TECHnically speaking, France is the 'crème de la crème'
15 innovative French startups will be exhibiting on the Business France French Pavillion at this year's Web Summit from 7th-10th November 2016, having been carefully selected to take part by a panel of expert judges.
A multi-award winning startup, Agorize is the leading platform for online innovation challenges, they accelerate the transformation of companies and talent. The platform gives innovators the opportunity to win prizes and create new solutions for established companies, who in turn are introduced to new proven talent and can recruit accordingly.
CBien is a web-based platform, also available on iOS and Android, which allows users to register, value and manage their belongings in a few simple clicks. Users can have receipts, warranties, insurance agreements and more all in one place to ensure minimum worry or hassle in the event of the unexpected.
CopSonic enables secure communication between intelligent electronic devices and mobile phones using sound waves to interact or to transmit data. Their SDK allows the integration of their new ultrasonic codec as a complement or alternative to NFC or Bluetooth to achieve secured authentication, proximity detection or remote control on connected objects.
iicontact makes us look up from our smartphones and interact with the real world around us! It is an innovative mobile tool that enables two individuals, who made eye contact and felt a good vibe in real life, but who didn't or weren't able to swap details, to REconnect in a few simple taps without providing or accessing any personal information (no profile, no photo, no personal data shared).
GOLOD wants to revolutionise sport at home. Designed by athletes and weighing less than 9kg, the product is fully transportable allowing users to work out anywhere. Users can listen to and watch the videos to their favourite songs through the speakers and video projector while working out.
Payabi is a French startup which aims to change the way companies manage invoices, eliminating paper and therefore boosting their green credentials as well as reducing their administrative costs. The startup puts managers back in control by helping companies to reduce invoice processing time by 80% and associated costs by up to 60%.
Serving the web application market, large e-commerce and media sites, it offers a continuous-deployment high-availability cloud hosting solution that helps web applications scale effortlessly and serve the most demanding traffic.
Plussh offers a unique B2B & B2B2C tailored solution that enables users to broadcast high-quality live videos. Already counting 5 French listed (CAC 40) companies as clients, the app has been developed especially for smartphones, with advanced features for professionals.
• Pocket Result
Pocket Result has developed the first data visualisation, data prescriptive and data decision platform fully tailored to managers' individual needs in activity monitoring, performance management and decision-making. Pocket Result aims to change managers' lives for the better with their ultra-smart dashboards.
SpeachMe's peer-to-peer skills and knowledge transfer platform empowers users to create brief knowledge "capsules" to quickly transfer skills within a company. These short bursts of interactive visual content can be created by anyone in minutes and transferred to colleagues, empowering them with new skills and expertise.
Superprof, the marketplace for knowledge sharing, gives users the chance to learn about something new with expert teachers in over 500 subjects. With classes offered face-to-face or via webcam, Superprof is the largest community of evaluated and trusted teachers and students.
Tilkee is the online solution to optimise sales follow-up by analysing when, and for how long a prospective lead reads a business proposal. Tilkee converts users' documents into a link which is inserted into correspondence with a client. Tilkee's unique, predictive algorithm calculates the user's chances of closing a deal by examining information on the user's reading behaviour such as number of views, pages viewed and for how long. Thanks to these stats, effective follow ups with prospective clients can be achieved at exactly the right time with an even more targeted approach!
Weenect is the leader in GPS family tracking, with a complete range of products connected to an app. With separate products for each member of the family, each product is tailored to different needs yet all deliver the same result: peace of mind.
Whaller enables you to create all your private social networks in one place. Most sites only allow you to create one profile, Whaller lets you set up a different profile for each group of people in your life. Since you don't share the same things with your friends as with your colleagues or even family members, decide what information you wish to share with whom and start a discussion with people you know. Security is also a key element of Whaller; you own your own data so whatever you send will only reach the intended recipients, no one else.
• Wired Beauty Technologies
Founded by serial entrepreneurs and L'Oréal veterans, Wired Beauty Technologies combines skin and haircare science, smart sensors, IoT technology and data analytics to help consumers understand their personal skin and hair needs.
Catherine Ryall, Business France London