We work on what we love

It takes time to build the society we want…Here is the list of our major milestones:

  • 2021: GI Capital year

    GI Capital, our investment fund in equities, grows in USA.

    GI Big Data Analytics is used for GI Capital too.

  • 2020: first 10 years chapter over

    BNP Paribas stopped the collaboration in Europe. GI is forced to develop a strategy for re-entering the Purchase Order Financing business.

    We focus our commerce activity on Marketfire only (business analytics platform for online merchants).

    Covid-19: Everything changed. Xavier Vaucois, as founder & CEO, had to completely transform GI. A complete reorganization is done.

  • 2019: First merchants financed in Europe

    First purchased orders financed for merchants on Amazon and Cdiscount with BNP Paribas in Europe.

    First loans from GI to the merchants with purchase orders financed by BNP Paribas.

    GI Big Data first steps in Silicon Valley.

    Release of the beta version of GI MFR – Marketplace Financial Reporting.

    Release of GI OKR – Objectives & Key Results – 833 organizations on as of Dec 31st, 2019.

    Complete redesign and release of the Networked Business Technology Platform (keynets.com) – The Business Network.

  • 2018: Beta release in Europe

    Consulting & Services for Internet Critical Businesses in Europe & USA.

    Release of the Networked Finance Technology Platform to enable BNP Paribas to finance any vendor and supplier in Europe.

    Improvement of the Networked Business Technology Platform (keynets.com) – The Business Network.

  • 2017: GI USA Inc, GI France SAS, FBD Innovation Foundation

    Consulting & Services for Internet Critical Businesses in Europe & USA.

    First tests of the Networked eCommerce Technology Platform with Cdiscount in Europe. Unfortunately, it does not work.

    Improvement of the Networked Business Technology Platform (keynets.com) – The Business Network.

    Improvement of the Networked Finance Technology Platform to enable BNP Paribas to finance any vendor and supplier in Europe.

    Investment in prototypes in the banking industry in USA.

  • 2016: GI USA Inc, GI France SAS, FBD Foundation, FBD Innovation funds

    Consulting & Services for Internet Critical Businesses in Europe & USA.

    Improvement of the prototype of the Networked eCommerce Technology Platform to enable Big Retailers to sell products on high traffic publishers’ websites worldwide.

    Design & building of the Networked Finance Technology Platform to enable BNP Paribas, a major financial player, to finance any vendor and supplier.

    Merging of FBD Foundation and FBD Innovation Funds into Fair Business Deal Innovation Foundation.

  • 2015: GI USA Inc, GI France SAS, FBD Foundation, FBD Innovation funds

    Consulting & Services for Internet Critical Businesses in Europe & USA.

    Release of 1st version of the Networked eCommerce Technology Platform to enable Cdiscount sell products on high traffic publishers’ websites in France.

    Release of 1st version of the Networked Business Technology Platform (keynets.com) – The Business Network.

    Work on the integration of the Networked Finance Technology platform with BNP Paribas.

  • 2014: GI USA Inc, GI France SAS, FBD Foundation, FBD Innovation funds

    Consulting & Services for Internet Critical Businesses in Europe & USA.

    Building of a prototype version of Networked eCommerce Technology Platform.

    Design & building of the Networked Business Technology Platform (keynets.com) to be used as success story repository, app store of the boutiques and funds request repository.

    Release of the Big Data component of the Networked Finance Technology platform.

    First loan (50k EUR) to a merchant using the Big Data component of the Networked Finance Technology platform.

  • 2013: GI USA Inc, GI France SAS, FBD Foundation

    Consulting & Services for Internet Critical Businesses in Europe & USA.

    Investment in several prototypes for one eCommerce leader in France to use Big Data to drive the business and bridge the gap with US eCommerce leaders.

    Design & building of the 1st Networked Business Technology Platform (keynets.com) to be used as a real customer project & success story repository.

    Design & building of the Big Data component of the Networked Finance Technology platform to enable financial players finance merchants on marketplaces.

    Investment in prototypes for the eCommerce leader in France to develop the Networked eCommerce Business to grow the GMV.

    Design & building of the Networked eCommerce Technology Platform to enable eCommerce leaders to sell products on high traffic publishers Web sites in France through boutiques.

  • 2012: GI USA Inc + FBD Foundation

    Consulting & Services for Internet Critical Businesses in USA & Europe.

    Development of FBD Foundation.

    First investment in several prototypes for a major eCommerce player in France to rebuild the marketplace technology platform (catalogs upload, customer support, API, merchant tools, mobile apps…) and bridge the gap with US leaders.

    Invention of the Networked eCommerce Business & the Networked Finance Business (First applications of the Networked Business way).

    Investment in a Business Network prototype (keynets.com) to do Networked Business and help customers discover real projects & certified success stories of companies and innovators to build better solutions and businesses.

    Investment in a Big Data prototype for a US financial leader in order to finance merchants on marketplaces.

  • 2011: General Internet Company (GI) USA

    Consulting & Services for Internet Critical Businesses in USA & Europe.

    Invention of the Networked Business.

    Invention of the Fair Business Deal.
    – Business could finance social and solve great causes for the benefit of Society
    – Social could finance innovation and enable business to grow in the first stage for the benefit of Business

  • 1998 – 2011: Entrepreneur

    Startups in Europe & USA, experiences on great IT projects such as social networks, search engines, web services, API JSON/REST platforms, fulfillment services, Big Data, complex projects with companies such as: Amazon, eBay, Google, CNRS, Orange, Thales, Carrefour, La Poste, Crédit Agricole, Wikipedia, Peugeot, Spir Communication…

    We learned a lot, we tried, we failed. We persevered, never gave up and, one day, started to succeed because we love what we do & know why we do it.