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eFounders is a startup studio located in Paris and Brussels, focusing on enterprise software startups. It was founded in 2011 by Thibaud Elziere and Quentin Nickmans.[1]

eFounders
Private
IndustryTechnology
Founded2011
FounderThibaud Elziere, Quentin Nickmans
Headquarters
Websiteefounders.com

AchievementsEdit

Since its creation, eFounders has built 6 independent startups.

As an early and hands-on investor:

Created internally:

  • Textmaster: a Belgium startup that offers on-demand content translation, copywriting and proofreading.[3]
  • Mention: a media monitoring tool competing against Google Alerts.[4]
  • Front: a San Francisco-based startup that provides a shared email box to businesses.[5]
  • Aircall: a cloud-based virtual phone system.[6]
  • Slite: a note taking app for teams.[7]

In June 2015, eFounders raised $6 million from private investor Oleg Tscheltzoff.[8] In December 2016, eFounders raised an additional $5.3 million (€5 million) from entrepreneurs and family offices.[9]

See alsoEdit

  • Venture builders

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Li, Charmaine (April 2, 2015). "Sizing up the startup studio model: A look at eFounders, a company that builds companies". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Perez, Sarah (April 18, 2012). "Cloud Emailer Mailjet Hits 1 Billion Emails Sent, Launches Apps For Tracking Emails In Real Time". TechCrunch.com.
  3. ^ O'Hear, Steve (June 25, 2015). "Translation And Copywriting Platform TextMaster Scores $5M In New Funding". TechCrunch.com.
  4. ^ Dillet, Romain (December 18, 2013). "Mention Becomes A Full-Fledged Media Monitoring Tool With Buffer Integration". TechCrunch.com.
  5. ^ Sullivan, Mark (September 30, 2014). "Team email startup Front raises $3.1M for 'multi-player version of Gmail'". VentureBeat.
  6. ^ Dillet, Romain (June 2, 2015). "Aircall Is The Easiest Way To Create And Manage Your Phone Customer Service". TechCrunch.com.
  7. ^ Lynley, Matthew (February 2, 2018). "Slite looks to build a new smarter notes tool for internal teams". TechCrunch.
  8. ^ Dillet, Romain (June 23, 2015). "Startup Studio eFounders Grabs $6 Million To Build 6 New SaaS Startups". TechCrunch.com.
  9. ^ Dillet, Romain (June 15, 2016). "Spendesk makes expenses and company cards suck less". TechCrunch.com.

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