Learn More About the Techstars Paris Accelerator Partners

04/09/2018 | By Techstars

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AccorHotels is a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,200 hotels, resorts and residences ,as well as in over 10,000 of the finest private homes around the globe. Through a heartfelt mission: to make every guest Feel Welcome.

Topics of interest 2018:

  • AI for customer relationship – hyper personnalisation.
  • Big data
  • Cybersecurity
  • Autonomisation
  • AR / VR
  • IoT
  • Social network of services (daily services, management of employees and planning)
  • Blockchain (validation of contract, crypto money)
  • Prop tech - Data management (management and performance of buildings, privacy and storage)

Employees: 250,000 in 95 countries

The world leader in gases, technologies and services for Industry and Health, Air Liquide serves more than 3.5 million customers and patients. Oxygen, nitrogen and hydrogen are essential small molecules for life, matter and energy. They embody Air Liquide’s scientific territory and have been at the core of the company’s activities since its creation in 1902. long term. I

Topics of interest 2018:

  • Data analytics
  • Administrative tasks
  • Customer excellence
  • Asset management.

Employees: 65,000 in 80 countries

FDJ is the French national Lottery and Sports Booking leader. 4th lottery group in the world, FDJ  develops and operates 5 ranges of games : draw games, fast draw games, scratch cards, interactive digital games and sports betting. With €15,1 billion of stakes and 26 million players in 2017, FDJ guarantees the accessibility of its games with a distribution network of more than 31,000 points of sale, a website and applications for smartphones and tablets.

Topics of interest 2018:

  • Customer experience
  • AI for customer management
  • Customer Interface
  • Payment solutions
  • Digital ID
  • Data driven marketing
  • AR / VR

Employees: 2,100

GEFCO Group - Global player in industrial logistics and European leader in automotive logistics. GEFCO designs and implements flexible and smart supply chain solutions in more than 300 locations.

Topics of interest 2018:

  • Flow optimisation analytics
  • Applied Data
  • Real-time external transport-related data
  • Blockchain technology
  • IoT -  Intelligent trackers and connected sensors

Employees: 13,000

Groupama - Insuring tomorrow with confidence. The group's identity is built on Groupama's agricultural origins and its territorial roots anchor it in the everyday reality of its members and customers. Global insurer with operations in France, Southern and Eastern Europe, and China. (€13.6B in combined premium income; 13M customers).

Topics of interest 2018:

  • Operations Automation (RPA, AI ...)
  • Data-driven products
  • Insurtech
  • RegTech
  • IoT

Employees: 32,600

Next47 is a global venture firm created by Siemens that invests in, and partners with, entrepreneurs who think big and build industry-defining companies. With offices in Boston, Beijing, London, Munich, and Palo Alto, Next47 gives startups unparalleled access to one of the world’s largest portfolios of customers in the areas of industry, energy and infrastructure as well as domain expertise in the deep technologies that impact those customers.

Total is the world’s fourth-largest oil and gas company, as well as a major integrated player in low-carbon energies. Backed by nearly a century of history, Total discover, produce, transform, market and distribute energy in a variety of forms, to serve the end customer. Total is committed to energy that is affordable, reliable and clean, in compliance  with the highest safety and environmental standards.

Topics of interest 2018:

  • Customer Relationship
  • Data
  • AI
  • Voice
  • IoT
  • Energy Services

Employees: 98,000


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