With the French Tech Ticket, Paris’ goal is to be a capital of the digital world
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With the French Tech Ticket, Paris’ goal is to be a capital of the digital world

The “French Tech Ticket”, a program launched in May 2015 to support foreign entrepreneurs, is now welcoming its first group of winners to Paris. The selection process was rather grueling: only 3% of 1,372 applicants reached the finish line during the final deliberations in January. The goal was to attract young foreign talents to France … Continue reading

SITL International Week of Transport and Logistics in Paris & Business Tour
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SITL International Week of Transport and Logistics in Paris & Business Tour

Paris Region Entreprises is organizing a business tour during the International Week of Transport and Logistics in Paris March 22 – 25, 2016. March 22 – 25, 2016 is SITL Europe, the only exhibition in France and internationally to cover all the links in transport, freight forwarding and the logistics chain. It is a place … Continue reading

The Economics of Sharing: Airbnb breaks all records in the Paris Region
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The Economics of Sharing: Airbnb breaks all records in the Paris Region

Paris is now the most popular city in the world on Airbnb. And France is the second largest market for the short-term housing rental website. Spotlight on the success story of this global leader of the sharing economy. Just a few figures suffice to measure the extraordinary success of California startup Airbnb since its Paris … Continue reading

New business districts are emerging on the outer edges of Paris
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New business districts are emerging on the outer edges of Paris

The 13th and 19th arrondissements of Paris, along the Boulevard Périphérique ring road, have never been a focus for economic activity. But now they are increasingly sought after by innovative enterprises, according to a study by Knight Frank, a firm specializing in office properties. This is borne out by the new incubator built by the … Continue reading

France, the new startup factory
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France, the new startup factory

By Romain Serman, Director of Bpifrance USA. Four French IPOs on the NASDAQ in just 24 months (Criteo, LDR, Cellectis, DBVTechnologies), American VCs investing in France (BlaBlaCar, La Ruche, Believe Digital, Scality, ShowRoomPrive), three new Unicorns (BlaBlaCar, Sigfox, Teads), US market M&As (by Microsoft, Zendesk, Salesforce, Facebook, Adobe), French venture capital industry ranking second in … Continue reading

Weekly News #47 – 3 FinTech Companies on the Rise
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Weekly News #47 – 3 FinTech Companies on the Rise

Every week, PRIME and French Tech Hub publish the Weekly TechWatch, a short blog post collecting the key news we came across during the past week. EdTech Personalized Learning Looks Like This  How to Transform Your Classroom With Augmented Reality  Healthcare/Medtech Can Selling Insurance to Patients Transform Health Care?  Wanted: “Nutrition Facts” for health app … Continue reading