Archive for November 2017

Where does France really stand in the Tech World?

We like to put things – and people – into neat little boxes: this country is good at inventing, this one does well in computer sciences. How much if it is true? The OECD has just released a comprehensive report on Science, Technology and Industry for 2017. Maybe it’s time to set the record straight. […]

#FRENCHTECHFRIDAY : Prenez un verre avec 10-Vins

#FRENCHTECHFRIDAY : Prenez un verre avec 10-Vins

  Thibaut Jarrousse est un des fondateurs de 10-Vins, une startup de la French Tech. Il ne vous est pas inconnu, vous avez pu suivre son French Tech Tour le mois dernier sur notre page Facebook. Basé à Nantes 10-Vins propose de savourer de grands crus, au verre, dans les meilleures conditions de dégustation. Et […]

Europe’s Militaries to Incorporate Swarming Drone Support

Europe’s Militaries to Incorporate Swarming Drone Support

Drones are nothing new to warfare. UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) have been in operation during the last few wars including the aptly named Predator Drone . This was especially in post 9/11 operations. Initially used for surveillance, it did not take long for nations to start fixing missiles to them. This allowed them to act […]

French Tech Ticket Program Meets Continued Success

  The ‘French Tech Ticket’ is a program by the French government to attract ‘gifted and ambitious individuals’ from all over the world. It wants to encourage them to settle in France. The reasons for this are obvious. France is battling to become Europe’s tech superpower. Attracting fresh new talent is a sure-fire way to […]

French Start-ups Win Dynamic Entry to Boston’s Medical Industry

  Two French start-ups have won the ‘Paris Boston MedTech Award’. Awarded by the City of Boston and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, this award recognizes their innovation and potential for entry to the US market. Part of an extremely successful medical company cluster within Paris, these young companies have achieved an extremely valuable […]

Why Facial Recognition Technology in Pornography is morally justifiable

Do you know Pornhub ? It’s essentially YouTube for pornography, for those of you pretending not to know what that is. And they’ve been using Artificial Intelligence to scan their pornography database. Essentially, they’ve trained an AI whose job it is to sit and watch the latest pornography all day every day.   Nice.   […]

#FrenchTechFriday – Eclypsia: e-sport around the clock

  To those of us uninitiated in the fast-growing e-sport industry, there is a far away land, highly mysterious, where people play competitive video games. They play, like, all the time. But, to these people, e-sport is no game. It’s an entire sector with its own, round-the-clock platform : Eclypsia. In the same way most […]

Upgrading the old fashion trade fair with Tradefest

  In 2017, trade fairs and conferences are still one the most important ways of doing business. In spite of the rise of digital, exhibiting at events still represents the biggest slice of marketing spend. Why is this? Exhibiting at events is the preferred way to meet potential clients and accelerate the sales cycle – […]