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Traveling Geeks in Paris Kick Off

12/06/2009, The Traveling Geeks (who’s in?) arrived in Paris today and gathered in a cozy small restaurant in Le Marais to get their first demo from Mobile Globe, a low cost international mobile calls provider. Photo: RIGHT Robin Wauters, Tech Crunch Europe;...

Ubergizmo is Going to Paris with the Traveling Geeks

12/04/2009, I (Eliane) landed in Paris yesterday, and I will be attending LeWeb next week as part of the “Traveling Geeks“, a group of tech bloggers and entrepreneurs, coming from the USA (mostly from the Silicon Valley), South Africa and Europe. I have...

Marisa Mayer on Google in 2009

12/16/2008, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) [LeWeb 08, Paris] Marisa Mayer, Google Vice President of Search Product and User Experience, sat down with Michael Arrington, TechCrunch founder and Loic Le Meur, LeWeb and Seesmic founder at LeWeb08. Some highlights from...

Cellity Launches Public Beta

12/16/2008, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) Cellity AG, a German startup we met at LeWeb, is opening its Beta to the public today. Cellity’s Addressbook 2.0 is an enhanced contact and communications management tool designed to reduce communication complexity...

Eric Besson: France is Europe’s Formula1

12/10/2008, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) [LeWeb 08, Paris] On his way to meet President Nikolas Sarkozy, Mr. Eric Besson—France State Secretary for Prospective and Evaluation of Public Policies and Intent stopped by to informal discuss France’s strategy...

Susan Wu, CEO, Ohai: Virtual Goods Make Real Sense

12/09/2008, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) [LeWeb 08, Paris] Virtual goods are about connection with consumers but very few consumer services are tapping into the potential virtual goods hold, says Susan Wu, a former VC and the CEO of Ohai. Why would people spend money...

Money Talks: Getting Financed in a Recession

12/09/2008, By Ravit Lichtenberg (blog) [LeWeb 08, Paris] The afternoon panel comprised of VCs and angels who presented somewhat differing views about the current state of investing. While Wilson and Clavier presented a brighter picture, having funded a number of...

We Will Survive by Pierre Chapaz

12/09/2008, [LeWeb 08] It is more difficult now for start ups since the subprime crash and the fact that web 2.0 services are loosing money. But some companies are doing very well, examples: Photolia is doing very well and since Freddy Mini took over Netvibes, he has...

LeWeb08 Startup Competition: Companies Selected

11/11/2008, Thirty startups from all over the world have been selected to compete at LeWeb 08 in Paris, on December 9th/10th. See the list below(alphabetical order. We will cover LeWeb 08, and as an online partner we have been able to get a 20% discount for our...

Ubergizmo readers: save 20% on LeWeb Paris registration.

11/02/2008, Ubergizmo is an online partner with LeWeb 08, the #1 Web conference in Europe with 1500 attendees from 40 countries. It will be held in Paris on December 9-10th, this year’s theme is LOVE and 30 Startups will be in competition. During the 2 days of...