Rachel Vanier

After the Paris Founders Event, Music Battle launches campaign on Kickstarter

Last Spring at the Paris Founders Event (the French event to launch a product), the French startup Phonotonic (breeded by Agoranov) launched its new product: “Music Battle”, a connected game that will reveal both the dancer and musician in you. The game is simple: one connected object gives the rhythm, the other one the lead. Both […]

Pearltrees releases a new version, without any pearls nor trees

Pearltrees releases a new version, without any pearls nor trees

  The Paris-based startup founded in 2009 once declared: “We focus on the visual potential of Pearltrees to let people dive deeply into their interests and nearly feel them”. Their product, offering a digital curation tool, was unique because of the visual interface voluntareely original: links and folders symbolized by rounded pearls attached together like […]

Cosmetics company Nivea teases Connected Hardware in latest Ad Campaign

Cosmetics company Nivea teases Connected Hardware in latest Ad Campaign

German cosmetic brand Nivea is mostly well-known for its sunblocks and after-sun lotions. Starting with protecting your skin with cream, the brand decided to go a step further and launched an ad campaign – together with FCB Brazil agency – to protect your kids with a connected bracelet. The “Nivea Protege” bracelet is distributed in […]

Europioneers startup competition rewards the people behind the startups

Applications for the the Europioneers Awards, a competition to reward the best European Web Entrepreneurs, start today! Organized by the StartUp Europe initiative (from the European Commission) together with Deloitte, European Young Innovators Forum and HUB Institute, this second edition aims at bringing visibility, raise awareness and inspire the whole European tech ecosystem. Applicants should be based in one […]

What’s the “New Normal”? NEXT Conference in Berlin seeks answers

NEXT Conference has been focusing on trends in digital marketing and innovation since 2006. Over the years, it has built a pretty good reputation and is getting the European scene together around high quality conferences and keynote speeches. 2014 edition starts today, and opens the Berlin Web Week. This year’s topic is “the new normal” […]

France joins the Open Gov Partnership to develop its open data strategy

Today, Marylise Lebranchu, Minister of Decentralisation and State reform announced at La Conférence de Paris that France is joining the Open Gov Partnership. France is the 64th country to join the international initiative to promote Open Government OGP is an “international platform for domestic reformers committed to making their governments more open, accountable, and responsive to […]

10 Sci-Fi Connected Objects that came true

I’m sure that, like me, you’ve always been wondering what the he** the hundreds of genius-engineers from Google or NASA can be doing all day long in their top-secret labs? Well, my theory is they are watching Sci Fi movies. Take the Internet of Things for example: a lot of connected objects that we are […]

Discover the 5 fastest growing FrenchTech startups

Last week, we announced the 5 startups with the most potential – they got the chance to launch on stage at Paris Founders Event. Today, we are focusing on French companies that have the most impressive growth rate, thanks to the Next Web’s “Tech 5”. The criteria to be eligible are rather solid: startups no […]

Check out the 5 startups that launched at Paris Founders Event last night

Last night at Google’s offices in Paris, the Rude Baguette organized an event gathering 250 members of the FrenchTech ecosystem. It was a real pleasure to see Google’s main auditorium packed with startup lovers who couldn’t wait to see the 5 new products launch, as shows the Twitter-love: https://twitter.com/iebailey/statuses/453828312457285632 Great evening at the #PFE ! […]

5 French Startups to launch this week

We, FrenchTech lovers, are always looking for the “next” Deezer, the “next” Criteo, the “next” Dailymotion… Among the hundreds of startups launching every month in France, it’s basically finding a needle in a haystack. At the RudeBaguette, we are basically living in the haystack: it’s our job, nay, our passion to look for new products […]