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The French startup that wants you to become a superdriver! Interview with the co-founder and CEO of Drust

I’m sure you will agree that the automotive industry is going to face some drastic changes over the coming years. The future of the car will be electric and driverless. But it will probably take many more years until these new … Continue reading

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Dataiku secures $14 million Series A to help companies in the US, Europe and Asia to turn raw data into predictions

Dataiku, an emerging market leader in end-to-end advanced analytics and collaborative data science, just closed $14 million Series A investment round, led by New York venture capital firm, FirstMark Capital, with participation from all existing investors. Dataiku, which is based … Continue reading

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OpenDataSoft raises $5.5M for the global expansion of its cloud-based data platform

OpenDataSoft, a Paris-based data company offering publishing and sharing solutions for the private and public sector, today announced a $5.5 million Series A round of financing. The capital comes from Aster Capital and Salesforce Ventures, with a follow-on investment from … Continue reading

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Europe’s online dating giant eDarling acquires French competitor Attractive World for more than €12 million

The Berlin-based online dating heavyweight eDarling (Affinitas GmbH) just acquired the French dating service Atrractive World. We spoke to an industry expert with close connections to Affinitas and learned that the purchase price was most likely between €12 million and … Continue reading

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Food experience platform VizEat secures €3.8 million to interconnect more food lovers

Europe’s largest immersive food experience platform VizEat has raised €3.8 million in a new funding round with a group of unnamed new investors and with participation from current investor Eurovestech plc. Founded in July 2014, Paris-based VizEat has grown considerably … Continue reading

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Video advertising marketplace Teads raised € 43 million and plans to expand in Asia

Teads – the inventor of outstream video advertising and a leading video advertising marketplace – announced today that it has raised €43 million of new debt financing. It happened with the help of a bank syndicate including BNPP, Bank of China, … Continue reading

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Partech Ventures raised €400 million for its growth fund investing in technology and digital companies

Partech Growth intends to invest between €10 million and €50 million of capital in fast‐growing technology and digital companies that have already achieved significant revenues. Launched in January 2015, Partech Growth is a direct response to the relative lack of availability … Continue reading

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Online travel marketplace Evaneos secures $21M in funding to become a global leader

Evaneos, the first online marketplace in Europe that allows travellers to book holidays directly with local travel agents, has just completed its third round of investment, raising $21 million from Serena Capital, Fonds Ambition Numérique managed by Bpifrance, ISAI, and … Continue reading

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P2P lending platform Lendix announces $13.5 million investment

Lendix, the Paris-based SME loan platform, announced today it has raised $13.5 million in a series B funding round led by CNP Assurances. Its existing shareholders like Decaux Frères, Partech Ventures, Sycomore Factory, Weber Investissement and Banque Wormser Frères also … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence: Virtual assistant Julie Desk raises €600K to accelerate growth in France and internationally

Julie Desk, the AI-powered virtual assistant that automatically organizes meetings, carries on its growth and secured € 600K from SIDE Capital. Launched in 2015, Julie Desk revolutionizes timetable management and has already several hundreds of clients. The fresh capital will … Continue reading

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