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Ermeo, Carbookr, Javelo et Hunteed : le StartUp Sum'Up #14

Neuf levées de fonds, quatre recherches d'associés, 17 concours ou appels à projet… Le StartUp Sum'Up, c'est le résumé de l'actualité de la semaine …

Startup

Redpoint Ventures hires Uber’s Annie Kadavy as general partner

Redpoint Ventures has hired Annie Kadavy as its first female general partner. She’ll be on the early stage investment team.<p>Kadavy has a background in venture capital, having spent several years at CRV. Most recently, she ran strategic operations at Uber’s freight division. She also has an M.B.A. …

Venture Capital

Here is why nobody has succeeded at running IoT on the blockchain

From the permissioned blockchain networks of IBM to the newly introduced Hashgraph technology, some of the largest technology and financial conglomerates have been testing the applicability and potential of blockchain with the Internet of Things (IoT) market since the beginning of 2016.<p>Yet, with …

Blockchain

Unsplash, tech’s favorite stock image site, now has an iOS app

Unsplash, the apparent stock image database of choice for Silicon Valley companies, is launching an iOS app for creators and hobbyists to browse through catalogs of high quality photos to use in a creative project or any other personal use. Today’s launch is Unsplash’s third foray into apps — it …

Amazing Film Soundtrack Covers Performed by The Danish National Symphony Orchestra

The incredibly talented musicians of the Danish National Symphony Orchestra perform amazing symphonic interpretations of soundtracks from a variety …

Science Fiction Movies

Innovation. Les investissements en capital-risque repartent en flèche

Des montants investis plus importants, l’arrivée d’investisseurs étrangers et des secteurs très innovants sont les dernières tendances du capital …

Startup

Les étapes de la création d'une entreprise

Créer sa propre entreprise, se lancer dans l'aventure entrepreneuriale : la perspective est grisante. Mais il faut avoir conscience que le chemin …

Startup

Chicago city guide: Where to eat, drink, shop and stay in the Windy City

People tend to fall in love with Chicago very quickly. Visually stunning, with some of the most impressive architecture on earth, the Windy City also …

Travel

I’m Evernote’s CEO—Here’s How I Stay Productive All Week Long

Chris O’Neill has over 10,000 notes in his own Evernote account, manages nine different Google calendars—and swears he’s got it all on track.<p>I have over 10,000 notes in my Evernote account, including everything from work to-do lists, goals, and meeting materials to bills and my children’s artwork. …

Productivity

LinkedIn's 'most recommended resume writer' shares his secrets to CV success

One small mistake could be holding your job application back, a resume expert has revealed.Former recruiter Patrick Harnett, who is now a …

Employment

What If They ICO? Investors Seek Veto Power Over Future Token Sales

"I think it's fair to say that ICO-related language is making its way into term sheets."<p>The comment, made by a partner at a major venture capital …

Cryptocurrency

Non-coté : les gérants historiques d'Edmond de Rothschild prennent leur indépendance

Rebaptisée « Andera », l'ancienne équipe Edrip veut doubler ses capitaux sous gestion à 4 milliards d'euros d'ici à cinq ans, dans la biotech, …

Startup

Google booste trois start-up françaises de l'emploi

La fondation du géant californien verse un total de 2 millions d'euros à Openclassrooms, Inco Academy et Chance. Ces jeunes pousses visent à …

Startup

The Best Video Games To Play With Kids

If you're into games yourself, playing video games with kids can be one of the great joys of parenthood (or aunt/unclehood, or godparenthood). It can …

Gaming

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: Your Returns Will Not Match the Market

Understand "uncle" points and you'll see why you need to change your approach to investing.<p>The state of financial literacy in our country is in poor …

Investing

All Raise wants to increase the amount of venture funding female founders receive

All Raise, a new nonprofit organization that’s behind diversity and inclusion efforts like Female Founder Office Hours (FFOH) and Founders for Change (FfC), wants to increase the amount of funding female founders receive, Forbes first reported earlier today.<p>Currently, female founders receive just …

Venture Capital

Apple Employees Begin Receiving Rewards for 'Close Your Rings' Internal Challenge

In February, Apple updated its website with a new section explaining the advantages of closing the Apple Watch's three Activity rings. At the same time, the company kicked off an internal challenge for its employees that tasked them with closing their Move, Exercise, and Stand rings every day for …

Smartwatches

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.<p>In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his …

Machine Learning

Comprendre la blockchain : de la cryptomonnaie à l'alimentation

La blockchain constitue une technologie de rupture annoncée comme révolutionnaire. Elle est surtout connue aujourd’hui comme un moyen d’échanger des …

Daymond John: "Mentors Are One of the Main Reasons Why People Are Successful"

Founder of FUBU, Daymond John, explains what about a mentor helps a person and a business grow.

Entrepreneurship

AI Is Giving Brands Eerily Human Voices

The Y Combinator-backed startup Voicery uses AI to develop bespoke, synthetic voices for brands.<p>The San Francisco-based startup Voicery is only a few months old, but CEO and cofounder Bobby Ullman says he’s already had hundreds of requests from companies that are interested in developing their own …

Artificial Intelligence

Jubiwee lève 700.000 euros pour « prendre le pouls » des salariés

La jeune pousse accompagnée par The Family a levé 700.000 euros auprès de business angels dont Xavier Niel ou encore Julien Lemoine …

Startup

Fidelity Investments to Launch 2 Factor-Based Bonds ETFs | Investopedia

Fidelity Investments is expanding its factor-based exchange-traded fund offering with the launch of two new bond ETFs. According to ETF.com, the …

Investing

Les start-up françaises, prêtes pour la bataille de l'intelligence artificielle

Dans le sillage de la remise du rapport Villani sur l'IA, France Digitale a cartographié un écosystème en croissance. Elle recense 271 pépites sur le …

Startup
Venture Capital

Comment gouverne… l’investisseur stratège de la tech européenne

Cofondateur de Business Objects, Bernard Liautaud dirige désormais depuis Londres un des plus gros fonds du continent, Balderton. Avec fermeté et …

Startup

The Hugo Award Nominations for 2018

Of special note to Bleeding Cool readers, The 2018 Hugo Award nominees for Best Graphic Story are <i>Black Bolt, Volume 1: Hard Time, Bitch Planet,</i> …

Science Fiction

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's Clear And Consistent Vision Rallies Employees Around A Common Purpose

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella read a book that changed his outlook on leadership and business. The book was <i>Mindset</i> by award-winning Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck. In the 2006 book Dweck explores the habit of having a “growth mindset:” the belief that our potential is not stagnant. We can learn …

Leadership

[French Tech] Comet Meetings, Supervizor, Ayomi... Les levées de fonds de la semaine

Comet Meetings a levé 8 M€<p>Comet Meetings propose une large gamme de salles personnalisables et un accompagnement personnalisé aux entreprises pour …

Startup