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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 …

LeWeb Startup Tour Stockholm: Meet 8 of Sweden’s hottest startups!

Pierre Ziemniak Startup Tips

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The second stage of our Startup Tour is about to start: on September 30, entrepreneurs from Stockholm in particular, and Scandinavia in general, are invited to compete in a local pitch, in front of a jury composed of local investors and media. The winner will get to pitch in December in Paris, at LeWeb Paris’14 Startup Competition finals. But who exactly are these hot …

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Interview with Roxanne Varza: How to change the women-in-tech ratio

James Martin Startup Tips

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As well as her role as Microsoft/Microsoft Ventures’ startup lead, Roxanne Varza is co-founder of the European chapter of Girls In Tech, the organisers of Lady Pitch Night, the startup contest whose finalist will get to pitch at LeWeb’14 in December. Ahead of the event, we talked about women’s place in technology today: what’s improved recently, and what progress remains to be made. …