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An inspiring first edition of ComptaTech recognized by over 350 professional numbers on Station F!

Created in 2020 at the urging of Arthur Waller, the French fintech Pennylane is the first financial management and accounting platform designed for French SMEs and their accounting firms. With the ambition to simplify business management and enable effective real-time collaboration between accountants and managers, Pennylane hosted at Station F, Wednesday, June 8, 2022, hundreds of chartered accountants in a dedicated day in change.
The ambition of this first event, named ComptaTech, is to offer an overview of innovation to find solutions to meet the key challenges tomorrow for accountants. A real success, this first edition brought together more than 350 chartered accountants, who were pleased to train, within the largest European incubator, on current issues such as digitalization, recruitment, cybersecurity or cryptocurrencies …

A unique appointment in the market

ComptaTech, Pennylane, fulfilled all its promises on Wednesday, June 8, 2022. From 8:30 am, a crowd of chartered accountants began to gather in front of Station F under the startled eyes of the young start-ups incubated at Halle Freyssinet, more adept at hosting programs from Ubisoft, Microsoft or Thalès than accounting firms. The Pennylane team, in part, felt at its element as it bases its origins and its DNA on the start-up spirit conveyed by Arthur Waller, its founder and former creator of PriceMatch, which was sold to Booking in 2015 and became the Booking Suite.
Once the participants were very well organized by the Pennylane team, an immediate synergy was created between the professional figures, who were glad to be welcomed by digital experts and digital lovers, who were also happy to share their knowledge. advise business leaders every day.
Event partners Silae, AlexLegal, Qonto, Lamacompta, Kwiper, Sellsy and Google showcased the features and many benefits of their platforms throughout the day in the form of individual or group sessions.
Inspirational conferences led by well -known entrepreneurs.

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Punctuated with 3 key highlights built on companies ’key challenges, ComptaTech showcases the expertise and lines of thinking of key business leaders or young digital shoot to learn professionals in the following topics :

-How to reinvent your economic business in the face of new technologies?
– How to attract and retain young talent?
– The 3 topics of tomorrow’s cabinet: digitalization, cryptocurrencies and cybersecurity

From the intervention of Stéphane Gauthier, ex-CEO of Best Western until 2011 to Raphaël Di Meglio, the CEO of the new digital model of co-ownership trustee Matera, we will maintain the emphasis on customer satisfaction. According to speakers at the first conference, he already has it all.

“It’s not 20-year-olds who bother me, it’s the disgruntled customers who bother me. If I attract my clients, they won’t look elsewhere. New marketing makes your customers do it for you ” declared Stéphane Gauthier, who encourages accountants to establish a good relationship with their clients to make them happy.

For her part, Cécile Monteil, emergency physician and great user of new technologies explained how artificial intelligence associated with human intelligence brings great innovations in the field of health.
Regarding recruitment, Julie Laniaud, trainee chartered accountant, stated that all job offers from companies are the same and she will choose the one she likes best in terms of corporate culture. He advised his colleagues to offer values ​​to young people, rely on them for their digital knowledge and trust them. Théo Rouer, CEO of Elba, a cybersecurity specialist, gave 9 key tips to law firm partners to avoid experiencing a cyber-attack, an increase of +600% among SMEs. Raphaël Di Meglio, CEO of Matera, Cécile Monteil, emergency doctor and e-health expert and Stéphane Gauthier, former CEO of Best Western until 2011

An anticipated Pennylane Keynote

At 11:40 am, Arthur Waller announced with enthusiasm and dynamism the new functionalities of Pennylane, which in less than 2 years has won thousands of customers and more than 500 accounting firms in front of a covered majority already familiar with the software . . The founder of Pennylane has announced several mergers, in progress or coming, to expand its software offer and to better meet the needs of accounting firms.
He took the opportunity to reaffirm Pennylane’s mission: to help VSEs and SMEs better manage their business, thanks to a financial management and accounting tool, and with the help of their accountants, by offering an all-in-one software. which promotes their collaboration, saves them time and allows them to focus on activities of real added value. Arthur Waller reiterated his ambition: to be a long -term partner of the accounting profession and accompany it in its transformation, to unite VSEs and SMEs to benefit from the best possible advice and service. Finally, he exclusively announced the new features eagerly awaited by both professional numbers and their clients, which will be coming to the platform in the coming months.

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Practical training provided on the Open Platform

In conjunction with the conferences, ComptaTech partners presented solutions in the form of practical workshops to respond to the problems of accounting professionals.

From 10 am to 4:40 pm, 350 CompaTech participants benefited from advice and tips on the following topics:

– How to make customer relationships an element of difference for your Sellsy company?
-How to offer 5-star support to Qonto business creators?
-How to write an attractive and unique job offer of Lamacompta?
– How can AlexLegal make its legal mission a growth lever?
– How to boost your turnover with Kwiper’s wealth advice?
– How to make the HR mission a lever for Silae’s growth?
– What is the employee path for Pennylane’s company tomorrow?
– Google personalized coaching

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The day ended with the intervention of Alain Bernard, three -time Olympic swimming medalist, who explained how trust between him and his coach is the key to his success and to any professional relationship, encouraging accountants to build loyalty with their client and strengthen links. between their teams.

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About Pennylane:

Pennylane, a French fintech created in 2020, is the first financial management and accounting platform designed for SMEs and their accounting firms. The startup has developed a platform that combines both complete production software for accountants and a financial management and accounting tool for their clients. By offering them a shared tool, Pennylane allows accounting professionals to devote less time to data processing and more to their analysis, and their executive clients to devote less time in their administrative management while having all the tools to manage their business more efficiently. Pennylane enables accounting firms and executives to make the best business decisions together. Launched in 2020, Pennylane already supports several hundred accounting firms and thousands of business leaders.

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