Lafayette Plug and Play is a ground-breaking innovation platform designed to boost the next generation of retail and fashion companies.

It offers a 3-month acceleration program focused on business development during which startups meet top corporate executives and investors. The program is completely free for startups, and teams will be hosted in the Lafayette Plug and Play 1000m2 coworking space.

This is where startups meet experts, mentors, corporations and investors.




• B2B tech startups, no brands, no marketplaces

• At least a MVP and initial traction with clients/pilots

• Stage agnostic (some of our startups have raised $10M+ and have 50+ employees)

• Worldwide coverage (50% of our applicants are non-french)


What we are looking for:

• In-store experience: analytics, AR/VR, queuing, POS software, payments, indoor

mapping, supply chain, IoT, customer loyalty, employee tool etc.

• E-commerce : conversational commerce, product management software, visual search,

web profiling, customer relation, ad/marketing tech etc.

• Fashion tech: connected clothes, PLM, new materials, smart sizing, customization etc.


Dec'17 Batch

May 1st – June 30th
Applications Drive
July 27th
Selection Day with Finalists
September 11th
Program Launch with 10 Selected Startups
December 6th
Batch Graduation/DEMO Day

June'18 Batch

December 1st – February 1st
Applications Drive
March 6th
Selection Day with Finalists
March 27th
Program Launch with 10 Selected Startups
June 20th
Batch Graduation/DEMO Day


Meet the 14 startups selected for Lafayette Plug and Play's second Batch !

Our ten all-star retail and fashion tech startups from the Dec '16 Batch

Alcméon is proud to be part of Lafayette Plug & Play’s first batch! We have settled in a great space in a vibrant Parisian neighbourhood and enjoy the advice, connections, and coaching from LPnP’s dynamic team. Being close to other start-ups is a big plus. We strongly recommend the program.
— Valerie Daoud Henderson, Advisor at Alcmeon

Our sponsors and mentors are world-class experts in retail, tech and fashion. From product market fit to sales, our network of entrepreneurs, executives and investors will help you grow your business.


32 rue de Paradis, 75010 Paris

Lafayette Plug and Play accelerator is located in one of the most vibrant districts of Paris, right in the middle of the 10th Arrondissement, in a brand new 1000m2 space.

We also have a coworking space offer! Click here