• How France wants to become a tech giant

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Vive la France - that was the dominant message of the day during a tour of the French tech ecosystem. But is it time to invest in French startups?
    Around 40 partners of venture capital firms as well as limited partners came to Paris to talk about tech in France, from Andreessen Horowitz to Greylock Partners, Khosla Ventures and more. The two-day roadshow took place at Station F, the Vision Institute , iBionext and the Elysée Palace.
    I grew up in France and it always surprises me that the same clichés come up again and again. When Symphony founder and CEO David Gurle answered questions...
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  • France to bring in digital tax for tech giants - FinMin

    France to bring in digital tax for tech giants - FinMin

    10 days ago - By Reuters

    The Finance Minister has said France will tax digital giants at a national level from 2019 if EU states cannot reach an agreement for the bloc. As Francis Maguire reports, the news comes as the French government deals with nationwide protests against the high cost of living and economic policies perceived as favouring big business and the wealthy.
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