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“Graines de Boss”: 19th edition!

From 10 01/23
From 10 January 2023
to 31 May 2023
Information updated on 20/01/23

The 19th edition was launched at the end of September 2022 on French TV channel M6 by Julien Courbet for the show Capital. Submit your application online now! The award ceremony will take place in June at Medef headquarters, filmed by M6.

Launched annually on M6 on the show Capital, “Graines de Boss” (Boss Seeds) has gained considerable notoriety and attracts a growing number of entrepreneurs, executives, and investors each year.


Are you a young innovative company and want to boost your growth?

===> Register on the platform and submit your application to participate in the Graines de Boss competition.
If you meet the eligibility criteria, your project will be added to the platform, thereby making it visible to the entire mentor network. You may then have the opportunity to share your project during dedicated pitch meetings with an extensive community of executives and investors passionate about entrepreneurship.
How to register for Graines de Boss as an entrepreneur when you live in France? It’s all explained in the video.

Mentors and jury members

You have two options if you are a company director or executive and you would like to support new entrepreneurs:
  • Become a jury member on the national selection committees, or
  • Join the mentor community to be introduced to hand-picked startups with very high growth potential
How to use the Graines de Boss platform when you are a mentor or investor? It’s all explained in the video.


  • Do you have an investment and/or financing project? Get feedback from the mentor network to help you make a decision.
  • Have you financed a startup and would like to accelerate its growth? Help it benefit from the Graines de Boss ecosystem to optimize business relationships.
Discover the competition

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