#FrenchTechFriday: customer service becomes Crisp and clear

We have all visited websites hosting a little bubble down in a corner. We’ve grown accustomed to being able to chat directly with someone on the other side of that web page. Many services offer this practical functionality. But not that many make it as simple as the French startup Crisp.   Content is King… […]

Why is China investing so heavily in Greentech?

Why is China investing so heavily in Greentech?

China is currently the largest investor in clean energy development albeit still the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide. It recently pledged as part of the Paris Agreement to source 20% of its energy by 2030 in low-carbon. China is following through with their promises, accounting now for 60% of global solar cell production as […]

#FrenchTechFriday – Blacknut: the Netflix for casual gamers

#FrenchTechFriday – Blacknut: the Netflix for casual gamers

If you thought gaming was for young nerdy males with overclocked machines, think again. Just by looking at the number of people playing on their phone while commuting, one can get a sense of a bigger picture. With cloud gaming gaining weight, French startup Blacknut targets the casual gamer, with style.   Netflix for gamers […]

It’s Christmas early for IBM as they put on a Red Hat

It’s official, IBM is acquiring RedHat, the open-source software company. Although the deal will only be closed in 2019, IBM’s strategic – and costly – move will help the company catch up on cloud computing.     Lagging in the clouds   Cloud computing has already made its way into numerous businesses. But it is […]

#FrenchTechFriday: Warm up your cold emails with Lemlist

When it comes to sending out emails, the strategy is not the same whether you’re writing to your client base or it trying to reach out to other businesses. In short, B2C and B2B communication are different. So why use the same tools? French startup Lemlist sticks to the B2B emails with a strong sense […]

#FrenchTechFriday : Get your five-star ratings with Feedier

How important are reviews and ratings in the buying process on the internet? If you are like many businesses out there, you probably think not much of it. After all, your products rock, why should anyone read reviews? Well, because 8 out of 10 millenials buy online only after reading those reviews. Darn! But how do […]

China’s plan for domination in Artificial Intelligence

  The already pervasive influence of Artificial Intelligence in our lives The key selling point of this year’s iPhone, Apple’s most expensive device yet, is not it’s battery life or speed, but the AI capabilities that are built into it.  One feature, revealed in Cupertino at an early September presentation, was the enhanced camera present […]

#FrenchTechFriday: Tilli – When an ancestral skill meets digital

Sewing used to be on the curriculum. Anyone could shorten a pair of trousers, some could change the size, a few could transform a garment. Now one can barely find a seamstress at all. But the startup Tilli is making you keep your unfitting clothes a little while longer.   That’s a fact. People now […]

FrenchTechFriday Follow Up : Kokoroe meets Pole Emploi

    Almost exactly a year ago, we covered the launch of Kokoroe. Kokoroe is a learning platform with a twist. The Kokoroe team don’t actually make up new content. Most of it is already available online. They excel at gathering the best sources to create any training and keep it updated. One year later, […]

#FrenchTechFriday: Get more out of your business trip with Tepee

As you’re reading this, hundreds of thousands of businessmen (and women) are traveling for work. Only yesterday, a friend told me this was his 101st business trip of the year (yes, Raphael, that’s you). Endless hotel check-ins, same rooms, same breakfast, same everything. What if you could spice it up with Tepee ?   The […]