About us

Find out about our mission, story and meet our great team.

Our mission

We believe entrepreneurs can change the world if they attend the right event, at the right time. Startup Sesame was officially launched in June 2015 and is now the largest Tech event acceleration program for startups, counting 35 partner events.

Event acceleration program for startups

Network of Tech events

Turnkey solution for innovation entreprises

Community app for year-long brokerage

Our mission

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Our story


Invented in Barcelona


Kickoff in London


Founded in Paris


Operating in 20 countries

Tech Events Matter

Over 91% of startup professionals believe Tech events have a positive impact on their business. We share news and ressources so that everyone becomes a Tech insider.

Our team

We’re dedicated to the startup ecosystem, one event at a time.

Ben Costantini
Ben Costantini Founder & CEO

Joanna Kirk
Joanna Kirk Co-Founder

Suzanne Newman
Suzanne Newman Community

Maxime-Jean Guibbert
Maxime-Jean Guibbert Content & Innovation Manager

Sally Tebigui
Sally Tebigui Event Manager & Program Lead

Vincent Caggiari
Vincent Caggiari CTO

Théo Lebarq
Théo Lebarq Developer

Julia Ciaciek
Julia Ciaciek Product Manager

Zhansaya Sailaubekova
Zhansaya Sailaubekova Data Analyst

Tara Johnson
Tara Johnson Marketing and Communications Lead

Head Office

Paris, France

17 rue rodier
75009 Paris

Phone: +33 (0) 6 16 65 74 95
Fax: +33 (0) 9 57 24 84 77

Email: info@startupsesame.com