- ZEBOX to open two new hubs in Singapore and Manchester
- Launching of ZEBOX Ventures
On the 12th April 2023, ZEBOX brought together over 150 people from the French tech ecosystem including, unicorn founders, venture capitalists, startups, and corporate leaders, to discuss the role of startups in transforming industries and driving economic growth. The event featured prominent speakers around two « crossed-perspectives » sessions that included Rodolphe Saadé, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the CMA CGM Group, Clara CHAPPAZ, Director of La French Tech, Nicolas Dufourcq, CEO & General Director of BpiFrance, Xavier Niel, Vice President of Iliad, Veronique Ventos, Founding Head of Research at NukkAI, Rachel delacour, CEO and Co-Founder of Sweep, and Gaëtan Bonhomme, Partner at Breathrough Energy Ventures. The speakers exchanged insights on how startups are revolutionizing and disrupting industries by bringing their novel dynamics into the economy.
During the event, Rodolphe Saadé shared exciting announcements that set new ambitions for ZEBOX:
1- ZEBOX to open two new hubs in Singapore and Manchester
Plans were unveiled to expand ZEBOX’s footprint into two additional international hubs, Singapore and Manchester. With this, ZEBOX will tap the global market through 6 innovative hubs traversing the world. - Located in one of the fastest-growing regions of APAC with major shipping and air lanes, Singapore is a strategic gateway attracting promising global talent- As one of the most fast-growing tech centers in the UK and with five world-class universities, the city of Manchester is vibrant with students and young potential making it an ideal location for promising projects and initiatives.
2- Creation of ZEBOX Ventures
Zebox Ventures is a seed fund aimed at accelerating the financing and development of French and foreign start-ups, with the aim of investing in around fifty startups each year. ZEBOX deal size will span across several sectors focusing on ZEBOX’s four main themes: optimized shipping and logistics, mobility, decarbonization and the energy transition, process digitalization and AI, and the future of work.