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Blockchain Program “Chain Accelerator” Launches in Europe

Chain Accelerator, a European accelerator that’s dedicated to supporting blockchain startups, opened its doors at Paris’ Station F. Founded earlier this year, Chain Accelerator describes itself s a global blockchain technology accelerator that focuses on companies that are trying to make the world a more… Read More

French Fintech Payfit Raises €14 million Through Series B Funding Round

PayFit, a fintech startup based in Paris, secured €14 million through its Series B Funding Round, which saw participation from Otium Capital, Xavier Niel, and Accel Partners. The company, which was founded in 2015, describes itself as an ultra-intuitive SaaS solution that allows users to easily and automatically manage… Read More

Deloitte Partners With Personetics to Host AI & Chatbot Boot Camps for Financial Services in Paris & Warsaw

Deloitte announced on Tuesday it is teaming up with Personetics to host AI and Chatbot boot camps for financial services in Warsaw and Paris. Both events will be taking place in next week, with the Warsaw event on May 16th and the Paris event on May… Read More

France Fintech Announces Second Annual Fintech Revolution Event in Paris

France Fintech, the French Fintech association, announced it is set to host its second annual Fintech Revolution on March 28th. The event will be held at the la Gaîté Lyrique in Paris and will reportedly have over 1,000 participants. The organization revealed: “Having shown in 2016 the… Read More

Creators of Family Companion Robot “Buddy” Extend Indiegogo Campaign

Hoping to gain more funding momentum,  French startup Blue Frog Robotics announced it has extended the Indiegogo campaign for the family companion robot, Buddy. Blue Frog Robotics shared: “We beat our crowdfunding goal in a day, have been filmed and written about across the world… Read More

Update: Family Companion Robot “Buddy” Nears $400,000 During the Final Days on Indiegogo; Announces Tour Dates and Air Freshener Stretch Goal

With less than 48 hours until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo comes to an end, Blue Frog Robotics‘ family companion robot, Buddy, has successfully secured close to $388,000 thanks to over 625 backers. Buddy is a social robot that connects, protects, and interacts with each member… Read More

French Startup Blue Frog Robotics Hits Indiegogo Campaign to Raise $100,000 for New Family Companion Robot “Buddy”

Blue Frog Robotics, a French tech startup based out of Paris, launched a crowdfunding campaign on  Indiegogo this week with a mission to raise $100,000 for its new family companion robot, Buddy. Much like the recently Indiegogo-success family robot, Jibo, Buddy is a social robot that connects, protects,… Read More

Connected Bike Pedal Launches Indiegogo Campaign and Secures $50,000 Within First Day

French startup Connected Cycle announced its Indiegogo campaign for the world’s first connected bike pedal has launched and hit its $50,000 funding goal within the first day. The autonomous pedal that garnered rave reviews at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is slated to ship holiday 2015 to… Read More

Lightweight Scooter ElectricMood Zooms Past $100,000 in Five Days on Indiegogo

Last Wednesday (February 11th), Paris-based ElectricMood hit Indiegogo to raise $50,000 for its self-titled scooter. The project quickly soaked up the spotlight and surpassed its initial goal within 24 hours of its debut. The ElectricMood is described as not only the “greatest scooter ever,” it has… Read More

Friend of Porte de Vincennes Hostage Crisis Victim Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For Widow & Children

Two days after the devastating shooting at Charlie Hebdo’s headquarters, a man known as Amedy Coulibaly walked into a Hypercacher Kosher supermarket in Porte de Vincennes (20th arrondissement of Paris) with a Škorpion vz. 61 submachine gun, an AKS-74U assault rifle and two Russian-made Tokarev pistols… Read More

MIT Ph.D Launches Crowdfunding Campaign to Show Support For French Newspaper Charlie Hebdo

Seeking to help French newspaper Charlie Hebdo and the families of the victims in the shooting on Wednesday, MIT Ph.D and principal at a consulting firm in the U.S., David Opolon, has launched a campaign on crowdfunding platform, Leetchi. According to BBC, gunmen walked into… Read More

ECN Preps for Premier European Crowdfunding Event in Paris

The European Crowdfunding Network, or ECN, is preparing for its annual conference in what is probably the premier European gathering to discuss the new frontier of early stage capital formation.  Noting that crowdfunding is the “fasting growing financing source for SME’s”, the convention is poised… Read More

ECN Convention Scheduled for Paris in December

European Crowdfunding Network (ECN) has announced their convention will be held in Paris, France this coming December.  The gathering will attract stakeholders from all aspects of the emerging crowdfunding industry.  Organizers hope to continue to build upon the continents promising growth and further develop the… Read More

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