The Growing IOT Valley in Toulouse, France

The Growing IOT Valley in Toulouse, France

Cédric Giorgi is the Director of Experience Design for SIGFOX, who’s building a global LPWAN wireless network for the Internet of Things. Before that, Cédric was the co-founder of Cookening, founded in 2012 and sold in 2015, a global marketplace that brings locals with foreigners during home cooked meals. Cédric worked at several startups during his early years of his carreer: he was Europe Director for Seesmic and Marketing Director for Goojet/Scoop.it. Cédric has been highly involved in the startup ecosystem since 2009, as Co-Editor and Conference Organizer for Techcrunch France in 2010/2011, curator and host of LeWeb Brands Track between 2011 and 2014. He’s since 2014 co-founder of NYC-based event La French Touch Conference.

On this episode you’ll learn:

  • How has Cedric made the French startuper Facebook group so successful?
  • Why has Toulouse has become a hotbed for IOT startups?
  • Why is venture capital so concentrated in Paris?

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