Evercontact Heads to San Francisco Thanks to Business France and BPI France’s ubi i/o Program
Evercontact Heads to San Francisco
Thanks to Business France and BPI France’s ubi i/o Program
ubi i/o is a 10-week immersion program for high potential startups
organized by Business France and the Public Investment Bank.
Paris, March 5th 2015 – Evercontact, the online service that automatically updates address books & CRMs, is one of the 8 companies selected for the second edition of the ubi i/o program organized by Business France and BPI France. The program extends over 10 weeks, in total immersion in San Francisco.
The objective of Evercontact is to set up an office in San Francisco in order to develop brand recognition and expand its business in America.
“Our solution is already very popular in the United States, where we make 80 percent of our sales. The ubi i/o program is the perfect opportunity for Evercontact: spending 10 weeks in San Francisco will allow us to set up a subsidiary, to sign distribution partnerships with major Silicon Valley players and finally – we hope so – to significantly boost our growth. This is yet another success for French Tech!” comments Philippe Laval, CEO at Evercontact.
The ubi i/o Program
ubi i/o is an immersion program designed to support young French companies in starting / accelerating their business in the United States.
- 10 weeks in San Francisco to better understand the Silicon Valley, with personalized coaching (strategy, marketing, pitch and storytelling);
- Privileged access to major players to build business relationships / partnerships;
- Participants will be featured in numerous events to increase their visibility.
The Evercontact Service
Evercontact is the online service that automatically updates address books and CRMs (including Salesforce and Dynamics) by identifying contact details in the signatures of incoming emails.
Evercontact auto-updates contacts in Gmail, Google Apps for Work, Outlook, Office365 and Salesforce, using semantic technology to identify and extract meaningful nuggets nested in the signatures of incoming emails (phone number, address etc.). Contact cards will be created or updated with the identified contact information. Once installed, the service works in the background, autonomously.
Since its launch, Evercontact has attracted thousands of corporate clients and hundreds of thousands of users in France and overseas. The Paris-based company has multiplied its turnover by 10 over 3 years and 80 percent of its revenue is derived from exports.
Evercontact is also available for iPhone and iPad.
Evercontact is the online service that automatically updates address books and CRMs by identifying contact details in the signatures of incoming emails. Since its inception, the service has analyzed over 1 billion emails and created and updated over 300 million contacts for its users. By performing this tedious task for them, Evercontact allowed its users to save over 1 million hours.
For more information: www.evercontact.com