Archive for March 2015

dailymotion puts Big Data at the heart of their vision

When people think of dailymotion, many things spring to mind. Online of videos of course. Or, even, the on-going buzz around their future ownership, including the recent news of a new Hong Kong-based investor who’s participation is expected to help them accelerate their growth in Asia. However, what truly defines dailymotion’s present and future is, rather, Big Data. […]

LVMH's TAG Heuer to challenge Apple with its first Luxury Smart Watch

LVMH's TAG Heuer to challenge Apple with its first Luxury Smart Watch

A formidable new force has just formed in the sphere of the smart watch. Swiss luxury watchmaker TAG Heuer is joining forces with Google and Intel to make a new smart watch. This is the first attempt at a luxury smart watch with a traditional watchmaker, but it won’t likely be the last. TAG Heuer […]

Jahia: At the forefront of Enterprise digital transformation

Jahia: At the forefront of Enterprise digital transformation

One of our official sponsors our March 28th edition of the Paris Startup Job Fair is clearly one of Europe’s prophetic tech successes. Jahia has steadily growing over the last 12 years to emerge as a leader in the increasingly important user experience platform space. One could describe them as prophetic as 12 years ago they […]

Alibaba coming to France in October of this year

Chinese companies continue to be drawn to France.  During a meeting yesterday with French President Francois Hollande, Alibaba CEO Jack Ma confirmed that he would be opening an ‘Alibaba Embassy’ in France with the objective of helping French businesses more easily export their products to China and, obviously, sell on Alibaba’s mega e-commerce platform. To mark what […]

TV's top startup competition MIPLAB announces finalists

Each year, the television industry’s top conference, MIPTV, holds a top competition called MIPLAB (previously known as MIPCube LAB) which puts the spotlight on the best and brightest startups in the sector. Winners will pitch at MIPTV’s tech and innovation track called MIP Digital Fronts in front of a jury of key industry players from Yahoo, […]

1500 candidates & 70 Recruiters, Paris Startup Job Fair returns March 28th!

The Paris Startup Job Fair returns for its 4th edition on Saturday March 28th, bringing together 1500 developers, designers, data scientists, marketers, salespeople & more. The 1500 passionate people will be meeting up to 70 recruiters, startups of all shapes, sizes, sectors & goals. In this 4th edition, we’re excited to welcome, in addition to amazing startups (all […]

Azalead raises €2 Million & becomes Criteo's B2B-retargeting counterpart

B2B marketing automation firm Azalead Software has raised a €2 Million Series A led by Aurinvest, the startup announced today. Azalead’a platform allows enterprise websites to track site visitors and, using a combination of IP tracking and an existing database, identify immediately the company that visited your website.  Previously, the productif provided real-time notifications to account managers […]

5 annoying habits of ineffective tech conference moderators

Does anyone else feel like we’re on tech conference overload in Europe these days? It feels to me like we’ve reached the saturation point. Of course, not all tech conferences are the same. What makes a great conference? Pardon the cliché, but I would have to say, ‘the people’. Specifically, the speakers/panelists, followed by the […]

Cheetah Mobile acquires MobPartner to scale its global mobile ad network

  Cheetah Mobile, a Beijing-based mobile Internet company providing mission critical applications to improve the mobile internet experience for users, announced yesterday that they are acquiring French mobile ad company MobPartner for $58 million. The deal is an important strategic move for Cheetah Mobile who, according to CEO Sheng Fu, are looking to draw on MobPartner’s expertise, existing […]

The secret Fast-track VISA program for French Startups hiring US Millennials

Hiring is a pain. Always. It’s even harder when the person you want to hire was born on the other side of an arbitrary line that some people we’ve never met set up in a time period before we were born. Yep – VISA’s. They suck, or so I’ve heard. My dual nationality (Irish/Californian) makes […]