Hurry Up We’re Dreaming

This article was originally published in the newsletter we share every Tuesday with our community. If you would like to subscribe, click here.

Hello, 

La French Touch Conference Paris is next week! 
Have you gotten your tickets yet?

Join us on Tuesday, May 29th to celebrate the French entrepreneurial ecosystem and connect with French entrepreneurs from all around the world: China, the United States, Israel, the United Kingdom, Belgium… You don’t want to miss this special opportunity to meet them in Paris!

Get Your Tickets Here!*

*We have a special price for French entrepreneurs, investors, and executives based abroad!

(among many others)

Some of our speakers

Join them in Paris on May 29!

Where?

This year, La French Touch Conference Paris will take place at Morning Coworking Trudaine (37 avenue Trudaine, 75009), a former school since turned into a coworking space! Don’t forget to book your tickets and come to network between inspiring keynotes!

Morning Coworking Trudaine

Morning Coworking Trudaine

They support us

This Week's Headlines

French Ecosystem 

Sigfox, the world’s leading IoT connectivity service, announced last week the launch of Sens’it Discovery, an end-to-end solution to accelerate the adoption of IoT. Sens’it Discovery will make it quicker and easier to discover use cases of the IoT. [article in English]

That same week, OpenClassrooms, the French EdTech startup which provides open online courses raised €50M / $60M to strengthen its position in global markets. [article in English]

Campings.com helps you book campsite holidays. Already present in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany, the platform raised €10M / $12M to accelerate its international expansion. [article in French]

French web-based solution Easilys helps you manage your catering activity and raised €1.8 / $2.1M. The company now aims to expand in Asia and the US. [article in French]

Beyond Borders: EU Ecosystem

Europe French e-commerce giant Vente-Privée acquired Spanish MarTech startup Qashops. This is Vente-Privée’s second acquisition in Spain, after buying Barcelona-based e-commerce platform Privalia. [article in English]

Procsea, a French and Swiss startup which developed a marketplace for seafood products raised €2.5M and now aims at accelerating its expansion into Europe and Asia. [article in French]

On Thursday, PayPal announced the acquisition of the Swedish FinTech startup iZettle for €1.8Bn/$2.2Bn. Present in 12 countries in Europe and Latin America, the Swedish company offers financial products for small businesses. This acquisition is the largest in PayPal’s history and will allow iZettle to further increase its international presence, PayPal operating in more than 200 countries. [article in English]

Tips

How can you accelerate your global expansion? By attending to La French Touch Conference Paris of course! Still haven’t bought your ticket? Click here and catch up! 🙂

See you in Paris on Tuesday, May 29th!

About us

La French Touch Conference is an itinerant business event that aims at promoting entrepreneurial successes and building bridges between French, European, and international ecosystems.
Since its creation in 2014 by entrepreneurs Gaël Duval and Cedric Giorgi, La French Touch Conference has gathered more than 4000 entrepreneurs, investors, and key accounts throughout 7 editions organized in the cities of Paris, San Francisco, and New York. Each event hosts fine guest-speakers including top C-level executives, public figures, and officials who address key trends and topics in front of international business audiences.
La French Touch Conference is also the creator of the world’s only flying startup competition, Pitch in the Plane, which gives startups and entrepreneurs the unique opportunity to pitch their concepts in front of investors aboard a commercial flight.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑