Phil Jeudy

Phil Jeudy is the creator of Geektrip, whose aim is to bridge innovation and emerging technologies between Silicon Valley and France. His wealth of expertise in strategic council, technology investments and human resources guides French companies, helping to bridge the gap between their efforts in the States and their on-the-ground activities in Europe.

Phil is writing Le Journal de la Silicon Valley on the online news magazine Lexpress.fr.

Phil is Board Member at Ivesta International, a mobile application development company, a Board Advisor for startup WatZatSong.com (music community portal) since 2007 where he’s developing Business Development, and Investor in Koko Entertainment, the company producing artist Francis Jocky (based in New York).

Phil is the organizer of Barcamp in Paris, focusing on Mobile, Video and Open Source and he leads the Ignite events in this City.

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  • @GeeknRolla: Zyb founder Tommy Ahlers warns start-ups to think before a big exit

    @GeeknRolla: Zyb founder Tommy Ahlers warns start-ups to think before a big exit

    It’s one thing getting funding for your start-up, but when’s the best time to exit? Tommy Ahlers, founder and CEO of mobile contacts app Zyb, which was sold to Vodafone in 2008 for €31.5 million, knows a thing or two about the subject and told delegates at our GeeknRolla event on Tuesday that to sell isn’t always the best option. Why should you listen to this guy? Simples… Read More

  • @GeeknRolla: DriveK wants to be the Kayak for new cars

    @GeeknRolla: DriveK wants to be the Kayak for new cars

    DriveK says it isn’t just a new car configuration platform. The site, officially launching today at GeeknRolla, says “it’s like Kayak or MoneySuperMarket but for new cars and light commercial vehicles”. Explaining the company’s model to the day’s first start-up panel, the company’s Marco Marlia told the conference: “We’re not only a site but a… Read More

  • @GeeknRolla: Cutefund points the way to crowdsourced mutual fund invesments

    @GeeknRolla: Cutefund points the way to crowdsourced mutual fund invesments

    CuteFund is a “crowdscourced mutual fund”. And the big difference between this and other mutual funds is it has no fund manager – each user can vote for stocks and controls investments. Investors can start with as little as £100 and pay in two percent a year, with one percent distributed back to the top performers. $60 trillion is today managed by equity and mutual fund… Read More

  • @GeeknRolla: Image recognition start-up Cortexica launches visual wine finder

    @GeeknRolla: Image recognition start-up Cortexica launches visual wine finder

    This is a bio-inspired image recognition business spun out of Imperial College London, in February 2009. After six and a half years of research into "human visual cortex", to understand how humans see - and two years building algorithms and computer models which can accurately mimick human visual recognition - Cortexica is now going live. It's Visual Search API is now in closed beta, which… Read More

  • @GeeknRolla: How to hire staff for your start-up with coffee and ruthlessness

    @GeeknRolla: How to hire staff for your start-up with coffee and ruthlessness

    Hire early, hire often, but hire the right people. That’s the advice from Pete Smith, co-founder of music concert alert service Songkick, who told the assembled GeeknRolla crowd that “Everyone you hire is crucial to a company’s ability to grow faster and faster.” So what’s his advice for finding the right people? - “Always be hiring” and integrate hiring… Read More