Bigger, stronger, and laser-focused: VivaTech returns on May 16­–18 in Paris

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French-founded digital health startup Doctolib raises €150 million at a €1 billion valuation

Let’s all welcome a freshly-minted European unicorn: Paris-based booking and scheduling platform for the healthcare industry Doctolib has just raised €150 at a valuation of €1 billion. The funding round was led by General Atlantic, with participation from Eurazeo, Bpifrance, Kernel, and Accel, as well as several German healthcare entrepreneurs. The company has been expanding […]

Paris-founded cloud data management startup Odaseva raises $11.7 million

French-founded enterprise cloud management platform Odaseva has raised $11.7 million in a funding round led by Partech, with participation from new investor Salesforce Ventures and existing investor Serena. This capital injection brings the total amount attracted by Odaseva to $14 million. Odaseva’s Data Management Cloud helps enterprises to manage and secure their data in order […]

French freelance marketplace Malt raises $25 million to expand across Europe

Paris-based freelance platform Malt has landed $25 million in a funding round led by Idinvest, with participation from existing investors, ISAI and Serena, Maddyness reported. The company will use the capital injection to expand to two new countries, Germany and the Netherlands. Launched in 2014 in France, Malt has since then also expanded to Spain […]

French medical transportation startup Ambler lands €1.5 million

French-founded medical transportation startup Ambler has secured €1.5 million in funding from Partech, Idinvest Partners, Kima Ventures, and angel investors. Ambler is a medical transportation booking platform that connects suppliers — private ambulances, medical transportation operators, and approved taxis — to individuals, hospitals, and clinics that require their services. Ambler claims to improve the fleet utilisation […]

France’s Jobijoba acquires recruitment chatbot startup JAI

Paris-based recruitment solutions company Jobijoba has acquired JAI (The Jobs Artificial Intelligence), a startup that develops chatbot technologies for recruiters. Jobijoba plans to integrate JAI’s product into its offering. JAI’s pre-trained chatbot is there to talk to handle the first contact with an applicant, asking the usual questions and replying to whatever the candidate has […]