Category Archives: France-Startups

Beauty and wellness startup Vaniday secures €15M funding from its existing investors

Vaniday, an international booking platform for beauty and wellness services, announces it has secured a €15 million investment from Rocket Internet and other partners. Continue reading

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The hottest European travel startups in 2015

The number of online travel bookings is growing steadily from year to year pretty much since the invention of the internet. The disruption of the traditional travel industry and the shift from local travel agencies to online bookings is still … Continue reading

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French startup studio eFounders just raised $6M from Fotolia co-founder Oleg Tscheltzoff

eFounders, the Paris-based startup studio, just announced it secured $6 million funding to build its next ventures and strengthen its infrastructure. eFounders new “super angel” is Oleg Tscheltzoff, former co-founder of Fotolia ( sold to Adobe a few months back for … Continue reading

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Top 15: Europe’s biggest startup cities in 2015

In 2011 and in 2012, we tried to come up with a ranking of Europe’s biggest startup cities. Both articles, which involved a fair amount of research, generated a lot of interest amongst our readers. Now, after pausing in 2013/14, … Continue reading

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iAdvize adds social media brick to its real-time customer engagement platform with the acquisition of Bringr

iAdvize, European leader in real-time customer engagement, acquires Bringr, a social media publishing, monitoring and analytics tool. The solution now becomes a real-time customer engagement platform which enables its users to interact with their customers wherever they are.

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BlaBlaCar launches in Mexico

BlaBlaCar, the world’s largest long-distance ridesharing community, today announces its launch in Mexico through the acquisition of local service, Rides. It is the company’s first market in the Americas, and marks the latest step in BlaBlaCar’s goal of bringing a … Continue reading

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BlaBlaCar acquires carpooling.com and Autohop

BlaBlaCar, the world’s largest long-distance ridesharing community, yesterday announced the acquisition of carpooling.com, the second-largest service, as well as Hungary-based Autohop. It will integrate the businesses into its existing service to create a unified ridesharing

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Grenoble-based Xotelia raises €1.3M to manage home rentals on 50 platforms

Xotelia, a Grenoble-based startup, raised €1.3 million from Newfund to ease the management of home rentals across a number of platforms. The current list of partners include peer-to-peer sites (Airbnb, Housetrip, & Wimdu), as well as booking platforms (Expedia, Booking.com … Continue reading

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French startup iAdvize launches in the Nordics

iAdvize, a real-time online customer service solution, combined with a smart behavioural targeting engine, has just announced its launch in the Nordics. By adding that human touch to

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French startup KelBillet expands into UK with Gopili

After becoming the leading travel search engine in France in only 5 years, enabling visitors to find the best options for domestic journeys, the startup KelBillet is starting its European expansion with its new brand Gopili.

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