Don’t forget to take a look at the latest news of the entrepreneurial ecosystem below! 🙂
D-0: Are you ready?
Today is the day: the second edition of La French Touch unConference San Francisco is started in a couple of hours!
We are especially delighted to see that the event is SOLD OUT! We would like to thank you all for your support, and we are particularly thankful for our speakers and sponsors.
For those who could not make it, the event will be broadcast on our Facebook Page from 12 pm in San Francisco, (which means 3 pm in New York, 9 pm in Paris, or 4 am in Shanghai).
Don’t hesitate to join the discussion by tweeting your questions/thoughts to @FrenchTouchConf using the hashtag #LFTCSF. During the Q&A, questions from our online audience will also be shared.
Symphony, a secure online messaging app is opening an R&D center in the tech hub of Sophia Antipolis (South of France)! Read the reasons why CEO David Gurle chose France to develop his US startup. [article in French]
Founded in 2016, Owkin is specialized in machine learning applied to medical research. Based in New York, the French startup raised 11 million dollars led by Cathay Innovation, Otium Venture, Plug and Play et NJF Capital. [article in French]
French startup SpeachMe raised 10 million euros to expand in Asia and Middle-East. Already present in the US and Canada, SpeachMe is a collaborative learning platform where employees from the same company share their skills with their peers. [article in French]
Ineat assists businesses in the digitalization of their services. With offices in Paris, Bruxelles, London, and Shanghai, the French startup is now settling down in Montreal using the program Pass French Tech. [article in French]
Meludia is a free learning online platform that gives everyone access to musical education. Following a successful fundraising last October, the French startup announced its expansion in Canada. [article in French]
Beyond borders: EU ecosystem
Danish startup Corti developed an emergency AI that assists people experiencing heart attack’s symptoms. The machine analyzes the words and clues in the background to evaluate how serious the patient’s conditions are and sends the information to the ambulance team. The startup recently shared their plans to develop in the US. [article in English].
Across the oceans: international ecosystems
French gaming company Ubisoft built a partnership with Chinese Tech giant Tencent to develop mobile games on Tencent’s social media app Wechat. [article in English]
Tech & Fashion
After a remarkable success at CES 2018, Euveka raised 2 million euros! The French startup created a changing robot-model to represent and adapt to the world’s diversity of body shapes. [article in French]
What’s the future?
Couldn’t go to the CES 2018? Check out the 6 trends that emerged from the tech event. [article in French]