What is level 256 ?

The first platform dedicated to esports in the world

Level 256 is an innovation & economic development platform dedicated to esports powered by Paris&Co, the economic development and innovation agency of Paris. Paris&Co supports more than 500 startups each year and has been putting its expertise at the service of young innovative companies for 20 years.

We brings together startups, institutional actors and large companies from the sector. All these members participate in the life of the platform and develop a true innovation culture by being as close as possible to the developments in the sector and the expectations of customers.

  • A new structure in France and abroad: the esports industry, teams, professional and amateur players, spectators are the driving forces behind innovation
  • About fifteen incubated companies
  • An "esports" spirit: team culture, individual and collective support, the search for performance

Our day to day mission : "Contributing to the development of esport by and for all"

Who do we support?

We work with esports startups, small and medium-sized companies to maximise business opportunities between them and the sectors' key economic players :

  • Placing them in an esports environment (physically and intellectually)
  • Putting them in touch with the institutional and economic players of esports, among others
  • Provide them with a quality working environment
  • Provide them with access to first-grade training and interventions from recognized experts

Our ambition, fueling our commitment to this platform, is to make of Paris a strong economic and innovative player on a european and global scale.

A place dedicated to esports in the heart of Paris

Coworking areas, open spaces, production studio, practice room, demonstration area, private offices. Premises that embody the spirit of esports!

Our team

A new support structure, based on 5 services.

With the institutional actors and large companies that compose it, Level 256 works around five business lines:

Incubation: individualized and collective support and coaching for startups and entrepreneurs

Key account relationships: accelerating the transformation of innovation into business opportunities

Development: support and networking for companies and associations from the esports that wish to interact with key accounts and continue to develop. 

Experimentation: testing of products and services in cooperation with the platform's partners to ensure that they meet the expectations of the market and consumers

Monitoring: identification of trends in terms of esports innovation and implementation of international monitoring


Tomorrow's esport is playing today

Promote innovation

Support and develop the most promising innovative projects

Help to structure esports

Inform, support and develop the amateur and professional esports

Promote an area

Promote Paris as the European capital of esports