easylive.io is joining the LiveU Family

 LiveU, the leader in live video streaming and remote production solutions, today announced the acquisition of easylive.io as part of its strategy to expand its cloud video platform, enabling customers to grow their audiences with original, interactive and quality live content. The move will provide remote and collaborative tools for cloud-based and hybrid productions, enabling customers to operate and scale up, while …

ESW Acquires Complementary Ecommerce Platform Scalefast

ESW, the world’s leading global direct-to-consumer (DTC) ecommerce company, announced today that it has agreed to acquire Scalefast, a Los Angeles–based, end-to-end ecommerce solution provider. Subject to customary approvals, the transaction is expected to close by mid-year 2022. The company also announced that Scalefast founders, CEO Nicolas Stehle, CTO Fred Bocquet, and CMO Olivier Schott, will join the ESW senior …

AVATAR MEDICAL wins three awards at Laval Virtual Europe 2022

AVATAR MEDICAL won the ReVolution #Startups International Award while DIVA, the technology powering AVATAR MEDICAL, was awarded the VR/AR Healthcare Award and the Grand Prix. Paris-based, AVATAR MEDICAL, a spin-off of the Institut Pasteur and Institut Curie, has developed a Medical Image VR platform that aims at facilitating the preparation of complex surgeries.  Laval Virtual is the one of the world’s leading …

OVHcloud Announces Acquisition of ForePaaS

OVHcloud, the European leader in cloud computing, announces that it has acquired ForePaaS, a unified platform specializing in data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence projects for businesses. The 23 employees of the ForePaaS teams as well as its founders are joining the Group’s ranks as of today, to jointly build a set of solutions that will actively contribute to …

Announcing Our New Monthly Newsletter!

Ever since our inception, we have sent an insightful monthly newsletter highlighting the latest news from our champions along with tips on how to navigate through your startup journey to the US. During this time, we worked consistently to create valuable content that our entrepreneur readers would appreciate. Each newsletter included insightful information for startups in the form of blog …

With AVATAR MEDICAL and the LUMIERE Foundation, parents can discover their unborn child in virtual reality

 In the past decades, mother and neonatal care during pregnancy have been centered on ultrasound exams. We are now entering a new era with AVATAR MEDICAL and the LUMIERE Foundation: parents can now discover their future baby in virtual reality, while practitioners can better understand the development of the fetus. The LUMIERE Foundation, under the aegis of the France Foundation, …

S4M celebrates ten year anniversary and rapid international expansion with worldwide rebrand and rename

We are happy to share this news with you! From these new perspectives of business model, S4M needed support to validate their U.S go-to-market strategy. We first assessed the readiness of the product, the way the platform would be used between HQ & stores manager, investigating the similarity of the pain point and challenges Head of Network and CMO were …

Bodyguard.ai raises funds and strengthens its teams to continue protecting the Metaverse

big bang factory is happy to share the great news! We have been lucky enough to work with Bodyguard.ai to validate product market fit in the game publishing and social network markets. After a first round of funding in 2019, Bodyguard.ai continues its growth by choosing Keen Venture Partners, Ring Capital and Starquest Capital, for a new round of funding of 9 million euros. …

DAMAE Medical raises €5M in Series A Financing

DAMAE Medical, a MedTech company developing optical imaging medical devices and AI software platform to help dermatologists manage their patients, announced today the closing of a €5 million Series A financing. Advised by Klever Invest, the round was led by BNP Paribas Développement and followed by the historical investors Kurma Partners and Paris Saclay Seed Fund. The closing of this …

Veranex Announces Acquisition of IMMR

big bang factory is happy to share the great news! We have been lucky enough to work with IMMR on their go-to-market strategy and help them find a cost-effective way to launch in the US.  Veranex, the first concept-to-commercialization global service provider dedicated to the MedTech industry, today announced the acquisition of IMMR, a leading preclinical science organization that provides …