Azendoo + Mon P’ti Voisinage + Julien-Pierre Mallet (Fred & Farid) = INSIDERS

by bold-lichterman

  • The Bordeaux residents of Azendoo are joining forces with Cisco to accelerate their development.
  • Mon P’ti Voisinage becomes Smiile to expand into Europe.
  • Blockchain: $ 8 to $ 12 million in savings for investment banks by 2025.
  • The budget : BEL France entrusts the production of its series to Darewin.
  • The nominations: Julien-Pierre Mallet, Etienne Renaux, Nicolas Berthier, Glenn Fleischman, Kevin Choinet …

Gregory LefortAzendoo, a Bordeaux start-up developing a task management application, has entered into a partnership with Cisco. This collaboration comes in the wake of the integration of Azendoo into the French accelerator of the American giant. The latter was launched in October 2015 to support high-potential start-ups. In France, Cisco has pledged to invest $ 200 million to promote the emergence of new innovative companies.

Launched in 2012 by Gregory Lefort (opposite) and Benoît Droulin, Azendoo is developing a web and mobile application for collaborative work and task management. The solution integrates with many other services, such as Dropbox (for file sharing), YouTube (to receive alerts in the event of a new video on a channel), Facebook (addition of a publication) or PayPal (for sales follow-up). The company claims more than 1,000 customers in 60 countries.

With Cisco, Azendoo intends to accelerate its development. “Our common desire with Cisco is to improve collaboration in the company, via innovative technologies», Explains Grégory Lefort, co-founder and CEO of Azendoo.

Read also: Bordeaux residents of Azendoo raise $ 1.5 million and refocus their activity on B2B

SmiileThe Breton start-up My P’ti Neighborhood decided to change identity. From now on, it will operate under the name Smiile. Founded in 2014 by David Rouxel, Mon P’ti Voisinage is a support and sharing platform that connects the inhabitants of a city within the same district. It also links them to traders, communities, social landlords and associations in their geographical area. To date, the start-up claims 230,000 users on its platform.

On the occasion of its name change, Mon P’ti Voisinage is launching three new brands: Smiile City (for local authorities and housing actors), Smiile Connect (for actors in the collaborative economy) and Smiile Local (for the actors of the local economy, in particular the traders and the local producers).

Now renamed Smiile, the start-up now wants to set sail internationally, starting with Europe. “Today, we want to offer this tool, which meets the needs of each stakeholder in a city, town or district, to our European neighbors who face the same challenges as the French.“, Explain David Rouxel, founder and CEO of Smiile.

Read also: My little neighbor raises 1.7 million euros from MAIF

By 2025, the blockchain would allow investment banks to achieve cost savings of around $ 8 billion to $ 12 billion per year, according to a study by Accenture. Thanks to this technology, financial institutions could indeed reduce their infrastructure costs by 30%, by improving the transparency and quality of the data processed. Which professions are most likely to be impacted by blockchain, provided its large-scale use by banking institutions is allowed.


BEL France chose Darewin for the production of the second season of his series “La vie du filet” for Mini Babybel. The teams of the communication agency specializing in entertainment won the pitch and are now working on writing and production.

jean-pierre-malletThree new employees promoted at Fred & Farid Paris

The digital communication group Fred & Farid promotes Julien-Pierre Mallet, Etienne Renaux and Nicolas Berthier as Associate Creative Directors. They will work alongside Olivier Lefebvre, Creative Director. The trio comes from the Fred & Farid school. They were able, for several years, to work on various projects within the group and were able to distinguish themselves.

Glenn-FleischmanGlenn Fleischman appointed Head of North America at Aircall

Aircall, online telephone service, announces the arrival of Glenn fleischman as Head of North America. He was previously Executive Vice President North America at Arkadin.

kevin-choinetKevin Choinet joins Epicery as co-founder and director of operations

Grocery, start-up specializing in food delivery, appoints Kevin choinet as co-founder and director of operations. He was previously Head of Supply Chain at Westwing Home & Living.

Adrexo is looking for its Digital Project Manager (M / F)

ADREXO ((20,000 employees, € 280m turnover), a subsidiary of HOPPS GROUP, (the new French player in local delivery / services and communication), is specialized in the physical and digital distribution of ” Advertising prints, for many large retailers and point of sale networks.


  • You coordinate the management of digital campaigns marketed by Adrexo, in close collaboration with the sales representatives and the technical platform.

  • You manage 2 employees.

  • You manage the launch projects for digital offers: drafting of the call for tenders, specifications, acceptance and launch of the product

  • You are the guarantor of the internal offer: best practices, process, pricing, sales arguments, training, etc.

  • You are responsible for the planning of campaign management until routing: coordination of back-planning, technical aspects, relations with the various stakeholders.

  • You follow the performance of the campaigns and deal with the problems encountered (monitoring and optimization of KPIs linked to the performance of digital campaigns).

  • You produce and analyze campaign reports.

  • You are in contact with our technical partners (router, database) and carry out precise monitoring of the quality of the service.

Apply here.