Paris Founders Event announces 3 Speakers for Jan. 19th to kick off 2015

Paris Founders Event announces 3 Speakers for Jan. 19th to kick off 2015
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Paris Founders Event is back! We’ll kick off 2015 with the Winter Edition on January 19th at Le Palais Brongniart, will gathered entrepreneurs, investors, journalist and startup lovers – more than 600 people – for France’s biggest startup meetup.

We’re busy interviewing finalists to select the 5 products that will be revealed on stage, but we’re proud to introduce you a few of the founders that we’ll be interviewing on stage:


 Florian Douetteau – Founder & CEO at Dataiku

 Florian works in the “data” field since 01’, back when it was not big, yet. He worked in successful  startups in search engine, advertising and gaming industries, holding various data or CTO’s role.  He started Dataiku in 2013, his first venture as a CEO, with the goal of alleviating the daily pains  from the data enthusiasts and let them express their creativity.


 Ilan Abehassera – Co-Founder and CEO at Insensi

Ilan is an Entrepreneur based in NYC since 2004 where he lives with his wife and three kids.His  first company Producteev (a popular task management solution) got acquired by Jive Software  in November 2012, based in Palo Alto, where he worked until July 2014. He’s now Founder  and CEO of Insensi, a hardware startup building a new device for the Home. Ilan is also a  Business Angel in about 20 startups (Sunrise,,, Algolia, Circa,…).

timothee-jobert21Thimothee Jobert – Co-Founder and COO at iSketchnote

Iskn was founded by a multidisciplinary team specialized in electronic engineering and user experience design. The iskn story debuted on crowdfunding site Kickstarter with the iSketchnote project. From September to October 2013, 2395 backers pledged a total of $346,127 – nearly ten times the initial goal of $35,000.

Iskn’s mission is to combine the natural experience of tangible tools with the power of digital technology.

TeamAlexAlexandre Winter – CEO & Co-founder, Placemeter

Born and raised in France, and proud Brooklynite today, Alex, CEO and founder of Placemeter, is both a computer vision geek and a repeat entrepreneur. Before starting Placemeter, Alex co-founded VC-backed image search platform LTU Technologies. LTU was successfully acquired by a Japanese public company. He has a PhD in Image Recognition, holds 7 patents in the field, and has over 20 years of computer vision expertise in applications ranging from satellite reconnaissance to augmented reality.

Furthermore, we’re very honored to have the continued support of ecosystem players like Orange (check out their accelerator, OrangeFab, some of their in-House startups will exhibit during the event) as well as Le FabShop. We’re excited to welcome them among our growing group of Exhibitors at the Paris Founders Event – if you’d like to learn more about exhibition opportunities at PFE, check out or email us directly.

We look forward to seeing you on January 19th!