“Ornikar”, “En voiture Simone”… the multiplication of online driving schools startups

Since 2013, many startups of online driving schools have been created, testifying a will to ride the wave of the thriving market of obtaining a driving licence. With knock-down prices and transition to fully digital, these companies intend to change the way of teaching driving. Five startups of driving schools online came out, in France,… Read More

Continental invests in DigiLens again with $25 additional million

25 additional millions for DigiLens, which now $60M in investments since the startup creation. The German car manufacturer Continental acquired shares of the company for the second time. Funded by Jonathan Waldern, DigiLens develops holographic waveguide technologies, enabling head-up displays for different applications including automotive, aviation and motorcycle helmets. Its waveguide products superimpose basic driving… Read More

GuesttoGuest, now available in 187 countries, acquires its Canadian concurrent

GuesttoGuest now proposes more than 450.000 accommodations across the globe as it just acquired its Canadian concurrent Echangedemaisons.com. A new opportunity to keep developing its business internationally. GuesttoGuest just acquired the Canadian Echangedemaisons.com, after Tremplinn (France), HomeforHome (Spain) and HomeExchange (US). The home exchange website now proposes more than 450.000 different accommodations in 187 different… Read More

Checkr, the background-checking startup, raises 100 millions to develop its customer base

Checkr checks job candidates’ profiles for companies. It recently decided to expand its customer base. Its first new clients are Adecco and Allstate. Funded in 2014 by two French men, Daniel Yanisse and Jonathan Perichon, Checkr checks the backgrounds of job candidates for the companies looking for new employees. In 24 hours, the startup teams… Read More

Thanks to its mobile app, Element identifies millions of people around the globe

Element created a biometric identification technology available on mobile for everyone. This application could help identifying millions of people in more efficient ways. In Asia and Africa alone, more than a billion people are not identified correctly. Element tries and tackles this very serious issue and created a biometric identification platform using some of the… Read More