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Agorize raises €2 million to fuel its idea crowdsourcing platform

Armed with several high-profile international clients, including such names as Philips, Microsoft, Youtube, BNP Paribas, Blablacar and many more, Agorize have closed a €2 million round with Iris Capital and Capnamic Ventures. Agorize’s principal goal is to enable companies to tap in to the potential offered by communities to help them in the ideation process. Agorize have already built […]

From farming to phones: five French startups making a difference

Many startups claim that they’re trying to make the world a better place—though there’s often confusion between startups which make our individual lives better and startups which genuinely give back as part of their business model. As an example, Deliveroo may make your life better by allowing you to satisfy that sushi craving at any […]

A global, dream team workforce that doesn't cost a cent

Fans of Elon Musk know that in addition to his primary projects of Tesla and SpaceX, the seemingly tireless Musk has also espoused the construction of a hyperloop. The hyperloop is a vacuum-like transportation pod that if successful, could whisk passengers from say, San Francisco to Los Angeles in just over half an hour. Pretty […]

6 Startups will simultaneously launch Connected Hardware Crowdfunding Campaigns next week

One of the big highlights of our Connected Conference this 18-19th at the Halle Freyssinet will be the ‘connected’ crowdfunding competition. We’ve partnered with Indiegogo to identify some of the most innovative new connected objects. Starting on Monday at a launch event taking place at TheFamily, 6 selected projects will launch their campaigns.  From there, […]

Netatmo’s Rain Measuring module goes on sale for 75€

Paris-based connected hardware startup Netatmo announced that it would be expanding its catalog of weather-measuring tools, opening up orders for its Rain Gauge, which measures precipitation in the air. The module works as an add-on to Netatmo’s popular Weather Station, and costs 75€ when ordered via their website. Netatmo has become pretty smart with how […]

Lift14, continuing to push the envelope on the innovation debate

Each year in February the center of gravity of innovation discussion and debate shifts to Geneva for the annual Lift Conference. The Lift experience is quite different the one you may have at other well-known tech oriented conferences in that it fully immerses its attendees in the question of how to make ‘innovation happen’.  Sometimes […]

[CES 2014] Withings launches Aura, a bedtime companion that tracks your sleep from under the covers

Sleep tracking seems to be getting hotter every day with many companies jumping in with their own sleep tracking methods. Some use wrist-worn devices and others head masks that cover your eyes. Now, the Paris-based company Withings is looking to offer a new way to track those sleeping hours with the Aura. The Aura uses […]

WebDeux Connect kicks-off its 7th and biggest edition on November 6/7th

WebDeux Connect (aka #W2C), one of France’s largest and most renowned French-language tech conferences brings its 7th edition to Paris which promises to be bigger and bolder than ever.  Last year W2C saw over 600 tech and internet enthusiasts join to discover and debate the latest trends, ideas and happenings in the tech sector. This […]

With 750K€, Clic and Walk looks to expand its crowdsourced marketing analytics app

Lille based startup announced they raised 750.000 euros from Breega Capital. Clic and Walk, already financed by Oseo, offers real-time marketing analyses directly from its community of users, called ClicWalkers. The crowdsourcing app already counts 50.000 ClicWalkers and customers such as Logitech, Suez, Kingfisher (Castorama, Brico Depôt) and Ikea. The service is simple to use, […]

After crowdfunding 6x its Kickstarter campaign, small object tracker Tile available in France today

In an attempt to help people find their lost items, Reveal Labs is launching the Tile. The Tile is a small piece of hardware that can be attached to our most important objects. It houses a low powered Bluetooth antenna to allow users to find their objects through the dedicated iOS app. The concept is […]