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Scality, at the cutting edge of the data storage industry

“We, at Scality, are providing a cutting-edge, software-defined data storage technology, now used by many market-leading companies in the US, Europe and Japan. We are currently partnering with major server and storage vendors to extend our market share.” Founded in 2009 and led by French entrepreneur Jerome Lecat, Scality has emerged as one of the top […]

Come on March 31st to help D-INCUBATOR celebrate its first 3 years!

Come on March 31st to help D-INCUBATOR celebrate its first 3 years!

In March 2012 Philippe Dapsens, ambassador and administrator of the Paris-Dauphine Foundation, successfully launched D-INCUBATOR, a 12-month incubator/accelerator program with the support of the Paris-Dauphine Foundation, Dauphine University, and its alumni. Having these three groups supporting and participating in various ways in making the program a success, D-INCUBATOR has brought a valuable new model to Paris’ […]

dailymotion puts Big Data at the heart of their vision

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. […]

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, […]

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 […]

Dailymotion turns towards Asia with potential investment from Hong Kong's PCCW

Widely reported going into the weekend, Orange is rumored to be entering talks with Hong Kong-based telecom controlled holding PCCW to buy a 49% stake in Dailymotion. According to the Wall Street Journal, PCCW’s boss Richard Li has reportedly made an offer which would value Dailymotion at about €250 million ($264.5 million) . While this valuation is […]

After Kickstarter success, 3D Sound Labs raises €1.1 million for 'Neoh'

  The big launch of their 3D surround-sound headphone Neoh at this year’s CES, was just the beginning of a string of success for 3D Sound Labs.  First came their captivating pitch at our Paris Founders Event in January.  Next came their Kickstarter campaign which turned out to be a roaring success for the 3D Sound Labs […]

Alkemics raises €5 million Series A round with Index and Partech

The smart data expert FMCG, Alkemics, has just closed a €5 million in Series A funding with Index leading the round and Partech joining.  Cofounded by Antoine Durieux, Antoine Perrin, and Benoit Portoleau-Balloy, Alkemics (previously known as Chef Jerome) is the expert in helping FMCG companies to manage, share and deliver information to consumers across multiple channels […]