Montpellier Agglomration is a Montpellier,France based startup accelerator/incubator that offers economic development programs for entrepreneurs in Montpellier, France. Montpellier is a local authority that aggregates investors from all around the world to attain economic goals through demographic development in the Montpellier area. The authority is focused on the areas such as economic development; social balance and housing; creation and support of cultural and sport events and initiatives; construction, development, maintenance, and management of cultural and sports facilities; collection, elimination, and recycling of household and assimilated waste; waste water treatment; flood control planning and others.
The acceleration programs offered at each phase are: 5 weeks of master classes and mentoring sessions to boost startup projects, Décollage (Take-off): A business developer made available for 1 year to help boost sales, preparation to pitch projects before a group of local investors to secure early stage first-round funding and 4 months of intensive coaching for 15 startups, who then get an opportunity to present their pitch before 70 national and international investors to secure Series A or B financing. They provide three incubation sites such as co-working space laboratories and workshops, modular private offices and meeting rooms equipped with a video projector and teleconferencing equipment.