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Festicket launches its B2B platform for festival organizers, suppliers and affiliates

Festicket, the platform that makes life easier for all live-music lovers, opens the door to a new strategy by offering all its business partners a new platform to track, manage and improve sales. The London-based startup was founded in 2012 by Zacharie Sabban (CEO) and Jonathan Younes (CTO) and aims at gathering on one platform a booking […]

Startups in I.C.T: the Idea Challenge submissions starts now!

Startups in I.C.T: the Idea Challenge submissions starts now!

The EIT CIT Labs, a pan-European initiative specialized in information and communication technologies, announced yesterday at CeBit in Hannover the launch of the first round of the Idea Challenge, a competition for early-stage startups with European and global ambitions. The EIT ICT Labs defines itself as a pan-European ecosystem fuelled by ideas and talent. It […]

Is “connected” our next level of sexual happiness?

Is “connected” our next level of sexual happiness?

  It takes a great deal of innovation to enhance the oldest and most primitive of all pleasures: sex. From 2000 years-old, somewhat-ritual wooden sticks to vibrating devices available in consumer retail catalogs at the beginning of the 20th century (about a decade before electric irons and vacuum cleaners, by the way), the dildo has come […]

10 French startups disrupting the way you experience fashion online

It may sound like a stretch to say that French people are the reference for fashion. But as we say, “il n’y a pas de fumée sans feu” (there’s no smoke without fire). In addition to having a very prolific fashion sense, the French are also very creative when it comes to the shopping experience. […]

Dataiku launches its Data Science Studio to make sense of Big Data

Analyzing big data (a $16.1 Billion market) requires skills that most companies lack. Dataiku, the Paris-based startup founded by Florian Douetteau (previously Exalead), Marc Batty, Thomas Cabrol and Cément Stenac, specializes in building predictive apps using big data. Today they are taking it a step further with the launch of their Data Science Studio. “We […]

RudeVC: 2013 landing on a good note

Various topics have been tumbling around my brain about which to write in this last post of 2013 on France’s startup ecosystem. There’s the alarming passage of a wide-reaching French surveillance law, or yet another French fiscal flap like the Eckert proposal, and of course the depressing pronouncements by Arnaud Montebourg at LeWeb last week. […]