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Yubo shows how a FrenchTech app can go global

While social media platforms like Facebook have come under fire for their harmful impact on mental health, particularly for younger users, the success of one “Made in France” social media platform suggests there’s room for a new approach. Yubo, the French social media startup that emphasizes the “social” aspects of its teen-focused platform, has drawn […]

Richard Alden, entrepreneur: “We need to reform the last mile of parcel delivery”

Richard Alden, entrepreneur: “We need to reform the last mile of parcel delivery”

This year’s Black Friday is expected to have garnered record sales in France—but it’s also sparked considerable controversy. Parisian mayor Anne Hidalgo indicated last week that she is moving towards taxing major firms like Amazon for the environmental impact of their deliveries, while on Black Friday itself, environmental demonstrators around the country protested against the […]

YUBO: “We set limits and make users accountable for their behaviour”

YUBO: “We set limits and make users accountable for their behaviour”

Rude Baguette sat down with Annie Mullins OBE, founder of the Trust + Safety Group and user protection adviser to social media platform Yubo, to talk about Yubo’s bespoke algorithms, child protection policies, and challenges in shielding children from harm on the internet. RudeBaguette: Tell us a bit about yourself and your role in Yubo. […]

SGH Capital: a holding company with some flair

Thanks to some smart choices, the holding company founded by Alexandre Azoulay a little over 4 years ago has seen enormous success last year, after posting stellar Q4 results. SGH Capital, the holding company overseen by Alexandre Azoulay and his three partners, has gone from strength to strength. Once affiliated with Wijet – an air […]