8 Dec 2016

Gregory joins Cozy Cloud!

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Once we started our second round of equity financing, we knew that we would have to grow quickly and efficiently in order to increase the speed and stability of our development. This is a challenge all companies must face. This is when it’s important to recruit the best people so they can work in  […]

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29 Nov 2016

Cedric joins the Cozy crew

Cédric joins the Cozy Crew

At Cozy, we like to keep in touch with student communities. That’s where we often meet passionate people determined to find meaning in their work, who are very enthusiastic when discovering a new language and development project. That’s how Cédric found us: he wanted to create a professional data  […]

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3 Nov 2016

Pierre joins the Cozy crew

Pierre joins the Cozy crew

When Pierre started high school, he was certain of one thing: he wanted to become an engineer. Although he quickly realized that engineering wasn’t really for him, he held on to his life-long passion for problem solving. Pierre has a good head on his shoulders: he can see how things work, explore  […]

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6 Oct 2016

Aeris joins the Cozy crew

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In the digital freedom ecosystem, talking about Nicolas Vinot will not get you far. But mention his nickname and you will have a very different answer: whether IRL or on Twitter, Aeris is a famous figure! His numerous contributions and his vehement speeches are his signature. Being an IT security  […]

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22 Sep 2016

Cozy Cloud is hiring!

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Ahoy, cabin boy, cabin girl! Cozy Cloud is looking for new pirates talents to extend its crew. If you feel like a flibuster or a helmsman and you want to jump on the boat to confront the GAFAs1, contact our captain without delay. Our mission The personal server for all Cozy makes personal server  […]

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31 Aug 2016

Cozy Cloud and Qwant working together to add Qwant search to the Cozy platform

A prototype of the User Interface for search in Cozy using Qwant

Helsinki (Finland) and Paris (France), August 31st 2016, at the MyData 2016 conference, French start-up Cozy Cloud and European search engine Qwant announce a technology partnership to enable Cozy users to use Qwant’s search inside Cozy platform. Searching content in Cozy enters a new dimension  […]

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19 Jul 2016

Changes within the Cozy leadership team

Every project — whether it is related to Open Source software, entrepreneurship or non-profit — is the result of team work, of men and women who work together to achieve a common goal. For several months now, disagreement has been growing within the Cozy leadership team, with an increasing risk of slowing down the project.

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6 Jul 2016

Noëlie Andrieu joins the Cozy Crew

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I can still remember the day Matthias sent this article published on the 13h37 blog. We were looking for a frontend developer and we asked him if he knew someone who could fit in the position. Instead of sending us a resume, he gave us a blog post. It was a retrospective of 10 years as a professional front-end developer. We were excited by reading this in-depth analysis that matched our own experience at Cozy.

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10 Jun 2016

Cozy Cloud raises 4 million EUR with MAIF and Innovacom to fuel its growth

COZY CLOUD RAISES € 4 MILLION TO FUEL ITS GROWTH. THE START-UP ACCELERATES ITS DEVELOPMENT WITH MAIF AND INNOVACOM Paris, 10th June 2016: Start-up Cozy Cloud has closed a EUR 4 million investment round from MAIF (via its investment fund MAIF Avenir) and Innovacom. The objective is to accelerate its  […]

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17 Mar 2016

Release of Cozy 2.5 and future developments

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Cozy 2.5 After two months of hard work to stabilize the platform, we are proud to announce the release of Cozy 2.5 ! We’ve worked towards one goal: improving user experience on all the platform, by fixing bugs, but also by fixing blockades and frustrations you may have found. Here is the list of the  […]

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7 Mar 2016

Bruno Michel Joins The Cozy Crew

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An important part of building a startup consists in building a team. The search for talented people is time consuming so, it must be done wisely. One of the ways to lessen the effort required is to nurture a good culture in your company and stick to your mission statement. It makes your project attractive and eligible to be spotted by highly-skilled people, and it also makes it clear for them to see 3 things; a good challenge to face, a good environement to evolve in and something meaningful to take part in.

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17 Feb 2016

Picking a place to host your Cozy

Screenshot while placing an order for an OVH VPS running Cozy Cloud

Until recently, using Cozy meant using the command line, unless you went for our Beta test program. Luckily, things have changed! A few hosting companies started offering Virtual Private Servers (VPS) with Cozy pre-installed. This means that for a few euros (or dollars) a month, you can start  […]

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4 Feb 2016

New partner and additional funding for Cozy!

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Big news for Cozy: we’ve just won the Concours d’Innovation Numérique (that’s French for Digital Innovation Contest). Here is why this is a pretty big deal for us as it takes us closer to a commercial launch Media exposure Getting visibility is important for us as we get closer to a commercial  […]

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20 Jan 2016

Cozy Developer Documentation

The fact that Cozy is a platform, like GNU/Linux, Windows, or iOS is one of the things that make it really special: its main purpose is to run applications. In order to be able to develop such applications, independent developers must be given the tools to create them without wasting time. In this  […]

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23 Dec 2015

Partnering with the PINE64 project to make an affordable (19$!) Cozy box where to keep your data safe

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When the folks over at PINE64 launched their Kickstarter campaign, I could not believe my eyes: their tiny computer, featuring a 64-bits quad-core processor, up to 2GB of RAM and a Gigabit Ethernet port had a tiny price tag (between USD15 and USD29 depending on the options). I was reading this on  […]

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12 Nov 2015

New Contacts app for your Cozy Cloud!

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The Cozy team has been working on it for the past few months, and the new Contacts app is now ready for you to enjoy! In order for this to happen, we need to install it on your Cozy: just log in, click on Status (bottom of the Home page) then Update Stack and applications. Wait a short while and  […]

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20 Oct 2015

Luc Chaffard Joins the Cozy Crew

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Eight months ago, an experienced front end developer named Matthias joined our team. After awhile, we noticed how his UX improvements did great things for our platform. The next step was to hire an in-house Product Designer. It’s not an easy task to find the right person for this job. Fortunately, Matthias loved the idea and dug into his network. Thanks to him, we met several talented people.

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16 Jun 2015

Cozy Cloud 2.0 "Oliver" Release is Out

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In order to conquer the world, a software product has to be delightful to use. This is why we have been working hard on Cozy version 2.0, featuring a newer, cleaner, brand new home page. It comes with a simplified installation procedure for Debian and Ubuntu distros.

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26 Apr 2015

Matthias Dugué Joins the Cozy Crew

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Recently, we reached a point where we were satisfied with the technical progress of Cozy. The underlying plumbery of the platform was working pretty well and we were able to handle the hosting of a great number of Cozy instances. At that time, the next big challenge we were going to face was the  […]

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11 Mar 2015

Game Changer Tristan Nitot, Founder of Mozilla Europe, Joins the Cozy Crew

They say that building a startup is like riding a roller coaster: sometimes you face really hard times and fall on your face. Sometimes, you achieve a big milestone and feels sky high. Today, we are sky high as we have great news: Tristan Nitot, of Mozilla fame, is joining Cozy as Chief Product Officer!

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