French scaleup Ignilife to accelerate European growth with EIT Digital

Ignilife board team (FLTR): Fabrice Pakin (CEO), Nicolas Aubert (Creative Director), Elisabeth Pakin (Chief Medical Officer), David Bessoudo (CTO)

Ignilife board team (FLTR): Fabrice Pakin (CEO), Nicolas Aubert (Creative Director), Elisabeth Pakin (Chief Medical Officer), David Bessoudo (CTO)

French preventative healthcare scaleup Ignilife has signed-up to the EIT Digital Accelerator to support its continued European growth.

Launched in 2014 by Fabrice Pakin and David Bessoudo, Igniflife is a preventative healthcare digital solution that provides a turn-key wellness coaching online platform.

The company's target customer base includes health insurers, large companies and health networks. It gives easy and widespread access to personalised prevention plans.

In 2016, Ignilife won big health insurance clients in France like Malakoff Médéric and Groupe Mutuel in Switzerland.

Ignilife's key differentiator is an innovative medical behavior methodology taking in to account social, physical and psychological aspects of individual users to promote lasting changes:

  • An easy to set up solution, which is both scalable and confidential
  • Proven scientific content, developed and approved by physicians
  • A strong expertise in user-experience fostering higher engagement
  • Integrated Healthcare concierge services
  • Already available in five languages
  • A rich, engaging and fun experience anywhere, anytime


By continuing its European expansion with the EIT Digital Accelerator, Ignilife is hoping to replicate its French success in other key European markets and reach a broader group of investors:

Fabrice Pakin, CEO of Ignilife said: "After conquering leadership positions in France and SwitzerlandWe are willing to expand quickly in other European countries such as the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and the United Kingdom. The EIT Digital Accelerator has the right network to make it possible because of their ready to start offices in each key European market with operational local business developers and network that can really help us grow."

Head of EIT Digital Accelerator Dolf Wittkamper said: "We are very happy to have Ignilife pursuing their collaboration with the EIT Digital Accelerator. Ignilife is running in our Digital Wellbeing Action Line of our accelerator for both Access to Marketand Access to Finance. Our business developers team spread across 13 cities in Europe will identify leads and help Ignilife transform them into deals or collaborations. They will also have the opportunity to attend international trade-shows and pitch events to increase their business' visibility."

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