Back to Start-Up Breakfast #8 – and Moneythor’s anti-pitch

June 5, 2019

During this 8th edition of the Startup Breakfast, we welcomed Stéphane Nouy and Thomas Solignac, respectively MD and CEO of Moneythor and, to the Finance Innovation offices at Palais Brongniart. Two different paths but a common mentality Stéphane and Thomas, two passionate engineers, want to be realistic and critical, and refuse to present themselves

Effectuation Chronicle #9: We Do Good, For the Entrepreneur It’s ROYAL

October 19, 2018

The capitalist ventures of Silicon Valley, as humanists and geography enthusiasts, have given a special name to characterize the situation that start-ups go through to finance their commercialization: Death Valley. For the non-English speakers among us, this name indicates the high failure rate of start-ups in the face of this obstacle. And for good reason,

Viva Technology, the French-style European CES?

June 19, 2017

On June 15, 16 and 17, the largest French Tech rally was held in Paris for the second time. Co-organized by Publicis and Les Echos, this second edition was international in scope, supported by the visit of President Macron and other international headliners, including Alibaba’s General Manager. But behind these attempts to make Viva Technology

Fastest European companies growth from 2013 to 2016

June 10, 2017

The Financial Times recently published on 6 April 2018 a survey of European companies that grew significantly from 2013 to 1016. This enormous list of 1,000 European companies from more than 30 different sectors of activity allows us to withdraw the trends of recent years. The most represented sector in number is not surprisingly that


June 10, 2017

FUNKY VEGGIE ANTI-PITCH AND 1001PACT For this second start-up breakfast, we continue our hike on the paths of entrepreneurship and meet two young “entrepreneurs”: Camille Azoulai, co-founder of Funky Veggie and Eva Sadoun, co-founder of 1001pact. Camille, then still a student, launched Funky Veggie in 2016 with the aim of democratizing healthy eating by making