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Etalab & The future of Open Data in France

In this week’s newsletter, we discussed the government’s apparent decision to reorganize and potentially put the breaks on Etalab, France’s Open Data project.  After about week of confusion about what really was going on with Etalab, it seems that project is not ending, but transforming into something else that is not yet completely defined.  According to their […]

Orange & promote Les Entrepreneuses

Orange & promote Les Entrepreneuses, the French internet portal for women’s content, has teamed up with French giant Orange to support female tech entrepreneurs.. Inviting women to submit their proposals, said that selected Entrepreneuses will receive €10,000 worth of coaching for the development of their project. The submission form for the contest asks for a cover letter, specifically […]

Trends in French startups according to LeCamping's season 3 Startups

Trends in French startups according to LeCamping's season 3 Startups

Accelerators have the great privilege of making the first ‘selection’ of which startups have potential, and which ones need to be re-thought. I often take a look at an accelerator’s selection of startups to identify what trends seem to be popping up in the ecosystem. This past monday, LeCamping announced the 12 startups in their […]

Here are the Six Open Data Winners of Etalab's Dataconnexions Contest

This afternoon, open data enthusiasts gathered at the Orange Lab Headquarters to hear the results of Dataconnexion’s first open data contest of the year. The contest held applications from March until April 15th, inviting startups, people with ideas, and others to submit their open data idea, which was judged by a jury of open data […]