Strategic partnership with the platform WikiPME

Paris (France) the 20th of October 2016 - The startup Hypios CrowdInnovation, with the first open innovation algorithm and more than 950,000 experts worldwide, has signed a strategic partnership with WikiPME, the first French platform dedicated to small and medium companies.

WikiPME is the first digital and supportive community of entrepreneurs in France, it now has more than 45,000 members. Founded in late 2014, it provides services to entrepreneurs whatsoever (business creation, individual entrepreneur, and SMBs) by enabling them to discuss their mutual problems as well as giving them a place from which a collective expression may develop. On this new platform, they have access to a location based marketplace (Leboncoin of the SMBs), goods and services, a forum for information exchange that allows members to share information confidentially, but also Wikithèque which includes a set of practical content that allows them to answer questions such as access to credit, interest rate conditions and much more.


Bringing Open Innovation to startups and SMEs

With this partnership, Hypios CrowdInnovation accelerates its development while providing to WikiPME community a quick and competitive mode of access to innovation, through its patented semantic search engine and an global R&D.

« Access to Innovation nowadays is a crucial issue for small and medium French companies. Through this community, we are proud to participate to the dynamic start-up economy. Our technology and services connected to the WikiPME platform will ease innovation requisite for business growth and employment, » said Jean-Christophe Lépine, co-founder of Hypios CrowdInnovation.

Hervé Novelli, co-founder of WikiPME,« In a society constantly changing, in a climate of uncertainty that crosses our country, entrepreneurs need more than ever a tailor-made solution via an all-inclusive platform. Through his partnership with Hypios CrowdInnovation, all 45,000 members of our community have access to prompt, affordable and reliable solutions, as well as a service to support the digital transition of their companies that will encourage and support more innovation in France. »

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