In L’Echo, May 6th, 2021


Les grandes entreprises lorgnent de plus en plus du côté des start-ups, dans l’espoir de dénicher dans leur population celles qui développent des projets ou des activités innovants. Objectif, les racheter ou en faire des partenaires pour doper leur propre croissance… Problème, pour les repérer, il faut analyser des tonnes de dossiers. C’est là qu’intervient Novable Startup Scouting, une start-up bruxelloise qui a précisément mis au point une solution pour “scouter” les jeunes pousses les plus pertinentes. […] Novable a développé une plateforme mêlant intelligence artificielle et traitement automatique de texte. Celle-ci est à même de passer au crible les start-ups reprises dans sa base de données et de distinguer parmi elles celles qui se rapprochent le plus de critères de recherche définis par chaque client.

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La Libre, May 4th, 2021

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La start-up, basée à Bruxelles, a développé un moteur de recherche de start-up technologiques innovantes alimenté par des algorithmes d’intelligence artificielle (IA). La technologie, baptisée “DeepMatching”, se compose à la fois de traitement automatique du langage et d’apprentissage automatique. “Nos algorithmes sont capables…

in Sifted, 1 December 2020

An article written for Sifted (the Financial Times-back online news about Startups in Europe) by Novable Startup Scouting.


If European middle-market businesses entered the startup arena with strength, determination and high innovation expectations, our startup ecosystems might well become the ultimate weapon to get a voice in the geo-strategic economic battle.

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SuperbCrew — 5 December 2020 (in English)


We consider that a startup, or an innovation cluster, is not an isolated, standalone entity. Behind the startup name, you have founders, employees, real persons that interact with an environment: a technology, a business model, customers, partners, investors, stakeholders. Their activity is described on their website, on social media, in patents, in Linkedin profiles. They are living nodes.

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On why and how are innovation analysts slowly killing themselves on repetitive tasks — What can we do about that? — A glimmer of hope.

For a corporate venturing professional (in M&A, corporate development or CVC, or a head of innovation), most of the effort is focused on disqualifying bad…

Traditional innovation scouting (yes, it’s an oxymoron)

Is there a problem with corporate venturing today? Oh no. Corporate venturing is good, as well as being necessary for our world’s evolution and for the resolution of massive issues. As a critical step in the innovation lifecycle, collaboration between small agile innovators and giant industrial strengths is the nuclear…

Laurent Kinet

Entrepreneur / Investor / Technology / Writer

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