Startup Ville @ Las Vegas

Startup Ville @ Las Vegas
Tony Hsieh is a very special character. At age 24, as co-founder,  he was involved in selling an advertising network for 260 million dollars. He invested in an online store that he sold for 850 million dollars. Now he is putting all the money in a dream of 21.000 sqm of co-working place and 50.000 sqm of retail space. ...

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 ...

Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa

Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa
When Kevin Shirley (the guy who produced Led Zeppelin or Black Crowes) started to work with Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa, was a sign that good things are going to happen. The strength of Beth vocals is matched by what she conveys in her lyrics, making her take on confessional songwriting authentic and heartfelt. Joe Bonamassa grows his ...

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 ...

Hooks and Lips, THE PRESTIGE

Hooks and Lips, THE PRESTIGE
The Prestige, 4 talented guys from Paris, recorded with Amaury Sauvé in Laval (Mayenne), @ Moulin de Favry Studio. They play  a mix between (post) chaotic hardcore, intense punk, metal and rock under constant injection of adrenaline (Metalunderground). But i like them ! You can watch them on their Youtube Channel. (directed by Ben Berzerker). I cannot abstain to ...

Appartments for Rent – Padmapper

Appartments for Rent - Padmapper
Since is the first article i write in this category, i must admit i am always looking for a great usability in websites. Speaking of real-estate websites and renting appartments, i recall the first one that created me the wow-effect was in Australia, 10 years ago, when my ideas were to go there and start ...

Digital Cities 2012

Digital Cities 2012
Regional event @ Parthenay on the subject “Villes numériques, cités de services et d’innovation”. Full programm here 04 Octobre and 5 Octobre. (2012) View Larger Map Speakers Xavier Argenton, Président de la Communauté de communes et Maire de Parthenay Emmanuel Eveno, Président de Villes Internet Dorick Barillot, 1er Vice-Président du Conseil général des Deux-Sèvres Christophe Ramblière, Conseiller régional en ...

9 millions French are NOT online

9 millions French are NOT online
 Havas Media reveals a study counting 9.3 mil French OFFLINE (18% from population) The main reasons are : – over 60 years Minitel generation are not good driving the keyboards and suffers of isolation –  some people gain not enough to afford a permanent Internet connexion (3.8% population parents of 16% ado) – fear, especially ...

Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures

site : http://www.doughtyhanson.com/technology-ventures.aspx For an entrepreneur, the decision to partner with a professional financial investor is one of the most critical, and potentially the one with the biggest impact for the future of the business. Businesses with innovative and proprietary technologies, in fast growing markets, and entrepreneurs with the ambition to build market leading companies, should ...

Bill McAleer

Bill brings to Voyager over 30 years of business experience and 20 years of senior executive and equity financing experience in the information technology industry. Bill has participated on the boards of 18 companies, including 13 portfolio companies, focusing on software and services, digital media, and wireless. Eight portfolio companies were sold for exits including ...