Welcome to Nicolas's freelance profile!
Location and workplace preferences
- Rouen, France
- Can work onsite in your office in
- around Rouen and 50km
- Around Paris and 100km
- Business sector
Would prefer to avoid:Digital & IT
- Aviation & Aerospace
- Civic & Social Organizations
- Banking & Insurance
- Company size
Would prefer to avoid:
- 11 - 49 people
- 50 - 249 people
- 250 - 999 people
- 1 person
- 2-10 people
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Nicolas in a few words
he is 40 years old, including as an independent consultant attached to the IS direction:
- 7 years of early development for associations and online media (Allocameroun, Paris Normandie...) then
- As the architect and program manager of major projects for 10 years in digital
infrastructures (satellite ISP at CNES, convergence 2G / 3G Orange, ethernet and embedded wifi RATP...) then
- 10 years in the agile management of digital developments (Technical redesign : L'Orea E-commerce, Customer spaces: Bouygues & Axa banking and insurance, Geodis and FNAIM IS).
Nicolas has created several companies including 2 successfully exits, the last in the field of blockchains and cryptocurrencies (in the field since 2015 with at the time a little mining and a startup in real estate).
Nicolas Cantu is the co-founder of Chain Accelerator, and he was attached to the "Mission Gouvernementale du numérique des grands groupes".
With a technology background and a passion for deep tech businesses Nicolas managed several high level projects for Fortune 500 companies. He has an in-depth knowledge of blockchains and Bitcoin close to the main teams.
He’s fully engaged in the Paris Blockchain Week Summit where he’s the co-host (TOP100 speakers, +3000 visitors at Station F, Paris)
Nicolas is co-founder of one of the first blockchains & bitcoin startup' accelerator in Europe, Chain Accelerator, based at Station F at Paris, the world biggest startup campus in the world.
Nicolas is also a Blockchain Research & Applications for Innovative Networks and Services (BRAINS - IEEE) TPC Chair Member.
Master Class: CNES COMET, ITC Spring 2020, IE-Club Global 60, EBG, BFM Business, French Tech, 21 millions (Capital), Infinance Luxembourg Fintech Summit, ESCE podcast, French Founders, Les Echos...
Digital & IT
2018-2021: Bitcoin & blockchains : C-level training & higth level consulting (+20 projects)
2007-2010 RATP: 1st RER FR with on-board Wifi Train / Train transmissions
2007-2010 RATP: 1st FR metro with digital video protection networks
2006-2007 CNES: 1st Satellite ISP FR
2005-2006 Orange: 1st phone / mobile convergence platform FR
2004-2005: ToBeAble : One of the 1st NoSQL solutions
2018 Chain Accelerator: 1st accelerator of blockchain startups in Europe (exit)
2015 - 2017 INSTRIIT - The social network of life projects (with privacy)
2016 - 2017 Congo Digital Consortium
2012 - 2014 LOCAL STORIES - Research in project management (exit)
2013 - 2014 MyIndustry "Decentralization of companies"
2009 - 2011 Multimod Systems - "The transport is a medium"
2004 - 2005 Tobeable: 1st FR research directory
1995 - 2001 Allocameroun.org "The 1st network of the diasporas"
2020 Mentor What The Hack - Sponsor (Dublin)
2019 School of Applied Digital Technologies (ETNA) (jury)
2019 UNICEF solidarity hackathon to secure key stages in the child's life (jury)
2019 Hackthon Cosmos/Tendermint 2018 at Paris Dauphine University (organizer)
2019 MaliStartup Competition of the Ministry of Digital Economy and Foresight (jury)
2018 School of Applied Digital Technologies (ETNA) (jury)
2017 PATENT: Smart contract and integration device "FR1770693" (author)
2016 Graph hack GraphConnect Europe - Neo4j (participant)
2015 Code Camp School of Applied Digital Technologies (mentor)
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