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

We offer 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.

Applicants profiles:

• 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)

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

What we are looking for:

In-store / offline : analytics, AR/VR, queuing, POS software, payments, indoor mapping, supply chain, IoT, customer loyalty, employee tool etc.

E-commerce : conversational commerce, product mngt. software, catalogue optimization, visual search, web profiling, customer relation, ad/marketing tech etc.

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


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.

Dec'17 Batch

May 1st – June 30th
Applications Drive
July 24th
Selection Day with Finalists
September 11th
Program Launch with 10 Selected Startups
December 6th
Batch Graduation/DEMO Day

June'18 Batch

November 13th – January 12th
Applications Drive
February 8th
Selection Day with Finalists
March 5th
Program Launch with 10/15 Selected Startups
May 23th
Batch Graduation/DEMO Day


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

Lafayette Plug and Play is an incredible business opportunity for us! High-level experts & mentors helping you to focus on the right stakes, access to decision makers from top retail firms across Europe, and strong support from LPNP teams during the whole program: how could you be better accelerated ?
— Claire Bretton, Co-founder at daco

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