About Cozy Cloud

Curious about the people behind Cozy Cloud, about our history, business model, and vision? You're in the right place! Let's start with the most important and the most exciting part.

Our vision

Cozy is the first digital home on the market. It gives users an intelligent, decentralized and secure storage space that allows them to retrieve information via its connectors (photos, bank statements, operator invoices, e-merchants, etc.). This private and customizable environment is accessible from any device. In addition to storage, users have access to easy-to-use applications to automatically manage and organize their data. Cozy Cloud mission is part of the vision of an ethical digital.

While the major platforms collect more and more personal data, a Cozy is a solution allowing the individual to take control: free software, self-hosting and protecting his data. The European economy needs a new paradigm to thrive. A platform like Cozy offers 'pre-digital' companies a new field of expression, beyond the reach of GAFA, for relevant interactions. This re-invents the customer relationship in the era of the RGPD with innovative and privacy-friendly services.

Our team

We are a team of people who are passionate about software development and who firmly believe in personal privacy and freedom. We also believe in empowering users by providing them free and open source tools that can help them to improve their daily lives and remain independent from commercial service providers. We are a flat organization of equal peers, with executives and a board of members advising us on the business aspects of running the company.

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    Benjamin André Co-founder & CEO
  • Portrait of Lucas
    Lucas Devops
  • Portrait of Zoe
    Zoé Bellot Product Owner
  • Portrait of Joseph
    Joseph Silvestre Product Owner
  • Portrait of Romain
    Romain Foucault Backend Developer
  • Portrait of Nicolas
    Nicolas Ledez Devops
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    Brice Support Engineer
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    Paul Tran-Van Scientist
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    Bruno Michel Backend Developer
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    Julien Loudet Scientist
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    Simon Constans Mobile Developer
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    CĂ©dric Patchane Front-end Developer
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    Gregory Le Garec Front-end Developer
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    Nicolas Vinot Devops
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    Pierre Vandekerckhove Online Marketer
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    Raphaël Rougeron Front-end Developer
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    JC Pagnon Front-end Developer
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    SĂ©bastien Nicouleaud Front-end Developer
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    Enguerran Colson Front-end Developer
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    Yannick Lohse Front-end Developer
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    Christophe Thiriot Front-end Developer
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    Fabien Bassereau EVP, Product Strategy & Business Development
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    Florent Traisnel Product Owner
  • Portrait of Patrick
    Patrick Browne Front-end Developer
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    Claire Swierkowski Product Designer
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    CĂ©line Steyer Chief Marketing Officer
  • Portrait of FrĂ©dĂ©ric
    Frédéric Alix Devops
  • Portrait of Caroline
    Caroline Aignan Administrative & Finance
  • Portrait of SĂ©bastien
    SĂ©bastien Blaisot Devops
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    François Weber Scientist

GDPR logo GDPR: the real game changer is Data Portability

Data portability gives you the right to ask a service not only to restore your data in formats exploitable by algorithms but also to transfer data directly from one actor to another. Suddenly, doing so, you create the conditions of a virtuous digital ecosystem through a competition, alternatives, a mobility that is not possible when the data is locked in your bank, Google, Facebook, or Uber.

All of a sudden we give back the power to the user to create the conditions of a market that is aligned with his interests.

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Benjamin André

CEO, Cozy Cloud

Our history

  • February 2013

    The core team is established.
  • March 2013

    The Mes Infos project is launched (experimental platform for working with personal data).
  • June 2013

    Community is established. News about Cozy Cloud hits Hacker News and LinuxFR.
  • July 2013

    Cozy Cloud is selected for the LeWeb competition and joins Mozilla Web FWD acceleration program.
  • August 2013

    WIRED magazine covers Cozy Cloud.
  • November 2013

    Version 1.0 of the platform is announced and WIRED magazine covers Cozy Cloud once again.
  • May 2014

    Cozy Cloud raises $1.1 million from Innovacom and Seed4Soft.
  • December 2014

    Core Cozy apps reach version 1.0.
  • January 2015

    Cozy is showcased at Las Vegas CES running on EMTEC hardware.
  • March 2015

    Tristan Nitot, former Head of Mozilla Europe, joins the Cozy Cloud team.
  • April 2015

    EDF started using the Cozy platform to make experiments to enhance its customer relations.
  • June 2015

    Version 2.0 of the platform is released.
  • September 2015

    Cozy wins the monthly Bitnami contest and joins major open source projects in Bitnami's library.
  • December 2015

    Pine64, a $15 microboard, adds Cozy to their supported OS list.
  • January 2016

    Cozy Cloud and Gandi announced partnership to build a commercial offer. This project won the French Innovation Digital Contest.
  • February 2016

    4 hosting providers propose 1-click install of Cozy.
  • June 2016

    Cozy Cloud raises $4 million from MAIF and Innovacom.
  • November 2016

    Cozy rewrite in Go starts.
  • June 2017

    Cozy new version is launched at Futur en Seine.
  • June 2017

    Cozy Cloud launches a new developer program to foster connectors development.
  • June 2017

    Cozy Cloud in on the Orange booth at Viva Technology 2017 in Paris.
  • September 2017

    Cozy's self-hosting version is available to everyone.
  • December 2017

    Cozy Cloud participates to a entertainment version of Google's trial organized by Usbek&Rica.
  • January 2018

    Public launch of Cozy along with Cozy Banks in Beta.
  • May 2018

    GDPR is live!
  • June 2018

    Cozy Cloud launches Cozy Store and Cozy Contacts.
  • June 2018

    100 services are available to help people get back their data.

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