:

Leaders League is a business media agency, rating agency and event organizer for Top Executives that delivers strategic information for decision-making senior executives at the international level.

Platinum Sponsors:

About Capgemini:

With more than 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services.

About Dentons:

Dentons is the world's first polycentric global law firm. A top 20 firm on the Acritas 2015 Global Elite Brand Index, the Firm is committed to challenging the status quo in delivering consistent and uncompromising quality and value in new and inventive ways.

About Salesforce:

Salesforce, the world's #1 CRM company and Customer Success Platform, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way, run their business from their phones, create 1-to-1 customer journeys and make smarter, more predictive decisions from anywhere in real time.

Silver sponsors: Air France, Banque Transatlantique, Shasta Crystals

FABA Startup 2016 sponsors: Atlas Wine, French Tech Hub, Orange Silicon Valley, Plug and Play


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Maiwenn Regnault, +1 415-609-0140


Oxygen PR
Maiwenn Regnault, +1 415-609-0140