French Tech Ticket Application

French Tech Ticket Application
I suppose a lot of people already know La French Tech. If not, you can read or ask Eloise. Is the French programme for startups. There is also French Tech Ticket, the programme for non-french start-ups, now entering the second season. They propose may things i let you discover in the official document. (incubators, accelerators, offices, ...

Official declaring your domain name

France – Declare your domain name to RCS ( It will be mentioned on the KBIS ) Infogreffe reminds interest in companies mentioned the domain name of their website in the commercial and companies register . This statement has two advantages : – It allows users to ensure that the domain name is not usurped and the ...

Big Centers for Working @ Distance

Three major players in France – Orange, Regus and Caisse des Dépôts will build about 50 centers in the peripheric areas of big towns, so people can have easier access and work from there, especially for the online and support jobs. I think is a good ideea for major cities that are continuously growing ( see ...

France : local digital services

CSA Institute made a study for Orange/Le Figaro regarding Frenchmen attitude vs. digital and city digital actions – 81% wish their city to invest in digital (over 3,5k inhabitants) – 88% are ready to use the city administrative digital services – they wish more info online about transport, energy and administration – 81% wish a ...

France Kills Piracy Disconnections

France Kills Piracy Disconnections
After years of debate and controversy the French Government has finally backtracked on the law which allowed errant subscribers to be disconnected from the Internet. 9 JULY 2013, a decree was published which removed the possibility for file-sharers to have their connections cut for copyright infringement. Instead, those caught by rightsholders will now be subjected ...

Open Public Data in France

Open Public Data in France
The First minister Jean-Marc Ayrault created in 31 October 2012 the General Secretary for Modernization of Public Action , under his authority, an extension of General Secretary for Government, and the management was charged to Mr. Jérôme Filippini, chief-consultant for the “Cour des Comptes”. The opening of the public data on Internet (« Open Data »), is driven by ...

The Internet School (University)

The Internet School (University)
What does EEMI stand for? École Européenne des Métiers de l’Internet =  European School of Crafts on the Internet Paris based European School of Internet Jobs – EEMI, Ecole Européenne des métiers de l’Internet –,  founded  by three successful entrepreneurs from the web sector: Xavier Niel founder of Free, Marc Simoncini founder of Meetic, Jacques-Antoine Granjon founder of vente-privee.com. The ...

Santa Claude

Santa Claude
Saturday 15 December Santa came at Laval Mayenne Technopole. Well, in fact it was another version, not from North but from East, not small but tall, and nobody knows the comparation in terms of “fatness”. And it was not Santa-Claus but Santa–Claude, since i was designed to distribute gifts to children. A very warm atmosphere, very ...

French Government open to OPEN (Source) 1

French Government open to OPEN (Source)
In an official document the Prime Minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault, encouraged the usage of open source, for its obvious benefits. Of course, the action is meant to reduce the governmental costs up to 10%, but nevertheless there also some other benefits : – the open source sector employs in 2012 about 30.000 people in France – the rate of ...

Facebook Bug. The French Way

Facebook Bug. The French Way
“L’informatique doit respecter l’identité humaine, les droits de l’homme, la vie privée et les libertés” – this is the motto of CNIL , the institution who said there may be a confusion regarding this presumed BUG of Facebook… What happened ? The Métro website published an article about the possibility of having  private messages (from previous years) on the ...