What are the most sizable market segments in the industrial internet space? Which sectors stand as the most promising? What use cases may turn out as most conducive to growth and profitability? What technologies should we invest in? These questions prove crucial to: Established digital players such as IBM, Accenture and Fujitsu, Startups-turned-multi-billion-dollar-corporations like Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon, Incumbent industrial companies looking to…

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Invest in France – 2/2


Emmanuel Delaveau - General Partner - Partech Ventures

Why invest in France? This is a question I addressed with Emmanuel Delaveau, General Partner at Partech, a leading VC. I/ Invest in strong demand France is a country of choice for innovation and investment because of strong demand. In France, incumbent corporates have long minimized the impact of the Internet on traditional industries. Too many established corporates once believed that Facebook was only a…

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Invest in France – 1/2


Emmanuel Delaveau - Partech - Invest in France

Why should a large IT company decide to invest in France? This is a question that Emmanuel Delaveau, General Partner at Partech, a venture capital company based in Paris, Silicon Valley and Berlin, addressed in a recent presentation. In his view, France is a country of choice for innovation and investment for at least four reasons.   I/ Introducing Partech Partech is a transatlantic…

We’ve crammed our apartment and offices with TVs and computer screens. And, yet, most of the time, they sit there, idle. Yes, that’s right, they’re idle when we’re not there watching and when you’re not using them. This is also true of all many different and entangled cables, which are used to charge and connect our devices together.