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French Startup Izicap which offers SaaS solutions for banks raised €6M / $7M. Izicap’s platform enables banking networks to provide new services to their customers. Now the company aims to expand into Europe. [article in French]
After raising €1.3M / $1.5M, ELISE Technologies, a French AdTech developing AI algorithms and deep learning models will turn itself toward an international expansion starting with the UK. [article in French]
French BioTech Nextbiotix raised €7M / $8M to develop a bacterial treatment for inflammatory bowel diseases. [article in English]
Guest Suite, a French startup from Nantes specialized in customer reviews management for tourist accommodation professionals raised €2M / $2.3M. Fresh funds will be used to accelerate its development in France and Europe. [article in French]
Deliveroo opens its first shared kitchen in Paris called Deliveroo Edition. This Parisian Deliveroo Edition will be made of 12 kitchens located in a warehouse in Saint-Ouen (close Parisian suburb). The company had already tested this concept in London. [article in English]
Former Carving Labs, now Captain Wallet, raised €2M / $2.3M. This Paris-based startup, which already operates in 15 Europeans countries, is specialized in the dematerialization of rewards cards, and mobile customer relationship management. It aims to further increase its European expansion with the opening of new offices abroad. [article in French]
After raising €14.5M / $17M, Barcelona’s social-commerce fashion startup 21Buttons wants to expand into the US. Operating in Spain, Italy, Germany, and the UK, it also aims to reach new European markets. [article in English]
Last week, Bpifrance and Business France unveiled the list of the 20 startups that will embark for the 2018 French Tech Tour America. [article in French]
On Thursday, French-Canadian FinTech impak Finance announced an ICO in France in October 2018. The company, which rewards purchases with a positive social impact, launched the pre-sale of their cryptocurrency named impak Coins. [article in French]
French startup Syntony takes geolocation in New York City’s subways! With headquarters in Toulouse and San Francisco, Syntony has designed systems to locate mobile phones in tunnels and subways. It already operates in the subways of Helsinki, Munich, Toulouse and now New York. The company is also in talks with several other cities. [article in French & in English]
The city of Nice partnered up with Uber to complete the night public transport offer. The travel which will follow the Lignes d’Azur (Nice’s major public transportation company) itinerary will cost €6 / $7. [article in French]
“Beijing On Track To Eclipse Silicon Valley As World’s Top Startup Hub”. Read this article published in VentureBeat.
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