About big booster

Our history

2015 : BigBooster has been created on the initiative of the Métropole de Lyon and managed by the Fondation Pour l’Universite de Lyon.  

2019 : the Fondation BigBooster has been created TO DEVELOP AND MANAGE THE BIGBOOSTER PROGRAM

Why Bigbooster

To establish a long-term program, structuring connections and relations with Boston. It’s one of the leading innovation ecosystems in the

To accelerate the growth and international expansion of the most promising start-ups.

To promote cooperation between start-ups/SMEs and corporate partners.

Board members


Sophie Jullian

Chairman Pulsalys


Anne Buchet

Managing Partner Laurent & Charras

Karine Dognin-Sauze

Déléguée générale, IFA

Patricia Fompeyrine

Senior Industrial Engineer Sanofi Pasteur


Thomas Schmider

Co-founder Varanida

Isabelle Guillaume

Vice President Strategic Partner Schneider Eletric


accelerated startups



satisfaction of each bootcamp

Among 80 alumni of the 3 first seasons :

+M€ fundings

+ jobs created

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We engineer successful international development of entrepreneurship projects by connecting innovative ecosystems