[INSIDERS] 5 Tech Info to Shine in Society

by bold-lichterman

Minute mode: for the autumn-winter 2017/2018 season, according to Capital, the French start-up will be flexible but determined, firmly planted on his two legs on the terrace, the blue denim slightly lowered on the hips, the gaze in the distance, the hand visor towards new worlds – and above all, he is very masculine and very white, in shirt and skin. Suddenly, on social networks, we tense up a bit, necessarily. # Startupsterone # Cuckoo2017

Kik, the Canadian messaging app created in 2009 and aimed at teens, valued at $ 1 billion and with 300 million registered users, including 15 million active per month, succumbs to the thrill of the ICO (Initial Coin Offering). It aims to raise $ 125 million, through the sale of a billion Kins, the name of the token issued for the occasion. ICOs, cryptocurrency fundraisers, and popular tech funding source, have already raised $ 1.8 billion in 2017 to date.

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The correct answer is NYSE: SHOP

SHOP like Shopify, a Canadian unicorn that allows everyone to create their online store, via its platform for creating and managing e-commerce sites. In all discretion, Shopify, founded in 2006, now brings together 500,000 online retailers and its valuation, three years after its IPO, reached 12 billion Canadian dollars, or more or less the market cap of Twitter. Well, I say that, I say nothing.

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Aziliz de Veyrinas, at the head of the commercial and development department of VivaTechnology for less than a year, has been appointed vice-president of The gallery, in charge of development and partnerships, from September 1st. She is also a shareholder. This territory will not be completely unknown to her, since she had already officiated at The gallery between 2012 and 2015, to lead strategy and development.

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To encourage entrepreneurs at the end of the day, there’s nothing like an infographic spotted on Bigthink.com. Appropriately named “Inventing your own demise”, which I would translate by a sober “How to dig your own grave”, it lists all the inventors swallowed up by their own creature. We meet there the great Marie Curie of course, of whom it is known that she died as a result of her prolonged exposure to radium and polonium, but also a certain Horace Lawson Hunley, inventor of a human-powered submarine, who carried him and his crew, sunk by his own torpedo. #DarwinAward

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Moral of the story: invent, create, undertake but above all, in this September recovery, take care of yourself. FrenchWeb wishes you a good start to the school year!