Le Village by CA was founded in 2013 by the Credit Agricole Banking company. It is a non-profit business accelerator with 24 business accelerator "villages" throughout French territory and more planned to be built. Le Village by CA works with over 450 partners to help grow and connect startups in its startup incubation programs. The company has helped over 600 companies through its not-for-profit business accelerator programs, and focuses on recruiting mature startup companies. They have four criteria for selecting startups into their programs: level of innovation, quality of individuals who are part of the company, company business models, and potential of the company to the Le Village by CA ecosystem.