Ogury + Bim X Uber + Mayia Echavidre (ex-Adverline Régie) = INSIDERS

by bold-lichterman

  • Ogury opens an office in New York to conquer the American market.
  • Bim is teaming up with Uber to drive its users to restaurants.
  • Whisperies raises 580,000 euros.
  • 58% of French leaders plan to recruit in the medium term, but …
  • In China, 95% of Internet users use their mobile to connect to the Internet.
  • The nominations: Mayia Echavidre, Valérie Groues…
  • Online Workshop: From Anonymous to Buyer: The Power of Artificial Intelligence.
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Thomas pasquetThe start-up Ogury, specializing in mobile advertising targeting, landed across the Atlantic with the opening of an office in New York. This American branch will be headed by Thomas pasquet, co-founder and COO of Ogury. He will be responsible for leading the company’s deployment in the United States, which will include a recruitment phase. “The opening of this new office in New York is an approach that is fully in line with our desire to offer a specific solution to this market.», Explains Thomas Pasquet, who will be supported by Evan Rutchik, USA sales director.

Founded in 2014, Ogury is also present internationally with offices in Paris, London, Milan, Rome and Madrid. The company had prepared its offensive in the US market last September with a funding round of $ 15 million to be able to face Facebook and Twitter in the targeting advertising market.

Read also: Ogury raises $ 15 million to take on Facebook and Twitter in ad targeting

Anne-Christelle Perochon - BimThe start-up Bim, which offers last-minute reservations at high-end restaurants, has partnered with Uber. Started by Anne-Christelle Pérochon, the application allows you to view the tables that incurred the cost of a last minute cancellation, to reserve them instantly and to pay the bill without having to take out the bank card. From reservation to payment, everything is done from the application.

Its partnership with Uber will allow Bim users to order an Uber without having to leave the application interface. Once the user has reserved a table on the application, he can click on the “Go by Uber” icon for a driver from the VTC platform to take him to the chosen restaurant. This new feature will be operational from February 13th.

Adeline FradetThe start-up Whisperies, which brings together authors, illustrators and fans of children’s stories, has completed an initial funding round of 580,000 euros with the Jeremie Innovation 2 fund, advised by the management company Sofimac Partners. Private investors, including Olivier Bernasson and Pierre Ourliac, co-founders of Pêcheur.com and Airports.fr, also took part in the operation.

Founded in 2013 by Adeline Fradet (opposite), Gregory Babonaux, Vincent Bouyssou and David Cadusseau, Whisperies claims more than 100 books available to its subscribers on Web and mobile, as well as more than 1,000 author-illustrators on its collaborative platform. With this first fundraising, Whisperies plans to finance its growth and continue its research and development program aimed at improving the user experience. In this context, the start-up plans to strengthen its workforce. “This partnership will allow us to invest to optimize our technology, increase the number of readers and accelerate the achievement of our commercial strategy.», Explains Adeline Fradet, co-founder and president of Whisperies.

Read also: Startup of the day: Whisperies, a collaborative digital storytelling site for children

Nearly 3 in 4 French executives say they are optimistic about their company’s performance in the first quarter of 2017, and more than half of them (58%) plan to recruit within 2 to 3 years, according to a recent study. Salesforce. With such recruitment forecasts, France ranks first among European countries having planned to recruit in the medium term, according to the same study.

Beyond this displayed optimism, French leaders consider themselves “pushed” at 42%, “challenged” at 33%, and “stressed” at 33% as well. It should be noted that 52% of them feel above all “responsible”. Finally, in terms of strategic priorities, 64% of French executives surveyed believe that maintaining good relationships with their clients is very important, as is maintaining the efficiency, competitiveness and performance of their teams. It should be noted that in the United Kingdom, leaders focus above all on areas in which they already perform well, and that in Germany they are looking for new opportunities abroad.


** Study carried out among more than 1,200 decision-makers from European VSEs, SMEs and start-ups (French, German, British and Dutch).

This is a historic record: there are now more than 700 million internet users in China, up 6% from 2015, according to data Tech In Asia. Another observation is that 95% of Chinese internet users connected via a mobile in 2016.


Mayia-EchavidreMayia Echavidre becomes Marketing and Communication Director of Ooreka

Ooreka announces the arrival of Mayia Echavidre as Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications. She was previously Director of Communications and Marketing at Adverline Régie.

valerie-grouesValérie Groues appointed director of French Tech Côte d’Azur

Valerie Groues succeeds Jean-François Chapperon as director of the French Tech Côte d’Azur. Since 2010, she was director of the business incubator, CASA (Communauté Agglomeration Sophia Antipolis).

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March 1 and 2, 2017

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