the INNOVACOM story since 1988

A history of “pioneering” and “committed” investors with entrepreneurs, marked by the emergence of technological champions among the most emblematic of French and European innovation.

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1988

birth of innovacom

87

black monday

88

Gemplus, smart-chip card creator, starts-up

88

european HDTV

89

SOITEC
1st unicorn

1991

1st IPO COM1

91

Tim Berners Lee's World Wide Web

91

1st European GSM mobile phone network

91

1Plan de travail 1

photo digital camera

1992

1st investment abroad: Micronas (AT)

94

the Channel Tunnel

94

Digital satellite DirecTV launched.

94

1st au Nasdaq introduction (Business Objects)

95

Netscape launched

95

MPG4 by Apple

1998

Technocom1 launched

1998

Lancement launched

1st French Priming Fund dévoted to financing public and private research laboratories

97-99

Financial crisis 97 Asia98 Russia99 Argentina

97

"Deep Blue" computer beats Kasparov

98

LAST MINUTE

99

Bluetooth

99

aufeminin.com

2000

innovacom 4
launched

00

Corvis Algety's IPO : 28b$

00

Internet bubble

00

1st Livebox for France Telecom-Wanadoo

00

Innovacom becomes Innovacom Gestion

00

GPS

00

6 milliards de terriens

01

Artificial heart

01

Wikipedia

02

Mozilla
Firefox

2003

innovacom 5
launched

03

WIFI

03

Human Genome fully sequenced

04

Facebook

04

Digitick

04

Yahoo Inc. buys Kelkoo

05

European Constitution refusal

05

Sabre buys lastminute

05

Bitcoins

2007

innovacom 6
launched

06

Spotify

06

Twitter

07

Deezer

07

Netflix

08

Sub-primes crisis

08

4G

08

Beijing's Olympic Games

08

iPhone

09

Crowdfunding

09

Google's autonomous car

2012

technocom 2
launched

10

European sovereign debt crisis

10

IBM's Ai Watson wins Jeopardy!

10

Nissan Leaf becomes world's best-selling electric car.

11

Ubisoft buys Owlient

11

Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP

11

21Net High speed Wifi for trains

12

fund management company independency

12

Aix's offices

12

AVIWEST unveils DMNG PRO180, "uplink"'s video portable transmitter

12

G2mobility Smart Charging

12

Olea Medical - innovative MR and CT imaging

2017

Partnership with
Turenne Capital

13

Bionic eye

13

Pre-natal DNA's sequencing

13

Hyperloop

14

Augmented reality

15

Olea Medical bought by Toshiba

16

Tesla Autopilot

16

Trump president

17

Brexit

17

Apple's facial recognition

17

Macron president

17

Quantum computers

17

Space X

17

1Plan de travail 1

Heptagon-AMS latest unicorn

17

CaiLabs : world record via multimode fiber optics

17

Gene therapy 2.0