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 …

Doing business in the digital age: does location really matter?

In 2002, Maurice, Guillaume and myself co-founded Brixlogic, a software development platform for Web Services. Much like today, it felt like the worst possible timing to start a company, right after the internet bubble had burst. We had designed our platform to handle any kind of server-to-server communication using XML. There was a huge potential market, but we didn’t have …

Pytheas Technology & Resolute Marine won the concept stage of the US Department of Energy Waves to Water Prize.

Sometimes, it is not necessary to be in the U.S to start doing business with large institutions & close promising deals. Isn’t it Vincent ? Our friends from Pytheas Technology with their U.S. partner Resolute Marine have developed a desalination system powered by a wave energy converter. The system, called WaveWaterTM, is a unique combination of wave energy and desalination …

Cool Startups Xavier met in France

I always enjoy meeting impassioned entrepreneurs. Their energies full my energy! My recent trip to France was no exception and this is the list of the Top 12 startups I loved. AR GO provides AR Technologies and Factories to build new business models & experiences for the print industry, reaching both the physical and digital worlds. Cryptonext Security markets software …

From Silicon Valley to the world: Building a Successful Venture Capital Network

The following is a featured piece from SuperReturn 365, published March 28, 2018. BGV General Partner Eric Buatois lends his insight. Read the original article here. Innovation is global and good ideas can come from anywhere – but how can you establish yourself and flourish despite the risks and threats? Eric Buatois, General Partner at Benhamou Global Ventures (BGV) discusses …

Perfecting Your Pitch

By Bill Reichert, Co-founder @Garage Technology Ventures Endless articles, books, and blogs have been written on the topic of business plan presentations and pitching to investors. In spite of this wealth of advice, almost every entrepreneur gets it wrong. Why? Because most guides to pitching your company miss the central point: The purpose of your pitch is to sell, not to …