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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. […]

Shopmium raises $5.6M Series B from Ventech, Accel & ISAI to crack retail shopping & mobile

Shopmium raises $5.6M Series B from Ventech, Accel & ISAI to crack retail shopping & mobile

Mobile promotions startup Shopmium has announced a $5.6M Series B from Ventech as well as previous investors Accel Partners & ISAI. Founded in September 2011 by Eli Curetti, Quentin de Chivré and Philippe Cantet, the startup previously raised $2.1M from Accel & ISAI in order to connect shoppers and their mobile phones, and it seems they’ve had some […]

The Fancy spreading its wings in France

The Fancy spreading its wings in France

One of the hottest curation startups at the moment is New York-based The Fancy, a site that seeks, via a visually and technologically elegant platform, to entice people to share and, ideally, purchase actual or similar items to what they ‘fancy’. Although the sharing of beautiful ‘things’ is an integral part of the Fancy experience, […]

The rise of Social Shopping in France

As the market share of smartphones in France grows, so do the different markets which are ripe for innovation – one of them is shopping. While initial hypotheses may have assumed that price-comparison would be the way to go, it seems that not only are major supermarket chains unwilling to play the price comparison game, […]