600,000 euros for Hungry Up + TacoTax + Talend = INSIDERS

by bold-lichterman

  • Hungry Up raises 600,000 euros to order his meal before arriving at the restaurant.
  • The Connected Camp is looking for its next nuggets in IoT.
  • TacoTax, 600,000 euros to help individuals manage their tax and asset situation.
  • The figure of the day: 3D videos can double the learning speed of children.
  • Image of the day: In the age of data, CCOs still make their decisions “on the intuition”.
  • Nominations of the day: Talend, BETC …
  • Online workshop: 3 out of 4 visitors leave your site if their experience is not optimized. Want to change that?
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Maxime TroucheThe application Hungry up raises 600,000 euros from private investors, according to our information. Founded in 2015 by Maxime Trouche, the start-up is developing a mobile application that allows users to order their meals before arriving at the restaurant. Hungry Up estimates that this service can save customers up to 25 minutes on their lunch time.

During the meal, the user also has the possibility of ordering a drink or requesting the bill directly from his smartphone. “The application is intended for customers as well as for restaurateurs themselves“, precise Maxime Trouche, founder of the start-up. And to add: “We estimate that they will save 10 to 16 minutes per place setting, and increase beverage sales by 15%. ” This new app, including pre-ordering and prepayment for restaurant meals, will be available by the end of October. This first round of funding should enable Hungry Up to accelerate its development, in particular by strengthening its commercial activity and its visibility.

Sigfox-leMoanThe Connected Camp, a Toulouse start-up accelerator specializing in the Internet of Things, opened recruitment for its next start-up promotion in early 2017.

This 9-month program supports entrepreneurs on two dimensions: moving from a prototype to an industrial version of their product, and signing their first commercial contracts. Note, the Connected Camp is only intended for start-ups with B2B business models.

Completely free for start-ups (they do not need to sell shares of their capital to participate), the program includes among its partners companies such as Sigfox, Connit or even Intesens.

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TacoTaxThe start-up TacoTax, which is developing a virtual assistant for taxes and personal finances, has just completed a first round of funding of 600,000 euros. Several business angels, like Xavier Niel (Kima Ventures), Julien Foussard (Iron Capital), Céline Lazorthes (Leetchi), Damien Guermonprez (Lemon Way), Thibaud Elzière (Fotolia), Eduardo Ronzano (KelDoc) and Nicolas Steegmann (Stupeflix) took part in this operation .

Founded in 2016 by Aldric Emie and Rodrigue Menegaux, TacoTax offers an online service that helps individuals with their tax and asset management procedures, using an algorithm that analyzes the situation of each user. The platform thus answers their questions on taxes and wealth in a personalized way. “We are experiencing a real upheaval in the tax and personal finance market», Note the two founders of TacoTax. With this first round of funding, the start-up plans to strengthen its sales department as well as its technical team over the coming months.

Double exposure of man wearing virtual reality goggles and night cityWhile classical music improves children’s learning ability, 3D video would help them learn to think faster, according to one study sponsored by RealD, an American company specializing in 3D videos, and conducted by psychologists specializing in the world of childhood.

Conducted with 60 students aged 7 to 14, the study shows that children who have watched a 20-minute 3D film see their cognitive processing speed (that is to say their ability to quickly perform simple or repetitive tasks, editor’s note), multiplied by two. The 3D videos would thus make it possible to stimulate the areas of the brain controlling the speed of thinking and execution, requested during the practice of a sport in particular.

More than 6 out of 10 CCOs (chief communications officers) report directly to the CEO or to the President of the company for which they work, according to the results of the study “The Rising CCO, produced by SpencerStuart, an American consulting firm, and by Weber Shandwick, a public relations agency.

Beyond the hierarchical attachment of the CCO, the study also shows that the latter remains on average 6 years in post. Among its main responsibilities, the CCO must first of all manage relations with the media (97%), crisis situations and their impact on the company’s reputation (93%) and communication with employees (at 93%). 78%).

For most of their missions, the CCOs surveyed use data analysis: to assess the reputation of their company or its brands (at 81%), to refine their storytelling (at 80%), or to identify fans and detractors of a brand (76%). Almost 6 out of 10 CCOs, however, continue to make their decisions by following their intuition.


** Methodology: study carried out from April 26 to July 8, 2016, with 153 corporate communication professionals. 50% of respondents are from North America, 40% from Europe and the Middle East, 6% from Asia-Pacific, 3% from Latin America, and 1% come from an unidentified region.

Steve Singh joins Talend Board of Directors

steve-singhSteve singh, the CEO of Concur, joins the board of directors of Talend, publisher of cloud and big data integration software. Last July, the company successfully integrated into the stock market, and raised $ 91.6 million.

Steve Singh is also a member of the board of directors of SAP, chairman of the board of Center ID, and sits on the boards of directors of various companies (Docker, Modumetal). He is also the head of associations like the Nature Conservancy of Washington State, and the Singh Family Foundation.

Nicolas Lautier joins the BETC agency

nicolas-lauthier-betcFormer Creative Director at Ogilvy, Nicolas lautier joined the teams ofBETC agency to support Amnesty International’s budget, as well as other international budgets.

Nicolas Lautier started his career as a copywriter at Fred & Farid, before joining the Ogilvy agency. He has many distinctions to his credit: 20 lions, 4 D&AD pencils, or a UX Eurobest grand prize.

Hélène Dewelle takes over as head of Allbrary digital library

Helene DewelleXandrie, a distribution platform for cultural and entertainment products, has decided to appoint Helene Dewelle as director of the digital library Allbrary. In this capacity, she will be in charge of marketing and sales to accelerate Allbrary’s growth. Before joining Xandrie, Hélène Dewelle worked within France Loisirs and Chapitre.com.

Lauriane Audubert joins NES as marketing manager

lauriane-audubertAfter 8 years in the Marketing department at Arrow ECS, Lauriane Audubert joined the teams of NES group as a marketing manager.

Lauriane Audubert will be responsible for managing the group’s marketing and communication activities, as well as managing relations with the company’s external partners. She graduated from Idrac Paris.

Antoine Allard appointed Head of Communications for Cap Digital

Antoine AllardCap Digital attaches the services ofAntoine Allard. He joined the Parisian competitiveness cluster as communication director. As part of his new functions, his mission will be to develop the visibility and notoriety of Cap Digital. Previously, Antoine Allard worked for the France Télévisions group, the Ogilvy Public Relations agency and Suez Environnement.

Nicolas Delacroix becomes director of antenna and management for the Antenne Réunion group

meeting antennaCurrently director of the antenna, Nicolas Delacroix takes, in addition to his current responsibilities, the head of the advertising network of the group Reunion branch.

Nicolas Delacroix, who replaces Mikaël Willmouth following his departure, will report to Bertrand Querné, director of group operations. Before joining the Antenne Réunion group in 2014, he was Marketing Director at RMC.

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