Brexit, trade wars: So how are France’s tech reforms holding up? (ZDNet)

French president Macron’s reform agenda is gaining momentum. In the startup ecosystem, his French Tech Visa is drawing in foreign talent, while his goal of achieving male and female equality in France has increased the number of women-oriented initiatives. Despite consultancy EY’s recent European Attractiveness survey showing that foreign direct investment (FDI) dropped in France by 1% in 2018 after soaring to 31% growth in 2017, the … Continue reading Brexit, trade wars: So how are France’s tech reforms holding up? (ZDNet)

Why are there so few women in French tech? The causes and the cures (ZDNet)

France’s figures for women in tech roles are disappointing, but initiatives are underway to help change the landscape. In the 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking, Paris ranks ahead of Tel Aviv as the sixth city in the world with the most female entrepreneurs. But a closer look at the French figures reveals that just 21 percent of entrepreneurs are women. Even Chicago, the city ranked top for … Continue reading Why are there so few women in French tech? The causes and the cures (ZDNet)