The Rude Baguette – France’s Startup Blog – is an English-language publication covering the French tech market. Whether it’s breaking news on French Startups, providing insight into the French Government, or covering news related to companies like Google, Apple, Orange, or Amazon, the Rude Baguette provides visibility and access into the French tech market. The Rude Baguette strives not only to provide readers with the latest facts, figures & announcements, but to provide analysis and an informed opinion on topics related to the technology sector.
The Rude Baguette Team
Liam Boogar – Cofounder, CEO & Editor – Cofounder of the Rude Baguette, Liam Boogar is originally from the Silicon Valley. Since his move to Paris in 2010, Liam has become a thought leader on the European Startup Ecosystem, being interviewed in online, TV, and radio all over the world. He has spoken at Europe’s top technology events, and animates the Paris startup scene through the Rude Baguette blog and events.
Trista Bridges – Cofounder, Columnist – An experienced executive in strategy, market analysis, and business operations, she is passionate about enabling companies to achieve market leadership and transformational growth. Highly global, multi-dimensional background having worked across various geographies and industries, including consumer businesses, consulting, financial services, enterprise data management, and executive education. Trista is highly passionate about startups in the consumer space, especially gaming, mobile, and mobile commerce startups.
Mark Bivens – Columnist – The resident “Rude VC” at the Rude Baguette, Mark Bivens is a former Silicon Valley entrepreneur, having started three companies before “turning to the dark side.” He worked as a VC in France since 2001. Currently a Venture Partner at Truffle Capital who shuttles between Europe and Asia. You can read more on his blog at http://markbivens.com.