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Interview with Jeff Clavier: Why the future of healthcare is now

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Jeff Clavier is the founder of SoftTech VC, and one of Silicon Valley’s most prominent VCs. Having invested in Facebook, Twitter, Groupon and Fitbit, SoftTech has recently started backing healthcare startups for the first time ever. Here, Clavier explains exclusively to LeWeb Blog why the sector is so buoyant right now, and tells us more about the “Reinvention of Healthcare” trend he’s curating …

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

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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. …

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Interview: Nicolas Mendiharat, Recommend: Personal tips will always beat algorithms

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Recommend, a platform which enables its users to find recommendations such as restaurant reviews from trusted, human sources like friends and experts, was a finalist at LeWeb’12 Paris. Since doubling its VC investment post-LeWeb, the startup has come a long way. CEO Nicolas Mendiharat explains just how far…   LeWeb Blog: How do Recommend’s recommendations work? Nicolas Mendiharat: Music, video and other …

Interview with Be-Bound’s Albert Szulman: “Our lives have changed” since LeWeb’12 Paris Start-Up Competition

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In December 2012, Be-Bound, a new mobile solution allowing smartphones to stay connected to the Internet, regardless of the network or the network quality, was one of the winners of the LeWeb’12 Paris Start-Up Competition. 12 months on, Be-Bound’s CEO, Albert Szulman (centre), explains how attending LeWeb proved to be an invaluable business accelerator. LeWeb Blog: What exactly is Be-Bound? …