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Pentalog is a privately owned business founded in 1993 by Frederic Lasnier in Orléans, France and now headquartered at Château des Hauts in La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin. The company expanded over the years to offices and delivery centers in Paris, North America (Boston & New York), Romania (Bucharest, Brasov, Cluj & Iasi), Republic of Moldova (Chisinau), Mexico  (Guadalajara), Germany (Frankfurt[1]), Vietnam (Hanoi), Switzerland (Geneva) and Singapore.

Pentalog
Limited-liability company
IndustryIT services, software, web and embedded development, offshore nearshore outsourcing, software and application design, network administration, IT facilities management, business intelligence, business process outsourcing
FoundedOrléans, France (1993)
HeadquartersOrléans, France
Key people
Frédéric Lasnier, CEO & Chairman (Founding Partner)
Monica Jiman, CEO Of Pentalog Software Factory
Eric Gouin, CEO of SkillValue & Pentalabbs
Jeff Mignon, CEO of RevSquare
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RevenueGreen Arrow Up.svg30 M € (2015)
Number of employees
1000 (2018)
Websitewww.pentalog.com

The Pentalog Group is a global IT Service Platform serving start-ups and larger established companies with technological services such as IT engineering, IT Recruitment, Digital Consulting & Financing.

Their business model is largely based on the Offshoring and Nearshoring of operations for clients, using agile project management and Lean Product development methodologies.

SubsidiariesEdit

Pentalog Software Factory

The Pentalog Software Factory is Pentalog’s software development, IT consulting and cloud computing agency. The team has over 850 full-time IT engineers spread across all their delivery centers[2][3][4][5].

Pentalog’s website advertises all their engineers to be fluent English speakers.

SkillValue

SkillValue is the H.R.-based subsidiary of The Pentalog Group and handles IT recruitment and freelancing.

Serving both the B2B & B2C sectors, their website contains a platform with coding games and exercises for developers to assess their own skills and for employers to assess potential employees.

SkillValue hosts events such as Hackathons and other competitive events in order to recruit talent. They have over 300,000 active freelancer profiles in their system.

Pentalabbs

Pentalabbs is a venture capitalist[6][7][8].

Operating through an “IT for Equity” concept, employees provide their clients with services such as web development, talent acquisition, digital marketing, logistics and consulting in exchange for shares in their startup company[9].

RevSquare

In 2016, Pentalog acquired New York-based company, RevSquare[10].

RevSquare is a Digital Marketing and Advertising agency that offers clients marketing automation, digital advertising and UI/UX services.

Notable Clients & ProjectsEdit

  • Online social platform, Made Unboxed developed for UK eCommerce company, Made.com for customers to share product photos and info
  • Online Crowdsourcing platform developed for Made.com for aspiring designers to submit furniture designs
  • Mobile app developed for youth mentoring program Big Brothers Big Sisters of NYC to connect volunteers to other volunteers, mentors, case workers and mentees
  • Rebranding of French business school, Essec
  • Mobile app developed for San Francisco-based startup, BitGym to enhance cardio activity through scenic video tours
  • Web platform upgrade for UK fashion eCommerce company, Missguided
  • Work order management platform (WOMA) upgrade for air transport communications company, SITA.

Awards & RecognitionsEdit

In 2009, Pentalog ranked 458 in the Deloitte Fast 500 EMEA and has gained consecutive recognition in 2008, 2009 and 2010.[11]

In May 2015, deputy CEO Monica Jiman was awarded “Outsourcing Manager of the Year” at the Romanian Outsourcing Awards.[12][13]

Notes & ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2002-2018, PresseBox (c). "Pentalog Gruppe geht gestärkt ins zweite Quartal – Pentalog Deutschland unterzeichnet Verträge mit Neukunden". www.pressebox.de (in German). Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  2. ^ "Pentalog Key Facts | Offshore&Nearshore IT Services". pentalog.com. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  3. ^ "Office Real-Estate Is Burgeoning in Romania - Emerging-Europe.com". Emerging-Europe.com. 2017-06-29. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  4. ^ Iasi, Ziarul de. "156 de studenţi din Iaşi vor fi stagiari în cadrul companiei Pentalog". www.ziaruldeiasi.ro. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  5. ^ "EMPLOI - Forum étudiants-entreprises francophones à Bucarest". lepetitjournal.com (in French). Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  6. ^ "BlueFox.io Raises $7M in Series A Financing |FinSMEs". FinSMEs. 2017-06-14. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  7. ^ "How TheFamily Is Reshaping The French Tech Ecosystem". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  8. ^ "Rue de la Paye rejoint le portefeuille RH de Cegedim". ITespresso.fr (in French). 2018-05-01. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  9. ^ "Pentalog, le booster de startup". lesechos.fr (in French). 2018-06-08. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  10. ^ France, Centre. "Acquisition - Pentalog rachète une agence américaine". www.larep.fr. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  11. ^ "Pentalog : lauréat du Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Européen 2009". Boursier.com (in French). Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  12. ^ News, ACTMedia - Romanian Business. "ROMANIAN OUTSOURCING AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE". actmedia.eu. Retrieved 2018-08-01.
  13. ^ "Romanian Outsourcing Summit and Awards 2015 - 26 March 2015 - powered by The Diplomat Bucharest". outsourcing-gala-2015.thediplomat.ro. Retrieved 2018-08-14.