Founded in 2008 by the brothers Stefan and Thomas Van Overbeke, Outspot specializes in online flash deals. Every day, it provides its 10 million members a limited selection of great offers on products, travel and experiences via email.
Already active in 10 European countries, Outspot further strengthens its market leadership in Italy with this acquisition of Groupalia. Like Outspot, Groupalia offers members the opportunity to purchase products and services at discounted prices. With the takeover of the Italian company, Outspot will gain 2 million members.
Flatchr is a SaaS solution for recruiters (HR, managers, company directors, etc.) that simplifies the acquisition and management of applications. It offers an easy-to-use tool that saves time by centralising recruitment in one place and optimising recruitment campaigns.
This fundraiser will allow Flatchr to improve every facet of its all-in-one solution, which already offers the tools needed for easier recruitment processes: multicast, CV management and tracking platform, hunting tool, pools, statistics, career site, cooptation…
Isahit is a socially responsible platform for outsourcing digital tasks. The company brings together an international community of over 1000 workers spread across 32 countries in Asia, Africa and South America. Isahit allows young talent, mainly women from emerging and developing countries, to work part-time online to earn an additional income to finance their career goals. The hiters can work for a maximum of 100 hours per month for a duration of 2 and half years for isahit customers. Computer vision, NLP and data and content services are the 3 kinds of digital tasks that can be assigned to hiters.
Sodexo is already working with isahit, which has proved to be a valuable partner in developing their expertise in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Isahit helps the experts at Sodexo’s Data Lab to label data, whether image, sound, video or text, to create quality databases and speed up the delivery of solutions that use the data in a meaningful way.
Established in Biarritz in August 2013 by Mariève Bidart, Eric Gagnaire and Mathieu Bidart, Patatam promotes circular economy for children’s wear. The company buys from parents, clothes that no longer fit children and sell them back on its platform.
With 2,500 new products listed every day, the company is currently gaining momentum in the French market. Their products now range from premature babies’ clothes to size 14 and also include shoes, costumes and sport outfits.
Four years after its inception, Patatam announced the closing of a new financing round with the objective to become the leading European e-commerce actor in the second-hand children’s wear.
New investors, in this third financing round, include Groupe Duval, West Web Valley and Swen along with historical investors such as Aquiti Gestion, PG Développement, Kernel Investissements, Herrikoa and Adour Business Angels network. Long-standing business angels, Price Minister cofounders, Pierre Kosciuscko-Morizet and Pierre Krings, alongside BlaBlaCar cofounders Frédéric Mazzella and Francis Nappez, have reiterated their support for the Biarritz based venture and its aggressive European growth plan.
Created in 2007, the start-up operates the e-commerce of some fifteen brands, including Eres, Aigle, De Fursac and Kookaï. Its services range from site creation to logistics management, marketing and after-sales service. Mixcommerce does not report its results but reports a 50% increase in turnover for its customers over the first quarter. “Mixcommerce is close to achieving financial equilibrium,” explains its founder, Philippe Rodriguez.
The La Poste group buys Mixcommerce and its trading platform to offer brands the opportunity to delegate their e-commerce activities. With Mixcommerce’s e-commerce platform, La Postecom completes its service offer to e-merchants, packaged so far in its “Box e-commerce”, aimed mainly at SMEs. In addition to its logistical know-how, La Poste also relies on its on and offline marketing activities via Mediapost, which, in addition to paper-based routing, relies on a base of 20 million emails. For La Poste,”the aim is to become a reference partner for e-commerce players by offering each type of e-commerce retailer solutions to develop their online and offline sales”.