French Tech: 5 nuggets honored by Google’s Black Founders Fund

They are 40 founders chosen across Europe, including a third of women. For the second consecutive year, Google’s Black Founders Fund has decided to support European start-ups led by black entrepreneurs. The latter, which represent only 0.5% of venture capital financing on the Old Continent, will receive an endowment of 100,000 dollars without any equity … Read more

French researchers Claude Grison and Élodie Belnoue winners of the 2022 European Inventor Award

French researchers Claude Grison and Elodie Belnoue winners of the

The European Patent Office honored the best inventors of the year on Tuesday. Among the winners, two French researchers. Article written by Posted on 06/22/2022 12:08 Reading time : 1 min. Director of research at the CNRS, Claude Grison was awarded for his work on soil depollution by plants. The originality of her research is … Read more

“The French economy is bloodless, weak and disoriented”, how to bounce back?

“And now, what am I going to do?” Gilbert Bécaud was already wondering. There is no doubt that this moment embraces some senior officials at the top of the state. Especially since the “models” had, again, seen nothing coming. Probably the same advice providers as that of the Covid “models” and the “debt-absorbing” growth scenario. … Read more

EvidenceB, the French EdTech, wins the EdTechX ESG & Impact 2022 prize » PACA’s economic and political letter

Memorizer the super app to remember everything PACAs economic and

EvidenceBthe French EdTech that fights school dropout through adaptive learning modules based on research in cognitive science and Artificial Intelligence, has won the EdTechX ESG & Impact 2022 award. This award recognizes an education and training company that demonstrates ESG (environmental, social and governance) policies and meaningful impact strategies in education and learning. This is … Read more

In Lyon, the nuggets of French Care

by Lara Rinaldi What if, tomorrow, artificial intelligence helped to improve the management of serious illnesses? This is the project led by Manitty, a company born from the meeting of Philippe Blasquez and Paul-Antoine Libourel, researcher at the CNRS. The first worked for ten years in business development, for the French subsidiary of a biotechnology … Read more

Laboratory leather: French biotechnology at the service of fashion and luxury

Laboratory leather French biotechnology at the service of fashion and

In the field of fashion, today, the choice of virtuous raw materials is crucial in an eco-design approach, knowing that this represents around 70% of the environmental footprint of the products we wear every day.. A new startup, Faircraft, produces a biological material that provides an excellent basis for the production of high-quality laboratory leather. … Read more

“Robertet is a French nugget that wants to grow” (Jérôme Bruhat)

LA TRIBUNE – After the announcement of your arrival revealed last spring, you have just been appointed Managing Director of Robertet, one of the oldest perfumers in Grasse, today a listed group, which achieved a turnover of business in 2021 of more than 600 million euros. How do you view the company? JEROME BRUHAT – … Read more

EcoVadis raises 500 million dollars and becomes the 27th French unicorn

With this new funding round, EcoVadis, the global platform for evaluating and pooling CSR performance, becomes the 27th tricolor unicorn. She aims to accelerate its international development and realize its vision of a company with a mission. EcoVadis is a company offering a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) assessment service, via a global SaaS platform. Each … Read more

French companies have not sufficiently taken the digital turn

French companies have not sufficiently taken the digital turn

French companies are lagging behind their European neighbors in terms of digitalisation. Article written by Published on 06/16/2022 08:00 Update on 06/16/2022 09:31 Reading time : 1 min. Has your company sufficiently taken the turn of digitalization? Overall, in France this is not always the case, according to a study which appears on the occasion … Read more

Energy transition: Bruno Le Maire unveils the 22 French champions of the Green20 index

Energy transition Bruno Le Maire unveils the 22 French champions

1,800 greentech startups in France, a few hundred files, and 22 winners on arrival. On Wednesday June 15, the Minister of Economy and Finance, Bruno Le Maire, and the director of the French Tech Mission, Clara Chappaz, presented the new class of French Tech Green20 at the Viva Technology show. Little brother of the French … Read more