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Impact USA 2017, they did it and they loved it!

Impact USA 2017, they did it and they loved it!

Last week marked the end of the 2017 edition of Impact USA. Throughout the 10 week program, our team had the opportunity to work hand in hand with the most promising French tech startups that all face the same challenge: establishing themselves in the fiercely competitive U.S. market.

8 Rules Every Startup Growing in the U.S. should follow for a Successful Press Launch

8 Rules Every Startup Growing in the U.S. should follow for a Successful Press Launch

The Impact team is pleased to share the best public relations advice we gathered from Tim Tsoriev during our workshop entitled “PR, Communication and Brand Awareness”. Tim Tsoriev is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications and Strategic Relations at Socialbakers, a social media software analytics partner to thousands of enterprise and SME companies, including

Concord, 2014 alumni, announces $3.7M Series A and new executive hires!

Concord, 2014 alumni, announces $3.7M Series A and new executive hires!

What a week!! Just after Tuesday’s announcement of AB Tasty raising $17M Series B to accelerate in the U.S., yet another of our alumni secured a new round of funding! Concord, 2014 Impact alumni, just raised $3.7M in Series A to become the GoogleDocs for Contracts. Concord is the leading Contract management platform that solves the challenge

Impact alumni top $100M in funding post program

Impact alumni top $100M in funding post program

The good news keeps pouring in for Impact’s alumni! Impact ‘16 participant AB Tasty announced a $17M Series B round this week led by Partech Ventures and Korelya Capital, while 2014 alumni Concord announced $3.7 million in additional funding to scale their marketing and sales organization. This week also marks a tremendous milestone for Impact: our Alumni’s total post-program fundraising now amounts to more than $100M! 

2016 Impact alumni AB Tasty raises $17M to accelerate in the U.S.

2016 Impact alumni AB Tasty raises $17M to accelerate in the U.S.

After closing a first round of $5M back in February 2016, Impact’s ‘16 participant AB Tasty just announced a $17M Series B round led by Partech Ventures and Korelya Capital. Previous investors Xange Private Equity and Omnes Capital also participated in the round. This newly acquired funding will enable them to accelerate their growth in the U.S. after opening an office in New York in January.

All content should convert: how to align content marketing and lead generation

All content should convert: how to align content marketing and lead generation

  This week, we are happy to share an insightful article written by one of our Impact mentors – Guillaume Decugis, CEO & Co Founder of Scoop.it, the intelligent content marketing automation platform. He explains how to align content marketing and lead generation, because you need to consider your marketing funnel, not just while you build your product, but also when you create content. Learn & enjoy! This article was originally published on Scoop.it’s blog.

The 19 Customer Traction Channels You Must Test To Grow

The 19 Customer Traction Channels You Must Test To Grow

It doesn’t matter whether you are a young startup still building your first product or a more mature company launching in the U.S. or in another country, one of your main concerns is to find ways to get enough traction to successfully handle this new step and build a viable business. Often, when people try to build a revenue organization, they make the mistake to set up a sales team before having a predictable ability to actually generate leads and generate demand. You need to be able to grow demand first.

Impact USA leads the way as most active accelerator for French startups

Impact USA leads the way as most active accelerator for French startups

As we’re wrapping up the second week of the ‘17 edition of Impact USA, CB Insights just released their latest report on Tech Funding Trends in France Q1 2017. There are a lot of trends to be excited about (Financing in French Tech is on pace for record high in 2017 and French internet sector