In France, the more ambition a social game has, the smaller its audience seems to be. At least for the 3 biggest ones. France has 3 social game developers with an audience above 500K daily active users(DAU): Telaxo, Kobojo, and Ubisoft. In this list, world-renown Ubisoft is only 3rd (520k), while little-known Telaxo is 1st (1.2M), with […]
A few weeks ago I wrote an albeit satirical piece when I found out that a competitor to Uber had cropped up, namely Chauffeur Privé. My proposition at the time was that the best way to decide which service was best was to have a private chauffeur race. Well, I couldn’t quite convince my girlfriend […]
This past week I was surprised to see a new twitter account picking up some steam in the twittervers – when I finally looked into who @ChauffeurPrive was, I saw it was, in fact, an Uber competitor – and I mean, an über competitor. Having never tried either one of these services (the metro still […]
FEVAD, France's industry association focusing on the eCommerce and other non retail location sales (ie mail order), recently posted results on the performance of eCommerce in France during Q1 2012.
VC's often dominate the boards of European startups, certainly in terms of influence if not in full legal voting majority. Board composition in European companies is closely correlated with the company's corporate form.