AVATAR MEDICAL wins MedFIT Start-up Slams 2020

AVATAR MEDICAL, the Medical Image VR platform that facilitates the preparation of complex surgeries, today announced it has been named a winner in the Start-up Slams 2020 organized by MedFIT.  AVATAR MEDICAL, a ground-breaking spin-off from the Institut Pasteur and Institut Curie, leverages virtual reality and standard medical images (e.g. CT-scan, MRI) to instantly create realistic to-scale patient avatars for …

€20 M Record-breaking Series A For TEHTRIS

TEHTRIS, a former customer of big bang factory’s founders is a European technology leader against cyber espionage and cyber sabotage. In November 2020, the company announced its first round of funding totaling 20 million euros from Ace Management, the European leader in private equity in digital security, together with Open CNP, the corporate venture fund of CNP Assurances, Nouvelle-Aquitaine Co-Investissement …

Cool startups we met

We always enjoy talking to impassioned and bold entrepreneurs. Their energy fills our energy! Here is the list of the top 10 startups we have met and loved over the past 30 days. Akur8 is an AI Insurance pricing solution that enables insurance carriers to improve their profits and win market share with pricing models created and updated in hours …

Why you should build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) to assess the U.S. Market?

Fake it until you make it by building a Minimum Viable Product to assess the US Market Some of the most successful European founders swear by the “MVP method” when they consider expanding into the U.S market.   Why that? As the European market is smaller, European start-ups tend to build pretty horizontal products, like for instance an IoT platform, a …

Big bang factory est Opérateur Agréé pour les Chèques Relance Export

Bénéficiez de ce coup de pouce pour financer vos projets US! Le Chèque Relance Export  est un volet du programme “FranceRelance” lancé par le gouvernement. Il permet aux PME et ETI françaises un appui au financement de prestations d’appui à l’export par les opérateurs agréés dont big bang factory fait maintenant officiellement partie. Concretement, pour les missions de big bang …

Pytheas Technology successfully launches its subsidiary in the USA

By increasing the efficiency of renewable energy systems, Pytheas’ breakthrough generators have a great potential in the US. Founded in 2015, Pytheas Technology develops a piezoelectric generator suitable for slow motion characteristics and irregular movements, which are the major weaknesses of renewable energy sources. This solution is unique in that it optimizes the power per weight ratio for low-speed electricity …

#7-Designing your medical device to address the pain points of the U.S. Healthcare system: The home-stretch

In conclusion to the Medtech series, to prepare for US Market Entry, early product concept documents, and most business plans for MedTech start-ups must include a clear-cut definition of the product “Intent of Use” and related FDA pathway, and CMS reimbursement pathways.  The selected intent of use and underlying technology platform must address all the new pain points of the …