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 ...

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 ...

Tim Draper

Timothy Cook Draper is the founder of the global venture capital firm Draper Fisher Jurvetson. Draper is third in a line of venture capitalists. His father, William Henry Draper III (Bill Draper), founded Draper & Johnson Investment Company in 1962, Sutter Hill Ventures in 1968, Draper International India in 1996, and Draper Richards in 2001. His ...

Jonathan Sposato

Jonathan Sposato is one of Seattle’s most well-known entrepreneurs. He founded Picnik, Inc., an online photo editing application, and served as its CEO before it was sold to Google in 2010. Prior to that, he founded Phatbits, which was sold to Google in 2005. He also serves as a mentor at TechStars, LLC.

Jacques-Antoine Granjon

Après ses études à l’European Business School (EBS), Jacques-Antoine Granjon, petit-fils d’entrepreneur, crée en 1985 avec Julien Sorbac, un ami de l’EBS, la société Cofotex S.A., spécialisée dans la vente en gros de fins de séries. En 1996, il rachète les anciennes imprimeries du « Monde » à la Plaine-Saint-Denis (93) pour y installer le siège de sa société, lequel ...

Telefonica invests 35 mil $ in Boku

Telefónica Digital has bought a stake in the mobile payments provider, Boku and will make its services available through Telefonica’s mobile networks. Under the terms of the agreement, Boku will become Telefónica‘s preferred mobile payments partner and Telefónica will extend its relationship with Boku across its operating businesses. Telefónica joined other investors in raising additional ...

500 Friends rise 4.5 milion $ for social loyality platform

500 Friends, the social loyalty solution for e-commerce retailers, is announcing it has completed a $4.5 million Series A round led by Crosslink Capital, with participation from Intel Capital as well as company CEO (and angel investor) Justin Yoshimura. Founded in 2010, and launched in summer 2011, YC-backed 500Friends’ LoyaltyPlus service allows merchants to reward ...

Symantec buys LiveOffice.com for 115 million $

Security and storage giant Symantec has announced the acquisition of cloud email archiving company LiveOffice. The acquisition price was $115 million. LiveOffice is a SaaS provider of email archiving, compliance and hosting. In addition to providing cloud based email archiving, and also archives email which is on-premise. By hosting email archives with them, customers can ...

Jobintree raise 1.8 milion €

Le portail français dédié à la recherche d’emploi Jobintree a bouclé un nouveau tour de table de 1,8 million d’euros, financé, pour la première fois, par le fonds de capital-risque Alven Capital, à hauteur de 1,2 million d’euros. Il rejoint ainsi les investisseurs historiques du site de recrutement, comme la société de gestion 123Venture. A ...