Last May, winners of Breizh Amerika Startup Contest took part in a one-week accelerator program in NYC. Three Brittany-based startups (NDMAC, B.Sensory, Klaxoon) spent a week learning about USA markets, US expansion possibilities, and meeting potential investors.
Today, Klaxoon announced that their NYC meetings had helped raised 5 millions euros, led by two North American VC's : White Star Capital (New York), Wind (San Francisco) with participation in France by Arkea Capital and investors : Xavier Niel, Cyril Guislain Karray, and Xavier Gury. Klaxoon plans to hire 50 employees in the coming months to help with their international expansion.
Named a CES 2016 Innovations Software and Mobile Apps Honoree, the new Klaxoon interactivity tool radically changes the way businesses and educational institutions present, collaborate, and share knowledge. Klaxoon turns any discussion, meeting, brainstorming, conference call, seminar and of course classroom into a memorable and interactive knowledgeable experience. Companies like L'Oreal, Thales, Nestlé, and Dior already use Klaxoon solutions, adding to the over 100,000 professional users in 100 countries.
More info on Klaxoon : https://klaxoon.com
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