Since April 2015, #REVIENSLEON members have accelerated their development abroad, winning new markets, opening new offices and recruiting international talent worldwide. From thie offices or their headquarters in France, these high-growth companies now offer services in nearly 127 countries on the five continents.
An expansion which was accompanied by strong growth of the teams, who have been joined by almost 2,034 new employees, including 756 international profiles – and this without even including the recruitments made by LVMH! Candidates with international experience are highly valued and account for 37% of these new recruitments.
Focus on selected start-ups and scale-ups
BlaBlaCar is the world leader in long-distance ridesharing with 30 million members in 22 countries. Very well established at international level, this start-up has pursued since 2015 its global expansion with the opening of new offices in Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Rumania, Slovakia, Mexico, and Brazil. Its team is today composed of more than 500 people of 34 nationalities. 33% of the 210 employees recruited in the past 18 months have an international background.
Since May 2015, Dataiku, Dataiku has become the European leader in Big Data predictive analysis. Available today in 10 different markets, Dataiku has also strengthened its presence in Anglo-Saxon countries by opening three new offices in New York (2015), San Francisco (2016) and in the UK (2016). Dataiku is doing today more than half of its business at international level. The company has also tripled its team since 2015 (from 20 to 60 employees, including 20 international profiles).
Captain Train is a beautiful French success story. With its association with Trainline in 2016 (which resulted in a recent change of name), the company became Europe’s leading independent train travel platform and retailer. Combining offers from 44 railway companies in 24 countries, it facilitates mobility across Europe. European by nature, the company has recruited since May 2015 36 employees, including 12 international profiles. The global Trainline team includes 36 nationalities.
Launched in 2012, Chauffeur-Privé offers a 100% French alternative to transport of people and taxis. Already well established in Paris, Lyon and on the French Riviera, the service foresees a European expansion by the end 2016 or 2017. Its multicultural team has grown tremendously since April 2015, with 94 new employees, including 13 international profiles. It now has 11 nationalities.
Founded in 2010, Drivy quickly became the world leader in peer-to-peer car rental, one of the leading sectors of the sharing economy. Firmly established in Germany and Spain, the company has initiated in 2016 its introduction in three new countries, Austria, Belgium, and the UK. Drivy hired 50 new employees since May 2015 to support its expansion, 80% of them having an international experience. It has 7 nationalities in its teams.
With a team composed of more than 10 nationalities, iAdvize is the European leader in real-time customer engagement and is used in over 40 countries. Its international expansion has accelerated since 2015, with the opening of new offices in the UK, Germany and Spain and exponentially growing teams (nearly 100 employees in 2015 to 180 today). In this context the company highly values the international profiles which represent 33% of recruitments made since 2015.
Already Europe’s leading booking platform for restaurants, LaFourchette joined the TripAdvisor group in 2014 to accelerate its international expansion while maintaining its French identity: a successful bet. The company is now present in 12 countries including through acquisitions in the Netherlands or Australia. It has about 600 employees, and a large part of international profiles. The teams, composed of a wide range of nationalities, are divided between the headquarters and the 15 offices abroad.
SIGFOX is the sole supplier of a global communication service dedicated to the Internet of Things. A global network by nature now present in 24 countries and on every continent. Its international expansion has accelerated considerably since May 2015, with coverage of more than 15 new countries and the opening of offices in Boston, Munich, Dubai, and Singapore. An expansion supported by a growing team, now composed of 300 employees of 16 different nationalities. 95 people have been recruited since May 2015
Showroomprive.com is a growing business. As a major European private sales and online shopping platform, the company is now present in 9 countries, with offices in Italy and Spain. Its team is also expending: the company recruited 290 employees since May 2015 (and 45 international profiles). International and multilingual profiles are essential for this leading e-commerce platform, which is composed of 38 nationalities.
360Learning is the French leader in digital collaborative learning. Present today in 127 countries, the start-up continues to gain new markets: since 2015, it grew by 270% per year on average, acquired customers in twenty new countries (Asia, Central Europe, North and South America), translated its digital learning platform in 10 languages and recruited more than 40 employees.