Calm, a meditation app that helps you relax on your phone

The San Francisco-based meditation app Calm raised over $500K in funding from investors. Its total investment reached one million dollar. The company, founded by Michael Acton Smith and Alex Tew, raised $578.000 from Jason Calacanis’s Launch fund and AngelList syndicate, Matt Mullenweg, and Matt Cheng among others. Since its arrival on the Apple Store in… Read More

New immigration measures in the United Kingdom to attract new tech talents

The UK’s leader position in the technology field is severely threatened, two years after the Brexit vote. The British government tries its best to avoid an acute talent shortage and ensure its financial system’s good health. On Thursday, Theresa May announced that healthcare professionals would no longer be counted against the capped number of visas…. Read More

Silicon Valley giants speak out in unison against Donald Trump’s immigration policy

The immigration policy established by President Trump has met some resistance. Several American international firms’ leaders are calling on the Head of State to reverse his zero-tolerance policy towards immigrant families. On Monday, Donald Trump reaffirmed his extreme firmness at the Mexican border and put in place a system separating families at the US-Mexico border…. Read More

The French browser Qwant extends its offer and hopes to become the next European Google

By stepping up its offers, the French search engine intends to impose itself as an essential platform for its users. The startup’s new goal is to make its ecosystem as exhaustive as possible, adding to its initial ambition of a less privacy-invasive browser. This Thursday, June 14, start-up president and co-founder Eric Léandri presented in… Read More

Back Market raises 41 million euros to conquer the U.S. market with its reconditioned products

Electronic products reconditioning is really appreciated, as shown by the start-up’s success. This one can indeed boast about having convinced its investors to grant it 41 additional million euros, a guarantee of the multiple possibilities it might have in the U.S. No more electronic products thrown away, Black Market plays a part in sustainable development… Read More