Startup Europe Partnership, a pro-startup initiative established by the European Commission, has penned an open letter to the EU’s biggest decision makers on tech, business, and the economy, calling for a refocus of efforts and funds to improve the environment for tech company scaling in Europe. The letter, How EU Programmes Can Help Innovators and […]
Bim, a French restaurant table booking app, has raised €2.5 million in new funding to begin its international expansion. The investment comes from several business angels including Blablacar cofounder Frédéric Mazzella and Havas Group CEO Yannick Bolloré. Bim’s app allows people to book tables in restaurants that have been cancelled last minute. It is currently […]
As the son and grandson of school teachers, and a student of engineering schools in France and the US, BlaBlaCar’s Frédéric Mazzella reflects on today’s education.