Category Archives: venture capital

Summer of Sam

Right now I am rather busy at work, hence my non-existent blog posts. Still, I thought I should spend some time to share the latest update from Capital Finance on the French venture market. Last summer was all about the … Continue reading

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Back to earth

It has been exactly one month since I last did a post here. Back from holiday today I cannot resist a short note on the financing of innovation and private equity in general. Capital Finance gave on July, 9th the … Continue reading

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Venture Capital life prognosis

Just a quick note to share this good paper found on Wired about pressures facing the Venture Capital industry and its limited returns (on average that is; if you only backed NSCP, YHOO and GOOG you’re good!) My take on … Continue reading

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Microsoft to support interactive designers: “IDEES de Design” launches in France

I am very proud to announce that “IDEES de Design” is officially launched here in France. Its goal is to promote digital design, and especially interactive designers. These skills become more and more critical as the digital side of our … Continue reading

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VC in France: First five months status

Capital Finance just released its survey on the French venture capital market for the first 5 months of the year. May was a busy month with close to 50M euros invested in start-ups. Two thirds are for biotechnology firms and … Continue reading

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Life at microsoft France is hard!

Working at Microsoft in France can indeed be hard. Here is Julien Codorniou practicing his put while having an intense conversation with a promising startup. Technorati Tags: Microsoft, venture capital

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Groupe Reflect to merge with Emakina

It is now official: Groupe Reflect and Emakina have merged, forming one of the largest web agencies in Europe. Congratulations to both of you and farewell! Already waiting for the next steps… Technorati Tags: digital advertising, emakina, e-marketing, groupe reflect, … Continue reading

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