Podcast: Nicolas Parpex of BPI France on funding and investment for the creative industries
‘La French Touch’ is an initiative by French public investment bank BPI France, designed to forge a community of companies active in the cultural and creative industries in the country, from fashion to video gaming, architecture, cinema, design, music and more. BPI France has developed tailored solutions to finance, support and bolster the growth of companies active in these sectors, expressions of French-style entrepreneurial excellence.
Luxurynsight X FashionNetwork · Episode 48: Nicolas Parpex talks to Olivier Guyot about “Fashion Capital & Strategy” FR
On the occasion of the ‘Rôle Modèle’ event organised by the French women’s-ready-to-wear federation at the end of 2021, Luxurynsight and FashionNetwork.com were present at the Espace Niemeyer venue in Paris, discussing funding models for fashion labels. In this French-language podcast, Olivier Guyot, editor-in-chief France at FashionNetwork.com, speaks with Nicolas Parpex, head of the cultural and creative industries sector at BPI France, the man in charge of ‘Plan Touch’, the bank's plan to promote creative innovation.
They discussed how fashion and design companies can apply for significant financial support from the French government, and to present a series of programmes aimed at building bridges and fostering joint initiatives among some of the creative start-ups hatching and thriving in France.
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