Digital health

Digital health is booming!

Lionel Reichardt Trends

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Is digital health the next big thing? This is the question rising while reading the last research from Accenture: “Fueled by Healthcare IT Start-Up Funding, Digital Disruption is Knocking: Funding of the US healthcare startups should double over the next three years, reaching $6.5 billion by 2017.” Same findings for the famous silicon-valley based digital health incubator, Rock Health. In their 2014 mid-year …

Mindfulness

Meditation, tech addiction and your brain in VR – Why mindfulness matters

Loic Le Meur Trends

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This year at LeWeb we have expert curators inviting world class speakers to talk about the most important technology trends. In addition to coordinating the overall LeWeb content, I am also curating a trend myself, on The Future of the Mind. Mindfulness is a significant trend in Silicon Valley. Well-known entrepreneurs such as Twitter’s co-founder Evan Williams and Kevin Rose …

LeWeb Startup Tour Paris winners, speakers & team

LeWeb Startup Tour: Paris Wrap

Pierre Ziemniak Highlighted, Startup Tips

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On Friday, October 3, we were in Paris for the local pitch session of our Startup Tour! From its countless incubators to its many emerging VCs, the City of Lights has an incredible startup scene that we just couldn’t miss. 7 highly promising French startups pitched their projects onstage*, in front of a highly-qualified jury composed of: Véronique Jacq (Bpifrance), …

LeWeb Startup Tour Paris: Meet 8 of France’s most promising startups!

Pierre Ziemniak Highlighted, Startup Tips

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Are you ready for the third installment of our Startup Tour? On Friday, October 3, we’ll be in Paris for a pitch session featuring eight of the hottest French startups on the market. They will be given the opportunity to pitch in front of a first-class jury, composed of major investors and media. The winner will join our Worldwide Startup Competition …