Recommend : Get recommendations from people you trust


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Get the right recommendations... in the right place, at the right time, from people you trust.
Recommend enables you to find, save, retrieve and share all relevant experiences about places, products & services in one place.

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Recommend : Get recommendations from people you trust

  1. 1. Product Overview October 2013
  2. 2. Recommendations from People you Trust
  3. 3. What problem is Recommend solving? Word-of-mouth has always been the best way to choose products and services. But recommendations from experts and trusted friends are spread all over the internet and mostly have remained offline.
  4. 4. Recommend is the first online network to gather and deliver customized advice the way we do it in our everyday life.
  5. 5. How is Recommend solving that problem?
  6. 6. Get the right recommendations ... in the right place, at the right time, from people you trust. Recommend enables you to find, save, retrieve and share all relevant experiences about places, products & services in one place.
  7. 7. Quality over Quantity Recommend is designed to be used by experts & influencers in a public/ follower mode as well as trusted friends in a private mode, avoiding social noise and irrelevant reviews from strangers. Recommend is powered by a crawling engine gathering professional and experts contents from finely selected websites and by an algorithm based on trust and context.
  8. 8. Social Reward Recommend focuses on keeping the memory of useful social interactions enabling : • Power-users to finally be recognized for their areas of expertise, • Trusted friends to thank each other in time for great advice.
  9. 9. Save time and make better choices for every type of service or product you’re looking for, thanks to people you trust
  10. 10. Features
  11. 11. Explore Filter recommendations by people, topics, location and time. Choose people you trust : follow experts and take advice from your trusted friends.
  12. 12. Manage Save and retrieve all your relevant experiences from places to products to services. Connect and re-organize your social network based on trusted people. Collect recos and create customized lists.
  13. 13. Recommend Make recommendations very easily and share with your private network only or become a trusted influencer recognized for his expertise & relevance.
  14. 14. Trusted Team
  15. 15. Nicolas Mendiharat François Cerdan Christophe Leon 41, founder & CEO. Graduate from ESCP. Serial entrepreneur. Nicolas has built his first company Totem in 1994 which he sold in 1999 to the TUI group. He was also the founder of Busresa (software sold in 2004). He was the founder & CEO of from 1999 to 2011, the largest European ski vacation website with up to 300K customers and 70M€ turnover. 43, co-founder & CTO. Also founder and CEO of Flag Systems. François has a 20 years experience in managing IT teams and building software with complex database algorithms. His main back-office software i-resa powers a lot of big travel companies in France. 41, co-founder & CMO. Former Marketing Director at He is the CEO & founder of Pure Agency, one of Paris’ largest mobile apps services and mobile media agency.
  16. 16. Team Benoit Menet Nicolas Duminil Gilles Dassac Adrien Colombié Nicolas Millasseau 29, COO. Formerly Senior Project Manager at Pure Agency, one of Paris largest mobile services and mobile media agency. Graduate from EPITA, Benoit has led important mobile overhaul and innovative development projects with complex IT background for companies such as Fnac, Bouygues Telecom, SNCF, La Redoute, Leroy Merlin and RueDuCommerce. 29, Marketing strategist & Community manager. Nicolas has been working in the digital space for nearly a decade. Most recently, he has served as a Digital Strategy consultant for various sized startups and events. Through his work at eYeka, he led the development of the largest international cocreation of community creative consumers generating insights for Fortune 500 brands & top agencies. 43, Solution Architect & Tech Lead. +20 years of experience in IT engineering. Ex-CEO & founder of Neverso, a company specialized in IT consulting, complex database development, BI & analytics. Also, Gilles has led complex travel backoffice projects as a Tech Director at Flag Systems. 22, Art Director. Native of France, Adrien experienced his first foray in Barcelona into the advertising world with Publicis – Carrénoir.  Then he headed back to France to work at Fred&Farid Digital in Paris. Then, he moved to New York City, working as a freelancer for agencies such as Mother NYC. Bursting with ideas, he pushes the boundaries of creativity and quality of each project. 25, iOS Lead Developer. +5 years in mobile development. Overstacked iOS developer with strong IT background. Born in France, graduated with a master degree in computer graphics, Nicolas has studied between France, UK and the US. He now lives in Belgrade and has worked as a freelance for different companies located in France and Serbia. With his very strong IT experience, Gilles makes everything possible.
  17. 17. Advisors & Investors Loïc Le Meur Catherine Barba Xavier Garambois Patrick Jacquemin Vincent Karachira Serial web entrepreneur. Founder & ex-CEO of Seesmic. LeWeb founder. Serial web entrepreneur. Founder of Cashstore & Malinea. Amazon global Europe MD Founder & ex-CEO of, one of the largest French online store Founder & CEO of Next Performance, one of the largest retargeting ads business. 20+ 20+ business angels mainly IT, web & mobile entrepreneurs
  18. 18. Thank you.
  19. 19. Recommendations from people you trust Nicolas Mendiharat Founder & CEO ! Mobile : +33 6 07 44 19 47 Mail :
  20. 20. Appendix
  21. 21. Get our Mobile App ! Or go to ! Download the app and see it for yourself. Powered by trust, we promise you'll save time making informed decisions in your every day life!
  22. 22. A few links Articles about Recommend market Press Releases Mashable Frenchweb Report: 70% of Consumers Trust Brand Recommendations From Friends Lancement de Recommend, les avis de confiance sur mobile Tnooz The user experience revolution on mobile travel services: from mobile-first to mobile-only How did you find the hotel?: Survey of 20,000 hotel guest done in 2012 Les vendeurs, 9 fois moins influents que famille ou amis LinkedIn With Twitter’s IPO, 5 Key Things You Need to Understand about the Social Ad Revolution Journal du Net Découvrez les 5 derniers candidats à la Startup Competition de LeWeb France Info Le boom des applis : ces start-up qui innovent BFM TV LeWeb '12 : Trois jeunes pousses françaises à l'honneur Usine Nouvelle LeWeb '12: Le français Qunb remporte la competition des startups