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Happy New Year!
We hope you all had a great holiday season, and we wish you all the best for the new year! May 2018 be full of entrepreneurship, innovation & creativity.
We really look forward to continuing building bridges with you, by expanding our community and fostering our collaborations.
If you would like to get involved in our 2018 events, do not hesitate to reach out to Charles, our Sponsorship Manager.
D-14 Before La French Touch unConference San Francisco!
New year, new conference!! We start-off 2018 with a new edition of La French Touch unConference San Francisco on Tuesday, January 16th!
This second edition will bring together French and American entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations around the topic of IMPACT POSITIVE: how can we have a positive impact on our future?
Organized in DocuSign in the heart of the Financial District, we are very much looking forward to discussing the future of investment, education, tech for good, and simply have a wonderful & quality networking time!
See you in San Francisco!!
As the French ecosystem has grown significantly these past 12 months, here is a little recap of the largest fundraising in France in 2017. [article in French]
And now, let’s take a look at the future…what’s next? Check out the TOP 40 startups to follow in 2018. [article in French]
Beyond borders: EU ecosystem
2017 was such a booming year for European tech that US Tech Giants did not wait to acquire several startups there. Although the old continent said goodbye to tech stars, this article attests to the growing potential of Europe to be home to the next tech Giant! [article in English]
Across the oceans: international ecosystems
Blockchain was one of the hot topics of 2017! The digital currency has spread out across the oceans: between 2013 and 2017, users of bitcoins have increased from120,000 to 6.5 million.
In 2018, Blockchain (the Tech behind Bitcoins) is expected to disrupt the sector of investment, media, public records, hardware and international development. [article in English]
Last year, our blog featured another use of bitcoins. Check out how digital currency is used to create contemporary pieces of art.
A penny for your thoughts
We all know the saying: learn from mistakes. As we start 2018, let’s take a look at the 2017 worst tech stories and gain from their experiences. [article in English]
Bound by tradition the new year comes with resolutions. What are your career resolutions? Starting a new business? Finding a better work/life balance? Here are a few examples of career resolutions that could change your professional path in 2018. [article in English]
What’s the future?
As we love inspiring you, we thought the interview of Tony Fadell was a must-read. [article in English]
One last quote
“[Honor] the people who think different, and who move this world forward.” Steve Jobs, Speech, 1997.