Valls + Luckey Homes + Amplement = INSIDERS

by bold-lichterman

  • The political waltz at France Digitale Day.
  • Luckey Homes completes a first funding round of 800,000 euros.
  • Cirpack gets its hands on the professional social network Amplement.
  • NetBooster takes over the 4Ps Marketing agency to expand in Europe.
  •, a social network for over 60 years.
  • Raviday welcomes Jean-Philippe Fleury ( to its capital.
  • The figure of the day: for 47% of American doctors, e-health improves patient safety.
  • The photo of the day: Alain Juppé at the table of entrepreneurs and Tech investors.
  • The nomination of the day: Ascom France.
  • Online workshop: Employee Advocacy, Social Selling: how to make your employees ambassadors?
    September 29 at 11 a.m., with Sociabble.

Manuel VallsKept in secrecy for weeks, we know who will be the “surprise guest” of France Digitale Day to be held tomorrow, Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Grande Halle de La Villette (19th arrondissement of Paris).

According to our information, after the interventions of Alain Juppé, François Fillon, and Axelle Lemaire, the Secretary of State for Digital and Innovation, it is Manuel Valls who will come to give a demonstration in front of the Tech entrepreneurs. This surprise foray should take place at the end of the day. Because if we are to believe his agenda, the Prime Minister is taken by an interview with the Minister-President of Baden-Württemberg, at least until 5 p.m.

Luckey HomesThe French start-up Luckey Homes, specializing in the management of short-term rentals, has just finalized an initial fundraising of 800,000 euros with a Swiss family office, whose identity has not been disclosed. Launched in September 2015 by Aurélien and Félix Malfait, and David Barbe, the company has developed a platform to offer owners of apartments and villas a management service for their rentals. “Our platform already represents 200,000 lines of codes which have enabled our welcomers to welcome more than 10,000 travelers this summer“, precise Felix Malfait, co-founder and CTO of the start-up.

Established in Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Aix-en-Provence and Montpellier, Luckey Homes plans to use these 800,000 euros to expand its scope of action to ski resorts and seaside resorts, in France and across the country. European. “In the coming months, we will extend the model to around twenty new towns», Announcement David barbe, co-founder and COO of the company. The start-up has set itself the goal of reaching 1,200 residences on its platform by the end of 2017.

AmpleAmple, professional collaborative network, falls into the purses of Cirpack, VoIP and unified communications software publisher. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Launched in 2013 by Adrien Sommier, Amplement is a SaaS platform that offers professionals a range of collaboration and career management tools. To date, Amplement claims a community of over 600,000 users. Now in the fold of Cirpack, the professional social network plans to expand to find a place in the market alongside LinkedIn, Skype and Slack.

For Cirpack, this acquisition is part of its desire to integrate a social dimension into its VoIP software to open up to a wider audience. “The acquisition of Amément will now help us enrich all of our products to make them more social and improve our collaboration tools.“, Explain Patrick Bergougnou, CEO of Cirpack.

Tim ringelThe digital agency NetBooster has just concluded the acquisition of 4Ps Marketing, a London-based digital marketing agency. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. With this acquisition, NetBooster expands its field of action in Europe with an increased presence in the three main European markets, in the United Kingdom, in France and in Germany. “The merger of our two entities, NetBooster and 4Ps, ensures that we are at the forefront of our industry and will allow us to expand our customer base both in the UK and internationally.“, said Tim ringel, CEO of NetBooster, on the sidelines of this announcement.

silverlife.meCreating a social network dedicated to people over 60, this is the goal of Imagined by Bruno Capellari, itself in its sixties, the social network is intended to be easy to use, with suitable functionalities and no superfluous options.

After a year of development, the social network will be launched in a test version in the coming days. Completely free for its users, the social network will allow seniors to communicate with each other, share tips and organize outings. Everything you need for a successful retirement!

net-jean-philippe-fleury materialRaviday, French e-merchant specializing in home and garden equipment, announces the arrival of Jean-Philippe Fleury (in photo), founder of in his capital. The terms of its entry into the capital were not disclosed.

I was not looking for an investment fund, but rather an e-commerce personality with the idea of ​​sharing my strategy and considering future developments»Declares Antoine Laschon, manager of Raviday.

The Nantes-based company, which claims annual growth rates approaching 70% since its creation in 2010, expects to achieve a turnover of 5.5 million euros this year. It has developed thanks to a strategy of specialization: a site dedicated to each of its worlds (extra beds, swimming pools, barbecues). Today, it wishes to develop its dedicated sleeping and swimming pool offers internationally, in Spain and Italy first, then in Germany, Switzerland, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

health-hospitalThe expectations of healthcare professionals vis-à-vis digital are strong. Indeed, nearly 9 out of 10 American doctors believe that digital technologies should allow them to improve the way they treat their patients, according to the results of a study carried out by the American Medical Association and resumed by Health Data Management.

For almost half of the doctors surveyed, telemedicine services, wearables, and other remote monitoring solutions should allow them to become more efficient on a daily basis. 47% of them believe that these devices will allow them to improve patient safety. And they are just over a third (36%) to think that e-health technologies will ultimately allow them to better adhere patients to their respective treatments. Despite their enthusiasm for these innovative devices, less than 20% of respondents say they actually use them.

** Methodology: study conducted by Kantar TNS among 1,300 American doctors.

The week is placed under the sign of Tech for Alain Juppé. After his intervention during the “Primary of the economy” organized yesterday by ACSEL, the candidate for the primary of the Republicans visited this morning theschool 42 as well as the Station F, before having lunch with members of the French digital ecosystem. The opportunity for the mayor of Bordeaux to present to entrepreneurs and investors present his projects to boost digital technology in France.


Nicolas Duez joins Ascom France as Director of Services

Nicolas DuezAscom France, French subsidiary of Ascom Wireless Solutions, has decided to engage the services of Nicolas duez. The latter becomes director of services for the company specializing in business application solutions for the health, industrial and service sectors. As part of his new functions, he will be responsible for developing the range of professional services to the company’s partners. Previously, Nicolas Duez worked for Alcatel-Lucent, Tulipe Télécom and Ilexia.

[Atelier en ligne] Employee Advocacy, Social Selling: how to make your employees ambassadors?
On September 29 at 11 a.m., Sociabble will present the example of PwC France to you.

When an employee shares content with their audience, the level of trust in the content is three times higher than with targeted advertising.

Come and discover during this webinar how to set up an Employee Advocacy program in your company, what are the challenges to be taken up, by discovering in a very concrete way the example of PwC.

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GEN Forum 2016
September 29

The training courses labeled Grande Ecole du Numérique do not require diplomas and are accessible to all!

On this occasion, Axelle Lemaire, Secretary of State for Digital and Innovation and Clotilde Valter, Secretary of State for Vocational Training will be present and will speak at the introduction of the conferences.

Find out more.

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